Estate agents in Port Elizabeth in the Eastern Cape have been dealt severe body blows by recent interest rate hikes and the effects of the new National Credit Act. The knockout punch could be just around the corner for some, says Jaco Rademeyer, principal of Jaco Rademeyer Estates in PE.
Nearly two centuries ago the area above Govan Mbeki Avenue, known as Central Hill, was the most sought after residential area in Port Elizabeth. The wealthiest residents lived there in the largest and grandest homes. Today the picture looks very different. In the past ten years, Central has increasingly gained a reputation for crime and […]
Leading estate agents in Port Elizabeth have praised efforts by the police, security companies and business people to restore Central to its former glory. The area is the historical heart of the city, but in recent years it has become dilapidated and acquired a reputation as a hangout for drug dealers and prostitutes. The new […]
When Cape Town-based biokinetisist Havelin Hindley’s rugby career came to a premature end at school, he never dreamt that he would one day be helping the Springboks of colour reach their full potential. Hindley, who was drafted in as the first conditioner at the SA Rugby Academy in Cape Town, and former Springbok centre and […]
A young Port Elizabeth property agent has received national recognition for his contribution to the industry in terms of sales, exceptional service, leadership and development. Jaco Rademeyer of Jaco Rademeyer Estates was one of 16 agents honoured at this year’s Nedbank Property Professional awards evening held in Cape Town recently. The 25-year-old property agent was […]
“Don’t allow sadness and disappointment to drag you down. See it as a challenge that can make you stronger so that you can reach new heights,” says Kobie Potgieter, thriving Port Elizabeth businesswoman, wife and mother. This co-owner of Re/Max Independent Properties in Port Elizabeth, which was recently named the most successful Re/Max franchise in […]