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ADVICE - BUYING

WHY IT’S A GOOD IDEA TO BUY IN HOUT BAY

While there has been a general cooling down in prices in the Cape Town market, there are still certain pockets that continue to do well despite the current economic climate. The suburb of Hout Bay is one of them. The suburb continues to grow in te... Read more

AVOID BUYER’S REGRET IN 5 QUESTIONS

Finding a seemingly perfect property can be an incredibly exciting experience, so much so that it can often lead you into forgetting to ask some of the most important questions before you sign along the dotted line. But, before you allow excitement t... Read more

6 STEPS TO SAVING FOR A DEPOSIT IN 5 YEARS

According to data recently released by FNB, the average age of a South African home buyer has increased from 38 to 44 this year. That’s largely because, if you take a realistic look at the property market, you will discover that you will need a... Read more

NEIGHBOURHOOD REPORT: ROSEBANK, JHB

The suburb where you want to work, play and sleep in, Rosebank is becoming one of the most sought after areas in Johannesburg. The area has recently become one of the top business nodes in the country, rivalling Sandton for cranes and new development... Read more

TIPS FOR LONG DISTANCE HOME SEARCHES

Moving down the road can be a daunting task, nevermind across the country. Whether for family reasons or an employment opportunity, it is not uncommon for people to find themselves in a situation where they may have to relocate to another city or tow... Read more

INVESTING IN A HOLIDAY HOME

A holiday home investment provides an escape from the hustle and bustle of city life to enjoy the lifestyle benefits these types of properties offer. With the wide variety of leisure destinations throughout the country, buyers are spoilt for choice w... Read more

OVERCOMING HOMEBUYING OBSTACLES

Submitted an offer and having it accepted by the seller is exciting, but it is certainly not the end of the property sales process. There are a few more obstacles that need to be overcome before the home can change ownership and the keys are handed o... Read more

A BUYER’S GUIDE TO KEEPING TRACK OF PROPERTIES

While it may sound like a reasonably easy thing to do, finding the ideal home may take a little more time and effort than most expect, especially if they don’t follow any specific process.  One of the biggest challenges that most people... Read more

AVOID BUYER’S REMORSE

According to studies, nearly 80% of homebuyers have at least one significant regret regarding their property purchase decision. Many homebuyers get caught up in the emotional journey of purchasing a property and sometimes overlook certain important e... Read more