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Cape Town’s beach apartments rank as some of most desired real estate, and despite the challenging conditions, Seeff Atlantic Seaboard has sold luxury apartmentsfor up to R18.25m (Waterfront), R42.5m (Mouille Point) and a new record price of R53.8m (Bantry Bay).
Seeff Dolphin Coast Licensee Andreas Wassenaar demystifies the risks associated with being exposed to the residential mortgage market.
Looking for a hot lock-up-and-go in the City Bowl that is pet-friendly and suitable for Airbnb, then look no further than the new development, 39 Rugley Road.It has been reconfigured to provide pet-friendly garden apartments and more ...
When it comes to selling your home, it is important to make it sales ready as you will want buyers to instantly be attracted to your home and to possibly put in offers as soon as possible.
Time to buy, but before you do, be sure you know what you are in for in terms of the transaction costs. This needs to be paid upfront in cash before you can take transfer of the property into your own name.Seeff’s agents highlight some of the important costs.
If you have not yet been to see the Benguela Cove Lagoon Wine Estate, the new and only one of its kind offering a luxury residential vineyard estate in the Hermanus/Overberg area, you are in for a treat according to Seeff agents, Dinita Hewett and Elmar van Tonder.
For a first time buyer, it is always important to work with an experienced agent who has been operating in the area of your choice for some time.
When you buy a home where small children will reside, your priorities and criteria will inevitably change. Seeff weighs in on the most important considerations.
No landlord wants to end up with a vacant property. Seeff offers advice to landlords on how to get and how to keep a good tenant.
If you are a first time buyer, there are a number of aspects that you would need to be aware of.
Now on the market with Seeff Hillcrest, Kloof and Waterfall is a gracious thatched guesthouse which was established in Hillcrest in the late 1980s and was the first bed and breakfast in the area at the time.
Time to sell when you suddenly realise your property is in negative equity. This is where your property is worth less than the mortgage bond or where overcapitalisation expenditure on extensions and improvements leaves you with a price below the value spent.It can be avoided, here’s how.
A mortgage originator does a lot more for you to ensure that you can buy your dream home.
Now is a great time to buy a house, especially if it is your first house and there is no reason to despair about Cape Town property prices if you are a first timer.Seeff’s agents can recommend a number of areas where you can find a fabulous lifestyle for around the R500,000 to R1.5m price mark.
With winter fast setting in, many potential sellers may think that now is not a good time to sell.While it is true that people spend more time indoors during winter, it does not mean that they are not looking for property, quite the opposite in fact.
There are numerous benefits in using a mortgage originator such as Ooba.
Central to the Atlantic Seaboard and CBD and with a fabulous village vibe, Green Point reminds of Manhattan’s Greenwich Village, the setting of the famous ‘Friends’ TV programme and you can almost imagine it here.No surprise then that it is now the new ‘it’ suburb of the city.
There are people who love living in apartments, and then there are those who hate the idea. It is a matter of personal choice. If we take the emotion out of the issue and look at both sides of the issue, what do we get? Debbie Mathieson of Seeff Umhlanga gives a round-up of the pros and cons of apartment living.
4000sqm of prime land in Hout Bay is available for sale by the World of Birds for the first time in over 40 years.The sale is part of a critical fund raising initiative to keep this vital landmark, public service and bird sanctuary open. Do not miss this opportunity to find land in Hout Bay.
When is the best time to put in an offer? Right now.
What criteria should a property meet in order for it to be considered a "bargain"? Seeff weighs in and offers advice on where buyers should look to find one of these.
Anyone can list a property on a website, but it takes a skilled agent to negotiate a winning deal for both seller and buyer.Web technology and online agencies offering low commission and fees may initially lure sellers thinking they can save money, but you could be wasting valuable time.
Property in KwaZulu-Natal brings property ownership within reach of many who may not be able to afford similar properties in other provinces.
Knowing when the right time to put in an offer is will often depend on how keen the buyer is on the property, but there are a few aspects to look into before putting in an offer.
Seeff offers examples of the difference between the different types of defects, how to discover them and what your responsibility as a seller is regarding disclosure.
Pre-qualification is very significant for buyers as it will allow you to know exactly how much you can buy for.
If penthouse living is on your property wish list, be sure to make it Cape Town’s Atlantic Seaboard or City Bowl where the views are simply mesmerising.These properties are by definition exclusive and rare, so when a good listing comes along, be sure not to miss it. Here’s why.
Whether you live or holiday on the coast, if you own a seaside property, you should know that it requires more maintenance than you might think.Sea air is full of salt and coastal air is moister, all of which impacts your home and furnishings.
The idea of renovating a property to your own tastes and standards may seem romantic, but there are many things to consider before embarking on such a journey.
So the increase in VAT from 14% to 15% kicked in on April 1. Tim Johnson of Seeff Dolphin Coast outlines just how and where buyers, sellers and agents are going to be feel the impact of this increase.