• December 21, 2016
  • Gated estates are a popular option for prospective home buyers, offering a secure and open lifestyle. But not all gated [...]

  • As a real estate agent, your job entails more than getting your clients to purchase a property; it also entails a duty o[...]

  • December 20, 2016
  • Building up a “rental book” – a portfolio of properties which you rent out to tenants on behalf of landlords – i[...]

  • December 14, 2016
  • The average home price paid by first-time buyers has risen by a modest R37 000 in the past 12 months, but the average ho[...]

  • December 6, 2016
  • Everyone knows that in real estate, the agent with the stock is the agent who succeeds in tough times – and yet prospe[...]

  • November 23, 2016
  • The average purchase price paid by SA homebuyers has increased 8,6% over the past 12 months to reach R1,08m at the end o[...]

    sole mandate advice
  • November 4, 2016
  • Securing a sole mandate agreement on a property can be highly beneficial for you as a real estate agent. Properly done, [...]

  • When you hear an objection from the home seller or buyer, it’s easy to feel trapped or to give up hope of being able t[...]

  • October 20, 2016
  • The Sunday morning set-up in the suburbs – the cars of real estate agents, branded with their agency stickers, parked [...]

  • October 9, 2016
  • When the real estate market tightens up due to interest rate increases or other factors, lots of home sellers will start[...]

  • September 30, 2016
  • Over the past 12 months, more than half of the applications for home loans (54%) have been made by repeat buyers and tho[...]

  • September 21, 2016
  • Home-buying tends to be a long-term decision, which means that client relationships will need to be maintained over year[...]