6 Things You Think Add Value To Your Home – But Really Don’t

Author : Personal Finance – Investopedia May 19, 2013 Every homeowner must pay for routine home maintenance, such as replacing worn-out plumbing components or staining the woodwork, but some choose to make improvements with the intention of increasing the home’s value

7 Ways To Improve Your Home’s Sell-ability

Author : Investopedia November 12, 2009 In this economy, houses aren’t selling like they used to. However, there are some ways to improve the chances of selling your house. If you have a house on the market, or are considering it, read these tips

Good Time to Sell Property

Author : Homeloans SA The Best Time to Sell a Property is when Media Reports, refer to the Property Cycle, as a “Sellers Market”. The Principle of “Supply and Demand” directly influences the situation


In a buyer’s market, the number of homes up for sale is much larger than the number of prospective buyers looking to purchase. This means that sellers are less likely to fetch their full asking price and are more likely to wait longer for their home to sell…

Renovate or Relocate

Author : Homeloans SA You family has outgrown your home – Renovate or Relocate Life is a Circle – at some stage in your life your home becomes too small when the children arrive and all require their own space. At a later stage in life they start leaving the family home and all of a sudden the house is too big!

The pitfalls of selling property privately – 2 November 2020

At first glance, selling a property privately rather than using an estate agent can seem like a good strategy. It seems to cut out the middle man, remove the need to pay estate agent’s commission and put you in control of the process. On the other hand, putting your home on the market yourself means that you have to market the property effectively and value it correctly…

The question of the asking price – 28 October 2020

If you were to put an asking price on a home that you have lived in and loved based on sentimental value, it would invariably be priceless. However, a strong sense of objectivity, as well as pertinent facts, must form the basis of the asking price for which you put your property on the market…

Top tips for showing off a small home – July 2020

With more people working from home at least part of the time now, the demand for properties with a study or home-office space has increased – but if your property does not have this extra space you should not be too hasty to plan an addition or renovation before trying to sell…