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Be ready to ask these essential questions when you start your house-hunting journey.Putting pen to paper and buying your first house is one of the most important decisions that you will ever make and it comes with enormous financial consequences.
Actually, here's what you need to know.Renting out a room in your house or converting a portion of the house or garage to a flat to rent out is an excellent way to generate additional income on an ongoing basis.
Fact? Or fiction? The experts at Seeff debunk some selling mythsSellers often think that they should hold out for a better price or that listing their property with multiple agents will bring them more buyers and offers.
These tips are manageable and cost-effective - just what you need when you're low on time.
Settle down, stress-free with Seeff. Here are our top tips for purchasing a retirement home.
While there are many options for retirement buyers such as simply buying a house on the country-side or along the coast.
Seeff recommends their top buying locations for 2017.Choosing the right location when it comes to buying a property is a complex decision and one that is almost entirely driven by your own needs, especially if it is your residence.
What more could your landlord want? Find out how to be a great tenant that your landlord will love with these top tips:Gone are the days of being an irresponsible tenant and thinking you can get away with it.
This helpful moving checklist will help you plan your next move:So, you have taken the very exciting leap to move to a new house, neighbourhood or even city.
So, what makes a good neighbourhood? Seeff weighs in…
These days it is all about lifestyle and convenience when it comes to choosing a home.
These helpful gardening tips will take the value of your home from average to awesome.
The garden of your home is usually one of the first things that prospective buyers get to see and it is often a major contributor to the interest in your property when the time comes to sell.
School’s out, the holiday are here and it is that time of year when we all wind down and look forward to the annual summer holidays. This is also a time to be extra vigilant.
Take the stress out of renovating with these top tipsThe holidays are here and it may be the perfect time to do a few renovations or an upgrade here and there.
There's more to consider than you think ...
Investing in property is the single biggest financial transaction that you will ever conclude and should always be done with great care.
Show houses are a great starting point, navigate them with these top tips
If you are thinking of getting onto the housing ladder in the New Year, visiting show houses must be on your ‘to do’ list.
Here are the top tips for a fast and easy sale, straight from the experts at Seeff
While most sellers are prepared to wait for the best possible price, there are times when you need to make a quick sale.
The decision by the South African Reserve Bank’s Monetary Policy Committee to retain the repo rate at the current 7% (home loan base rate of 10.5%) for the fourth successive meeting, is a welcome reprieve for the economy and housing market, says Samuel Seeff, chairman of the Seeff Property Group.
Are you planning to sell your house?
Many experienced sellers will probably tell you that selling is not in the same arena as buying. The experience is quite different, so if this is new territory for you, you need to be armed with as much information as possible.
Are you about to embark on your first house-hunting adventure?
Whatever your reason for wanting to buy your first home is, the step can be both exciting and daunting.
The arrival of summer in the city signals endless sunshine, lazy beach days and the time when those patios and pools are put to full use, it is also the time for scores of holiday makers to ascend on the city.
Wood has been an important construction material since humans began building shelters, houses and boats.
A rare property comprising of 3000sqm of land with a beautiful, 1903 Sir Herbert Baker manor house, known as ‘Tregenna Estate’, is on the market in sought-after Rondebosch.
Those who live, work and play in the suburbs of Randburg, can attest to the wide diversity of options and quality of life this area affords to its residents.
The much anticipated and long-debated Sectional Titles Schemes Management Act and the Community Schemes Ombud Service Act that finally came into operation at the start of October, are both vital for this growing property sector are both vital for this property sector for a number of reasons.
The advent of the internet and astronomical pace of digital development has inevitably introduced a new element into the house hunting and buying process. Almost daily, we see new online sites popping up offering to assist home sellers to advertise and sell their property themselves.
With the December holidays just around the corner, many people are starting to consider investing in a holiday home, and with a country as beautiful as South Africa, the options are endless.
Do you have a crazy aunt that loves her cats too much? A son who insists on wearing his underwear on his head? A cat that thinks she is the boss of your home? A wife who has taken her porcelain doll collection to an extreme level?
Seeff gives some food for thought
The advent of the internet and astronomical pace of digital development has inevitably introduced a new element into the house hunting and buying process.
Seeff provides some insights to help you make the choice.
For first time home buyers especially, the question of whether it is better to build a new home or buy an existing home is often a daunting one. But, it need not be. Each option has its own merits and as with everything around investing in property, the choice would depend on your personal preference and the amount of money and time that you wish to invest.
Whether you are a first time home seller or you have a lot of experience when it comes to the subject of selling homes it is still easy to repeatedly make the same mistakes especially when you are not actively guarding against it.
Buyers and sellers are often not entirely sure what exactly the role of the estate agent is. Here are five of their most important duties whether you are a buyer or a seller.