Posts from ‘Insights Team

We're the "thinking arm" of Leadhome, combining expertise in data analysis, modelling, sociology, geography, and philosophy to interrogate current trends in the South African residential property market. Proudly contemplative since 2015.

How to view houses safely during Covid-19

2 March 2021 | Insights Team

While lockdown restrictions in South Africa have eased compared to the early stages of 2020, the threat of the pandemic has not subsided. In fact, the threat is greater than ever before. This reality means that we have to continue taking precautions in our everyday life and be prepared when we venture into public spaces […]

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Common Mistakes First-Time Home Buyers Make

23 February 2021 | Insights Team

Buying a house is one of the biggest decisions you will make in your lifetime, and certainly the largest of purchases. It is probably also one of the most exciting and positive experiences that you will experience.   The magnitude of this occasion means it is vital that you “get it right the first time” and […]

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What are your rights as a tenant when your landlord sells their property?

16 February 2021 | Insights Team

The South African rental market is a vibrant one; filled with many people who have consciously chosen renting as a lifestyle option. However, many tenants lack the legal know-how when it comes to their rights if the landlord chooses to sell the property they occupy. As it turns out, due to the financial strain brought […]

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How to celebrate Valentine’s Day at home this year

9 February 2021 | Insights Team

As a result of the coronavirus we’re now adapting to a ‘new normal’. This means doing things differently for the many traditional occasions we have grown to love. The current curfew, coupled with many people’s reluctance to venture into crowded places, means that we have to get a little more creative and find a way […]

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The 5 secrets of people who always have clean homes

2 February 2021 | Insights Team

Have you ever been to a house and wondered to yourself: how in the world do they keep this place so clean? Everything seems to be in its place; all the counters are shining and even the toilet seems to be pristinely clean. Upon seeing this, you may think that they either have an ultra-efficient […]

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