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Digital disruptions are not the end of (good) real estate companies. While technology is a great tool, at the end of the day, whatever online site you may use, people sell property.
If you were wise enough to invest in property in an area like Braamfontein, Bryanston, Sea Point or Observatory in the Cape a few years ago you would have plenty of reason to smile right now.
When it comes to the best addresses in the country, there is almost no price too high for well-heeled buyers to secure their home in one of the best ranked streets.From the Atlantic Seaboard, Bishopscourt and Constantia to Sandton and Johannesburg, these are the streets where top end buyers will consistently invest some of the highest prices to get the right address and views.
Recognising the importance of accommodating foreign buyers and investors, the Mauritian government recently introduced changes to its property legislation. That now allows more foreigners to invest in property on this beautiful island.Seeff Mauritius has just launched a top class seafront development with apartments and penthouses with stunning finishes, panoramic sea views and direct beach access.
When it comes to lifestyle, golf and vineyard estates rank among the most sought-after investments, drawing a broad spectrum of buyers from families, professionals and even foreign summer home buyers.Few destinations top the fabulous views and lifestyle of the Paarl Valley. Here, you will find the top ranked Boschenmeer Golf Estate with its scenic location, excellent golf course and club house and market beating average property value growth.
Even though the Far East of Pretoria has always offered sound real estate opportunities, property experts agree that investing in this area has never been more favourable than what it is right now.
The demand for Hout Bay is such that it continues to be an active property market with land especially in short supply.A newly subdivided vacant plot on the market in sought-after Tarragona with some of the best views in the Cape is therefore a rare opportunity. It is fully landscaped with an existing Olive grove and offers a generous building platform of approx. 833sqm.
Seeff Dolphin Coast Principal Andreas Wassenaar recently analysed the 451 property transactions concluded in Zimbali Coastal Resort between 1 January 2014 to 30 June 2017, which revealed some interesting aspects of the Zimbali property market.
12 Tinderwood Loop in Zimbali Coastal Resort is for sale at R25m or available to rent at R100 000 per month (fully furnished and equipped).
Although Clifton will always be the top luxury suburb in the country, Camps Bay has seen the highest number of R20 million-plus sales over the last 18 months. The suburb benefits from its fabulous location and palm-tree lined promenade that adds to the attraction.Property in the suburb is an excellent investment as more high net-worth buyers are discovering.
The Cape's buoyant tourism trade is excellent news for country property locations.As more people visit the small towns of the various country regions of the Cape, they are discovering a fabulous lifestyle devoid of stress.Many are now investing in country property, some making the move to the country while others are investing in a weekend getaway or retirement home.
For R2 million and even a little less you can buy a lovely home in a sought after area in Gauteng no matter where you choose to live, says various Seeff licensees in all the major areas across this province.
An excellent investment opportunity with yields estimated at 11% is currently being marketed by Seeff in Northriding.
Discover the darling of the Garden Route, Knysna and you will find it does not just have a stunning scenic location, but is home to the highest number of multi-millionaire owned second homes in the country.It has two top golf estates and waterfront suburbs that are drawing the attention of buyers from across the country and globe.
It is true that Braamfontein has not always had the best of reputations and if someone had to tell you that a day would come when this central suburb of Johannesburg would become a hot spot for creatives and young professionals, you probably would not have readily believed them.
Once you’ve found your dream home, when is the right time to put in an offer? Timing is everything, and you don’t want to leave it too late.
For many people, pets are like family.But does having a pet (or several pets) affect your chances of selling your property and its selling price?Seeff addresses these concerns here:#HomeIsOurStory
Even though married couples continue to represent a large portion of first-time buyers in the property market, there is a growing percentage of people who are going at it alone and purchasing property on their own.Discover the benefits of buying solo here:
Today’s decision to retain the repo rate is very disappointing for the economy and property market, said Samuel Seeff, chairman of the Seeff Property Group.
Is there a difference between property value and property marketability?All sellers share a common goal: maximising the selling price of their home. But is there a difference between property value and property marketability?
When you purchase a home, you will need to have the home's Title Deed transferred into your name, says Steve van Wyk, Seeff's MD in Centurion.
Any experienced property buyer will be the first to tell you about the importance of doing your homework when looking to buy a Sectional Title Unit.Luckily Seeff has done your homework for you.
The beautiful European island country of Malta offers excellent property options for South Africans and is fast becoming a popular second home destination.Investment start at just R3m-R4m and you get a fabulous new second passport.
Love horses and want an exclusive country lifestyle? Well, look no further than the stunning Mooikloof Equestrian Estate in Pretoria East.It is an excellent investment and now ranks as South Africa's top equestrian estate, offering a fabulous, yet secure lifestyle and stunning homes to choose from.
A slower economy and the junk status downgrade has led to a buyers market in Centurion.Properties are taking longer to sell and there is now stock aplenty for buyers to choose from. Be sure to give the area a look if you are in the market as you are sure to find good value.
If given the opportunity many South Africans would exchange the hustle and bustle of stressful city living for a peaceful lifestyle in the countryside in a heartbeat - and lately there has been a national trend of people doing just this!
It is no secret that the Erinvale Golf Estate in Somerset West has always been one of the most desirable addresses in the Cape Winelands and it comes as no surprise that even in strenuous economic times and with an average house price just short of R8 million in 2016, activity here remains brisk with in excess of 20 homes changing hands annually.
New developments, expansion of big employers and economic growth are all predicted for the small town of Bonnievale in the next few years.
Seeff Pennington has on his books homes and vacant sites in a secure estate in Pennington that has its own 9-hole golf course and offers both a wonderful investment and lifestyle.
Pretoria East is now also a sought-after area for retirement buyers. Part of the advantages on offer in the area include excellent infrastructure and an excellent quality of life.Seeff Pretoria East agents, Anton van der Merwe and Jimmy du Preez highlight a few developments that are popular for retirees.Two huge developments are are currently in different stages of development.