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About Us

Non Resident Property Consultancy

Excellence since 2008

Non Res SA was founded in 2008 after establishing a need for a specialised consultancy aimed at assisting Non Resident property investors. With a booming property market, favourable weather and a good exchange rate for the international property buyer, South Africa is a dream come true. However, the question most asked by Non Residents is if monies are brought in to purchase property, can they be easily taken out again? The need for a specialised company became apparent with various rules and regulations pertaining to the introduction and repatriation of funds.

Since our formation, we have gone from strength to strength owing to our client-focused approach and desire to offer the most up-to-date and extensive information possible. Our team has 50+ years of combined experience in the property, law and banking sectors giving us unique insights into the best options for each client’s needs.

As our business has grown, we have expanded our service offering to assist South Africans who are seeking out a change of lifestyle abroad. From day one we have worked to create a strong network with other industry-related professionals, enabling a “one-stop shop” approach for our clients.

This year, 2023, we celebrate our 15th anniversary attesting to our longevity and continued commitment in providing quality services in the property sector.

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Leadership Team

Damien Williams
Managing Director

Damien Williams

Damien started his career in the travel industry before moving into public relations and marketing for a top property law firm in Cape Town. 

While there he studied public relations as well as doing a conveyancing paralegal course giving him valuable knowledge of the South African property market and the property transfer process.

As the company has grown, Damien has taken on more of a management role overseeing the company’s business and client management strategies. His focus is to ensure clients and industry professionals are provided with the most up to date information on all property related matters in South Africa and delivering these services to the highest standard possible.

Jo Williams
Director

Jo Williams

Jo co-founded Non Res SA after leaving her previous role at one of South Africa’s top law firms. With many clients not knowing how to repatriate funds out of South Africa, Jo saw the need to establish a specialized company to assist them.

Having worked for nearly 4 decades in the legal profession in varying roles, her vast property and legal knowledge along with experience navigating SA Reserve Bank regulations, has enabled her to offer extensive advice for foreign property investors.

Over the years Jo has built long lasting partnerships with attorneys, banks, estate agents and more to assist our client base to the best of her ability.

Riana Rawson
Executive Assistant

Riana Rawson

Riana started her career at the South African Revenue Service. After leaving SARS she followed her passion for working in the banking industry by joining ABSA Bank (then Santam and later Trust Bank). Over her 35 years in the banking industry most of her time was spent in the International Banking department giving her unique knowledge of the ins and outs of Non Resident banking procedures. Seeking a change in pace, Riana took up an opportunity to live and work in Dubai for the SA Business Council which regulates and maintains SA business partner portfolios in the UAE. In 2021 Riana joined us at Non Res SA bringing her years of international banking experience to our team working as Executive Assistant.