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Ten homes priced between R22 million and R66 million were sold in Sandton and the surrounding suburbs in the months since January 2016, and property experts expect this number to rise this year, as there seems to be renewed interest in luxury homes and a pique in enquiries in this segment of the market.
The Southern Suburbs property market is holding up well.
Despite being slower overall, the area scooped about 40% of the total value of property transactions recorded for the Cape metro last year.
Apartment rentals across the Atlantic Seaboard and City Bowl suburbs dominate the rentals market, both long-term and short-term.
With apartment living and holidaying now all the rage, this trend is likely here to stay.
With the recent R2.5 billion redevelopment of Menlyn Mall shopping centre and the development of Menlyn Maine - Africa’s first green city - it is no wonder that Menlyn is now one of the fastest growing regions in Gauteng.
The most exclusive estate in Hout Bay has come onto the market, priced at a record-setting R35m.
Seeff has an exclusive mandate to market this magnificent 1600sqm home set on almost 2 acres with spectacular gardens and mountain views. It is quite unlike anything else in the area.
Tracking the Transfer Duty and price of a property over 20 years tells an interesting story of pace and percentages.
To get an understanding of how Transfer Duty has changed over the past 20 years, Seeff Dolphin Coast Principal Andreas Wassenaar tracked a typical beachfront site in Zimbali since 1997.
Elaine Chetty recently received the prestigious Seeff Chairman’s Award for KZN from Samuel Seeff.
As Licensee of Seeff Richards Bay, she heads a team whose average age is 32 years which was ranked number one overall in sales (units) for Seeff KZN.
With less than 100 days of water left in Western Cape dams, for those who haven’t already implemented water saving tips into their household, the time to do so is now.
The Atlantic Seaboard suburb of Fresnaye has seen a rally in demand for freehold property which has in turn boosted the full title selling price by 76% in just four years.
Protect yourself with these helpful tips.The internet has transformed the way we access information, but it's also made it easier for people to fall prey to scams of all kinds, especially rental scams.
How to get maximum results on a budget.We all know that home renovations can be a pricey affair, but they are necessary to maintain and improve the value of your home.
Samuel Seeff, chairman of the Seeff property group said that while disappointed at the news of the credit downgrade by the S&P ratings agency, the threat of a downgrade has been looming for the past eighteen months.
What you need to know.Since your home will probably be the largest asset you'll ever own, home insurance is absolutely essential.
All you need to know."Make me an offer I can't refuse."Submitting an offer to purchase can be a daunting task. But it needn't be if you go in armed with this essential information:
The decision by the Monetary Policy Committee of the SARB (South African Reserve Bank) to keep the interest rate at the current level of 7% (home loan base rate of 10.5%) is a vital boost for stability according to Samuel Seeff, chairman of the Seeff Property Group.
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.