Meet Susan van der Merwe - Our resident iAgent in George, Garden Route.
When did you start your career in Real Estate?
How long have you been a property practitioner?
What attracted you to a career in Real Estate?
- You can work from home, have a flexible schedule and set your own goals.
- Real Estate allows you to get back in income what you put into it in effort and energy.
What area / areas do you focus on?
George and Estates such as Oubaai, Kingswood, Blue mountain, Welgelegen and Kraaibosch.
Do you focus on certain types of properties or do you do the whole range from student flat to lifestyle farm?
Mainly Residential but specialise in Estate properties.
What attracts people to your area of focus?
George is a popular holiday destination and conference center, the administrative and commercial hub and the capital city of the Garden Route. We have high standard Schools and lots of outdoor activities.
George is situated halfway between Cape Town and Port Elizabeth on the Garden Route.The Outeniqua Mountains are to the North and the Indian Ocean to the South with beautiful beaches such as Herold's Bay and Victoria Bay close by. George is known for its various World class golf courses - Fancourt, Oubaai, George. The Airport is 15 km from town.
What are the best things to do on a "off day" in your area?
Surf at Victoria Bay, visit the Kango Caves in Oudsthoorn, Paraglide or hike in Wilderness, visit the Strawberry farm, watch a movie at Ster kinekor in the Garden Route Mall. etc...
What is the best advice you can give a buyer in today's market?
Don't indebt yourself above your means.
What is the best advice you can give a seller in today's market?
Do not overprice your property.
How does Meridian Realty's business model benefit you and your clients?
Meridian Realty is a company with Integrity and Honesty. They empower us with Training to stay relevant and informed. The support of admin assistants, and our marketing expertise are of high standards.
Give a short description of your personal and other business interest?
I love traveling, camping, the outdoors, swimming and my family is my whole world.
Author: Meridian Realty