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RE/MAX NATIONAL HOUSING REPORT Q2 2018

Second Quarter Yields Promise “After a slow first quarter, the 2018 property market is beginning to show promising improvements,” says Adrian Goslett, Regional Director and CEO of RE/MAX of Southern Africa. Over the period of April - J... Read more

MPC PLAYS IT SAFE

The predicted (though not favoured) decision was made earlier today by the Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) as Reserve Bank Governor, Lesetja Kganyago, announced that the interest rates would continue at 10% and the repo rate at 6.5%. The decision to ... Read more

EXPANDING THE RE/MAX FOOTPRINT

RE/MAX of Southern Africa expanded its regional footprint on 15 May 2018, when it opened its first office in Mauritius: RE/MAX 24. The global real estate brand now operates in five regions in Southern Africa, including South Africa, Botswana, Namibia... Read more

SLOWING RENTAL MARKET IN THE CAPE

As the heavens finally unleash the winter rains in Cape Town, the same relief is not felt by landlords in the area who are facing unlet properties for the first time in years.  “Before property investors throw in the towel, this is by no m... Read more

NEIGHBOURHOOD REPORT: STRAND

The Capetonian dream is to live by the ocean with the iconic mountain making an appearance somewhere in the horizon. But, that dream comes with a hefty price tag that many simply cannot afford. But, should you venture some kilometres out of the city ... Read more

INVEST IN A LUXURIOUS RETIREMENT

Pair it with any pleasant-sounding synonym you may like; but, for many, the word “retirement” placed adjacent to anything resembling the word “home” will immediately conjure up images of unpleasant nurses, sterile environments... Read more

HAS AIRBNB AFFECTED THE RENTAL MARKET?

Most were sceptical of the concept when Airbnb first launched in the US in 2008. But, after the company announced that it had generated R2.4 billion in economic activity in South Africa in 2016, sentiment quickly swayed in Airbnb’s favour, tran... Read more

A TEE-OFF FOR REAL ESTATE INVESTORS

It is no secret that golf estates hold prime value for real estate investors. According to Adrian Goslett, Regional Director and CEO of RE/MAX of Southern Africa, the trick is deciding which golf estate will bring you the best return on investment. ... Read more

ECO ESTATES: THE NEW TREND IN REAL ESTATE

The trending school of thought for this age is striking the ideal balance between work and play – with the scales tipping in favour of leisure activities over fixed business hours. Modern technology has created the opportunity for remote workin... Read more