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Buyers Guide

Home Buyer’s Remorse

You've just bought your beautiful new home and this exciting time has churned up mixed feelings and emotions and your mind is working overtime. This happens to not only first-time buyers but buyers that have bought their tenth property. Whilst you should be feeling excitement and positiveness and a sense of accomplishment, you find yourself feeling a little stressed and fearful and have some doubts on...

Who’s who when selling and purchasing a property?

There are several role players involved and each one performs a vital part before a transfer is finalized. Selling or buying a house may seem like a rather simple process, however there is a lot more involved and a lot of planning than one may think. A property transaction involves many roles players and they all have very specific responsibilities before a house transfer can be finalized. Below is a...

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What documentation is needed when buying a home?

Estate Agents and Banks require certain documentation to ascertain whether a buyer will qualify for a bond. Even before the documentation is required, buyers are requested to send a copy of their ID document through to their Estate Agent before viewing a property. Some buyers are often reluctant to do this and get a little irate. It is however becoming standard practice when viewing a home to produce your...

Review – New Credit Amendment Act – property woes

In a recent article published by Property Professional, new CEO of Better Bond, Carl Coetzee shared his views regarding the New Credit Amendment Act that was recently passed into law by President Cyril Ramaphosa this month. On review, the new Act is not expected to have a major impact on the existing home loans market. He did say that in the longer term however, it could have a serious negative effect...

Controversial New Credit Act – WHAT IT MEANS FOR YOU!

It’s called the The National Credit Amendment Bill. So what is this new bill and how will it affect you as a consumer? In a nutshell, the new debt relief imposed may influence lending criteria by our major banks. This new controversial bill was passed into law by Cyril Ramaphosa, informally known as the 'debt relief bill'. This new bill aims to help provide relief for the astounding number of South...

The affect the Elections have on the property market

With the election date recently set for 8 May 2019, it is possible that activity in the property market may improve in the months to follow. According to Regional Director and CEO of REMAX South Africa, Adrian Goslett, it is not unheard of for the property market to reach a bit of a standstill leading up to a national election. “Owing to the uncertainty that builds around this time, many investors...

The LLNSA Guide Understanding Property Terms

Dealing with property whether you are buying, selling, or renting can be confusing at times. By understanding the terms that come with real estate you can somewhat ease your confusion. Allow us to break down the terminology for you. Documentation Mandate A written authority giving a person/company authority to market and therefore sell a property. Open Mandate – multiple estate agents...

Take the stress out of moving!

Moving is always stressful even if you have done it 100 times. Lots to do, lots to pack, and ironically you always seem to run out of boxes.   Here are some tips to make this crazy time, less crazy: Before you begin Decide what you will and won’t be taking with you. Get ready of any clutter or unnecessary items, this way you can start fresh in your new home. Consider when you will...

Make moving easy for your children

For children, moving houses can be exciting or scary, and this memory may be remembered forever Mike Greeff, CEO of Greeff Christie’s International Real Estate advises, “Children like adults develop emotional connections to their homes and are aware of their surroundings just as much as adults are but may not be able to express it in a way that is understood. Use the following tips to make moving to a...

Valentine’s Day: Falling In Love With Property Investing

Written by realestateview.com.au in Investment February is officially the month of romance, with retail stores and restaurants all decked out in pink frosty décor dotted with love hearts. But while February is an ideal time to shower love and affection on your other half, it’s also the perfect opportunity to celebrate your passion for property. After all, what’s not to love? Real estate...

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