Buyers Hot for Big-Ticket Properties JHB
Meanwhile, Geffen says, stock availability has improved at the upper end of the market because many property owners who have been sitting on the fence for the past four years are now also keen to move on with their lives - and ready to sell at market-related prices so that they can upgrade in their turn.
Now is the time for all generations - Boomers, X, Y and Z - to make the most of the increasing number of smart solutions available to help us live well and manage our homes. With the explosion of sophisticated technology that is increasingly accessible and affordable, there is in fact virtually nothing that a smart home cannot do.
Property cheers urban development plan
There is no doubt that the infrastructure and services in our cities have been deteriorating under the strain of trying to accommodate the needs of 63% of the population, as evidenced by crumbling roads, increasingly frequent water and power outages, traffic congestion due to inadequate public transport systems, and high crime rates.
But the fact that there is now a national plan to put things right and acknowledgement of the need to leapfrog the limitations of inefficient and often incompetent local authorities is hopeful, and if it can be implemented quickly to reclaim and rebuild our cities, not only as industrial and commercial centres, but as pleasant places to live and work, significant benefits will flow to the property market as a whole.?
The makings of Maverick
At the helm of one of SA's leading realty companies, Lew Geffen (64), Chair of the Lew Geffen Sotheby's International Realty, ascribes his success to passion and perseverance