Get The Most For Your Home Without Starting a Bidding War


In many property markets there is currently strong demand and a shortage of suitable listings.  The “supply and demand” principle drives all markets – and the present status is good for property sellers. This often creates an environment conducive for competition amongst buyers which translates into buyers offering the maximum. Competition is healthy, and it… Read More Get The Most For Your Home Without Starting a Bidding War

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…

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