Olesya Loubser Properties - Home search service

By: Olesya Loubser Properties  11-11-2011
Keywords: Property Market

Buying property in another country can be pretty stressful and risky – unfamiliar laws and rules, different culture and language, that’s why it is better to entrust it to professionals. 

For our International and Russian clients we developed a Home Search Service where we guide them through every step of property acquisition in South Africa .

We provide consulting about type of property and area of investment, perform the search of property for our Clients, negotiate the deal on their behalf and make sure that the transfer happens smoothly.   


To create a comprehensive team, we have formed a partnership with a specialist home-search company that has 10 years of experience in both the UK and SA markets. This combination of the two companies has established a unique service unavailable to  many buyers until now.    

              What we offer
  • Understanding SA culture and property laws
  • Knowledge of SA property market and its development   
  • Established relationship with reputable conveyancers
  • Established relationships with financial service providers
  • Established relationship with Top property agents
  • Experience of working on SA property market
  • Years of experience of providing similar service to British and South African buyers 

Area covered by our Home Search Service  

Our Service is designed for residential properties (houses, villas, penthouses, apartments, etc.) mainly in Cape Town and suburbs.

Other popular towns falling in the zone includes Hermanus, Stellenbosch, Somerset West, etc.

How we work

  • Our property experts work in close conjunction with you and FOR YOU
  • After evaluating your needs and making sure that we can meet your requirements, we sign a Contract
  • We start an extensive search of properties according to your specifications about 4-6 weeks before your trip to SA
  • We work closely with you to shortlist  6-8 properties that you will view on arrival
  • After your final decision is made, we negotiate and structure the deal in the best possible way for You
  • We keep you constantly updated on the progress of transfer of property to make sure it is happening successfully (as it can take up to 2-3 months). 


The fees for providing Home Search Service are calculated at 3% + VAT of the amount of the Purchase.

They are fully compensated by:
- Good prices negotiated for our Clients
- Professional Property Services we provide and
- Peace of mind our Clients have that everything is going smoothly.  

 Structure of fees

-  Initial deposit R 15 000
- The rest to be paid on transfer of the property


Keywords: Property Market

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