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Speak to any real estate professional and they will tell you that there is no equal to the human touch when it comes to closing a deal. But, the route to that final closing stage is ever-changing thanks to the constantly evolving role of technology

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First time home buyers and owners who are eager to sell often wait in anticipation to get feedback from the bank on the status of a home loan application. Stanley Mabulu, channel management head at FNB Home Loans, says the amount of time it takes for

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It’s all fun and games until your home sits on the market for six months. This is not about the low-com/traditional/fixed fee debate. Looking for a discussion around sole versus open mandate? Move along; we’re going back to basics – the simple act of choosing

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The Property Practitioners Bill (PPB) was gazetted for comment in March 2017, and the industry is holding its breath for the 10 000 new jobs that will likely be created with its official implementation, but prospective home buyers must take heed not to trust unqualified

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Despite the reducing investment appetite, the demand for holiday homes continues to remain buoyant amongst property investors, this is according to the FNB Holiday Town House Price Index for February 2018. In fact, the demand for holiday homes has remained reasonably buoyant since 2013. After losing

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Since 2001, sectional title properties in South Africa have, on average, consistently outperformed their full title counterparts. Add to this their significant lifestyle benefits and it’s no wonder they’ve become such desirable investment opportunities – but not all developments are equal when it comes to

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Cape Town has been a property investor’s dream for some time now, but these sentiments are beginning to change as the Mother City set off to a rocky start for the first quarter of 2018. “Our regional sales figures for the months of January to March

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As a homeowner, you’ve probably been told time and again that using an agent to sell a property is an essential part of the process. What you may not know is exactly why that is, or what you can expect that agent to bring to

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Go big or go home? When it comes to buying your first home there is definitely a middle ground – go home to a smaller home you can comfotably afford. First-time buyers typically need to save for at least three years to afford the deposit on

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While every owner wants to sell their property at the best possible price, overpricing a home can be the kiss of death for a sale. According to David Jacobs,  Gauteng Regional Manager for the Rawson Property Group, modern buyers are well-informed on what they can expect

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