FAQs on searching for property on www.propertygenie.co.za
How do I search for a property to buy?
Click on the advanced search map to choose a province to search in. A list of city / towns appears
Select a city / town to search in
A list of suburbs appears. Select the appropriate suburb you would like to search in
Select a listing to view from the list of Search results or further refine your search by selecting an appropriate price range, property type and or number of beds and bathrooms Click the search again button.
You can also use the “Quick search “ option by typing in a suburb / town name as well as selecting an appropriate price range.. View selected listings from the search results returned
ID search is the 3rd option and this can be used if you know the PropertyGenie listing ID of the particular property. Type the ID in and click GO – this will take you directly to the desired property.
How do I search for properties in a certain suburb?
Use the PropertyGenie Quick Search on the homepage
Type in the name of the suburb into the town/suburb block
Select a price range if necessary
a list of possible suburb matches will appear at the top of the page – select the appropriate one
A list of available properties in that suburb will then be displayed for you to view
How do I search by price range?
You can use either our Advanced Search or Quick search on the PropertyGenie homepage to specify a price range
From the quick search you can select a price range from the available drop down menu. Only properties within your selected price range will be displayed in the list of search results
From the advanced search, first select the province you wish to search in, then the city/town and finally the Suburb. Once the search results for your suburb have been displayed, you will be able to further refine your search by selecting a price range and searching again.
How do I find a list of agents?
Click the “Find and Agency" Tab at the top of the home page.
Select an agency name from the dropdown list
The agencies contact details as well as a contact form will be displayed. You have the options for phoning the agency directly using the details provided or you can use the Contact form to sms or e-mail the agency.
I've found what I'm looking for. How do I arrange to see it?
Once you have selected a property to view on the site – you will see an area for “Contact Agent”. You have the option to Call the agent – this option when selected will display a telephone number for the agent
You also have the option to send an sms or e-mail directly to the agent from the listing page – When this option is selected a form is displayed which you can complete and submit. The agent will receive your details and will then make contact with you regarding the property you are interested in.
There is a 3rd Call me back option, which when selected allows you to enter your contact details and an appropriate time for the agent to call you back, regarding the property
Why can't I find any properties when I do a search?
There are no properties for sale in that suburb – No agents have listed any properties in that particular suburb
Make sure you include some surrounding suburbs in your suburb selection to ensure that a list of possible properties is returned.
Can I list my house for sale on your site?
www.propertygenie.co.za only advertises properties being marketed by real estate agents and does not cater for private sales or rentals. So, should you wish for your property to appear on the site you should make sure the agent you choose to sell your home advertises on this site. If your agent has not seen this site, please direct them to www.propertygenie.co.za and explain why you want your property to be advertised here. Use our Find An Agency feature to locate the real estate agents in your area who advertise on www.propertygenie.co.za