• December 5, 2016
  • Thirteen is an unlucky number for some – but not for those who get a year-end “thirteenth cheque”, and certain[...]

  • November 23, 2016
  • The average purchase price paid by SA homebuyers has increased 8,6% over the past 12 months to reach R1,08m at the end o[...]

  • November 8, 2016
  • When you buy a property with the intention of letting it out and eventually earning an income from it, the banks will mo[...]

  • One of the most popular home improvements – and one that will most certainly add value to your property – i[...]

    sole mandate advice
  • November 4, 2016
  • Securing a sole mandate agreement on a property can be highly beneficial for you as a real estate agent. Properly done, [...]

  • When you hear an objection from the home seller or buyer, it’s easy to feel trapped or to give up hope of being able t[...]

  • October 21, 2016
  • The average price paid by first-time homebuyers rose by 5,8% to R739 000 in the 12 months to end-September as demand in [...]

  • October 20, 2016
  • The Sunday morning set-up in the suburbs – the cars of real estate agents, branded with their agency stickers, parked [...]

  • October 18, 2016
  • Even in a hot sellers’ market, agents say that about 20% of the homes they list don’t sell right away – an[...]

  • October 9, 2016
  • When the real estate market tightens up due to interest rate increases or other factors, lots of home sellers will start[...]

  • October 4, 2016
  • Before you sign an offer to purchase, you should make sure that the person selling the property you are about to buy is,[...]

  • September 30, 2016
  • Over the past 12 months, more than half of the applications for home loans (54%) have been made by repeat buyers and tho[...]