Shortage of Property Listings Challenges Agents’ Ethics


We’ve previously reported that this year has seen a significant drop in the numbers of properties listed for sale in the mid-to-lower price ranges – not just in the Helderberg area, but across most markets in South Africa. This is generally good news for property owners in this price range as it means that buyers… Read More Shortage of Property Listings Challenges Agents’ Ethics

Are Agents Responsible for the Market Value?


Sometimes we hear sellers say that agents price properties low and drive prices down.  That raises an interesting question:  Are agents responsible for affecting the market values of property? The reality of pricing is that it’s the market that determines market value.  The market is made up of the buyers.  What the agent thinks a… Read More Are Agents Responsible for the Market Value?