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YOU GOT TO LOVE THE HOUSE YOU BUY

YOU GOT TO LOVE THE HOUSE YOU BUY

Property is a long-term investment, in fact, on average it takes a minimum of approximately five years to see real returns on a property sale, provided there are no other unusual circumstances.  Given the fact that most people will end up staying in the home they buy for some time, it is essential to choose the right property that meets your lifestyles requirements both now and in the future....

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JOIN RE/MAX

JOIN RE/MAX

At RE/MAX, you can expect unrivalled business-building services at the local, regional and national levels.  Education. Technology. Lead generation and management . Agent-to-agent referrals. Marketing tools. It's all focused on one thing: Your success https://www.remax.co.za/seeremax/ 

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A BUYERS MARKET

A BUYERS MARKET

If you’ve ever read anything or spoken to anyone about property, the chances are the phrase ‘buyer’s market’ would have sprung up. It is one of those expressions that is used so often that it is taken for granted that everyone knows what it means? But what does it mean exactly? Is it simply implying that it is a good time to buy property or is there more to it than that?...

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SECTIONAL TITLE VS FREEHOLD OWNERSHIP

SECTIONAL TITLE VS FREEHOLD OWNERSHIP

Several reasons have contributed to the growing popularity of sectional title living in South Africa, such as heightened security, affordability and a more communal way of life. However, as popular as it may be, sectional title ownership remains highly misunderstood when it comes to ownership responsibilities and legalities. To fully understand the differences between sectional title and tradit...

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WHAT IS THE RE/MAX BRAND TO YOU?

WHAT IS THE RE/MAX BRAND TO YOU?

These are comments we’ve heard over the last 20 years, and they’re simply not true. 1. “You can only join them as an independent contractor.” 2. “At that company, they eat their young. You’re left to fend for yourself.” 3. “More like Feemax than RE/MAX.” Let's set the record straight and give you the lowdown: 1. It is true th...

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WHAT IS THE MOST REWARDING PART OF YOUR JOB?

WHAT IS THE MOST REWARDING PART OF YOUR JOB?

These are comments we’ve heard over the last 20 years, and they’re simply not true. 1. “You can only join them as an independent contractor.” 2. “At that company, they eat their young. You’re left to fend for yourself.” 3. “More like Feemax than RE/MAX.” Let's set the record straight and give you the lowdown: 1. It is true th...

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ELAINE KRUGER AND FAMILY

ELAINE KRUGER AND FAMILY

Elaine Kruger and her family wanted to move to a secure property that was closer to their church. Thanks to RE/MAX the Krugers found an ideal townhouse, fast. Their cosy new home has a pool for the kids and is super easy to maintain.

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JANO AND MARIKE RADERMAN

JANO AND MARIKE RADERMAN

Newlyweds Jano and Marike Raderman decided to buy a property off-plan. With help from RE/MAX the process was hassle-free. The happy couple is now looking forward to moving into their first home together and making the space their own.

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MITCHELL AND DUSTIN OLIVER

MITCHELL AND DUSTIN OLIVER

Brothers Mitchell and Dustin Oliver wanted buy a country plot close to Johannesburg. There was just one problem. As freelance entertainers they couldn’t produce salary pay slips, so getting a bond was difficult…until RE/MAX stepped in.

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PADDY AND BELA ABRAMS

PADDY AND BELA ABRAMS

Paddy and Bela Abrams wanted to sell their large family home in Boksburg and buy a smaller house in the same area. With the help of RE/MAX these active retirees found the perfect lock-up-and-go townhouse with a charming back garden.

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Q1 2017 HOUSING REPORT

Q1 2017 HOUSING REPORT

According to Deeds Office data, 35 088 bonds were registered from January to March this year, with the average bond amount at around R1 027 000. It is interesting to note that during this same period the statistics revealed that 45 552 bonds were cancelled. Average property prices up Adrian Goslett, Regional Director and CEO of RE/MAX of Southern Africa, says that 29 654 freehold homes have...

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Q2 2017 HOUSING REPORT

Q2 2017 HOUSING REPORT

Deeds Office statistics reveal that in the second quarter of this year, 35 637 bonds were registered, with an average bond amount of approximately R1 033 000. The number of bonds registered increased by 549, while the average bond amount increased by R6 000 when compared with last quarter's figures. Approximately 51 515 bonds were cancelled during the same time frame. Average freehold price...

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