The FNB/BER Building Confidence Index improved for the third consecutive quarter, rising by 3 points to 43 in 1Q2017.
Cashbuild records double-digit revenue growth in the three months to September despite falling confidence among builders over the same period.
Cashbuild reports a 35% rise in full-year profit‚ signalling an improvement in the building materials market.
The FNB/BER civil confidence index fell by 20 points to 39 in 1Q2015. This returns the index to levels last seen in 2012.
The Residential and Residential-Related affordability picture showed signs of a deterioration in early-2014
White buyers for the first time make up less than 50% of the local home-buyer population in the fourth quarter of last year, according to FNB's latest estate agent survey.