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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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COMMERCIAL PROPERTY PERFORMANCE IN EAST LONDON

COMMERCIAL PROPERTY PERFORMANCE IN EAST LONDON

Commercial real estate has suffered from high vacancy rates and low levels of demand ever since the pandemic hit our shores. According to Regional Director and CEO of RE/MAX of Southern Africa, Adrian Goslett, this trend is likely to continue for some time.   “Most companies have realised that it is possible to remain productive while operating remotely. Many have also innovated to o

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CHARITABLE WAYS TO HELP YOUR COMMUNITY THIS WINTER

CHARITABLE WAYS TO HELP YOUR COMMUNITY THIS WINTER

Winter is by far the hardest season for a large portion of the South African population who are living outside the formal housing sector. Though one might not have the means to help in a dramatic way, there are still many small ways to help those in need this Winter. According to the 2016 Community Survey by StatsSA, 2,193,968 South Africans live in informal dwellings (defined as a dwelling or

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HOW TO SPOT PROPERTY INVESTMENT OPPORTUNITIES EARLY

HOW TO SPOT PROPERTY INVESTMENT OPPORTUNITIES EARLY

Lifestyle changes brought about by the pandemic combined with record-low interest rates are likely to lead towards a host of new investment opportunities developing within the local real estate market. Those hoping to capitalise on such an opportunity ought to heed the advice of real estate experts to make sure they spot opportunities as they arise.  When it comes to maximizing returns on

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INTEREST RATE HIKES HELD OFF FOR ANOTHER QUARTER

INTEREST RATE HIKES HELD OFF FOR ANOTHER QUARTER

After announcing at their previous meeting that the interest rates may increase by 25 basis points in the second quarter, the Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) cut the country a break today when it announced that interest rates will remain stable, keeping the repo rate at 3.5% and the prime lending rate at 7%. According to Adrian Goslett, Regional Director and CEO of RE/MAX of Southern Africa, th

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RE/MAX SA WINS GLOBAL LUXURY LIFESTYLE AWARD

RE/MAX SA WINS GLOBAL LUXURY LIFESTYLE AWARD

It has recently been announced in the 13th annual Luxury Lifestyle Awards that RE/MAX of Southern Africa has claimed the coveted title of Best Real Estate Brokerage in South Africa. The brand is the first to win this award within the region as in previous years, this award category-focused mainly on America and Europe. The objective of these awards is to recognize excellence across the whole range

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5 EASY WAYS TO STAGE YOUR HOME YOURSELF

5 EASY WAYS TO STAGE YOUR HOME YOURSELF

The primary goal for most sellers is to sell their home within the shortest time, for the highest possible price. To achieve this, you’ll need to ensure that your home appeals to the highest number of potential buyers in the market. This is where home staging comes in. Many real estate professionals recommend it as a way to highlight the home’s prime selling features and attract more b

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FIND YOUR OWN “BRIDGERTON” MANSION

FIND YOUR OWN “BRIDGERTON” MANSION

Those who are enthralled by period dramas such as “Downton Abbey” or Netflix’s latest “Bridgerton” series might find themselves daydreaming about the possibilities of finding a 19th Century mansion of their own. Those with the means to do so might just be able to turn their dreams into a reality with these few homes currently listed by RE/MAX agents in the UK. &nbs

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