'Research Articles' provides access to articles and reports, distributed and published by Lightstone, highlighting a particular topic of interest.
An updated review of the inflation performance of residential properties located in township areas in South Africa. The report indicates a decrease after peaking at 34% in late 2006, but still impressively above the national house price index for the same period.
An insightful overview of the impact of the Gautrain development on inflation and sales activity for properties located within a 3km radius of proposed stations. The article indicates considerable growth in property prices and sales activity in these areas.
An in-depth analysis of the trend towards secure estate living in South Africa. The report details overall numbers of properties identified as residential estates, reviews the demographics of estate buyers and looks at the trends of various types of estates.
In this interesting research piece we review the comparative performance of residential properties located within CBD's and urban development zones in the major metros against the national inflation index.
This report offers perspective of the impact of interest rate hikes on the number of Sales in Execution and Properties in Possession. We evaluate and report on the segments of the market hardest hit by these trends and indicate the overall percentage of properties we can expect to see effected.