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Navigating the real estate market: Tips for buyers

Understanding the real estate market is crucial when buying or selling a property. The market’s current favour, whether for buyers or sellers, significantly impacts your decisions and strategies. Buyers’ market: When the real estate market leans towards buyers, it signifies that there’s an abundance of properties available for sale compared to the number of active buyers […]

Factors that influence the value of your home

When determining the value of your property, it’s often a challenge to remain objective due to the emotional and financial attachment you have to your home. However, the value of a home is ultimately based on what buyers are willing to pay in the current market. Several factors influence a home’s value, including location, condition, […]

Should sellers provide approved building plans when selling property?

The simple answer is no. However, the National Building Regulations and Building Standards Act mandates that local authorities approve building plans for the construction, alteration, or conversion of a building. Consequently, if approved plans are absent, the property owner would be committing a statutory offence. Once signed by both parties, an offer to purchase becomes […]