RE/MAX NATIONAL HOUSING REPORT Q3 2018

12 October 2018
A Quarter of Contradictions Considering the announcement of a technical recession and ever-rising fuel costs pinching consumers even further, there can be no doubt that last quarter has been a tum...
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WHY IT’S A GOOD IDEA TO BUY IN HOUT BAY

01 October 2018
While there has been a general cooling down in prices in the Cape Town market, there are still certain pockets that continue to do well despite the current economic climate. The suburb of Hout Bay is...
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THE UPS TO DOWNSIZING

26 September 2018
It can be difficult to adjust to a smaller home. But, if it’s any consolation, most South Africans who have bought new properties are living in much smaller homes than the ones they grew up in....
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RULES FOR UPSTAIRS LIVING

26 September 2018
Though there are no legal requirements governing behaviour for upstairs neighbours (though there really ought to be), we encourage you not to be that neighbour everyone loves to hate. Life has a funny...
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TIPS FOR MAKING A SAFE INVESTMENT PURCHASE

26 September 2018
Though technically in a recession, the economic climate should never deter buyers. Instead of moping about your economic prospects, you can choose to focus on yourself and ask what it is that you can...
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WHICH PAINT COLOUR HELPS ME SELL?

26 September 2018
Curb appeal might be subjective, but it’s not difficult to imagine that the listing of the bright blue home with a yellow roof gets less attention than other more neutral homes. Colour can have...
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BEST SPOTS TO GET OFF-THE-GRID IN SA

26 September 2018
There are various reasons why people choose to get “off-the-grid” – a term coined to describe a household that does not receive public utility services from their city. Some do it to...
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MPC BUYS CONSUMERS MORE TIME

20 September 2018
South Africans avoid any further tightening of their purse strings this afternoon following the announcement by the Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) of 2018 that interest rates would remain unchanged....
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HOW TO SURVIVE THE SCHOOL HOLIDAYS

11 September 2018
The third term break is upon us and, whether you’ve planned for it or not, your children are going to be at home for the next week. Why not take a few days leave and enjoy a mini staycation with...
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WOMEN IN REAL ESTATE

10 September 2018
One need only Google the CEO’s of the top forty listed companies on the JSE to discover the disparity that continues to exist between men and women in business. With the name of only one female...
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