Over the past 20 years, the period 1st quarter 1999 to 1st quarter 2019, the consumer has cumulatively “outperformed the economy, assisting the Retail Property Market to outperform other major property sectors over much of this period.

Wednesday, 20 February 2019 21:41

Sin taxes, levies increase

Government will in the 2019/20 financial year again increase excise duties on alcohol and tobacco in an effort to raise much-needed revenue for the national fiscus, Finance Minister Tito Mboweni said on Wednesday.

No quick fix for SA’s Budget, but there’s some hope….

Wednesday, 20 February 2019 19:17

Property insights- Budget week

Minister Tito Mboweni’s 1st Budget is likely to be a “tough” budget, with economic weakness constraining revenues along with a seemingly endless list of urgent spending priorities, some bordering on crises, giving him little room to manoeuvre.

The raising of the threshold for transfer duty on properties sold for less than R900 000, up from R750 000, as announced in today’s National Budget, is positive news as it provides some relief for first time home buyers, says Dr Andrew Golding, chief executive of the Pam Golding Property group.

Retail Sales growth tends to be more cyclical than overall economic growth, outperforming the latter in good times, but often underperforming economic growth in tougher times.

Friday, 29 August 2003 02:00

Limpopo unveils plan to draw investment.

Polokwane Limpopo has put together a list of incentives to encourage investment and boost infrastructure capacity in the province.

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