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“I had an offer within one day of listing the property.” “I will recommend this agency to friends and family interested in selling their property.” “These guys really display the highest level of professionalism and optimism every step of the way.” These are all excerpts from the latest

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The South African real estate industry had a recent shocker when it was announced that the #1 property portal in the country, Property24, bought its competitor Private Property (the deal still has to be approved). This has put the industry on the offensive, with a real fear

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According to an analysis of Lightstone figures on 26 suburbs with mid-value real estate, the average drop in sales are 33% for the year to date. To be specific, 30% less sectional title units and 36% less freestanding homes have changed hands in 2016 so

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Q What does the law say with regards to late payment penalty fees and, should the tenant pay this, what portion is due to the owner and what portion is due to the agency? Please take into consideration that the lease agreement makes provision for the late

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If you are selling your home with a dual or open mandate you may be liable to pay double agents' commission once your home is sold. Although such commission claims are rare, Allen West, property law specialist at MacRobert Attorneys, says there is no rule that

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Selling your home is as exciting as it is stressful. Do you appoint an estate agent or try going solo? Whose offer do you accept if you get multiple offers to purchase? What regulations do you have to comply with before your home can be

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How much do you really know about the home buying process? Sure, house hunting is fun and playing with online calculators does give you an idea of how much house you can afford. But what should you know before you even sign an offer to

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New kid on the real estate block, HomeBid, says it only charges 1.95% commission on the sale of its clients’ homes, whereas the average is somewhere between 4.8% and 7.5%. There exists a split between standard industry practice on the amount of commission real estate brands

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