I have been in the real estate industry for eleven years which brought me great joy and pleasure to interact with my buyers and sellers. This is a very rewarding industry... to be in many people who l refer to from time to time and they became my clients through friendships over the years. They know the quality of my professional advice which they can expect. l will continue to be the best agent for both buyer and seller in this industry.
Selling your home yourself and keeping the commission in your pocket instead of paying it to an estate agent may sound like a good idea but you should be aware of the dangers before you decide on this approach.
Collect rent in cash? Make sure you stay compliant with money laundering rules
24 Jan 2023
According to an International Monetary Fund assessment, “the widespread use of cash in South Africa poses a high risk for money laundering and terrorist financing”. With that in mind, the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) issued a report in October 2021 requiring substantial legislative changes by November 2022 in order for South Africa to avoid being greylisted by the international watchdog.
There are a number of costs to factor in when selling a property – many of which are payable upfront before transfer can occur. To avoid being caught short, sellers are advised to have adequate savings in place before placing their home on the market.
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