In April of this year an estate agency approached us to inform us of difficulties and frustrations related to the process of certification and registration of intern estate agents after they’ve completed the NQF Level 4 real estate qualification (Further Education and Training Certificate: Real
There has been a shift in demand for rental apartments in Sandton’s CBD due rampant development and oversupply, and this is being echoed in other northern suburbs that have traditionally been affordable and family oriented, and are now faced with a free-standing home market that
In the past two to three years a number of new estate agencies, boasting low-commission or fixed-fee offerings, have threatened to disrupt the established South African estate agency model. Traditional agencies, such as Seeff, Pam Golding Properties, Lew Geffen Sotheby’s International Realty and RE/MAX (to
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
Your landlord is an idiot – all your friends have heard you say this a million times. Some of your friends know that he hasn’t fixed the motor on the electric gate (something he promised to do in May), or that your bathroom floods every
Sellers of entry-level properties across the Atlantic Seaboard and City Bowl are cashing in on strong demand with prices doubling in less than five years.
Billy Rautenbach, Seeffs sales director for the areas, said that in 2012 some 35% of all sales were below R1m and
Pssst, you with the cute pet, your fur-child wanted us to tell you they don’t want the same boring chew toy you get them every year, for Christmas this year.
Here’s a round-up of some of the cutest, cleverest, most practical and playful spoils for your
When a sectional title unit is in the process of being transferred to a new owner after a sale, a levy clearance certificate has to be obtained from the body corporate. There is usually a fee to be paid to the body corporate for this
Most of us are working hard at meeting year-end deadlines, with one goal in mind: Putting our feet up and relaxing. Whether you and your family are spending the holidays at home or have a holiday booked, there are some safety and security measures that
Plettenberg Bay’s Castle on the Cliff, near the Robberg Nature Reserve, is a rural villa crafted castle-style from local stone and perched above the ocean on a 66ha estate.
On the market for R75m it boasts a large sea-filtered rock pool, a private lake, and a