Year: 2018

Buying Properties

5 things to check before you move into your new home

It may look like the perfect home, but there are some things you need to check before putting pen to paper. This house is perfect…or is it? You’ve been hunting high and low for that perfect family home, and you can’t quite believe it’s finally happened – you’ve found the one. But, before you sign that […]

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Selling Property

Know your target market before selling your home

When it comes to property, it’s every seller’s dream to make a quick, successful sale. In order to do so though, it’s important to market your property accordingly to the correct market which can broadly be classified into six basic segments: Entry level buyers, family buyers, mature or second time buyers, leisure, investment buyers and high-end buyers. […]

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Selling Property

How property scammers will catch you

We’re into the first quarter of the year when many students start thinking about accommodation for the year, those changing jobs start considering new homes, and many of us are scouring online property sites, looking for holiday rents. The only sure-fire way of ensuring you won’t be scammed, says Stevens, is to deal through a reputable […]

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Selling Property

4 tips to increase the value of your property

Improving the aesthetic impact and market value of one’s home requires careful thought and a clear direction. If you are looking to sell your property or simply wish to increase value to your property, following some of these steps may be exactly what you need to be successful. CEO of Greeff Christie’s International Real Estate, Mike Greeff […]

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Tenant

Dealing with a demanding landlord

A difficult landlord can make a tenant’s life miserable. Knowing how to deal with them is the key to keeping the relationship amiable. You’ve just signed a lease and although the landlord seemed pleasant enough, he did seem to be a tad overbearing and maybe just a little pedantic. Most tenants don’t realise that a […]

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