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New colours for trusted Cape Town agency chain

All four offices in a group that bears one of the oldest names in Cape Town’s real estate industry are now flying new colours as members of the powerful international group Harcourts.
 
Situated in Pinelands, Edgemead, Fishhoek and Bergvliet and dating back to the establishment of the Maynard Burgoyne property group in 1964, the offices have been operating under the Homenet banner since 1993 but have now been given another incarnation as the Harcourts Maynard Burgoyne chain.
 
This follows last year’s partnership deal between Harcourts International and South Africa’s Homenet group, which has now been renamed Harcourts Africa and is re-branding all its offices around the country.
 
And Harcourts Maynard Burgoyne principal Denis Quayle, a veteran of the city’s real estate industry, is “ecstatic” about the transition. “Harcourts is a truly international real estate brand which has a great future ahead of it. Its training systems, overall image, international referral network and ability to satisfy markets across the international property spectrum place the brand in a very strong position on a global platform.
 
“I am also particularly excited about Harcourts’ Luxury Portfolio and Relo Home Search facilities. While Luxury Portfolio essentially enables Harcourts members to market homes in excess of R6m to select clients, the Relo facility allows agents to access instant cost-of-living statistics, home sale information and relevant properties listed by members in 38 countries. The service is exclusive to the Leading Real Estate Companies of the World real estate network, of which Harcourts is a member.”
 
However, says Martin Schultheiss, CEO of Harcourts Africa, this is just a small part of the overall Harcourts value proposition that is currently creating huge excitement in the SA real estate industry.
 
“We see this in the volume of enquiries we are getting from both independent agencies and disillusioned members of other real estate groups, and in the fact that we have added more than 20 brand new offices to the group since the start of the year – making us by far the fastest-growing group in the country at the moment.”
 
Harcourts is also the fastest-growing real estate group in Australia and the biggest in New Zealand. It also operates in China, Fiji, Indonesia, Singapore and Zambia and has been rated by world real estate authority Stefan Swanepoel as one of the top five international real estate brands.
 
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