/ 30 August 2023

EXPLAINER: Even as inflation falls, homebuyers hold off

Covid 19 Lockdown Leaves New Property Owners In A Predicament
with interest rates expected to remain elevated for some time, prospective homebuyers may be better off holding back a little while longer. Photo: Jacques Stander/Gallo Images
Interest rates will probably remain much higher than their pre-pandemic average, as the Reserve Bank guards against ongoing inflation risks

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