‘QUARANTINE BUBBLE’ HOMES OF THE FUTURE?

During the pandemic, homes have become more than a sanctuary, they have also evolved into what is being dubbed ‘quarantine bubbles’, with many people now spending the majority of their time at home, working or studying. “As a result,” says Dr Andrew Golding, chief executive of the Pam Golding Property group, “it has become evident that […]

QUALITY OF LIFE WHEN IT MATTERS MOST

Retirement should be a time of relaxation and reflection; an opportunity to explore new pursuits and enjoy time with loved ones. But for many, deciding on where and how to retire can be extremely stressful. For the retiree, there are concerns about hidden costs and feeling isolated from friends and family. Affordability and quality of […]

ONGOING RESILIENCE OF SOUTH AFRICA’S RESIDENTIAL PROPERTY MARKET

The near-universal lockdown of global economies earlier this year (2020) as governments attempted to contain the Coronavirus is unprecedented, with the social and economic consequences of the initial lockdown and subsequent gradual easing of restrictions still unfolding, making predictions in terms of the economy – and South Africa’s housing market – extremely difficult. The level […]

PAM GOLDING AUCTIONS LAUNCHED

Pam Golding Properties has added another digital string to its bow with the launch of a new in-house division, Pam Golding Auctions, powered by BidX1. Says Dr Andrew Golding, chief executive of the Pam Golding Property group: “This new online auction initiative provides sellers with an additional, highly effective channel to market their homes to […]

NOW MORE THAN EVER, HOME BUYERS PRIORITISE VALUE FOR MONEY

With interest rates at historic lows and serious sellers asking realistic prices in the current market, home buyers and investors, including a high percentage of first-time buyers, have realised there is significant opportunity and value for money on offer at present. Those with cash or access to credit and an appetite to make the most […]

PROTECT AGAINST CURRENCY FLUCTUATIONS DURING INTERNATIONAL PROPERTY TRANSACTIONS

The value of the South African rand this year has seen foreign investors contemplating a move to the rainbow nation to leverage affordable property opportunities. Although the currency market has fluctuated during elevated global economic crises, the good news is that there are solutions to meet investors’ needs. ZAR projections in 2020 While the rand […]

THESE ARE THE TOP LIFESTYLE ESTATES IN PRETORIA EAST

THESE ARE THE TOP LIFESTYLE ESTATES IN PRETORIA EAST

Demand continues unabated for well-priced properties in Pretoria East’s lifestyle estates. Estate living is becoming increasingly popular with many buyers, especially those seeking a secure and family-oriented lifestyle, says Dean and Donovan Lindique, Pam Golding Properties Pretoria East area specialists. “One of the main reasons for buying into estates is the 24-hour security with access […]

GLOBAL PROPERTY PRICE GROWTH TRENDS – SAVILLS

GLOBAL PROPERTY PRICE GROWTH TRENDS – SAVILLS

Lisbon, Sydney and Moscow set to lead residential price growth in 2020 In 2020, capital values across the 27 cities in the Savills World Cities Prime Residential Index are forecast to grow by 1.8% on average, says Dr Andrew Golding, chief executive of the Pam Golding Property group, which is in association with Savills. “This […]

CONTINUED DEMAND FOR NEW RESIDENTIAL DEVELOPMENTS

CONTINUED DEMAND FOR NEW RESIDENTIAL DEVELOPMENTS

The massive investments from large corporations and private companies into the local economy in the region are encouraging to prospective buyers who continue to show huge interest in buying property in Pretoria. Pretoria is currently experiencing an increase in new developments, including commercial and mixed-use precincts, says Retha Schutte, Pam Golding Properties Pretoria regional executive. […]