Property News


Steady interest rate adds a little more festive cheer for property and the economy
Nov 21, 2014
The announcement by new Reserve Bank Governor, Lesetja Kganyago that the bank's Monetary Policy Committee would keep the repo rate unchanged at 5,75% (base home loan rate at 9,25%) is indeed welcome news for home owners, prospective buyers and the economy as a whole according to Seeff chairman, Samuel Seeff.
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Don’t forget these 6 things when moving out
Nov 20, 2014

Don't forget these 6 things when moving out

Leaving an old community can be difficult. On top of moving your possessions, selling your home, and saying goodbye to old friends, it can be hard to remember the things you need to do in order to set up the new life waiting for youin a new location. To make it easier, Elaine Chetty of Seeff Richards Bay offers a handy guide to make your move smoother.

Banks:Check your new city/town to see if your bank has a branch nearby. If not, you may need to switch banks; this is especially true if your bank is regional....
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Buoyant property market conditions sees the Seeff property group closing its 50th year on a record high
Nov 17, 2014
The now much publicised buoyant property market conditions has been a welcome boost for estate agents, says Seeff chairman, Samuel Seeff. As we near the close of our milestone fiftieth year of operation, we are delighted to report that we have closed the month of October on a record high sales turnover of just under R4 billion for the month on the back of strong year-on-year growth of 20% with similar agent numbers to last year, he adds.
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‘Tis the season to be selling – property finally has something to cheer about heading to 2015
Nov 17, 2014
Coming off five years of low growth on the back of tight economic conditions, this year has seen the property market emerge from one of the toughest down-cycles, says Seeff chairman, Samuel Seeff. This turnaround is indeed something to cheer about, he adds.
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Strong demand for vacant land on the Atlantic Seaboard, rare Nettleton Road (Clifton) tract of land on the market for R160 million
Nov 10, 2014
What is arguably the prime piece of residential land, two adjacent plots in Nettleton Road, the country's most sought-after and valuable street, is on the market. The land comprises of two plots of 1.900sqm and 1.912sqm respectively, positioned high up in the suburb that sits against the slopes of Lion's Head with magnificent views over the Atlantic Ocean, says Seeff agent, Lance Cohen.
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Bishopscourt sheds its recession hangover, year-on-year sales up by more than double
Nov 10, 2014
Amidst a general upturn in the Cape residential market, Bishopscourt has seen its sales volumes and value more than double year-on-year on the back of strong demand and stock shortages in this premier neighbourhood of the Southern Suburbs. That is the word from Ingrid McFarlane, Seeff's agent for the suburb.
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Another chance to bag a bargain at the new Strand Gardens development
Nov 10, 2014
The marketing of the new Strand Gardens development, located on the last piece of land in the quiet and sought-after suburb of Onverwacht in the Strand is now kicking into gear according to Seeff agent, Loryn Alberts.
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Affordability drives brisk demand for Sedgefield’s seaside property
Nov 10, 2014
The quaint little seaside village of Sedgefield, located on the Garden Route just outside Knysna en-route to George, is once again seeing brisk demand for its affordable homes according to Seeff Knysna principal, Suzi Bilyard. The growth in demand over the last year or so has been such that the agency has now established a fully-fledged office in the village.
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Chance to buy a piece of Table Mountain National Park - rare 21ha private mountain eco-reserve on the market for R7.5 million
Nov 10, 2014
If it is a quintessential laid-back seaside lifestyle amidst unspoilt nature that you are after, then Scarborough must be top of the list. This little suburb of the Cape Southern Peninsula that was designated a conservation village in 1996, lies just beyond Kommetjie and, it is here that a 21ha private mountain eco-reserve is now on the market for the first time in over 35 years, priced at R7.5 million.
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Tribute to Andy Todd, a great leader and innovator of the Southern Suburbs property market
Oct 29, 2014
The passing of Andy (Andrew John) Todd, Seeff's managing director for the Southern Suburbs area, on the 8th October, is an immense loss to the Cape property market, said chairman of the group, Samuel Seeff during a memorial service held at Wynberg Boys' High School where Todd was once a teacher.
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