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  Yesterday RE/MAX launched its “refreshed RE/MAX brand” which “better represents the enthusiastic entrepreneurs who comprise our network”, according co-CEO, Adam Contos. “Great brands evolve, and RE/MAX is no different. We believe the updated balloon and wordmark will help our agents grow their business and give them

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National franchise group, Only Realty, which boasts 24 offices throughout the country, has scrapped commission-based selling in favour of a fixed R50,000 all-inclusive services fee. The group’s MD and franchisor, Grant Smee, says five years ago a product like this may have been viewed with suspicion

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Contrary to what you think you know, pricing your house according to the listing price of other homes on property portals in your suburb or street is a bad idea. This is because, just like you, your home is unique. No two homes are exactly

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Q Hi, I tasked an agent with finding me a suitable home to buy in a security estate in Pretoria. The agent did her job by finding me the perfect home, but we hit a snag when I wanted to use her to sell my current

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Between 30% and 50% of all first-time buyer bond applications are denied, according to stats by bond originator, BetterBond, and Rent2buy founder, Meyer de Waal. BetterBond CEO, Shaun Rademeyer, notes that the average home price in the year to end-June was R1,095m, with the average

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Property still accumulates in value and is a good investment, and prices are relatively low and there are bargains in the market. These are the main reasons for buying property according to today’s release of Absa’s Homeowners Sentiment Index, a representative sample of approximately 1,000 existing

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A new real estate agency was launched recently, focusing on bringing together conveyancing attorneys to handle the entire selling process - from start to finish. The Attorney Realtor Hub looks set to enable participating law firms to offer a modern, easy-to-use and financially beneficial solution  to

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Q I need advice. A friend is under debt review and no rental agents will rent to her. Isn't this unconstitutional? She pays rent on time and needs a place to stay. Also what percentage interest should a deposit accrue? Lease agreements make no mention of

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