A home’s online listing photos have become one of the most important marketing tools when trying to match the right buyer with their dream home.
Retirees shouldn’t delay if the retirement plan includes downscaling, rather sell as soon as the decision is made and buy in a retirement village.
Selling your home is only the first part of a bigger overall plan, so try focusing on how good you'll feel once the actual move is over. Get tips...
A lawyer can often find reasons for making the Agreement of Sale voidable, should one of the parties want to get out after signing.
A sole mandate is an instruction from a seller to one exclusive estate agent to provide the services involved in selling a specific property.
A seller must be willing to give complete information on the state and condition of the property and sign a mandate with their estate agent.
Owners of R1 million plus properties who want the best possible price need to pay particular attention to the details of presentation.
The warmer weather brings more buyers to show houses and when it comes to selling property, first impressions matter. So get ready for show day....
When it comes commission, the rule of thumb is that it is earned by the agent whose efforts were the “effective cause” of the sale, says an expert.
An agent’s commission comes into effect when they successfully match a buyer and a seller, and the seller pays this on transfer of ownership.
Show days can also save both the estate agent and home seller time as a number of potential buyers can view the property within the same day.
Homeowners planning to sell their house in the spring, should ensure that their lawn will be green and velvety in time for their first show day.
If home sellers are to get the best price in the fastest possible time, they should be working on strategies suited to today’s property market.
Improve the chances of selling your home by re-introducing your property in a fresh way that will attract the interest of a new set of buyers.
Recent changes to the Electrical Machinery Regulations place a duty on every user to obtain an electric fence compliance certificate.
The importance of first impressions and increasingly picky buyers places pressure on sellers to put their best foot forward when showing their home.
Homeowners selling their homes as a one-off exercise are bound by the common law Voetstoots principle rather than the Consumer Protection Act.
Show houses are still a part of the residential house sales landscape, although in major urban areas crime is a concern for agents.
Overpriced properties make other similar homes seem like excellent value and can actually help estate agents sell another property.
Certain things like location, condition of the neighbourhood, renovations and secure parking influence a home's value. Here's a guide...
House for sale in Fernkloof Estate, Hermanus, Western Cape R 3 200 000
House for sale in Modder East, Springs, Gauteng R 893 000
House for sale in Blue Bend, East London, Eastern Cape R 7 500 000
House for sale in Big Bay, Blouberg, Western Cape R 3 495 000
House for sale in Doornpoort, Pretoria, Gauteng R 1 095 000
House for sale in Sunninghill, Sandton, Gauteng R 1 695 000
Townhouse for sale in Gallo Manor, Sandton, Gauteng R 2 190 000
Townhouse for sale in Paulshof, Sandton, Gauteng R 1 325 000
House for sale in Pecanwood Estate, Hartbeespoort, North West R 2 300 000
House for sale in Theescombe, Port Elizabeth, Eastern Cape R 4 850 000
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