tel: 021 761 1803   /   fax: 021 797 2235   /

Like the rest of the world, South Africa is on lock-down.
There will be no auctions until this pandemic is under control.

We currently expect to be closed until 17 April 2020.
with our next auction on Wednesday 22 April 2020.

Please heed the call to stay in your home and stay well.

Click on this link for the South African Government Covid-19 portal

Hofmeyr Mills specializes in
  • Auction sales of fixed property, furniture & motor vehicles.
  • Appraisements of property, furniture and motor vehicles for deceased estates.
  • Valuations of Commercial & Residential properties.
  • Valuations of Art, Antiques, Furniture and Motor Vehicles.
  • Insurance valuations of movable assets.
  • Valuations of movable and immovable property for liquidations and insolvent estates.

Saturday morning auctions

  • antiques,
  • quality household furniture,
  • appliances,
  • collectables,
  • jewellery etc,
  • selected motor vehicles.
Viewing Fridays 11h00-13h00 & 14h00-17h00
      and Saturday from 08h30

Wednesday morning auctions

  • general household and budget furniture,
  • garage sundries,
  • flea market stock etc.
Viewing on Tuesdays 14h00-17h00

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Auctions are held at our salesrooms
    13 Piers Road, Wynberg 7824

          S 34∞00'258   /   E18∞28'015

If you have surplus furniture & effects to sell,
give us a call on 021-761-1803 and we can collect. The cost varies according to area and goods to be collected.
you can deliver them to our salesrooms
13 Piers Road, Wynberg
on Mondays or Thursdays.

The office is closed 13:00 to 14:00

Please read our
General conditions of goods for sale

J.J. Hofmeyr & Son CC was established in 1857 by Johannes Jacob Hofmeyr and is the oldest firm of Auctioneers & Estate Agents in South Africa. In 1989 Hofmeyrs acquired the firm of W.A. Mills Auctioneers (Pty) Ltd, Wynberg, and are now trading as HOFMEYR - MILLS AUCTIONEERS.

The business is at present run by fifth generation Hablutzel brothers, Paul and HenrÈ, direct descendants through marriage of J J Hofmeyr.

Both have qualified in Property Valuations, are registered with The SA Council of Valuers, are members of The SA Institute of Valuers, and are Government Appointed Appraisers.

HOFMEYR - MILLS AUCTIONEERS provide honest, quality and efficient service and have proudly done so for the past 160 years.


We are Government Appointed Appraisers, appointed in terms of the Administration of Estates Act ( Act 66 of 1965 ) for the Districts of The Cape, Wynberg, Simons Town, Goodwood & Caledon .

We undertake Appraisements of immovable property, furniture, motor vehicles etc for deceased estates.



We compile a detailed itemised inventory of all movables including antiques, art, modern, office and household furniture for insurance or market value purposes.


We are the largest furniture auctioneers in the Cape selling close to 800 lots a week at our regular Wednesday and Saturday morning auctions



We have undertaken many of the most noteworthy auction sales of all immovable property in the Western Cape.

We conduct our own marketing, advertising and viewing of the property to make it simple and easy for both buyer and seller.


Hofmeyr Mills undertake and perform valuations of all immovable property, from residential houses, to commercial buildings, to vacant land.

A confidential report including the following is presented on completion of the valuation:

  • title deed information, zoning, and Municipal documentation,
  • a detailed description of the property,
  • an explanation of the method of valuation used,
  • comparable sales,
  • calculations etc.
  • photographs and annexures if required.


We are specialists in Capital Gains Tax of residential properties