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BUYING A PROPERTY SOLO

While married couples still represent a large percentage of first-time buyers in the market, there are a growing number of people who are flying solo and purchasing a property on their own. Although the process of buying a home as a sole owner may se... Read more

COOL IT

Once an Offer to Purchase has been signed by both the buyer and seller, it immediately becomes a legal and binding Sale Agreement. In fact, the buyer will generally have already signed the contract before it is presented to the seller, which means th... Read more

ENSURE YOUR HOME MEETS YOUR FUTURE NEEDS

Making the decision to purchase a property is very exciting, but it is important to understand that it is a major financial commitment that should not be made without the proper consideration. Given the long-term nature of a property investment, ther... Read more

IS THERE A DIFFERENCE BETWEEN OFFERS?

It is not uncommon for sellers to receive more than one Offer to Purchase (OTP) on their property at a time, especially if the home is situated in a sought-after area. While it might be tempting to accept the highest offer, this isn’t always th... Read more

MAKING THE MOST OF YOUR PROPERTY PURCHASE

While all property purchases have their merits, they are not all equal. For a buyer to make the most out of their property purchase, they need to make the right buying decisions from the start to ensure they give themselves the best possible opportun... Read more

PLAN FOR OWNERSHIP SUCCESS

Achieving your homeownership goals If you want to buy a home during 2017, you will need to take your financial position into account and make adjustments where necessary to achieve your goal. Most people are reliant on banks to purchase a home,... Read more

PROPERTY BUYING GOLDEN PRINCIPLES

The simple truth is that not all property purchases are equal. While one property investment could become the cornerstone to wealth creation, another could lead to financial ruin. What is the difference between the two? To ensure success and make ... Read more

SUBMITTING AN OFFER

Finding the right home is only one step in the process to becoming a homeowner. Once you have narrowed down the search and found the home that meets your criteria, the next step is to put pen to paper and make an offer to purchase. While some may fin... Read more

MITCHELL AND DUSTIN OLIVER

Brothers Mitchell and Dustin Oliver wanted buy a country plot close to Johannesburg. There was just one problem. As freelance entertainers they couldn’t produce salary pay slips, so getting a bond was difficult…until RE/MAX stepped in. ... Read more