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RE/MAX BY THE NUMBERS 2020

RE/MAX BY THE NUMBERS 2020

Twelve months ago, the real estate industry braced itself for the worst as the country was thrown into a hard lockdown. For months, the deeds offices were shut down and real estate was not classified to operate until Alert Level 3. In face of these hardships, RE/MAX SA saw a phenomenal recovery as soon as restrictions eased and allowed real estate to return to business as somewhat unusual, as the

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TIPS FOR AN EFFORTLESS MOVE INTO AN UPSTAIRS APARTMENT

TIPS FOR AN EFFORTLESS MOVE INTO AN UPSTAIRS APARTMENT

Threading a needle, stuffing an inflatable mattress back into its bag, and moving into an upstairs apartment all belong to the same frustrating category of things we would rather avoid doing. To help make this process as effortless as possible, below are a few tips on how to move into an upstairs apartment. Measure your new apartment To avoid an awkward tango between your three-seater sofa an

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WHY YOU SHOULD WORK WITH RE/MAX

WHY YOU SHOULD WORK WITH RE/MAX

There are several reasons why clients and the top agents in the industry decide to work with the RE/MAX brand. Here are just a few reasons why you should work with RE/MAX… The credibility of RE/MAX The influence of a brand cannot be bought or borrowed. It is earned over time. At RE/MAX, you benefit from over four decades of brand reputation built on leadership, innovation and integrity

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TRAVEL RESTRICTIONS AFFECT INTERNATIONAL HOME SALES

TRAVEL RESTRICTIONS AFFECT INTERNATIONAL HOME SALES

Foreign investment into the South African real estate sector has been impacted by the international travel restrictions implemented in the response to the pandemic. Agents from the RE/MAX Living franchise in Cape Town share their stories on how the travel ban has affected their ability to successfully conclude international transactions. According to Broker/Manager of RE/MAX Living, Susan Watts

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SUPPORT LOCAL STORES TO INCREASE PROPERTY VALUES

SUPPORT LOCAL STORES TO INCREASE PROPERTY VALUES

The current economy has been tough on many local businesses and restaurants who are struggling to keep their doors open under ongoing restrictions. Those who live nearby are encouraged to support these struggling enterprises to help maintain the overall appeal of the neighbourhood. According to Regional Director and CEO of RE/MAX of Southern Africa, Adrian Goslett, the value of properties incre

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PERSONAL TOUCH BECOMING INCREASINGLY IMPORTANT IN REAL ESTATE

PERSONAL TOUCH BECOMING INCREASINGLY IMPORTANT IN REAL ESTATE

During these uncertain times, the importance of personal connection is being highlighted – especially to those who are in service industries such as the real estate sector. Top international real estate coach, Brian Buffini, believes that prioritising self-care and the well-being of others is at the forefront of success in 2021. Buffini, founder of Buffini & Company whose coaching ser

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PRIORITIZING THE HEALTH & WELLBEING OF OUR NETWORK

PRIORITIZING THE HEALTH & WELLBEING OF OUR NETWORK

As the world’s leading brand in real estate, we are now challenging our network to help us become the healthiest brand in the industry by partnering with the online fitness coaching sensation, JEFF Fitness. The partnership kicked off with a free workout event held on 25 February, live-streamed via the JEFF Together Facebook and YouTube pages. The workout (which can be watched here) f

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SHOULD YOU BUY OR SELL FIRST?

SHOULD YOU BUY OR SELL FIRST?

Considering that most homeowners require the equity from the sale of their current home to go towards the payment of their new home, those battling with the decision to either buy a home or sell their current home first might find themselves caught between a rock and a hard place. Luckily, there are a few aspects you can consider to help you decide how to make your first move: Buy first but pos

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RE/MAX “SHOW YOUR LOVE” MONTH: IDEAS FOR GIVING BACK

RE/MAX “SHOW YOUR LOVE” MONTH: IDEAS FOR GIVING BACK

This Valentine’s Month, the RE/MAX of Southern Africa network is spreading their love across the region as part of a national Show Your Love campaign. The idea behind the campaign is to create an opportunity in which to focus on serving and giving back to those around us – even if it is in just some small way. “The pandemic has been tough on all of us, whether it be financiall

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R12.5 MILLION INVESTMENT OPPORTUNITY IN SEDGEFIELD

R12.5 MILLION INVESTMENT OPPORTUNITY IN SEDGEFIELD

Perfectly positioned in the secure and exclusive gated estate of Cola Views in Cola Beach, Sedgefield, this R12.5 million home with five bedrooms and five bathrooms offers the prime investment opportunity for the savvy coastal buyer. Priced near the top end of this growing market, this home stands to grow only further in value.   According to the suburb expert tasked with marketing the hom

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MOST EXPENSIVE APARTMENT IN SOUTH AFRICA

MOST EXPENSIVE APARTMENT IN SOUTH AFRICA

Listed at R170 million, this eight-bedroom beach oasis is currently the most expensive listing available within South Africa. Previously one of the most expensive listings in the country topped out at R150 million for a five-bedroom home in Fresnaye and was marketed by top sales associate, Karryn Cartoulis of RE/MAX Living.  Since acquiring the listing in the latter half of 2020, Cartoulis

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HOW COVID HAS CHANGED THE GLOBAL REAL ESTATE INDUSTRY

HOW COVID HAS CHANGED THE GLOBAL REAL ESTATE INDUSTRY

From wearing face masks in public to socialising from two meters apart, society is adapting to the rather unusual circumstances that have been brought about by COVID-19. As with all industries, the global real estate industry has had to adapt to the new normal. In a recent blog posted by RE/MAX LLC, RE/MAX agents around the globe share the changes they have had to make in face of the pandemic a

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