The housing market seems to be buckling under the strain of aggressive interest rate hikes (and fears of more to come), relentless load-shedding and a looming recession.  

Latest deeds office figures show the number of home loan registrations across South Africa dropped 14% year on year in the six months to end-March. In Gauteng and KwaZulu-Natal the drop was 15% and 19% respectively.  ..

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