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ADVICE - SELLING

LOCATION, LOCATION, LOCATION

Regardless of whether a property professional works with commercial or residential property, all will agree on one aspect, and that is that location is one of the most important aspects to consider when purchasing a property. Property experts emphasi... Read more

OCCUPATIONAL RENT EXPLAINED

Whether on the selling or buying end of a property sale, it is imperative to familiarise yourself with the conditions that the offer to purchase stipulates. South African law dictates that those who would like to sell or buy a property are require... Read more

QUESTIONS TO ASK BEFORE LISTING YOUR HOME

Just as buyers need to do their research before taking on homeownership, those who are considering placing their home on the market also need to spend some time contemplating certain aspects before they list their property. In fact, there are three q... Read more

SELLERS – HOW TO DETERMINE AN ASKING PRICE

With a mass of information at their fingertips, buyers who are seriously looking at purchasing a home will soon become very knowledgeable about what they can get within their price range. For this reason, it is ever more important that sellers set th... Read more

SELLING? HERE'S WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW

As the market transitions and more inventory becomes available to buyers, sellers will find themselves in a far more competitive environment. As a result, they now have to be aware of the competition they face in their neighbourhood before they decid... Read more

SELLING A VACANT HOME

Listing and selling a home can be a stressful time, especially if the homeowner no longer lives in the property. What makes selling a vacant home so much more stressful? Well, the unfortunate reality is that a vacant property is a vulnerable target f... Read more

SELLING YOUR HOME – FACTS VS FICTION

A property sales transaction can be a complex process, especially for buyers and sellers who have never been through it before.  These days there is a world of information at our fingertips, and of course, the well-intentioned family and friends... Read more

SHOULD EQUITY IN THE BOND BE USED FOR DEBT?

Often car loans and credit cards accrue interest at a much higher rate than a home loan, which is why many people decide to take equity out of their home loan to pay off their other debts. Focusing on paying off debt with the highest interest rate is... Read more

SHOULD YOU FIX YOUR HOME BEFORE YOU SELL?

Often homeowners may find themselves in a situation where they have decided to place their home on the market – but the home is in need of repairs. In this instance, the homeowner will have to make the tough decision of whether it is best to de... Read more