Tips for agents who want to be at the top of their game

Jan 20, 2020 8:00:00 AM Share this:

Rising municipal rates, fuel price hikes, high unemployment rates and uncertainty over high crime rates and corruption in state entities all make for a challenging sell for real estate agents. Yet, property sales and rental agents can be at the top of their game in securing client loyalty, leases and sales.

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Topics: Richard Gray, Tips for Agents, Real Estate Agents, Harcourts Real Estate

3 mistakes empty nesters make when downsizing their home

Jun 3, 2019 8:00:00 AM Share this:

Real estate professionals will tell you that the average family will move once every five to ten years. This is usually to accommodate a family’s changing needs as their family grows. Often one of the last moves a family makes is from their large family home with multiple bedrooms down to a two- or one-bedroom home that houses the last two that remain: the parents. 

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Topics: Harcourts South Africa, Tips for Agents, downsizing your home

Countering the rise of property scammers

Jun 12, 2018 9:46:43 PM Share this:

Countering the rise of property scammers

The threat to the property market by fraudsters and scammers is very real and it seems the culprits are becoming increasingly advanced. The age of technology presents many with the opportunity to improve their business growth and market penetration. However, the evolution of technology continues to present fraudsters with more abundant opportunities to scam innocent people out of their hard earned cash.

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Topics: Richard Gray, Harcourts South Africa, Tips for Agents, Real Estate Agents, Scam Alert

The emotional side of the property market

Feb 19, 2018 8:00:00 AM Share this:

The property market is often overshadowed by the investment intentions of sellers and buyers, forgetting the emotional aspect of purchasing a home for you and your family. The nostalgia many of us carry with us about our childhood home is often a major factor when buyers gravitate toward a suburb or particular home.

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Topics: Harcourts South Africa, Tips for Agents, Property Markets

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

5 tips for a healthy work-life balance in the demanding world of real estate

May 22, 2017 8:00:00 AM Share this:

As a sales consultant, it is important to know when to say “when”, and to maintain a balance that ensures you sustain your health and personal life,  as well as your passion for real estate!

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Topics: Balance, work, Tips for Agents