More than 60% of prospective buyers, and tenants, begin their property search online, using any one of South Africa’s half dozen or so popular property portals.
As a buyer or tenant, you will have an idea of where you would ideally like to live and what
Gordon’s Bay in the Western Cape is considered one of the most affordable coastal towns in the province, with house prices growing by 6% since last year.
“This is indicative of a healthy property market where property is still much more affordable than in most other
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
There is no user manual for all aspects of homeownership, from moving, to taking occupation and to maintaining and understanding common and uncommon defects. Albert van Wyk has more than 38 years’ worth of building experience and has put all he has learned into a
The wealthiest 1% of the global population is currently looking to buy luxury real estate more than wanting to sell. In fact, 25% of the wealthiest residents in the US want to buy more real estate in the next three years, versus 18% who want
Cape Town’s V&A Marina has yielded sales worth R2,030bn at an average price of R10,464m in just the past five years.
This is due in part to billions of rand being invested in new developments in Cape Town’s downtown, making the Waterfront and Foreshore attractive residential
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The magic words in business are "Order confirmed!" but this is the beginning of the journey and not the end. Start by thanking your customer for the order personally and provide your personal contact details. Your customer relations process is now
The sectional title property market is the fastest-growing housing type in the country. Reasons for this include the fact that a higher concentration of homes on a stand reduces pressure on municipal infrastructure and thus costs less to service than traditional suburban homes which each
Property owners are looking at all methods and strategies to reduce building management costs that eventually flow through to the bottom line and eventually increase investor returns. The question is: Are we not neglecting a very obvious and rational income stream? The exterior of multi-storey
The Garden Route areas of Knysna, Sedgefield and Wilderness have over the past 12 months received an increase in both enquiries and sales in the higher end of the market. This is according to broker/manager of RE/MAX Coastal, Chris van der Merwe, who says his