The cost of buying a house in Port Elizabeth

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Apart from the actual price you are offering to pay for your new house in Port Elizabeth, there are a lot of additional costs involved when buying a home and most people are actually unaware of them. Buying a home can be very exciting, but also very stressful, so it’s always a good idea to plan … [Read more...]

Zoning of property – all you want to know


The following information was supplied by leading attorneys and conveyancers  in Port Elizabeth, Greyvensteins Inc. I recommend that you contact Greyvensteins for all your legal needs. You can contact them on 041 501 5500. "Just about everybody has heard of zones and zoning in relation to … [Read more...]

Banks: Loan to value criteria for homeloans August 2012

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As from August 2012 the following basic matrix is applicable for homeloans generally up to R1.5 million:   Maximum LTV’s (Salaried individuals)    ABSA Homeloans FNB Homeloans Nedbank omeloans Standard Bank Homeloans ABSA … [Read more...]

How to become an estate agent

Jaco Rademeyer

Here is a very good article by my friend, Jaco Rademeyer, and published by Property24 today. I recommend that all aspiring estate agents read this. The article is placed in full and the original is available here. Becoming an estate agent is far more complex than ever before and anyone who … [Read more...]

Are you aware of the emotional stresses when selling or buying property?

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There are a lot of emotional stresses involved when you decide to sell property or when you have to buy a new property. Here is a very good article posted by Property24 on this issue:   "Lanice Steward, managing director of Anne Porter Knight Frank, explains  Lanice Steward, … [Read more...]

Do you want to do business with me?

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I am a professional and experienced principal estate agent and render my services in a way that will exceed your expectations.  I shall never compromise on the ethics,  Code of Conduct and requirements of the Estate Agency Affairs Act and other legislation. Do you want to do business with … [Read more...]

Pres Zuma’s budget speech | lifeline for lower income home buyers | information

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The following information was sourced by Velile Tinto Attorneys (Cape).  Kindly contact mr Abdulah Salie or Louis van der Merwe  directly for assistance. You will find their contact details at the end of this communique.  "Lifeline for lower income buyers In the budget speech Mr Zuma said … [Read more...]

How to improve your chances to obtain a mortgage bond


Through the boom years (up to 2008) as many as 80 percent of all home loan applications were approved. Currently the home loan approval rate is just over the 50 percent mark, however, numbers are slowly but surely increasing. Here is what to do to improve your bond application for property in … [Read more...]

The difference between Asking and Selling Price of Property in Port Elizabeth


In the old days, it took months for a property to hit all of the marketing channels, and the value of properties were as well known by many people. There was no internet, no databases, so the margins between the best asking price for your home and the ultimate selling price was much higher than it … [Read more...]

Seven steps to success

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The following post was forwarded from by Smith Tabata Attorneys in Port Elizabeth. I think it is an excellent article and worth reading and heeding. Success is an elusive concept to many people. It has as many different definitions as there are people on earth. To … [Read more...]

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