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8
Apr

Selling your home – Part 2

by Annalien in Advice to sellers, Featured properties, Investment opportunities, New listings, Property market, Uncategorized

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Continued... As mentioned in our previous article it is important to remember what impact first impressions have on prospective buyers.  Should your house already be on the market for more than 6 months consider the option of staging your home.  It may very well be worth the expense in the end and it may not require ...

3
Dec

Where is your title deed? Act now!

by Annalien in Advice to buyers, Advice to sellers, Announcements, FAQs, Uncategorized

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PROPERTY OWNERS, BUYERS AND AGENTS: LOST TITLE DEEDS AND BONDS – DON'T DELAY! (With permission from: Newsletter De Wet Reitz Inc) In January 2019 new amendments to Regulations for the replacement of lost title deeds (and similar documents like mortgage bonds and notarial bonds – see below) were published. They were very onerous and slated to ...

10
Oct

Hygge means hibernating. Let the sun shine in!

by Annalien in Uncategorized

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Don’t forget your soaking sanctuary – a very important room in your home from a woman's perspective. Women inspect the kitchen and bathrooms of any prospective home first. Spruce it up, improve it. Keep it fresh and mold free, keep it tidy; avoid clutter and bottles and tubes and wet towels! If, like me, you like to exchange ...

7
Oct

Take a break from your winter decor

by Annalien in Advice to sellers, Announcements, Featured properties, Property market, Uncategorized

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Draw back the curtains, open the windows and doors and let in the natural sunlight and fresh air; for spring is here. Just as you take a break from your winter wardrobe, so too should you take a break from your chunky,warm winter decor. Follow these guidelines to freshen up your space: 1. Let there be flowers Monet said, ...

29
Apr

Why are people selling their homes today? 8 Reasons why.

by Annalien in Advice to buyers, Advice to sellers, Announcements, FAQs, Uncategorized

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A recent FNB survey reveals reasons for selling: Downscaling due to financial pressure Downscaling with life stage Emigrating Relocating within South Africa Upgrading Moving for safety and security reasons Change in family structure Moving to be closer to work or amenities

29
Oct

No cooling off period for most property purchases

by Annalien in Advice to buyers, Advice to sellers, Estates, FAQs, Investment opportunities, Uncategorized

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When an offer to purchase is signed for an existing property over the value of R250,000 there is no cooling off period for the purchaser. Meaning that buyers cannot simply change their mind and cancel the offer to purchase once signed by both parties, and if they do, there may well be serious financial implications.  ...

29
Oct

Be Sure Before Putting Pen to Paper

by Annalien in Advice to buyers, FAQs, Uncategorized

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The offer to purchase is a purchase agreement which contains all the terms and conditions attached to the purchase of the property. Buyers cannot simply change their mind after signing an offer to purchase - this document is a legally binding contract. Buyers need to be properly informed by the estate agent during the process of ...

4
Sep

Did you know that the Vaal River is about 180million years old?

by Annalien in Announcements, Uncategorized, Vaal river info

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This little 'vaal' river is actually an old man river. Scientists and academics calculate the date of the river's origin at about 180 million years! It probably originated due to the shifting of the tectonic plates which divided Godwana Land into two continents. Did you know that it is in your power and my power to ...

4
Jul

Day care for orphaned or vulnerable children

by Annalien in Announcements, Events, Uncategorized, Vaal river info

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Aid for the Lehlohonolo Day Care Centre, Tumahole, Parys. On Friday 13 July, twelve intrepid cyclists and supporters from Parys will be braving the eastern Free State winter temperatures and long winding district roads in an attempt to travel from Parys to Clarens by mountain bike.  The 275km route consists mainly of district roads and will be ...

4
May

Let us treat water like diamonds

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How beautiful is this sound? SA major river doing this for the first time in years! https://www.facebook.com/stormreportsaOFFICIAL/videos/1738177296244930/  

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