Tag - FNB

FNB House Price Index low

FNB property economist John Loos gives an overview of the residential property market The FNB House Price Index showed a further slowing in its year-on-year growth rate in August, from a revised 7.8% rate in July to 6.6% in August. The further slowing in the year-on-year growth rate is more or less in line with our expectations, as we have seen...

Starting a property portfolio

Isaac shows how with discipline and a goal it is possible to build up a portfolio of properties on a limited salary that will one day pay you an income. It is important however to make sure that you do not over extend yourself and risk losing your entire investment. You also need to keep accurate books and manage your properties as a business...

Bank fee comparison is smoke and mirrors

FNB was the first bank to challenge Capitec in offering a no frills, simple bank account when they launched EasyPlan nearly two years ago. The other banks have followed and are now all aiming to provide low cost banking for under R30 per month. In July last year Nedbank launched Nedbank ‘Ke Yona’ account, this month Absa extended its Absa Transact...