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The recent changes in national government may have sellers asking, "so what does this mean for me?"
Wondering if it may be time to buy your first home? Seeff Richard’s Bay MD Elaine Chetty has some tips before you get started.
A landmark property in Sandhurst, one of the most exclusive suburbs in South Africa, has been listed with Seeff at R150 million. This is believed to be the highest price that has ever been asked for a residential property in Gauteng.
Renowned hotelier, Sol Kerzner and his daughter, Andrea Kerzner, have launched a new luxury housing estate located between Llandudno and Hout Bay.The estate brings together six top architects for a luxurious eco-lifestyle with attention to detail and access to superior hospitality services.
The relationship between you, as the seller, and your agent is an important one. Communication and honesty are important - and it goes both ways, says Steve van Wyk, Seeff’s MD in Centurion.
So you've bought your first property, you're all settled in…Home, sweet home, right? Only now you've discovered that there are some property defects that were missed. What now?
On Show Days, it's essential that you stand out from the crowd. And highlighting your home's finest features could help turn a browser into a buyer. Here's how you can do it:
When buying a property, you may only be concerned about your immediate property needs. But experts say that you should also buy with the future in mind. Gerhard van der Linde from Seeff Pretoria East offers some advice:
Is it possible for the average Millennial to buy property in today's economic climate? Or are they forever doomed to rent? Chris Hajec, Managing Director at Seeff Randburg weighs in.
When selling a property, it is commonplace to put it on the market while it is still furnished. But what if it's vacant?
Sea Farm, a peninsula nature reserve at the foot of the Hangklip Mountain, Pringle Bay, is a rare place where you can invest in seafront property.Priced at just R13m, the 4475sqm land runs to the ocean and comes with a 400sqm Mediterranean home with all-round uninterrupted sea views.
Aerial view of the 7 ha Kingsburgh Commercial-Industrial Park that borders the 1000 ha Durban Automotive Supplier Park. Seeff Amanzimtoti is selling plots worth R50 million in Kingsburgh Commercial- Industrial Park, in what is set to be an exciting new growth hub in KwaZulu-Natal.
If you are looking for a lifestyle suburb with access to the best schools and the University of Cape Town (UCT), then Rondebosch is your best bet.It offers a fabulous selection of family homes with lovely gardens, swimming pools and much more.
An exquisite country mansion in Saddlebrook Estate that belongs to former advocate and now singer and songwriter Christall Kay, is on exclusive sole mandate with Seeff Sandton for R18.5 million.
Plot at 28 Homefront Drive, La Lucia, which has direct beach access and was sold by Seeff towards the end of 2017 for a record R11.675m.
A favourable economy and stunning destination means Mauritius is an excellent choice for South Africans.New legislation has made it a lot easier to invest, not just in residential, but also commercial property on the island.
The new Fairhaven Country Estate in Somerset West comes with fabulous views, top class security and a choice of luxury homes and finishes.Buyers can choose from a plot and plan or turnkey option. Prices start at R3.995m and there is no transfer duty payable.
Boomtown Ballito is among the areas in KZN bracing for a busy 2018.
This need has given rise to many security estates in Gauteng attempting to simulate that feeling of living in a village while you are still close to work and important amenities.Seeff notes the following estates that have created a bona fide small town feel, affording residents with the inkling that they have escaped big city life.
An exceptional home with a bespoke French theme was listed for R22 million by Seeff in the exclusive and upmarket suburb of Bryanston.
Cape Dutch architecture, old and new, are a firm favourite for buyers, especially in areas surrounded by vineyards.Be sure not to miss this fabulous Cape Dutch home priced at R6.2m, beautifully finished in neutral tones and furnished with designer pieces, all included in the price.
As the nearest luxury area to the Atlantic Seaboard, it was only a matter of time before luxury sectional title buyers would move here in search of a convenient and secure location.In line with this trend, Seeff has geared up with a new specialist team, Karen Lurie and Tamar Cheerin.
The Berea is a premium destination for savvy buyers, offering exclusivity, charm, convenience (top schools, hospitals and access to major arterial roads) as well as great value.
If you're selling your property and an offer seems too good to refuse, should you be concerned?
In 2017 the Seeff Training academy received funding from Services SETA for an unemployment learnership programme where 36 previously disadvantaged individuals between 18 and 33 years of age, were given the opportunity to obtain qualifications and various skills in Real Estate before being deployed to Seeff’s offices over Gauteng.
Are you getting ready to sign your first OTP?The legal stuff might seem a little daunting. Here is a helpful list of the questions which you and your conveyancing attorney will be considering
Have you recently moved? You're probably not feeling as 'at home' as you thought, and that's understandable. Most buyers will tell you that settling in takes time. But there are some simple ways to speed up the process of making yourself at home.
Buying and selling: both processes are major moves within themselves. So how do you navigate a purchase and a sale at the same time?
Nobody likes the C-word: Credit. But if you're aspiring to buy a property in the future, a good-looking credit record will improve your chances of bond approval.But how do you build a good credit history? Gerhard van der Linde from Seeff Pretoria East weighs in: