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Expertise in every step of the conveyancing process
South Africa - LexisNexis
In a highly competitive marketplace, the need for excellence in client service becomes a key differentiator. This is especially true for the real estate market, with client relationships being a driver for customer loyalty and referral business. Making use of technological enhancements created with the real estate industry in mind is an essential for greater success and advancement.

“Estate agents do not operate in isolation,” says Greg Brown, Director of Data Services at LexisNexis South Africa. “The process of concluding a successful property sale involves the team work of numerous stakeholders. Technology plays an unparalleled role in this process too. From online property listings to tracking the transfer process and registration at the Deeds Office, the appropriate use of technology is a vital tool to expedite real estate transactions.”
Expertise in each step

Value vs appraisal: Which value sells my house?
South Africa - ReMax
Like the three ghosts of Christmas, you will be faced with three evaluators when you put your property on the market: a real estate agent, an appraiser from a financial institution, and finally, your local government. But, what do they all mean, and which number is the one you ought to be worrying about?

Credit and mortgage advances
South Africa - Absa
Stable growth household credit and mortgage balances

The value of outstanding credit balances in the South African household sector increased by 5,9% year-on-year (y/y) to R1 653,3 billion up to the end of February 2019 (3,9% y/y at end-February 2018), with growth in total credit balances as well as secured and unsecured credit balances remaining unchanged from end-January.

Household secured credit balances (R1 251,8 billion and 75,7% of total household credit balances), which includes mortgage, leasing and instalment sales balances, showed growth of 4,8% y/y up to end-February. Mortgage balances growth was unchanged up to the end of February (see below), whereas growth in instalment sales balances (R282 billion and 22,5% of total household secured credit balances) came to 7,5% y/y at end-February (7,7% y/y at end-January).

Growth in household unsecured credit balances (R401,5 billion and 24,3% of total household credit balances) was 9,6% y/y at end-February. General loans and advances growth was unchanged at 10,7% y/y compared with end-January, with credit card balances rising by 8,9% y/y and overdraft balances increasing by 6,1% y/y.
Credit and mortgage advances

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