Jacob Zuma said his administration had put measures in place to ensure that the country does not get crippled by the economic recession that it has just experienced.
Owners of homes that were completely destroyed by the Knysna fires, earlier this year, will not have to pay any property rates for the next 12 months.
Shaun Rademeyer said the one aspect of moving which is often taken for granted by homebuyers is that of ensuring security when settling into your new abode.
Shadow Minister for Finance, David Maynier, said the Democratic Alliance had already written to Speaker of the National Assembly Baleka Mbete, following the decision by Moody’s to downgrade South Africa to Baa3 on Friday.
The South African Property Owners Association (SAPOA) said the number of offices being occupied decreased by 0.4 percent during the first quarter of 2017, which is an ominous sign for the industry.
Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa said the concept of radical economic transformation was being bandied about with reckless abandon.
Some Home Loan experts say first-time buyers will be faced with difficult decisions during the next six months, despite improved affordability on homes.
At the National Skills Conference in St George’s Hotel, Pretoria, Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa emphasised the importance of ending the cycle of poverty.
Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa told the National Assembly that real per capita GDP had increased by a third since 1994, adding that the transformative goals of the South African government were yielding positive results.
The university had more than 1 000 students participating in its exchange programme in 2016, spending US$6 000 in tuition alone.