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Should you fix before you sell?

7 hours ago | Life Style

Those whose homes are in ill-repair face a complex decision when deciding whether to list as is or fix the property before it goes to market, especially within the current market where financial resources are...

Good news for first-time home buyers

2 days ago - 23 February 2021 | Life Style

Record low interest rates have pushed a steady stream of first-time buyers into the property market, either moving from rental properties or simply leaving their family home. Those similarly hoping to move out of home...

Popular home décor trends for 2021

1 week ago - 18 February 2021 | Life Style

As we continue to live and work from within the home, a shift is likely to occur within many household’s monthly budgets. Rather than spending money on entertainment, many are likely to spend their spare...

Tips for peaceful cohabitation

1 week ago - 15 February 2021 | Life Style

Covid restrictions have forced many of us to spend more time in our homes working, remote-learning, and co-existing with the rest of the family indoors over weekends.This new albeit temporary normal has caused many to...

Downsizing to relieve money woes

3 weeks ago - 04 February 2021 | Life Style

The decision to downsize is often not an easy one to make. However, those who have faced retrenchment or ongoing salary cuts due to lockdown restrictions should consider whether their financial situation could become more...

Common myths around selling your home

3 weeks ago - 02 February 2021 | Life Style

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...

Absence during viewings better and safer

3 weeks ago - 29 January 2021 | Life Style

The pandemic has changed the way in which the real estate industry operates. To minimize the risk of infection, sellers (especially those who are at...

Negotiate levy increases like this

4 weeks ago - 26 January 2021 | Life Style

At the end of the financial year, Homeowners Associations (HOA) and Body Corporates may choose to discuss and implement annual levy escalations. Should homeowners feel...

Why is your home not selling?

1 month - 20 January 2021 | Life Style

The property market is experiencing a boom of activity, particularly in the first-time buyers’ market. Yet, despite high levels of interest, many parts of the...

How is the property market performing?

1 month - 19 January 2021 | Life Style

Homebuyers, sellers, or those simply curious about real estate can benefit from chatting with a qualified real estate expert.To get the most out of this...

How Covid has changed the global real estate industry

1 month - 15 January 2021 | Life Style

From wearing face masks in public to socialising from two meters apart, society is adapting to the rather unusual circumstances that have been brought about...

2021 is THE year to buy property

1 month - 12 January 2021 | Life Style

If there ever was a time to make purchasing your first home a new year’s resolution, 2021 would be the year.With interest rates at historic...

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What is POA?

2 months ago - 26 November 2020 | Life Style

When searching for homes on property portals, it is not uncommon for the letters “POA” to appear instead of the listing price. Short for Price...

Don’t go for broke

3 months ago - 24 November 2020 | Life Style

The lockdown has put financial pressure on many households and highlighted the importance of careful financial planning.Though there is no simple solution for creating financial...

Budget-friendly bathroom renos

3 months ago - 19 November 2020 | Life Style

When selling a home, most real estate professionals will advise that the best rooms to update are the bathrooms and the kitchen. Given the current...

Paint before you move in!

3 months ago - 16 November 2020 | Life Style

Every homebuyer wants to add their personal touch to their property and turn their new house into a home. A great way to do this...

Purchasing property for the parents

3 months ago - 27 October 2020 | Life Style

It is not uncommon for those who find themselves in a better financial position than that of their parents, to purchase a property on their...

Budgeting for a single-income household

4 months ago - 12 October 2020 | Life Style

Living on a single income is a challenge that some couples decide to undertake to raise a young family. Others, either as a result of...

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