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ADVICE - SELLING

3 REAL ESTATE TERMS SELLERS NEED TO UNDERSTAND

While words like voetstoots and CMA make perfect sense in the mind of a real estate professional, to the average Joe, they make about as much sense as algebra to a six-year-old. Below is a brief glossary to help you understand the important real esta... Read more

VALUE VS APPRAISAL: WHICH VALUE SELLS MY HOUSE?

Like the three ghosts of Christmas, you will be faced with three evaluators when you put your property on the market: a real estate agent, an appraiser from a financial institution, and finally, your local government. But, what do they all mean, and ... 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

WAYS TO COPE WITH SELLING YOUR CHILDHOOD HOME

The paint flakes as you run your fingers over the markings on the wall that tracked your growth over the years. From where you’re standing, you can faintly make out the shadow of the beer stain on the living room carpet from the day you threw y... Read more

WHICH PAINT COLOUR HELPS ME SELL?

Curb appeal might be subjective, but it’s not difficult to imagine that the listing of the bright blue home with a yellow roof gets less attention than other more neutral homes. Colour can have an exceptional impact on buyers. Understanding the... Read more

SELL IN FIVE SIMPLE STEPS

Selling your home but have no idea where to start? Below is a step-by-step advice for first-time sellers… Step 1: Pick your price You can’t sell without a price. A realtor can provide an assessment for you that will provide a realist... Read more

3 STEPS TO PREPARING YOUR HOUSE FOR SALE

Many sellers don’t realise that a house needs to be ‘selling ready’ before it goes on the market. We’ve created a handy checklist to help you address any issues that might affect the sale of your property before the “For... Read more

HOW TO SELL YOUR HOUSE ONLINE

From updating your debit orders to doing your grocery shopping, most everyday tasks have migrated to the realm of ones and zeros. Why should selling your home be any different? Most buyers will view a property online before they make the effort to... Read more

STAY OR GO? WHY STAYING FOR A VIEWING IS A BAD IDEA

Selling a property is never easy. Subtle details – from mismatched scatter cushions, to an unswept kitchen – can spell the difference between a potential buyer making an offer, or scratching your property off their list altogether. As muc... Read more