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The benefits of working with an estate agent

The benefits of working with an estate agent

Is the use of an estate agent necessary when buying or selling a home? When it comes to home sales, buyers and sellers are on opposite sides of the fence. After all, what one wants to achieve is oftentimes entirely different to what the other desires. Buyers typically want to get a good deal on a home, while sellers want top dollar for their property. Both parties can benefit tremendously from retaining...

Do you need a real estate agent when buying a pre-construction property

The act of buying a home is not only costly, but it is also quite complex. In addition, you need to have full and comprehensive grasp of your purchase agreement. The entire purchase process can be extremely complicated when it comes to a pre-construction home. Unfortunately, a lot of first-time home buyers go into this process without fully understanding what is in involved. So, do you need a real estate...

How to switch real estate agents

For one reason or another, a buyer may have a myriad of reasons to change real estate agents. One of the reasons that may prompt you to want to change agents could be that they do not promptly respond to inquiries. In addition, you may feel that your agent is not in a position to adequately answer your questions in a satisfactory manner. Remember that your agent services multiple clients and therefore...

Top 5 points landlords need to know before letting their property

Top 5 points landlords need to know before letting their property In Zambia's current property market, letting out a property can be a good option as rental demand remains strong. However, there are certain things homeowners should know before letting their property out. This article is focused on the Top 5 points landlords need to know before letting their property. 1. Make sure that your property is...

What your estate agent should and shouldn’t do

What your estate agent should and shouldn’t do The decision to sell a property is not one to be taken lightly. Consultations and deliberations must be undertaken to reach a conclusive decision. Once you’ve decided to put your house on the market the next chronological step is choosing your estate agent. We've endeavoured to show you what your estate agent should and shouldn’t do. Choosing an...

Property jargon explained

Property jargon explained The world of real estate can be complex and quite confusing to the novice. The property market is riddled with an enormous amount of complicated terminology and unusual phrases that cloud an already daunting process. Whether you're an unexperienced beginner to buying or renting, or you've been navigating property for years, our 'Property jargon explained' article can help you...

Title Deeds

Title Deeds

What are Title Deeds? Our article will delve into answering the question 'What are Title Deeds'? We will expertly explore how to access title deeds and any other information you may need to know regarding them. What are title deeds and why do we need them? A title deed is a document that provides a detailed history pertaining to the ownership of land and property since it's registration. The document...

Freehold and Leasehold

Freehold and Leasehold Real estate agents and solicitors frequently use the terms Freehold and Leasehold. These are terms that one will encounter when their on the hunt for a new property. In this blog piece we will explicitly differentiate between freehold and leasehold properties. Freehold Vs Leasehold: What is the difference? Having a firm grasp of whether a property you intend to buy is freehold or...

Memorandum Of Sale

Memorandum Of Sale

Memorandum Of Sale Most people are unfamiliar with the term Memorandum Of Sale or fully appreciate it's importance. This is however; a term you will encounter when buying or selling a house. There exist specific instances where in most likelihood you will be required to obtain a memorandum of sale. These include: If you’re a prospective buyer wanting to submit a mortgage application....

How to Write Effective Real Estate Ads

How to Write Effective Real Estate Ads There are so many players in the real estate space; from individuals to property investors, and companies. The general consensus among these players is to sale or lease a property as quickly as possible. If you're looking at listing any property then this guide is for you. We will look at How to Write Effective Real Estate Ads that spark the interest of prospective...

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