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INTEREST RATE HIKING CYLCE CONTINUES

INTEREST RATE HIKING CYLCE CONTINUES

The cycle of interest rate hikes continues following the latest announcement by the Monetary Policy Committee (MPC). The repo rate climbs by 50 basis points to 4.75%, leaving the prime lending rate at 8.25%. Regional Director and CEO of RE/MAX of Southern Africa, Adrian Goslett, says that this decision was predictable and in line with other statements provided by the MPC. “My hope is that

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RE/MAX SA CONVENTION 2023

RE/MAX SA CONVENTION 2023

Southern Africa’s largest real estate franchise, RE/MAX, has recently announced that it will hold its first national convention since the pandemic. This two-day convention will take place in Sun City, Johannesburg, on 15-17 February 2023. This convention promises to be the biggest one yet, as the brand has seen exceptional growth since the pandemic hit over two years ago. “We’

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WHY MOMS MAKE GREAT REAL ESTATE AGENTS

WHY MOMS MAKE GREAT REAL ESTATE AGENTS

Moms are fantastic, super-human beings. From being a chauffeur, chef, and tutor, moms are an all-in-one package with all of the necessary patience, kindness, and empathy. Moms have all these superpowers and more. It’s no wonder we have a whole day that is dedicated just to them. In honour of the day, we want to celebrate all mothers by showing you another thing that moms are absolutely fanta

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RE/MAX ANNUAL COATS & CANS DRIVE

RE/MAX ANNUAL COATS & CANS DRIVE

It can feel overwhelming to think how you might be able to help those in need when issues of hunger, unemployment, and homelessness continue to grow each year. But, each small contribution can go a long way towards improving the lives of those living within Southern Africa. “As a way of giving back to our local communities, we will be running our annual Coats & Cans drive where people

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RE/MAX NATIONAL HOUSING REPORT Q1 2022

RE/MAX NATIONAL HOUSING REPORT Q1 2022

Rising Interest Rates Impact Housing Market Activity Following a season of unprecedented sales volumes, activity within the South African Housing market has begun to subside, most likely as a result of the interest rate hiking cycle that started in November last year. According to Lightstone Property data, a total of 36,685 bond registrations were recorded at the Deeds Office over the perio

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CAN YOU PULL OUT OF A HOUSE SALE?

CAN YOU PULL OUT OF A HOUSE SALE?

It’s not uncommon for buyers to try and cancel a house sale after signing the contract, but what actually happens when you withdraw from a house purchase? What happens when a Seller decides they no longer want to sell their property, or the Buyer finds something else they love more after the Offer to Purchase (OTP) has already been signed? Can a party simply walk away from the transaction? L

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INTEREST RATES CLIMB EVEN FURTHER

INTEREST RATES CLIMB EVEN FURTHER

Interest rates continue to climb following the latest announcement by the Monetary Policy Committee (MPC). The repo rate jumps by 25 basis points to 4.25%, leaving the prime lending rate at 7.75%. This comes as no surprise to Regional Director and CEO of RE/MAX of Southern Africa, Adrian Goslett, who had predicted that interest rates would climb in response to rising inflation and the global in

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TOP TIPS FOR BEGINNER REAL ESTATE AGENTS

TOP TIPS FOR BEGINNER REAL ESTATE AGENTS

What is the best way to start as a real estate agent? Becoming a certified real estate agent is a relatively easy process but there is also a fine art to becoming a successful property professional. There are plenty of perks to being an estate agent. You can be your own boss, meet new people, and help families through one of life's biggest milestones. For those who have recently joined the pro

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PITFALLS TO AVOID WHEN SELLING YOUR HOME

PITFALLS TO AVOID WHEN SELLING YOUR HOME

Making mistakes and learning from them is part of the growing pains of life. But being able to avoid mistakes all together is even better. There are a few common mistakes that sellers can avoid to ensure that they maximize their return on investment. Here are a few preventable mistakes to avoid when selling your home. Getting Emotional Selling your home can be an emotional rollercoaster. The

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WHAT INCREASES THE VALUE OF YOUR PROPERTY THE MOST?

WHAT INCREASES THE VALUE OF YOUR PROPERTY THE MOST?

There’s no doubt that home improvements are getting increasingly popular. Simply watch a few reality renovations shows and you’re sure to get the bug too! However, renovating your property could also increase the value of your home should you later decide to sell. Many homeowners make the mistake of splurging on expensive renovations, flashy fittings, and state-of-the-art fixtures righ

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RE/MAX SA WINS GLOBAL LUXURY LIFESTYLE AWARD 2 YEARS RUNNING

RE/MAX SA WINS GLOBAL LUXURY LIFESTYLE AWARD 2 YEARS RUNNING

For the second year in a row, RE/MAX of Southern Africa has claimed the coveted title of Best Real Estate Brokerage in South Africa according to the 14th annual Luxury Lifestyle Awards. These awards recognize excellence across a range of industry sectors worldwide. Last year, RE/MAX was the first to win this award within the region as in previous years, this award category-focused mainly on Ame

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RE/MAX SA NETWORK PERFORMANCE IN 2021

RE/MAX SA NETWORK PERFORMANCE IN 2021

It can be overwhelming deciding who to partner with when selecting a real estate brand. We’re here to make your life a little easier by telling you why RE/MAX agents are the right choice. Whether you are buying, selling, or leasing, RE/MAX has a local real estate advisor who is best equipped to assist. Below are just a few of the reasons why we can call ourselves the #1 brand in real estate.

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