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Are you planning for a big move?It’s always worthwhile to hire a professional removal company who knows the art of packing and handling your belongings.
How to conduct a property viewing.Looking at potential properties can be an exciting venture. But there's more to property viewing than what you can see. Go in prepared with our property viewing checklist:
Heading out on the open road for the Easter holidays? Make sure your home is secure with these top tips:
Seeff offers a guide to searching for property online and how to make the most of your searches:Modern day living relies heavily on the internet and the latest technology and consumers can access almost anything they want or need by simply tapping a screen pad.
Has your once-lush lawn turned into a desert wasteland overnight?In the midst of the current drought, more and more people are saving their lawns using greywater.
What Sellers Should Know.Security systems, chandeliers, and air-conditioners … what goes and what stays put when it comes to a property sale? Avoid unnecessary disputes with potential buyers with these helpful tips from Seeff:
Winter is coming… And that means the rains are coming too.Don’t be caught off guard when the winter season finally hits. Make sure your home is winter-ready.
While many estates and areas are experiencing a drastic slow down in price growth, Droeks Malan, Seeff’s agent for the Welgevonden Estate in Stellenbosch says that the average selling price for the estate has spiked to a record high of 14.9% year-on-year on top of the 7.5% growth clocked up in 2015.
Johannesburg South consists of many diverse and popular suburbs, from the mining suburbs in the “Old South” to large estates in Alberton.
"Gordon’s Bay is somewhat of a hidden gem, but more inland buyers especially are becoming aware of the value for money that is to be found here."
We start the year on a very positive note despite the ongoing economic concerns and all of our branches are poised for yet another good year, says Tony Ketcher, Regional Manager for the Seeff property group’s operations across the Garden Route and Eastern Cape.
The purchasing of homes in Sandton by foreigners is moderate, but consistent, says Charles Vining, Seeff’s Managing Director for Seeff Sandton.
As we head into 2017, it is a time for new beginnings and if buying property is on your wish list for this year, Seeff offers a few good reasons why this is a good year in which to buy property.
The latest international destination to target South Africa’s wealthy for property investments and visa access into the Euro Zone, is Malta. Lance Cohen, Seeff Atlantic Seaboard luxury market agent, who himself has invested in the country, says it is a true gem for South Africans.
Even though the Klein Karoo is facing a number of challenges such as the current drought, Seeff’s agri-agents say that there is little sign of a slow-down in the demand for farms with anything from smaller lifestyle properties for weekend getaways to game ranches and commercial farms now sought after.
Fransche Hoek Estate in Franschhoek, located only about 80km from Cape Town and 30km from Stellenbosch, is a residential haven nestled amongst alluring vineyards and indigenous fynbos and proteas in the gracious winelands valley of the Drakenstein Mountains.
Sandton undoubtedly offers some of the most enviable and sought after addresses in the country and certainly in Gauteng and it is therefore no wonder that three suburbs here recently made the list of best suburbs to reside in according to a leading South African publication.
The Southern Cape coastal villages all report a busy 2016 with buyer interest coming from across the country and even some foreigners who have once again started buying in these quaint little towns according to Seeff’s branches.
The Atlantic Seaboard property market ended the 2016 year with a surprise uptick in overall activity compared to the preceding year, says Ms Billy Rautenbach, Sales Director for Seeff’s operations across the area.
The annual holiday selling season for the Atlantic Seaboard and City Bowl is now in full swing and we expect a busy summer, says Ms Billy Rautenbach, sales director for Seeff’s Atlantic Seaboard, V&A Waterfront and City Bowl areas.
Does good beget good? The impact of CSI is proving to be much greater than the action itself, even in real estate.
Somerset West is a popular place to reside in for many reasons. Not only is this town located in the heart of the winelands which affords it with a charming country appeal, but it is also close to every activity and amenity imaginable while only being 40 minutes’ drive from Cape Town.
Maybe it’s your first time even thinking about buying a home, maybe you’ve bought, sold, and are ready to buy again – maybe you want a change of pace – peaceful green fields, equestrian lifestyles, private schools and a garden - opportunities in real estate are growing and busy across the whole of KZN.
A rare property that offers plenty of space and opportunity, located in one of the most sought-after streets in Higgovale in the City Bowl has come onto the market, priced at R25 million including VAT.
From magnificent ambassadorial residences to elegant family homes, Waterkloof exudes warmth and sophistication and is arguably Pretoria’s most sought after suburb.
Owner of Seeff Richard’s Bay, Elaine Chetty has been named Chairperson of Zululand Business Woman’s Association.
Even though most experts agree that the economic and housing market conditions in South Africa have been delicate over the past year and will remain to be for the immediate future, many of Seeff’s branches in the Garden Route and Eastern Cape are flourishing and are well on track to achieve much the same or even slightly higher sales figures than last year.
The Cape housing market is well grounded as we head into stormy times, says Samuel Seeff, chairman of the Seeff Property Group. It has been the outstanding performer this year and given the broad demand, should still be on fairly solid ground into the early part of 2017.
Whether you are looking to buy a home before the end of this year or whether property hunting is on your “to do list” for the New Year, there are some significant areas in Gauteng that you should consider before deciding in which area to invest.
If you are looking for your next investment property, then be sure to take a look at this state-of-the-art designed home, located in Fresnaye, one of Cape Town’s most sought-after addresses.