Location, location, location
Insights Team, December 8, 2018
Insights TeamDecember 8, 2018
Location, location, location

Yes, that home is absolutely gorgeous, but if the location is not right you could end up regretting your purchase in the long run. Here’s why you need to consider the holy grail of “best possible location” when buying a property. Location is all important because over time, things can change and this may affect […]

Insights TeamDecember 7, 2018
The hidden costs of buying a house

There’s more to the price tag of a home than just the seller’s asking price. Additional costs can send your budget over the edge, so be prepared for all the financial extras. Don’t let additional expenses put a damper on the excitement and anticipation of buying your home; budget for the extra costs and make […]

Insights TeamDecember 7, 2018
Emigration – Tips to make the move less stressful

As the New Year approaches, some South Africans may be taking a giant leap and relocating to other countries. It’s a daunting decision and lots of boxes need to be ticked to make a big move successful. One thing is certain: deciding to leave the country is not an easy decision to make. Whatever the […]

Insights TeamDecember 7, 2018
Vereenvoudig jou lewe

“Vereenvoudig jou lewe.” Dié drie woordjies kan ‘n groot verskil maak. Om hulle hardop te sê, kan reeds ‘n gevoel van kalmte meebring in ‘n warboel lewe volgeprop met doen, wees en te veel goed. Die Boeddhiste-monnik en befaamde skrywer Matthieu Ricard, wat soms bestempel word as “die gelukkigste man op aarde” meen “’n Eenvoudige […]

Insights TeamDecember 7, 2018
Buying a home: the legal nitty-gritty

We’ve all heard it before: buying a home may be the biggest transactions you will ever undertake, so it’s important to know all the legal terms and conditions before you even start house-hunting. Here is a useful glossary of terms (and some helpful tips) to get you started: Bond pre-approval – It’s vital to establish […]

Marcel du ToitDecember 7, 2018
Why pay more than you need to? Sell your property the Leadhome way.

Any company that doesn’t focus on consumers and their needs is due for extinction, according to Marcél du Toit, CEO of Leadhome. The reason businesses like Uber, Airbnb, Amazon and many other tech-based, future-centric businesses have disrupted their industries is because they did two things: they got into the mindset of the consumer and focused […]

Insights TeamDecember 6, 2018
Getting ready to show off your home

If you’re planning to sell your home but dreading the prospect of intrusive show days, rest assured… Leadhome may be your perfect partner. Gone are the days of grainy newsprint images and one-dimensional showcasing of homes. Online portals offer so much more than vivid images and although most buyers will research on the internet first, […]

Insights TeamNovember 9, 2018
Ways to make your move stress-free

Moving house is right up there with major life events like death and divorce (when it comes to stress level measures) but there are ways to make the process seamless and relatively worry-free. It goes without saying that even control freaks need to surrender to the chaos of moving. The house will be upside down […]

Insights TeamNovember 6, 2018
There is still good value to be had in Cape Town (and surrounds)

Cape Town property is still an option for savvy buyers looking for value for money and a good investment, but times are changing and being wise to the ebb and flow of the market is essential, according to Laurene van Coller, Team Lead for Leadhome in the Western Cape. On the radar Buying property in […]

Marcel du ToitNovember 2, 2018
We are in good company, and we are gaining traction…

South Africans are discussing the pros and cons of how the old estate agency model is being revived and revised by technological innovation and new ways of doing things… Yesterday was a pretty exciting day for us at Leadhome. When the news broke that FNB customers are now able to sell their properties online, the […]

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