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GLOBAL R.E.A.L GROUP’S CAREER ADVICE TO WOMEN

GLOBAL R.E.A.L GROUP’S CAREER ADVICE TO WOMEN

The global R.E.A.L. group, with the support of RE/MAX HQ, is helping women shatter any barriers they may encounter along their career path, regardless of where they are in the world. The group is bringing the brilliant business minds of female RE/MAX affiliates together to exchange ideas, best practices, and – most importantly – personal stories, in an authentic and judgment-free fo...

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6 SIGNS YOU’RE READY TO SELL YOUR HOME

6 SIGNS YOU’RE READY TO SELL YOUR HOME

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 spend some time contemplating certain aspects before listing their property. Unless there’s a particular urgency to sell your home, those still on the fence about whether you’re ready to sell your home should read the below for a few tell-tale...

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WHAT YOU CAN & CAN’T TAKE WITH YOU WHEN YOU SELL

WHAT YOU CAN & CAN’T TAKE WITH YOU WHEN YOU SELL

Whether you’ve lived in your home for 6 months or 6 years, there’s bound to be items you’ve installed that you know you’re not leaving without. Just remember that you can’t take anything that is regarded as a permanent fixture of the home with you when you sell unless the buyer has explicitly agreed to the removal of the item in the sales agreement. To circumvent a...

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WHERE ARE WOMEN IN BUSINESS TODAY?

WHERE ARE WOMEN IN BUSINESS TODAY?

It has been 65 years since the march to the Union Buildings in Pretoria to protest against passes for women took place on 9 August 1956. Today, we still have only one female CEO in the top 40 of the JSE, Anglo American Platinum's Natasha Viljoe. Although we have a long way to go before women have a more equal place at the boardroom table, we have made progress that...

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INTEREST RATES HOLD STEADY IN FACE OF ECONOMIC INSTABILITY

INTEREST RATES HOLD STEADY IN FACE OF ECONOMIC INSTABILITY

Following the recent wave of economic instability, the Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) announced that interest rates will remain stable at 3.5% (repo rate), with the prime lending rate then remaining at 7%.   Adrian Goslett, Regional Director and CEO of RE/MAX of Southern Africa, says that this was a prudent decision, as many have entered the property market owing to record-low interest ra...

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COLLECTING DONATIONS IN GAUTENG

COLLECTING DONATIONS IN GAUTENG

In face of the recent protests and looting, We are South Africans, a civil society organization formed in 2007 from its Facebook page, has moved to help the people of South Africa. The #SPIRITOFSOUTHAFRICA campaign was then started in order to help bring food to the destitute rural towns of KZN and the cities affected by the looting. RE/MAX offices in Gauteng have joined forces with We are Sout...

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RE/MAX National Housing Report Q2 2021

RE/MAX National Housing Report Q2 2021

HOUSING MARKET ACTIVITY RETURNS TO NORMAL After a full year of living under lockdown restrictions of varying levels, the property market seems to have reached an equilibrium. This is according to Regional Director and CEO of RE/MAX of Southern Africa, Adrian Goslett, who refers to the RE/MAX National Housing Report for Q2 2021. “The second quarter of 2020 saw the Deeds Office closure w...

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6 MISTAKES TO AVOID WHEN SELLING YOUR HOME

6 MISTAKES TO AVOID WHEN SELLING YOUR HOME

It’s good to be able to learn from your mistakes, but it’s arguably better and less costly to learn from other people’s mistakes so you can avoid them altogether. When it comes to major financial decisions, such as selling your home, avoiding costly mistakes is crucial because it has a massive impact on your financial well-being. Below are a few common mistakes that sellers ha...

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SWINGING INTO A SELLER’S MARKET

SWINGING INTO A SELLER’S MARKET

Against all predictions, the property market continues to remain incredibly active. Lifestyle changes brought about by the pandemic combined with record-low interest rates have continued to drive up demand for homes, so much so that the market may well be shifting towards a seller’s market in some areas. After concluding back-to-back months of record-high sales volumes, Adrian Goslett, Re...

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HISTORIC INVESTMENT OPPORTUNITY

HISTORIC INVESTMENT OPPORTUNITY

A unique investment opportunity has arisen in Knysna in the form of a stylish, recently restored commercial property that once belonged to the Mayor of Knysna in 1929. The property can be used for offices or can be easily converted into a guesthouse or used as a private residence, meaning that the opportunities for rental income are endless with this property. Boasting six bedrooms, two lounges...

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CONSIDER THIS BEFORE MOVING AWAY FROM THE CITY

CONSIDER THIS BEFORE MOVING AWAY FROM THE CITY

The one thing COVID-19 has taught many businesses is that they can remain productive while being flexible about where employees are based. Many organisations have embraced that their employees are working remotely, which has allowed them more freedom to choose where they want to live. A recent blog posted by RE/MAX New Zealand reported that 65,000 more people chose to move to regional Australia...

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8 SECURITY TIPS WHEN SELLING A VACANT HOME

8 SECURITY TIPS WHEN SELLING A VACANT HOME

Listing and selling a home can be a stressful time, especially if you no longer live on the property. What makes selling a vacant home so much more stressful than an occupied home? Well, the unfortunate reality is that a vacant property is a vulnerable target for vandals and the chance of the home being broken into increases. Below are a few simple safety tips to help protect your vacant home w...

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