What does the rest of 2022 hold for property investment?

Apr 7, 2022 11:21:32 PM Share this:

Rising interest rates, lowered COVID restrictions and increasing expenses, are but a few of the factors influencing the property market. What does that mean for the real estate in 2022. Over the past two years of the pandemic the real estate industry experienced interesting trends, that for the most part had a positive impact on the market. Record interest rate lows coupled with a major rise in demand by first time buyers translated in real estate companies reaching never before seen highs.

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Topics: Property Investment, Market Value, Buying and Selling

Table View property market to benefit from the latest developments

Apr 14, 2021 12:42:40 AM Share this:

Analysing trends in Cape Town's property market over the last year and the perpetual increase in demand for high return on investment opportunities, given the low-interest rate and macroeconomic conditions, the latest development in Cape Town's booming suburb of Table View, aptly named "Cornerstone on Arum" is set to continue this trend. 

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Topics: Selling, Harcourts South Africa, Property Investment, Harcourts Atlantic

Port Elizabeth - investment opportunity due to pandemic-induced market

Sep 21, 2020 9:43:15 PM Share this:

Real estate in the Port Elizabeth region is a burgeoning market in unprecedented times. As a whole, the property industry has experienced many unforeseen changes due to the global COVID-19 pandemic, including a record-low interest rate. By far the most surprising development has been the dramatic switch to a seller’s market. With many people seeking refuge in quieter cities, as well as a growing desire for simpler lifestyles, investing in the PE property market could provide an ideal solution. 

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Topics: Richard Gray, Harcourts South Africa, Property Investment, COVID-19, Port Elizabeth, Harcourts Beachfront, Nikki Strooh

How to keep moving up the property ladder

Feb 11, 2019 11:00:00 AM Share this:

There’s a lot of focus on first home buyers, with Government incentives designed to help save a deposit and get a foot onto the property ladder.
Second-steppers – those who already own a home and are looking to upsize or upgrade – are sometimes overlooked. If you’re one of the second-steppers trying to move up the property ladder, here are a few ways to do that.

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Topics: Property Investment, Marketing Tips, Investment Tips

5 common mistakes made by first time property investors

Oct 8, 2018 11:00:00 AM Share this:

Buying your first investment property requires research and planning. Too often the choice is made for the wrong reasons, which can be difficult to reverse, if at all.

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Topics: Property Management, Property Investment, First Home Buyer

Buy investment property on a low income

Sep 3, 2018 10:00:00 AM Share this:

There is no sugar-coating the fact that if you are a low-income earner, buying an investment property will require a lot of discipline and sacrifice.

There are a number of challenges to overcome, but although income level is a factor when it comes to borrowing money for investment, there are a lot of other aspects at play, many within your control.

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Topics: Buying, Property Investment, Buyers market

Big Dreams Start at Home | Cricketer

Sep 6, 2017 12:47:55 AM Share this:

"Passion is the key to making a dream come true. Talk to Harcourts and let's make those real estate dreams a reality. Whether you're buying, selling, letting or renting property, give us a call. #BigDreamsStartAtHome

Here are those links:

Harcourts South Africa Facebook Page

Youtube Channel


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Topics: Agent Life, Harcourts, Harcourts South Africa, Property Investment, Property, PropertyFocus, Selling, Advice, Winter, property focus, Home Maintenance, Estate Agent, Cricket, Big Dreams, Dreams, At home, Campaign, Family, Partnerships