Why the huge commissions for estate agents when selling your property? That was the question the market began to ask after decades of the property industry dictating to consumers that 7%- 8% commissions on the sale of a home were “the norm”.
A strong sense of community brings two brands together Leading hybrid real estate agency, Leadhome, has announced its title sponsorship of one of Johannesburg’s oldest rugby establishments, Pirates Rugby Club. In line with Leadhome’s community upliftment strategy, the sponsorship aims to assist the Club to build its youth and female player development, while also continuing […]
Any company that doesn’t focus on consumers and their needs is due for extinction, according to Marcél du Toit, CEO of Leadhome.
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 […]
The wait is finally over. Cyril Ramaphosa has been elected as the new president of South Africa, bringing to an end a disastrous 10 year period for the South African consumer. If President Ramaphosa’s actions since his election as president of the ruling African National Congress is anything to go by, we should see a […]
Today we launch Simpli, a platform that makes buying or selling a home easy and stress free. It is a first (and only) of its kind in the South African market. Simpli is a giant leap forward for the South African real estate agency industry. In this technology-driven world of on-demand taxis, artificial intelligence, chat […]
Dear valued clients, friends, and not-yet-but-soon-to-be-friends, Happy 2017 from all of us at Leadhome! We hope this year will be a highly successful one for you and your family. A year ago I wrote a blog post about my expectations for the real estate agency industry in 2016: investment in technology, clients moving away from traditional (expensive) […]
People have been predicting the end of the estate agency industry since the advent of the internet. The theory went that, given the internet’s phenomenal capability of matching buyers and sellers, it was only a matter of time before the need for the estate agents would disappear completely and a more effective (and less costly) […]
Thank you for visiting the Leadhome website! We’re the new kids on the block—and we’re changing the way properties are bought and sold in South Africa. Since 2014, the Leadhome team has been working away to build a credible alternative to the traditional estate agency business model where bloated fees, really bad service, and dissatisfied […]