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The Gauteng property market is abuzz with the return of the Johannesburg leg of the Property Buyer Show. The show is designed to introduce first-time buyers to the brands and resources they will need to make informed decisions and have all their questions answered by the

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In July the Bloemfontein deeds office became the first office to register a property transfer with a digitally signed document. It is early days, but does this pave the way forward to a more efficient and streamlined process in an industry which is renowned for

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Artificial grass may not be everyone’s cup of tea, but does it affect a home’s resale value? “In my experience, this decision is really a matter of personal choice,” says Grant Gavin, broker/owner of RE/MAX Panache. “In general, I would say that installing artificial grass has a

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Printed photographs can trigger priceless memories and contribute to one’s sense of identity and help to strengthen a family bond.  A young person without a strong sense of belonging is likely to be more susceptible to peer pressure and miss out on reliving cherished memories.

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Thirty-seven-year-old Sean Sotiralis is an NQF 5 estate agent and former principal of his own estate agency. He joined low-commission estate agency, HomeBid, in July 2017 and was the top agent for August 2018, boasting 12 sales and only narrowly pipping fellow agent, Lauren Lewis. Sotiralis successfully brought Lewis

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The prop tech industry continues to make headlines with one of the country’s oldest low-commission estate agencies, Steeple, being acquired by newer low-commission player, PropertyFox, according to reports. The deal will see all of Steeple’s current mandates and sellers “migrating” to PropertyFox. “It will add around 100

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Estate agents are to blame for delays in the issuing of Fidelity Fund Certificates, according to the Estate Agency Affairs Board (EAAB). “Agents submitting incorrect documents; for example ID copies that are not certified, letters of employment not signed by the principal agent but by office

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Cape Town property owners who ignore a 30-day compliance notice to stop holiday/transient guest letting without approval of city authorities as required under the Municipal Planning By-law 2015 could be found guilty in the municipal court of a criminal offence, says Councillor Brett Herron, Mayoral

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There is no doubt that there is great concern about land reform among ordinary South Africans and especially property owners and buyers. At the same time, there is a huge amount of noise in the media and public discourse around this issue, often sending mixed

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