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

Nov 23, 2015 9:51:14 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: Press Release, Selling, Buying, South Africa, Harcourts

How to spot a worthwhile fixer-upper

Jun 2, 2015 8:48:17 PM Share this:

With homes prices on the rise again in most popular areas of South Africa, more buyers are open to the idea of acquiring a “fixer-upper” property that will allow them to gain cheaper entry to their favourite area in return for some of their own labour or “sweat equity”.


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Topics: Press Release, Residential, South Africa

There is money in suburban stands

May 18, 2015 9:12:21 PM Share this:

Three major trends are converging at the moment to make large stands in established residential areas some of the best property investments available.


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Topics: Press Release, South Africa

What to do with your home when you have to relocate

May 5, 2015 9:31:44 PM Share this:

The offer of a lucrative contract in another country or a promotion to a position in another town or city is usually cause for celebration – but can present problems if you have to move in a hurry.

“If you’re a homeowner, for example, you will need to decide whether to sell and be ‘free’, or whether to become a landlord and bank on having a home to come back to in a year or two that may also have appreciated in value,” says Richard Gray, CEO of Harcourts Real Estate.


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Topics: Press Release, Property Management, Residential, South Africa

Yes, you can sell a home on a busy road

Mar 10, 2015 10:02:20 PM Share this:

Neighbourhoods can change dramatically over time, and the suburban street that was so quiet when you bought your home may now be much busier – and noisier – but that doesn’t mean that no-one will buy the property.


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Topics: Press Release, South Africa

Another sterling year for Harcourts group

Mar 5, 2015 12:30:10 AM Share this:

The Harcourts real estate group is going from strength to strength in South Africa, having achieved growth on every front in the past 12 months.


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Topics: Press Release, South Africa

How to avoid a bidding war and why

Feb 3, 2015 9:25:09 PM Share this:

When the property market is “hot” as it is at the moment, and the supply of quality homes for sale in your preferred area is dwindling, a competitive offer from another buyer can quickly result in the dream home you've just found becoming nothing more than a mirage.


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Topics: Press Release, South Africa

Top tips for buying a waterfront home

Jan 23, 2015 10:10:14 PM Share this:

There’s something very special about a waterfront home – and even more special if it comes with a private berth for your boat.


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Topics: Press Release, South Africa

Don’t let a holiday splurge delay your dream

Dec 18, 2014 10:07:22 PM Share this:

With just a few shopping days left before Christmas, consumers who hope to buy a new home next year should be keeping a tight rein on their spending.


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Topics: Press Release, South Africa

Seven signs that you need a new nest

Nov 21, 2014 9:56:29 PM Share this:

Some people like moving house as it gives them the feeling of having a “fresh start” every few years. But for most of us, moving is a stressful experience we prefer to put off as long as possible.


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Topics: Press Release, Residential, South Africa