Reducing the “Grey” Areas in Your Sales Contract


Buying and selling a property can be daunting.  There is always the issue of the “unknown” that both parties have to deal with.  For the seller, it’s the issues of when their property will sell, for how much, and what the terms will be. For the purchaser, it’s equally as stressful.  How much will they… Read More Reducing the “Grey” Areas in Your Sales Contract

Service to Buyers Leaves Room for Improvement


In a rising market agents scramble to secure good listings.  It’s a fact that the best agents are the agents with the best listings. Sadly though, in their drive for listings some of the feedback we’ve received is that buyers feel they are often neglected.  This frustration isn’t something peculiar only to South Africa. I’m… Read More Service to Buyers Leaves Room for Improvement

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 neighbors instead of genuine buyers.  They are may also be reluctant to let their neighbors and friends know they are on the market… Read More Do “For Sale” Boards and Showhouses Make a Difference?

Helderberg Still In Demand from Upcountry Buyers


The love affair that buyers have with the Helderberg area is far from over. Since the 1990’s buyers from further North have been relocating to the Western Cape, and especially to the Helderberg. Reports show that this trend continues, and in some market sectors is even strengthening. There has been a noticeable increase in the… Read More Helderberg Still In Demand from Upcountry Buyers