We've got news for you.

Register on BusinessLIVE at no cost to receive newsletters, read exclusive articles & more.
Register now

As counterintuitive as it may seem, there has been a resurgence in housing activity in recent months.

The general expectation among  industry players was that rapidly rising interest rates and living costs would bring an abrupt end to SA’s two-year housing upswing. This hasn’t happened yet (though the recent steeper-than-expected 75 basis-point rate hike — bringing the prime lending rate to 9%, up from 7% in November — may yet put a brake on homebuyer exuberance)...

BL Premium

This article is reserved for our subscribers.

A subscription helps you enjoy the best of our business content every day along with benefits such as articles from our international business news partners; ProfileData financial data; and digital access to the Sunday Times and Sunday Times Daily.

Already subscribed? Simply sign in below.

Questions or problems? Email helpdesk@businesslive.co.za or call 0860 52 52 00. Got a subscription voucher? Redeem it now

Would you like to comment on this article?
Register (it's quick and free) or sign in now.

Speech Bubbles

Please read our Comment Policy before commenting.

Commenting is subject to our house rules.