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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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For those who believe in the merits of property investment and who wish to grow their portfolio, perhaps the most critical hurdle to overcome will be sourcing suitable property finance. Many of the of the mainstream retail banks aren’t as eager to finance investment properties as primary residences,

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Centurion consists of about 40 suburbs and includes five golf estates, around 40 upmarket security estates, smallholdings and numerous security complexes. Areas like Eco Park in Highveld and Heuwelsig Estate in Monavoni sell within six weeks (42 days) of listing when they are priced correctly. Property in both

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Like most of you, I also receive a lot of negative sentiments about South Africa in my inbox and on Whatsapp, as well as in the media. Perhaps we shouldn't listen to the whiners and instead, rather listen to the winners. Two of the best-known, wealthiest people

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