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Why pricing your home according to the portals may never see it sell

Category General Tips

Contrary to what you think you know, pricing your house according to the listing price of other homes on property portals in your suburb or street is a bad idea

Ask a low-comm agent: Why should I hire you?

Category Residential

Low-commission agencies are making all the right waves. This reader loves the idea of saving on commission but has some serious concerns.

How long does it take to sell your property?

Category Residential

Sellers must be realistic in the current marketplace and buyers have a choice of homes to view and to select as their next homes.For now, this position looks to

Who should value your home prior to putting it up for sale?

Category Residential

Having been in the property industry since 1973 as a property economist, institutional adviser, residential developer and the founder of HomeBid I consider that

Are you happy to pay 18% of your capital profit in estate agents commission?

Category Residential

"If you calculate the capital profit on the sale of a home and then work out how much of that profit, percentage-wise, is being taken by your high commission es

The myth of 5-6% p.a. house price growth – it was only 1% p.a

Category Residential

The man in the street is not getting the full picture. He is being told by the banks, mortgage originators and estate agents that average home prices increased

Brace for a slowdown in property sales and house prices

Category Residential

The housing market is expected to deteriorate this year as interest rates are anticipated to rise between 1.5%- 3%p.a. during 2016.

No job, no home why 2016 looks worse than 2015

Category Residential

Whats more pressing than the #feesmustfall debate? The question of accommodating the 185,000 annual tertiary institution graduates in the job market.

Residential market sales activity countrywide drops 7.1%

Category Residential

The slowing economy is starting to bite into the residential property market with sales and transfers dropping 7.1% in the third quarter of 2015 compared to the

Future demand lies in sectional title homes

Category Residential

The demand for more affordable sectional title homes is going to increase as home buyers are pushed down the buying pyramid as the economy falters

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