Outstanding private sector mortgage balances (R1 465,5 billion and 38,2% of total privatesector credit balances of R3 839,4 billion), which include both corporate and household mortgage balances, increased at a rate of 6,7% y/y up to end-August (6,3% y/y at end- July). 

Growth in the value of outstanding credit balances in the South African household sector (R1 660,9 billion) remained relatively stable in the first four months of 2019, recorded at 6% year-on-year (y/y) at the end of April this year.

Residential property market sentiment in South Africa increased over a wide front in the final quarter of 2018 on the back of an improved economic performance.

Saturday, 12 May 2018 11:32

Bond approval statistics on the rise

With VAT increases and generally soaring prices taking their toll on South African pockets, it’s no wonder most people have been buckling up for tough financial times ahead. The cost of living is certainly climbing, but as it turns out, it’s not all doom and gloom on the horizon.

Tuesday, 29 November 2016 11:56

Household credit and mortgage balances

Continued declining household credit and mortgage balances growth  The first ten months of 2016 saw growth in outstanding credit balances in the South African household sector slowing down to a much subdued 1% year-on-year (y/y), with the value of these outstanding balances at R 1 478,6 billion at the end of October.

Nedbank has been awarded the dual accolades of Best Retail Bank in South Africa award and Best Mortgage and Home Loans Product in Africa award for 2015 at The Asian Banker’s 2nd Annual Middle East and Africa Awards Ceremony.

Growth in household credit and mortgage balances slows down further.

Prices rose for the seventh consecutive quarter between June and September, but there are signs that the market is slowing. Oliver Knight examines the latest figures.

The total value of outstanding credit balances in the South African household sector came to R1 391,6 billion at the end of August 2014, which was R2,9 billion down on total credit balances of R1 394,5 billion at end-July.

Tuesday, 15 October 2013 16:06

Banks striving to reduce bond defaults

SA’s big banks are taking longer to deal with home loan defaulters even though they are continuing to reduce their non-performing home loan books from 2009-10 peaks.

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