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The public perception of estate agents is not always positive. As a matter of fact survey after survey undertaken on this topic overseas shows the same lack of trust and questionable ethics and comparisons to car sales people abound. The estate agent is the archetypal entrepreneur.

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The majority of buyers in the Southern Suburbs don’t need bonds, explained Cindy Minnaar, Lew Geffen Sotheby’s International Realty area specialist in Newlands and Constantia. “I have worked in Newlands for five years now, and the majority of our sales have been cash,” she said. Lew

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According to a Homeowner Insights Study conducted by Absa and Columinate in 2016, only 16% of people selling their properties trusted their estate agents. Adrian Goslett, Regional Director and CEO of RE/MAX of Southern Africa, said that a possible reason for this statistic is the

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Some 76% of retirees are looking for homes priced between R1m and R2,5m. This is according to research conducted by Retire KZN and Carmel Properties, which partnered to create the Sibaya Coastal Precinct’s first retirement estate, Shoreline Sibaya. “With the Retire KZN data, coupled with our

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Housing markets are incredibly important, not only due to the importance of formal housing to citizens’ well-being, but also due to the huge amounts of mortgage debt associated with them, and the various risks that this can pose to financial system and economic stability. The

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