Going “virtual” in Real Estate and what it could mean for your career

Going “virtual” in Real Estate and what it could mean for your career More and more estate agents are ditching the office for good.  How would partnering with South Africa’s premier and most established virtual agency change your life and propel your career? The World is going Virtual Office expenses are no longer a necessity […]

How the real estate industry will drastically change in the next 12 months

How the real estate industry will drastically change in the next 12 months -Face the uncertainty and take control of your real estate career- –Written by Antonie Goosen, Principal of Meridian Realty Major changes in the real estate industry was on the cards for South Africa prior to Covid-19, but the pandemic will accelerate and […]

A practical guide for estate agents to bounce back after lockdown

A practical guide for estate agents to bounce back after lockdown -Unprecedented times calls for unprecedented measures- If you find yourself stressed out, fearful about the future, or just frustrated by everything going on right now, I strongly encourage you to devote a few minutes to read through this guide and take inspired action! What […]

An Open Letter to all Real Estate Agents affected by the Covid-19 Pandemic

An Open Letter to all Real Estate Agents affected by the Covid-19 Pandemic -Written by Antonie Goosen, Founder and Managing Director of Meridian Realty The rampant spread worldwide of Covid-19, the disease caused by the novel coronavirus, has officially lead President Cyril Ramaphosa to declare a state of disaster which escalated to a 21-day full […]

7 Tips for estate agents that work!

  TIME MANAGEMENT We can all agree that there are few things in life as valuable as time.    Think about this moment.  Once it is gone, you will never be able to get it back.  It is such a finite resource yet we have to navigate it carefully as all the ingredients for success, prosperity, happiness, health and growth are linked to […]

Your Real Estate Forecast for 2020

YOUR REAL ESTATE FORECAST FOR 2020PACK AN UMBRELLA Checking the weather before you head out for the day is a part of the daily routine for many. Will you need an umbrella or a jersey? Should you maybe exchange your flannel shirt for a cotton one as a heatwave is expected to hit later in […]

How not to let estate agents end up as a museum attraction

  NOW, IF YOU LOOK ON YOUR LEFT… Millennials are a difficult crowd to please – we’re the first to admit that.  We are also a huge crowd.  There are plus minus 19 million Generation X consumers in South Africa.  Millennials however account for over 28 million of the population!  As the future decision makers we […]

7 ways you can protect yourself and avoid becoming a victim of online scams

Written by Antonie Goosen, Principal of Meridian Realty The real estate industry has recently been flooded with a large number of online scams.  These scams and phishing attempts are very varied and have included: Emails supposedly sent from your own company’s servers informing agents that there is a problem with their mailboxes, and that they […]

9 Reasons why it is important to use an Estate Agent

During tough economic times homeowners might just be tempted to market their own property by putting up a Private Sale board in front the garden and placing an ad on a website. However, we all know that the sale of property is a complex transaction and it’s in the best interest of homeowers to make […]

How To Stay Motivated In A Tough Real Estate Market

How to stay motivated in a tough real estate market: If you have been in the real estate industry for a while, then you will know that it is perfectly normal for the market to go through cycles.  Our industry is going through continuous market disruption and it has never been more important to take […]