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RE/MAX NATIONAL HOUSING REPORT Q3 2021

RE/MAX NATIONAL HOUSING REPORT Q3 2021

Housing Market Continues to Exceed Expectations Rather than subsiding to pre-COVID levels of activity, as was predicted in the RE/MAX National Housing Report for Q2 2021, the property market continues to exceed expectations in the third quarter of this year. Regional Director and CEO of RE/MAX of Southern Africa, Adrian Goslett, says that the results of the RE/MAX National Housing Report fo...

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HOW MUCH IS MY HOME WORTH?

HOW MUCH IS MY HOME WORTH?

Knowing how much your home is worth can equip you with the knowledge to make well-informed plans for the future, regardless of whether you plan on selling. There are several resources available to those who wish to discover the value of their home, but the most reliable of which is to have a real estate professional provide a free evaluation of the property. Online resources can help determine...

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ENABLING YOUNG GIRLS SCHOOLING SUCCESS

ENABLING YOUNG GIRLS SCHOOLING SUCCESS

On 27 September, Livingstone High School in the Claremont school district received a free sanitary pad dispensing machine, sponsored by The RE/MAX Foundation and supplied by the MENstruation Foundation & O Grace Land –  NPO’s that strives to create free access to sanitary pads for young women during their menstrual cycle. Countless girls in South Africa regularly miss...

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PROPERTY GIANT TURNS PINK TO RAISE AWARENESS

PROPERTY GIANT TURNS PINK TO RAISE AWARENESS

As prevalent as breast cancer is among South African women, most still fail to go for regular mammograms and perform self-examinations to check for lumps or irregularities hiding beneath the breast tissue. Breast cancer is almost always curable if detected early, which is why the National Breast Cancer Awareness month exists to spread awareness around early detection and cure. “Many of ou...

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STABLE INTEREST RATES GIVE HOMEOWNERS ANOTHER BREAK

STABLE INTEREST RATES GIVE HOMEOWNERS ANOTHER BREAK

Interest rates will yet again remain stable at 3.5% (repo rate), with the prime lending rate remaining at 7% following the September announcement by the Monetary Policy Committee (MPC). While grateful for this decision, Adrian Goslett, Regional Director and CEO of RE/MAX of Southern Africa, remains cautious for when interest rates will begin their inevitable upward climb. As predicted in his re...

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HOW TO AVOID PROPERTY SCAMS

HOW TO AVOID PROPERTY SCAMS

While the Internet is an extremely useful tool, it has also made it easier for criminals to prey on prospective buyers and tenants. Over the last month, RE/MAX of Southern Africa has received several reports of various real estate agent scams taking place within the Western Cape in particular. Adrian Goslett, Regional Director and CEO of RE/MAX of Southern Africa, warns South Africans to be car...

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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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