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JSE diversified REIT, Dipula Income Fund (Dipula), has overcome tough macro-economic conditions to post a 5.8% increase in combined dividends per share for the year to August 2017, driven entirely by organic growth.
Rebosis Property Fund, the JSE’s first listed black-managed REIT, sustained solid distribution growth for the year ended 31 August 2017.
Third quarter statistics (Q3 2017) from ooba, South Africa’s leading bond originator, show nominal positive growth of 3.3% on Q3 2016 in the average House Purchase Price.
Real estate consulting firm, JLL South Africa, has released its Q2 2017 research reports of the industrial markets in Johannesburg and Durban, the office markets in Johannesburg, Durban and Cape Town and synopsis of the South African retail market.
SARB leaves Repo Rate unchanged after only 1 x 25 basis point cut in the current cutting cycle. Weak consumer confidence likely to remain, and shift to a more cautious consumer expected to continue says John Loos, Household and Property Sector Strategist.
Examining recent years’ of improvement in both the Household Sector Debt-to-Disposable Income Ratio (decline) as well as the Household Sector Net Savings Rate (rise), it would appear that weak consumer confidence levels in a stagnant economy are encouraging households as a collective towards a more cautious financial approach.
Attacq Limited, (“Attacq”), the JSE listed property company, developing Waterfall City and Waterfall Logistics Hub, today announced annual results for the year ended 30 June 2017.
Diversified property REIT, Texton Property Fund Limited (“Texton”), today announced good annual results despite a challenging year, declaring an annual dividend of 102,80 cents per share.
Downgrading to junk status and ongoing political tomfoolery might make South African investors a little anxious about protecting their investment portfolios against the market volatility resulting from the uncertainty created by the current environment.
It is important to understand that, due to significant resistance by home sellers to house price declines, in times of economic and residential demand slowdown the residential market can often move away from market equilibrium price.