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Smart strategies for sellers

4 hours ago | Life Style

Putting a home on the market can be stressful, and it can be difficult to make objective decisions when it matters most.Adrian Goslett, Regional Director and CEO of RE/MAX of Southern Africa, recommends that owners...

Three truths every first-time buyer needs to know

5 days ago - 22 October 2021 | Life Style

Many buyers can find the process of purchasing their first home overwhelming because there are so many new concepts with which to grapple. It is easy to feel disheartened by the whole process, but buyers...

How agents benefit an experienced buyer or seller

6 days ago - 21 October 2021 | Life Style

There is often a steep learning curve involved in buying or selling your first home. Thereafter, the process becomes far less complicated and intimidating.Buyers and sellers also have a wealth of knowledge at their fingertips...

Upsides to downscaling

1 week ago - 14 October 2021 | Life Style

Lockdown restrictions caused many to seek out more space after being confined to their homes. While this presents a good option for some homeowners, others may benefit more from what they stand to gain by...

Valuable features to add to your home

1 month - 22 September 2021 | Life Style

Each buyer will have unique preferences, but there are some features that tend to be more popular than others. Knowing what these features are can help sellers add immense value onto their homes. “There are...

How to buy a house cash

1 month - 10 September 2021 | Life Style

When purchasing a property through home finance, buyers may end up spending the equivalent of what the property is worth in interest over the course...

Three tips for interior design novices

1 month - 08 September 2021 | Life Style

Our environment plays a crucial role in our wellbeing. Living and working in a visually pleasant setting can boost one’s mood and even one’s productivity....

Property: An asset, not an expense

1 month - 31 August 2021 | Life Style

Although property is classified as an asset, there is more to this than initially meets the eye.Assets are purchases that grow in value over time....

Are you ready to sell?

2 months ago - 13 August 2021 | Life Style

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...

Questions every seller should ask their estate agent

2 months ago - 11 August 2021 | Life Style

Selling property is one of the biggest financial transactions a person can make. Having the best possible service during these complicated transactions will ensure the...

Ways to renovate without losing character

2 months ago - 02 August 2021 | Life Style

For many, the history of a home is what makes it appealing.However, as charming as antique archways and brass finishes might be, rusty pipes and...

What you need to know about funeral policies

2 months ago - 29 July 2021 | Life Style

“The last thing you should worry about when grieving the loss of a loved one is reading the terms and conditions of your funeral policy...

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Some growth in mortgage sales...

3 months ago - 22 July 2021 | Life Style

“Housing markets across most advanced and emerging economies have remained buoyant, despite the marked slowdown in global economic activity,” says Frans Uusiku, FNB Market Research...

How much is your home...

3 months ago - 21 July 2021 | Life Style

Knowing how much the property is worth will equip homeowners with the knowledge to make well-informed plans for the future, regardless of whether the owner...

Things to avoid when selling...

3 months ago - 29 June 2021 | Life Style

When it comes to placing a home on the market, avoiding costly mistakes is crucial as this can have a massive impact on a seller’s...

Consider this before investing with...

4 months ago - 25 June 2021 | Life Style

When unable to afford the purchase on one’s own, co-owning an investment property with friends or family can result in favourable returns. Yet, as with...

Outdated features to upgrade before...

4 months ago - 24 June 2021 | Life Style

While certain antique features can provide a home with character and charm, others will give buyers the impression that the home needs some serious updating,...

What to do when a...

4 months ago - 21 June 2021 | Life Style

When leasing a property, tenants are required to receive the permission of their landlords before they may bring a pet into the home.Landlords ought to...

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