New Developments Offer Highest Investment Returns


Any investor will want to know where they will experience the best growth, but with limited risk.  Property has proven to be a low-risk investment over the years, being less volatile than many other investment vehicles. Knowing where to invest in property is key to enjoying the best gains.  For example, Somerset West has long… Read More New Developments Offer Highest Investment Returns

Overpricing Leads to a Lower Selling Price, Even in a Strong Market


Every property seller wants to sell for the most the market will pay.  Unfortunately, as a seller, we mostly believe our property is worth more than everyone else does.  It’s a completely normal condition we call the “sellers’ emotional wish-price”.  I’ve been a seller many times and, even as an estate agent, I’ve made the… Read More Overpricing Leads to a Lower Selling Price, Even in a Strong Market

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

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