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RE/MAX NATIONAL HOUSING REPORT Q2 2019

Signs of an Increasingly Active Property Market The overall sentiment of current market conditions is, well, slow at best. However, the data for the second quarter of 2019 provides the first glimmers of hope for a property market that is becoming increasingly active. According to Lightstone Pr... Read more

WHAT THE RE/MAX BRAND STANDS FOR

Curious to know how the RE/MAX brand was able to develop into the world’s largest real estate franchise? Apart from our unique entrepreneurial business model that allows real estate professionals to join as independent contractors and our 100% commission offering, RE/MAX has developed our own ... Read more

WILL THE RESIDENTIAL MARKET SURVIVE THE NEGATIVE ECONOMY

The state of the South African economy does not bode well for the property market. On Tuesday 04 June 2019, Stats SA announced a 3.2 percent decline in GDP for the first three months of the year, which is the largest quarterly drop in a decade. The questions is, will the housing market survive this ... Read more

ARE REAL ESTATE AGENT COMMISSIONS TOO HIGH?

When choosing a doctor to perform open-heart surgery on you, how do you go about choosing the doctor? What if the cheapest option explained that their reason for being affordable is that you will need to do most of the procedure yourself – much like some low-cost real estate operators do. They... Read more

5 MISTAKES TO AVOID WHEN DESIGNING A KITCHEN

The kitchen is popularly referred to as the heart of the home. If you happen to get the design of this room wrong, you risk restricting the flow of your entire household. To help you get the balance right, here are the five most common mistakes to avoid when designing a kitchen: 1) Create path... Read more

4 QUICK TIPS TO SELL YOUR HOME DURING WINTER

The skies are dark and ominous, the air is icy and the ‘For Sale’ sign is dripping in the driveway in front of your showhouse. Selling in Winter certainly has its drawbacks. If you are going to sell your home during the snuggle season, then you need to be aware of certain practicalities ... Read more