How the interest rate cut will affect the property market

  • Rates cut by 0.25%

The decision by the Reserve Bank to cut rates has been welcomed as a decisive move. Not only will the cut have an impact on affordability for home buyers and offer home owners some respite in terms of their disposable income, but more importantly consumers may start to feel more confident about the direction of the economy.


Cape Town property market continues to thrive

While house price growth remains stagnant throughout most parts of the country, the Cape Town housing market continues to thrive and grow due to continued demand, says Kevin Jacobs, Broker/Owner of RE/MAX Premier, whose office services Cape Town’s Southern Suburbs and surrounds. He adds that much of the demand in the Cape Town market is a result of people from the Northern parts of the country moving down to the Western Cape.


SA leaders announce power partnership to dramatically scale drone industry

The local drone industry has been explosive in the last few years, rapidly climbing in status among the typical technology purchases and seasonal gift lists across South Africa. The challenge is that the industry hasn't yet known how to service and scale this demand in a nascent industry. The connection between sales, training and education, regulatory compliance, repairs and accessory suppliers has been disparate, allowing for droneenthusiasts to fall short of the law, putting themselves and others at risk.


Fist Pump! Engen holds onto GenNext title

Engen has again been voted the “Coolest Petroleum Brand” in the Sunday Times Generation Next awards. This is the eighth consecutive year that the country’s youth have backed Engen, reaffirming the company’s uncontested brand leadership and market strength.


Western Digital launches 'WD Blue' and 'WD Green' Solid State Drives (SSDs) in the local market

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Western Digital has announced the availability of the WD Blue and WD Green Solid State Drives (SSDs) in the local market.  The WD-branded SATA client drives are ideal for building new PC systems and implementing performance upgrades. These new SSDs complement WD’s primary range of hard drives for PCs and workstations, providing a full portfolio of WD storage devices to meet a plethora of needs.


How your eCommerce business can tap the South African cross-border shopping segment

Identifying new growth opportunities is the key to ensuring that your online business generates returns more effectively than your competitors. eCommerce is a fast-expanding market in South Africa – there are more online shoppers in South Africa today than ten years ago, and as more eCommerce stores rose to the opportunity, customers also became choosier about where they shop. With new markets expanding and the spread of globalisation, more South African shoppers opt to abandon local purchases in favour of more attractive overseas marketplaces.

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