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A villa with four bedrooms and four bathrooms is listed with Seeff Bedfordview for R12 950 000.
Available for viewing by appointment only on the books of Seeff Umhlanga is a home in the rarefied Hawaan Forest Estate priced at R48.5m. Hawaan Forest Estate is known as one of the most exclusive estates in South Africa, where luxurious residences blend seamlessly with Hawaan Forest.
For those involved in the property industry, 2018 to date has surprised many in terms of the extent of the contraction. Licensee and Principal of Seeff Dolphin Coast, Andreas Wassenaar, outlines what makes this the year of the Big Squeeze – and why this is great for potential buyers.
With the weak economic outlook persisting, we can expect the current buyer’s market phase to last until well into next year, but what does this mean for buyers and sellers?Seeff gives a few tips:
A deposit is normally required to be paid by the tenant when entering into a rental lease agreement.
This stunning 6 bed, 5 bath, 4 lounge Tuscan townhouse with high-end finishes in Hillcrest central is on the market with Seeff Hillcrest, Kloof & Waterfall for R6.2m.
Fish Hoek is a vibrant neighbourhood on the scenic False Bay coast with a bustling commercial centre and property to suit every buyer and budget.Best of all, no matter where you buy, you are close to the waterfront and beach areas.
Once you have found the right tenant for your property, you need to prepare the property for occupation by the tenant.
Property in Centurion is extremely popular. Not only is the area conveniently situated between Johannesburg and Pretoria, but it also offers a wide variety of properties and prices to meet the needs of different buyers.
The heritage neighbourhoods and homes of the Cape remain popular, from Cape Dutch to Victorian, Edwardian and Georgian, West and South Coast fisherman to the sandstone and farmhouse styles of the Karoo.
When it comes to setting the rental rate on your rental property, you need to be very wary of market conditions.
As a seller you will often not be present when your home is on show. There is however precautions you can take together with your agent to prevent criminal activity and protect the contents of your home. Seeff offers advice:
Do you know what your property is worth? Why not get a free valuation from your local Seeff agent.Read more about property valuations and the difference between market value and market price here:
An important aspect of your rental property, is to set the monthly rental rate at the correct level to ensure that you attract good tenants.
Jo Giraudeau, Seeff Mid-South Coast and Seeff Amanzimtoti and Hibiscus Coast Rental Manager gives her expert take on how the rental market on the mid-South Coast area of KZN, covering from Isipingo all the way through to Port Edward, is faring.
Just 2-6 hour’s drive from Cape Town International Airport, you will find the quaint coastal villages of the Southern Cape.Unspoilt and beautiful, here you can find a fabulous holiday or retirement house on the beach, and for a good price too.
There is no investment without risk. Using
an agent to manage your rental property helps to mitigate your risk to ensure
that you can maximise your returns on this particular investment.
Seeff Umhlanga’s Brett Botsis reports sales figures that are up by 31% year on year, comparing March 2017 with March 2018. He puts this incredible progress in sales in KZN’s coastal regions down to a combination of market sentiment, a thriving development market and the interest rate.
Short-term rental agents across the Cape are expecting a busy summer season, according to Seeff's SHORTSTAY teams in Cape Town and Hermanus. The season usually starts from around September/October and lasts to April when the last foreign visitors leave, but bookings are already in full swing.
As a seller you will want to be able to understand and agree to the listing price that the agent recommends. This will be your selling price or asking price. In other words, it is the price at which your property is listed and marketed.
There is no doubt that there is great concern about land reform amongst ordinary South Africans, especially property owners and buyers. At the same time, there is a huge amount of noise in the media and public discourse around this, often sending mixed messages.
A brand new freehold residential development in the heart of Craigavon, Fourways was recently launched.
Understanding how the property market works can appear somewhat technical when all you want to know is whether your property will sell, and for how much.Fear not, Seeff helps you make sense of factors that affect the market and prices.
There is a good reason why agents promote exclusive or sole mandates.
Do property developers have a responsibility to let you know when they plan to develop next to your home? And can you object?
A new, exclusive 24 erven freehold development, situated within the 430 hectare highly acclaimed Simbithi Eco Estate on the north coast of KwaZulu-Natal, has just been launched.
As a seller, you may have concerns about exclusive mandates because it is tempting to think that the more agents you mandate to sell your property, the better your chances, but in reality, this is not true.
Roger Hoaten, Managing Director of Seeff Berea, reports that the KwaZulu-Natal (KZN) property market has fared somewhat better than expected in 2018.
Let’s wait for a better offer, or a quick offer means that the agent has priced my property too low, are just some of the myths which can prevent you from selling your property.Seeff’s agents debunk these and other myths for you …
When it comes to choosing the right agent to sell your property, you will want to check the infrastructure and support base that the agent is offering you.