How to choose a home for a growing family

Sep 30, 2019 8:00:00 AM Share this:

Better health, higher educational achievement and higher net wealth are among the many socio-economic benefits of home ownership, according to studies by Habitat for Humanity, and they are certainly strong incentives for the thousands of South Africans who buy new homes each year to accommodate their growing families.


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Topics: family home, Tips for buying, Buying a home, Harcourts Real Estate

Factors that influence a property's price

Mar 4, 2019 10:15:43 PM Share this:

Correctly pricing a home is not a mathematical equation – a number of factors play a role in determining what is a fair price. Here are some of the factors that need to be taken into consideration.

How often have you gone window shopping for property on the web and come across a plethora of properties that in your opinion are completely overpriced? Just about anything and everything will determine a property’s value and taking a decision on price based purely on emotional reasons could backfire horribly, leaving the seller sitting with a home that no one is willing to buy.


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Topics: Tips for buying, Buying a home, Harcourts Real Estate

Smart Tips for Buying Success

Feb 4, 2019 8:00:00 AM Share this:

Whether you’re looking for your first home or thinking about an investment property or holiday home, the following steps will help you achieve a successful result.

Arrange your finance
Take a good look at how much you will be able to save as a deposit, or how much equity there is in your existing property/ies if you have one.


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Topics: Finance, Real Estate Agents, Buying a home, Harcourts Real Estate