Nancy Witbooi, a Bay housekeeper, recently took ownership of her first-ever home, which was bought for her by her employer as a token of his appreciation for her 30 years of service.
Real estate industry veteran Ian Olivier, area principal of Pam Golding Properties Port Elizabeth, described the moment when Witbooi received the keys to her home as one that will go down as one of the great moments of his real estate career.
“In all my years of real estate, this is the first time I’ve been mandated to find a property as a gift for another party,” said Linda de Lange, also with Pam Golding Properties PE and who had been working with the client to sell his own properties.
“After he sold his home in Sardinia Bay, he became concerned about his domestic worker, Nancy, who lived in a house on one of his adjacent properties. He told …