Link to our main website: http://www.gtproperty.co.za
The firm inevitably offers a widespread existing client base - with a long standing relationship in the case of many.
Four years back it was decided also to embark in the real estate industry (as Guthrie & Theron Properties), since when 3 offices (with 8 property consultants) were established in Hermanus, Onrus & Gansbaai.
The attorney's firm and the Real Estate division complement each other on a continuous basis.
The needs of property owners, potential investors, late estates and parties to litigation, is catered for in the process. The Real Estate consultants have an attorneys at their disposal at all stages – advising them on a variety of matters such as: adding value to the needs of contracting parties, VAT transactions, Capital Gains Tax (which is a factor to all sellers of property) as well as tax matters in general.
Our property consultants are equipped to be professional, committed to give their honest and best services with the interests of their clients always as first priority. They offer a wide range of properties and real estate that are in the market and cover residential dwellings, vacant land, farms, full and/or sectional title apartments, new developments, townhouses, commercial and investment opportunities, flats, holiday accommodation, retirement units, security complexes and gholf estate living as well as rental service in real estate. Our experience will be available if you have doubts about a market related pricing of your property.
Whether a client is looking for a family home, contemporary or gracious residences, down scaling and needing a smaller unit such as an apartment or flat, retirement facilities, holiday cabin or wooden house, upgrading and in need of up-market properties with sea or mountain views, coastal properties on the seafront, vacant land to plan your dream home, investment opportunities in the real estate, commercial properties, plot-and-plan, affordable housing, luxurious estate living in security complexes with amenities such as gym, tennis court, swimming pool, squash court, water saving, play ground for children, our agents at Guthrie & Theron will try to meet your requirements as best as they can. Whether you sell or buy property, our motto is to assist you as best as we are able to. We will always walk the extra mile for our buyers , sellers, investors, tenants or in whatever capacity we can be of service in the property market.
Though we are not sworn valuators or appraisers, we will be able to assist you to ask a market related price which is based on prices of other properties on the market in the area comparable to yours, properties sold in your area and the prevailing micro-economic climate of your area as well as a availability and demand for properties such as yours, replacement value of your home is also taken in consideration. (Comparable Market Analysis). It stays Guthrie and Theron’s aim to assist you in most of the issues related to the concept of ownership of land, property and real estate, even with the financing of property.
Hermanus properties are expected to outperform most South African residential properties – mainly for the simple reason that this stretch of coastline is classified and recognized as being one of few top retirement and holiday areas in South-Africa. Prime properties in sought after Hermanus in the Overberg are fetching excellent prices with several prime seafront properties sold at prices ranging from R10m and upwards and spectacular homes overlooking Walker Bay may even go as high as R30m. Stands with a view are much sought after.
Onrus River is a sought after holiday destination and prices on the “island” or “peninsula” range from ±R3m – R15m. Vermont, the neighbouring suburb, has grown rapidly in recent years, but still has vacant land available. These plots are truly very sought after. Sandbaai has properties available for potential buyers on the entry level as well as several residential developments. (Simplex or duplex, full title, share title).
Find the right property for sale
Link to our main website: http://www.gtproperty.co.za
Tips when you are looking to buy a home or property.
Good growth is predicted in the real estate market for the rest of the year. Therefore it seems that now is a very good time to get into the home market, wether as a newcomer or for upgrading, scaling down, investment purposes or a holiday home. Here are some tips for the potential buyer that may not be so inexperienced.
With so many houses for sale, it may seem like a impossible task to find the property that you think is perfect for your needs. Where do you start en who do you trust?
Define your needs as well as affordability. Remember, make provision for rising interest rates. Never stretch you budget to its limit when buying a home or any property, the truth is that the quote: "You can't eat a house!" really has merits.
With today's advanced technology it makes sense (and it makes it easier) to start off by browsing the internet for properties that are for sale in the areas and price range that you have defined. You can buy privately, but sometimes it is well worth paying the commission to an estate agent because if the agent is experienced the agent will be able to: Have listed the property at a market related value (in other words endeavour to get the best reasonable price in an open market for a serious seller, but will also have the knowledge to assist the buyer to make an offer that could be favourably considered by the Seller.) The agent also have access to information that is perhaps not generally known such as information about future developments that may influence future market values of property.
The internet offers an easy, cheap and convenient way to browse for information about properties, and can generally give you an idea of what is for sale in which areas and at what price. You can leizurely compare prices, features etc and have an idea of what is going on in the property market before you contact an agent to assist you.
Remember when you start to view houses in person that there is certain things beside the property itself that you have to consider: Emenities in the neighbourhood, public transport, general impression of neighbouring houses, quite cul-de-sac? etc.
Take your camera with you, (a professional agent usually will supply a portfolio of properties that you are viewing) make notes and remember never to see too many houses on one time - when you are tired you will not be able to judge the house clearly.
Re-view the properties that you are interested in until you have made up your mind.This is where your home page text will appear. Please add some content.