Going “Green” Now More Appealing than Ever


Like me, I’m sure you’ve winced when receiving your municipal services accounts.  It seems like we’re paying more and more for services, even though we try to reduce water and electricity consumption.  The implementation of water restrictions, whilst very necessary, has meant that for those with large gardens and swimming pools, their monthly water account… Read More Going “Green” Now More Appealing than Ever

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?

Showhouses – a Powerful Selling Method, But…


Showhouses have long been a very effective marketing tool used by estate agents.  As times have changed though, the strategies around showhouses should have too.  Consider the following: No more “hit and miss”. We’ve used showhouses in the days before the Internet.  With modern technology, buyers can research property details and price ranges before they… Read More Showhouses – a Powerful Selling Method, But…