Agents cannot be held responsible for the contents of a home during show days, says the Institute of Estate Agents Western Cape (IESA Western Cape). The agent has only a responsibility of care to walk through the property and double check that the seller has
Business tip of the day
Avoid the trap of going through your emails and thinking that you are working. Have a business-only email address and another email address for friends, jokes and your social life. During business only work with your business email address and leave
With Western Cape holiday letting being extremely popular, so comes the increase in homeowners and agents wanting to get on “the letting bandwagon” to benefit from the influx of visitors to this region, says general manager of the Institute of Estate Agents, Western Cape, Annette
With the Easter break just a few weeks away, now is the time to make sure your home security is in tip top condition, says Theunis Kotze, General Manager ADT Inland Region. “We often see a spate of opportunistic crime over the Easter holiday period.
Art is a story. It is your history, your future, a depiction of a present age, and with each piece comes a powerful and personal journey. So how do you go about selecting these storytellers? The first thing to decide on is a price range
Negotiation touches every part of our lives. Relationships in business and in our personal lives are negotiated. And the skills to do it effectively can often mean the difference between getting what you want or losing out. You don’t get what you deserve, you get
The various deeds offices are increasing their fees for all registrations registered on or after 1 April 2016. This is according to MC van der Berg of MC van der Berg Attorneys, who said pro forma statements of account would accordingly reflect the increased fees
Citing Lightstone statistics, Pam Golding Properties reports average selling prices of freehold and sectional title homes in Durban North have risen by 56% and 34.5% respectively between 2010 and 2015.
Area principal Carol Reynolds attributes the rise to its prime, central location, highly reputable schools, and
Three quarters of American homebuyers use the internet frequently to shop for homes. Just under half go there first to look for a home. And again, just under half say they first saw the home they ultimately bought, online. Observations of South African buying habits suggest we
Improper alterations in sectional title schemes may result in the loss of home loans being granted by banks to potential buyers. At the very least alterations need the approval of the body corporate and the local authority.
Look at any block of flats and there will