Team Talk Episode 25

Aug 17, 2016 10:10:17 PM Share this:

An exciting web series where Richard Gray, CEO of Harcourts SA updates viewers on current group news and developments, occasional industry insights and some of his personal thoughts of inspiration as well.

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Topics: Team Talk with Richard Gray, branding

Fewer foreigners buying in South Africa

Aug 15, 2016 6:23:58 PM Share this:

Fewer foreign buyers are investing in homes in South Africa. While this has little noticeable impact domestically, it underlines the tough conditions confronting the property market.

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Topics: Selling, Foreign investment

Harcourts Foundation breaks the R40 million mark

Aug 12, 2016 6:04:49 PM Share this:

The Harcourts Foundation continues to be a powerful influence for good, recently breaking the significant milestone of R41 163 620.97 in raised funds since its launch in 2008.

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Topics: The Harcourts Foundation

Agricultural property investment will remain resilient against drought and economy

Jan 14, 2016 8:46:10 PM Share this:

South Africa is experiencing one of its worst droughts in decades. With five out of nine provinces being declared disaster zones, concerns over food security and high food prices are adding pressure to an economy already under strain. Many farmers are facing massive losses and this is indeed a dire situation. How does this affect the agricultural property market though?

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Topics: agricultural

Stilbaai market sizzles into summer

Nov 30, 2015 9:43:17 PM Share this:

Stilbaai_Nov_2015.jpgThe property market in Stilbaai on the Cape South Coast is booming as the town continues to attract the attention of real estate investors.

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Topics: Renting, Selling

Sky-high prices prompt ‘feeding frenzy’ on Atlantic Seaboard

Nov 23, 2015 9:46:33 PM Share this:

This magnificent modern home in Nettleton Road in Clifton on the Atlantic Seaboard is being marketed by Harcourts for the “bargain” price of R39m. The area is known for having some of the highest priced real estate in SA, and homes in Nettleton Road inevitably offer spectacular ocean views. A home in this road recently made headlines when it sold for R110m.

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Topics: Selling, Buying

Savvy cash buyers snap up Alberton homes

Nov 23, 2015 9:33:23 PM Share this:

Alberton’s central location and its proximity to good schools and employment opportunities is attracting an influx of cash buyers in search of affordable accommodation.

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Topics: Buying

Should you buy your childhood home?

Nov 11, 2015 10:19:05 PM Share this:

There are all sorts of reasons why you might want to buy the property you grew up in, but you shouldn’t let your head rule your heart.

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Topics: Buying

Why Do People Leave? Building A Culture In Real Estate.

Nov 5, 2015 7:01:55 PM Share this:

The real estate world is often thought of as a ‘24-hours a day, seven days a week’ kind of business, and it attracts the kinds of people that are willing to work long hours to get ahead and reap the rewards.  However, in an industry where there is often an expectation that everyone within an office must work hard, and go the extra mile for their clients, often times we forget to turn the focus inward and ensure our own people are a key focus.

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