HOW LONG IS AN OTP VALID IN SOUTH AFRICA?

23 May 2022
Buying a new house is all so exciting. Once you’ve found the dream home and have submitted the Offer To Purchase (OTP), it becomes a bit of an anxiety-inducing waiting game to see if the seller...
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INTEREST RATE HIKING CYLCE CONTINUES

19 May 2022
The cycle of interest rate hikes continues following the latest announcement by the Monetary Policy Committee (MPC). The repo rate climbs by 50 basis points to 4.75%, leaving the prime lending rate at...
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RE/MAX SA CONVENTION 2023

17 May 2022
Southern Africa’s largest real estate franchise, RE/MAX, has recently announced that it will hold its first national convention since the pandemic. This two-day convention will take place in Sun...
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CREDIT SCORE TIPS FOR FIRST TIME HOME BUYERS

13 May 2022
If you are buying your first home, chances are you need a home loan. Having the right credit score is your first step towards securing the funds you need. Your score could affect anything from credit...
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WHY MOMS MAKE GREAT REAL ESTATE AGENTS

06 May 2022
Moms are fantastic, super-human beings. From being a chauffeur, chef, and tutor, moms are an all-in-one package with all of the necessary patience, kindness, and empathy. Moms have all these superpowe...
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RE/MAX ANNUAL COATS & CANS DRIVE

29 April 2022
It can feel overwhelming to think how you might be able to help those in need when issues of hunger, unemployment, and homelessness continue to grow each year. But, each small contribution can go a lo...
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WHEN CAN A LEASE AGREEMENT BE CANCELED

29 April 2022
There can be many reasons for tenants wanting to terminate their lease agreement early — most recently, many tenants faced retrenchments during the Covid pandemic and could no longer afford thei...
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4 EASY WAYS TO MAKE YOUR PROPERTY MORE SUSTAINABLE

22 April 2022
Striving to incorporate more eco-friendly habits into your daily life? Interested in trying out some simple ways to make your property better for the planet too? You’ve come to the right place!...
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RE/MAX NATIONAL HOUSING REPORT Q1 2022

20 April 2022
Rising Interest Rates Impact Housing Market Activity Following a season of unprecedented sales volumes, activity within the South African Housing market has begun to subside, most likely as a resu...
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CAN YOU PULL OUT OF A HOUSE SALE?

14 April 2022
It’s not uncommon for buyers to try and cancel a house sale after signing the contract, but what actually happens when you withdraw from a house purchase? What happens when a Seller decides they...
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