Sellers – Are Your Property Plans Approved?


Property owners with properties that are illegally constructed, or don’t have approved municipal plans, could be in for an unpleasant surprise from the local council.  For many years property owners have, wrongly, made minor alterations to properties without obtaining the necessary planning permission – something that the municipality is picking up on. In some instances,… Read More Sellers – Are Your Property Plans Approved?

“Low-Commission” Estate Agents – What You Need to Know


As a seller, it’s only natural that you would want to save where you can on your selling costs.  One of those significant costs is the estate agents commission.  If two estate agencies were offering the exact same marketing, service, and results, and one was considerably cheaper than the other one, then it would make… Read More “Low-Commission” Estate Agents – What You Need to Know

Do “For Sale” Boards and Showhouses Make a Difference?


When marketing property it’s not uncommon to get resistance from some sellers when it comes to using “For Sale” boards and Showhouses.  Some sellers are concerned that Showhouses will just attract nosy neighbours instead of genuine buyers.  They are may also be reluctant to let their neighbours and friends know they are on the market… Read More Do “For Sale” Boards and Showhouses Make a Difference?

Hathersage Private Estate Releases new Showhouse


Hathersage Private Estate, a luxury development brought to you by Combined Developers, is situated on the historic Hathersage Farm, a stone’s throw from Radloff Park. This boutique secure estate, consisting of only 28 homes, has one of the best locations in Somerset West.  Close to outstanding schools such a Somerset House, Beaumont Primary, and Parel… Read More Hathersage Private Estate Releases new Showhouse