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Insights Team, December 8, 2018
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 […]

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 […]

Megan OwenJune 7, 2018
Exploring Linden with Local Property Expert Loren Cantrell

Today we explore the suburb of Linden with our seasoned agent, Loren Cantrell. Why are you excited to be the Area Agent for Linden? Linden is the new Parkhurst. There is a complete cultural regeneration happening as new blood moves into the suburb along with fabulous new restaurants, entertainment options and unique stores. Historically an […]

Insights TeamFebruary 13, 2018
Not all agents are equal

Never being ones to shy away from speaking truth to power, we at Leadhome thought we’d blow the whistle on the real estate industry. Think of this as an installation of #RealEstateLeaks. This time we are shining right on the dark underbelly of free valuations – which aren’t always what they seem. These days just […]

Megan OwenNovember 6, 2017
Why I left a traditional real estate agency for Leadhome.

Fernando Dos Santos is Leadhome’s Area Expert for Johannesburg East. He left a successful career with a traditional real estate agency three months ago to join Leadhome. I sat down with him to find out why. What made you leave a well-known traditional agency to join Leadhome? I have been in real estate for over a […]

Marcel du ToitMay 31, 2017
Introducing Simpli

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 […]

Marcel du ToitJanuary 6, 2017
What 2017 holds for the real estate industry and Leadhome

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) […]

Insights TeamNovember 28, 2016
Percentage commissions – do they guarantee the best selling price?

One of the truisms in real estate is that percentage-based commissions for estate agents aligns the interests of the agent and the seller – because the agent’s commission is a percentage of the sale price, he/she has an incentive to get the highest possible price for the property. While this seems obviously true on the […]

Insights TeamFebruary 24, 2016
Latest Joburg property trends

At Leadhome, we believe it’s critical to have the latest property growth and sales data at our fingertips to ensure our clients have the most up-to-date knowledge of what’s going on in the Joburg real estate industry. That’s why we created Leadhome University, our groundbreaking research & innovation unit responsible for analysing all aspects of […]

Insights TeamJanuary 20, 2016
Randburg property trends

Consisting out of 96 suburbs, Randburg covers an area of 167.98 km² in the north-west of Johannesburg, bordering on Sandton, Roodepoort, and the City of Johannesburg. Well known for its plethora of malls, entertainment spots, great schools, and parks, Randburg is popular with both families as well as the younger generation looking to be close […]

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