Ideas on how to Make the Most of the Space Under the Stairs

Jan 22, 2018 8:00:00 AM Share this:

If you’re looking for extra wiggle room in your home, look under the stairs. Whether in the main part of the house or the basement, this area can have enough room for uses like a mudroom and coat storage, wine cellar or craft station. Here’s how Houzz designers are making the most of this often-wasted space.


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Topics: Property Tips, DIY, Home Decor & Furnishing

The five essential marketing tools to sell your property

Jan 8, 2018 8:00:00 PM Share this:

The decision to sell is made, but how do you ensure potential buyers know your house could be their dream home? Here are five top marketing tools to help you get the best possible result for your sale.


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Topics: Property Tips, House of Inspiration, Tips for Agents

Tips for renting out your home this festive season

Nov 23, 2017 6:20:56 PM Share this:

The festive season is fast approaching and economic activity and consumer spending typically spikes during this time. Many take leave during December, especially due to the relative warm holiday weather across the country.


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Topics: Renting, Property Tips, Harcourts South Africa, Festive Season Tips, Real Estate Agents, holiday rentals

Renovating Wisely

Oct 30, 2017 8:00:00 AM Share this:

When it comes to renovating, the result can significantly increase the value of your property if done well, but bear in mind renovations can also cost the most if not planned and completed carefully. 


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Topics: Selling, Property Tips, Home Buyers, property focus, Renovations, Home Maintenance

Six tips to sell your home fast.

Feb 10, 2017 5:24:54 PM Share this:

You’re desperate to sell your house. In fact, you need to sell yesterday.


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Topics: Selling, Property Tips

How homeowners can help reduce fire dangers

Oct 27, 2015 5:37:18 PM Share this:

As SA continues to experience its worst drought in decades, runaway fires are taking an increasing toll on people, animals and properties around the country – and farmers and foresters are not the only ones who need to be better prepared, says Richard Gray, CEO of Harcourts Real Estate.


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Topics: Property Management, Property Tips, Maintenance