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ESTATE AGENTS Advice and Information

IS YOUR AGENT BREAKING THE POPI ACT?

Over the past few years, companies have been mining customers’ personal information freely in order to optimise their marketing efforts. Question is, can you trust your real estate agent to keep your personal information safe, or are they in so... Read more

HOW THE STATE OF THE ECONOMY AFFECTS SELLERS

Not all of us have a degree in economics. Understanding how external forces within the greater economy impact the price of property can be confusing. But, if you are in the market, then you do need to grasp its ebbs and flows or face the risk of bein... Read more

HOW TO BREAK UP WITH A LAZY ESTATE AGENT

After the initial months of being flattered with high prices and wooed over with glistening listing brochures, the honeymoon phase with your real estate agent soon comes to its inevitable end. Eventually, you can’t help but consider other optio... Read more

IS SIGNING A SOLE MANDATE THE RIGHT CHOICE?

Is it better to work with one estate agent or work with many? Many homeowners feel that if they sign a sole mandate with an agent, they are reducing their chances of finding a buyer in the most optimum time frame and for the highest price. However, w... Read more

IS YOUR AGENT RIGHT FOR YOU?

Putting your home on the market for the first time can be an overwhelming experience, as often it is a person’s most valuable asset. Having the right real estate professional by your side will make the process far easier; however, with so many ... Read more

THE RIGHT INFORMATION WILL ASSIST THE AGENT

An open communication channel is imperative to the relationship between the prospective homebuyer and the real estate professional they choose to use. For an agent to fully understand what the buyer wants, the buyer needs to feel comfortable that the... Read more

WHAT AGENTS DO BEHIND THE SCENES?

On average, for every hour that a real estate agent spends with the homeowner of the property they are selling, they will spend around nine hours out of eyesight working on the seller’s behalf. The reason for this is fairly simple – if th... Read more

WHY USING AN AGENT IS BETTER THAN SELLING SOLO

In an attempt to cut down on costs some sellers might be contemplating listing their homes without the services of a real estate professional. Although it may seem like a great way to reduce costs and avoid paying an agent’s commission, it also... Read more

ELAINE KRUGER AND FAMILY

Elaine Kruger and her family wanted to move to a secure property that was closer to their church. Thanks to RE/MAX the Krugers found an ideal townhouse, fast. Their cosy new home has a pool for the kids and is super easy to maintain. ... Read more