A world of ups and downs…

u|Chief chatted to Amyn Benyekkou (Head of Sales, Marketing & Business Development, Africa) at Otis, the world’s leading elevator manufacturer. What are the trends you are seeing in the property industry? Large […]

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The Property Practitioners Bill

Graeme Jay (managing director of the College of People Management and Development) shares his insight into the proposed Property Practitioners Bill. Since 1976, estate agents and the estate agency industry […]

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Technology: Threat or Competitive Edge for Property Professionals?

Neil Summers, Head of Sales (Moonstone and SuiteBox Africa) shares his insights on the current trends in property   On the face of it, rapid advances in technology appear to […]

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How to ensure your home loan pre-qualification stays valid

Shaun Rademyer, CEO at BetterBond, offers his insight for prospective home-buyers to ensure that their home loan pre-qualification stays valid.     There is a growing trend in SA towards home […]

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An Enviable Retirement at Val de Vie Evergreen

14 November 2017, Val de Vie Estate – Val de Vie Evergreen is one of the first retirement villages set within a greater residential estate in South Africa and was […]

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Borrowers need more home loan options, says BetterBond

South Africa needs more home loan options to make home ownership more accessible.   “In response to the increasingly diverse financial backgrounds and capabilities of home buyers, we need a […]

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Leadhome campaign pokes fun at outdated real estate industry

Johannesburg, October 2017 – A cheeky new ad campaign has the outdated real estate agency model firmly in its sights. Launched by Leadhome, a disruptive player in the property space, […]

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Sellers’ main goal now should be a quicker sale

1st November 2017 – Take-home pay has shown year-on-year growth for the past six months and consumer inflation has been declining since January, so prospective buyers do have some more […]

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New student residence to open its doors for Bloemfontein students in 2018

30 October 2017: Students can book their place now to move into Bloemfontein’s newest purpose-designed student residence built by the Respublica Student Living Fund. The residence will be ready for […]

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RentWorks announces its acquisition by DölbergPremium

JOHANNESBURG, 30 October 2017 – RentWorks, South Africa’s largest independent asset rental company, has been acquired by DölbergPremium. The deal is subject to regulatory approval by the Competition Commission of […]

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Save on commission: unregistered estate agents don’t quality!

Estate agents that aren’t registered and in good standing with the Estate Agency Affairs Board (EAAB) and in possession of a Fidelity Fund Certificate, are, in fact, not entitled to […]

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