RE/MAX NATIONAL HOUSING REPORT Q1 2018

13 April 2018
Slow start for the first quarter
In the first quarter of 2018, Lightstone data revealed that 31,875 new bonds were registered at the Deeds Office, totaling an amount of R33,666,534. This is dow...
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HOW TO SELL YOUR HOUSE ONLINE

09 April 2018
From updating your debit orders to doing your grocery shopping, most everyday tasks have migrated to the realm of ones and zeros. Why should selling your home be any different? Most buyers will vie...
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PET-PROOF YOUR PLACE

09 April 2018
Bringing a pet home for the first time is an exhilarating experience. But, responsible pet owners will need to ready themselves for the arrival of the furry new addition to their family in the same wa...
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PRE-WINTER PREPARATIONS

03 April 2018
Summer lovers be warned: the tell-tale signs of Autumn are here. The mornings now greet us with an icy embrace and evening creeps in earlier and earlier each day. But, there is no need for frost-phobi...
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HOW THE VAT INCREASE AFFECTS YOU

26 March 2018
The 1% VAT increase which is set to take effect as of 1 April 2018 has caused much confusion amid sellers and agents alike. As with most before and after transformations, the complication arises in th...
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BALLOON HUNT COMPETITION - TERMS AND CONDITIONS

22 March 2018
1. Each balloon found (with form details submitted correctly) will constitute as a single entry. 2. Multiple entries will be accepted. 3. Prizes include 1 x 3 Takealot vouchers to the value of R...
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STAY OR GO? WHY STAYING FOR A VIEWING IS A BAD IDEA

19 March 2018
Selling a property is never easy. Subtle details – from mismatched scatter cushions, to an unswept kitchen – can spell the difference between a potential buyer making an offer, or scratchi...
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WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW AS A FIRST-TIME LANDLORD

05 February 2018
Building an investment property portfolio and becoming a landlord can be a great way of increasing your income or making a living, however being a landlord is not for everyone. While letting out prope...
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FIX YOUR HOME OR SELL AS IS?

31 January 2018
What do you do if you want to sell your home, but it is in need of repairs? If this is the situation, you have a tough decision to make about what makes more financial sense. Either you will have to d...
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Q4 2017 HOUSING REPORT

22 January 2018
In the last quarter of 2017, 36 943 bonds were registered at the Deeds Office, totalling an amount of R38 819 406. Data from all the major banks reveal that the average bond amount granted during this...
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