Jan 01 2014
Areas formerly classified as black townships under apartheid continue to marginally outperform former white suburbs in terms of house price growth, according to FNB household and property sector strategist John Loos, “for much of the period since 2006”. He said there had been periods in the property cycle in the past 15 years where house…
Apr 27 2008
According to The Economist: ‘Fluctuations in property prices can arise not only owing to cyclical movements in economic fundamentals, interest rates and the risk premium, but also as a result of the intrinsic characteristics of the property market itself.’
Sep 17 2007
Price crashes in the Florida (USA) property market are the buying signals for the astute investor. California’s wealthy have earmarked Florida for their property investments – to capitalise on the lower taxes and the favourable house prices. Investors from the UK account for some 21% of the states overseas buyers.