OPINION: SA Property market predictions for 2018

JOHANNESBURG – All in all, 2017 was a bad year for South Africa.

As if credit rating downgrades, a lack of economic growth, growing reports of state capture, and soaring fuel and food prices weren’t enough, we also had to contend with a president who seemingly reshuffled his cabinet on a whim, removing respected ministers and replacing them with people with little or no experience in the key positions to which they had been appointed.

The rand was severely affected by all this and as investor confidence dipped, so did the value of our currency. The news that Cyril Ramaphosa …read more