There will always be investors, irrespective of the market and the economy. The difference when the economy is unsettled, and the market uncertain, is that investors are more selective about where they invest. For the foreseeable future, the Rand will continue to be unstable and will react to any political or economic changes. Just look… Read More Where Do I Invest Now?
I’ve lost count of how many times I’ve been asked this question in my 29 years of real estate. It’s the first thing that real estate agents are asked when meeting both new and old acquaintances. And it’s a question I just love answering. The obvious answer that most agents would give would be either… Read More So How’s the Property Market?
The original developers of Hageland Residential Estate have been working on a new and exciting offering that has just been released to the public. Marc Peeters, representing the developers, has released the last 8 opportunities to purchase directly from the developer. This secure estate comprises only 69 properties, situated in a safe and picturesque environment.… Read More New Developer Offering At Hageland
When you look at some other industries, such as the Travel Industry, technology has had a significant impact on their viability. I travel extensively and I haven’t used a travel agent for many years. Does this mean that real estate agents will perhaps be replaced by technology in the near future? If you think about… Read More Will Technology Replace the Real Estate Agent?
Selling or purchasing a property is a big decision. For most clients we engage with, their property is their largest asset. It goes without saying that Trust is a consideration for anyone engaging in a property transaction. Let’s first consider the trust issue for a property purchaser. A purchaser has the legal right to know… Read More The Issue of Trust in Real Estate
Difficult economic times have impacted the market, with more listings available as property owners decide to access the equity in their property or reduce their debt. With more properties to choose from, buyers are shopping wisely and reacting only to properties that represent the best value. Our research shows that buyers generally respond to… Read More Buyers Snap Up Well-priced Properties
Yes, the market isn’t what most sellers would like it to be. Difficult economic times are definitely impacting buyer demand. Inflation is increasing, incomes are not, and many businesses are taking strain under the conditions. The result is that buyer demand has decreased. It’s a reality, and there is nothing that any agent or seller… Read More Tough Market Calls for Different Strategies