I often have people come and speak to me about the merits of becoming an estate agent. At first glance it would look like an easy way to earn good money – with flexible hours, huge commissions, and really not much skill required. Wrong. It’s true there are many estate agents. But relatively few are… Read More Real Estate as a Career
Let’s face it: If you’re a seller you’re spoilt for choice! There are literally hundreds of estate agents to choose from. So just how do you select the best agent for yourself? Sellers generally select an agent using one of two methods. The first method used, is to select the agent that places the highest… Read More Choosing Your Estate Agent
Would you invest millions of Rands with an unlicensed investment broker? It’s highly unlikely that you’d take the chance. And yet some consumers work with estate agents without first ensuring they are licensed with the Estate Agency Affairs Board. In most cases your fixed property is the single biggest investment you have. Would you really… Read More Is Your Estate Agent Licensed?
It doesn’t matter what you’re buying, buyers all want the same thing: value for your money. It’s never more true though when it comes to the purchase of a property, as a real estate purchase is usually one of the largest purchases of your life. For the past few years now developments have offered exceptional… Read More Developments Continue to Offer Outstanding Value
So you’re thinking of selling. At what point do you call in an estate agent to assist you? Most sellers only call an estate agent when they are ready to take their property to the market and commence the marketing. But is this the best way to ensure that your property sells for what it’s… Read More Preparing My Property For Sale?
If someone told you that watching TV or movies in colour was a waste of time, and that black and white is perfectly acceptable, what would your response be? For one, you’d wonder what century they were from? We all know that colour is the standard that everyone expects, and has been for decades. To… Read More Your Property and Print Marketing
For most of us, we need finance in order to purchase property. It’s devastating to find the home of your dreams, close a sale, and then find out later the bank has declined your finance. So what can be done to avoid this situation and improve your chances of your finance being approved? When you… Read More Improve Your Home Finance Chances