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Insights Team, December 8, 2018
Insights TeamNovember 1, 2018
The Simplify Revolution

“Simplify your Life.” These three little words can make a huge difference. Just saying them out loud can whisper a sense of calm into a life cluttered with doing, being and way too much stuff. Sometimes called “the happiest man in the world”, Buddhist monk and renowned author Matthieu Ricard says, “A simple life is […]

Insights TeamOctober 3, 2018
Spring is in the air!

It’s a fact. If you’re thinking of selling your property, Spring is undoubtedly one of the best times to do it. Why? Spring is all about new beginnings. People currently searching for a home just like yours are serious about buying right now because they want to move into their new home by December. They’re […]

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 […]

Marcel du ToitFebruary 15, 2018
Zuma Resignation and the state of the property market

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 […]

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 […]

Insights TeamOctober 6, 2017
Why show days don’t work

Show days are great for nosy neighbours but not for selling your homes. What agents don’t tell you is show days benefit them more than they do you, the seller! Show days are great for getting buyers on agents books but not for attracting serious sellers. Show days buyers are not screened and  therefore don’t attract […]

Insights TeamSeptember 29, 2017
Why spring is a great time to sell

Warmer weather, earlier sunrises, later sunsets, greener gardens, flowers sprouting from trees and shrubs. Spring is finally in the air and putting on her annual display, all around us. We have said before that there is no perfect time to sell, but spring sure does have a lot going for it. There’s something about this […]

Megan OwenSeptember 22, 2017
Southern Hospitality – With Leadhome’s Brett Herbert

I took a drive around the south of Johannesburg with Brett Herbert, Area Property Expert for Leadhome. I was pleasantly surprised by both the suburbs and the knowledge of my tour guide. How did you become an Area Expert in the south of Joburg? I grew up in Oakdene and have always lived in and […]

Insights TeamSeptember 18, 2017
Getting ready for your home sale

The mountain of paperwork you need to have in place to sell a home can seem daunting. But don’t sweat. We have prepared a nice overview and summary for you. The process of transferring property from one party to another is called conveyancing, which includes the registration of mortgage bonds and real rights. This process […]

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