Our 4th quarter 2017 City of Cape Town Sub-Regional House Price Indices continue to show some of the most expensive regions’ house price growth to be slowing noticeably. But with very expensive home values in recent years in Cape Town encouraging a greater search for affordability, some of the City’s more affordable housing regions appear […]
Despite recently positive Mining Sector production growth, the FNB Mining Towns House Price Index continues to point to underperformance in these towns’ housing markets relative to the overall national picture. For the full article, click here.
The FNB Holiday Towns House Price Index, comprising towns (both coastal and inland) whose housing markets are deemed to be strongly driven by holiday home demand, has had a reasonably good run since around 2013, and the last 2 quarters of 2017 suggest they weren’t quite done yet. For the full article, click here.
Survey responses regarding the reasons for selling of homes continues to point to a “cautious” Household Sector, and a slightly more financially “pressured” Household Sector compared with 2015. The still relatively low estimated percentage of households selling to downscale due to financial pressure is in part reflective of the Household Sector financial improvements that come […]
The Luxury Area Value Band has seen the most significant price growth slowdown since 2014, while the Lower End has done better in recent quarters. But there may be signs of the higher end starting to “stabilize” For the full article, click here.