How schools impact property

Nov 5, 2018 11:46:24 PM Share this:

“According to the London School of Economics (LSE), a 2006 UK study showed that people were prepared to pay substantially more for properties close to good state schools,” says Gareth Bailey, Pam Golding Properties area principal for Durban Coastal. “According to LSE’s Professor Steve Gibbons, “a primary school one standard deviation above the average in terms of pupil performance…attracts a house price premium of around 3%. This means that a school at the top of the league tables attracts a premium of around 12% relative to one at the bottom. At the time of this 2006 study, this was equivalent to £21 000.

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Topics: Advice, PropertyFocus, Harcourts Real Estate

Upcycling your Home

Sep 24, 2018 8:00:00 PM Share this:

With the Winter season comes indoor pursuits. It’s the perfect time to clean up and decorate around the home. Try ‘upcycling’, the popular transformation of discarded or useless items into something new or useful. Here are a few ideas for inspiration.

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Topics: Winter, PropertyFocus, Home Maintenance, Home Decor & Furnishing

Big Dreams Start at Home | Cricketer

Sep 5, 2017 10:47:55 PM 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

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Harcourts South Africa Facebook Page

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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