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While we all have that one friend that professes to enjoy cleaning their home, for most of us it is a grudge chore often left for one day of the week, which is usually a bad idea. To help myself as much as you I’ve decided

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Curb appeal; it’s a concept that may seem simple, but go browse for homes and see how difficult some sellers or landlords find the idea of making a home look inviting. The concept of an appealing exterior gets even more challenging when you are living in,

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On 28 February 2018, the City of Johannesburg Metropolitan Municipality (COJ) published the draft policy, Inclusionary Housing: Incentives, Regulations and Mechanisms (Draft Policy), for public comment. The Draft Policy aims to make provision for the implementation of inclusionary housing in the City of Johannesburg in

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South Africa 1976, a time when the country’s sociopolitical landscape was rocky and the real estate sector was male-dominated, hard to crack, and somewhat of a “home industry”. Enter Pam Golding, a woman who broke new ground in the industry and changed the property game

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A favourite childhood memory is awaiting my cousins coming for a visit from the farm for Easter. We would build a large family bed in the TV room and spend all long weekend inseparable. Thinking back now, I can’t imagine how our parents kept sane

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Gracious Dube (33) from Hout Bay has always had an eye for fashion, but never did she think her handmade purses from Rooibos tea bags would one day be sold as a hot fashion accessory in Paris –  the fashion capital of the world. Growing up

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If you are fortunate enough to own a piece of land in an urban area or prefer to buy a stand and build the house of your dreams from scratch, there are a few important factors to consider when applying for a building loan from

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The once warm mornings now greet us with an icy embrace and evening creeps in earlier and earlier each day. Summer lovers be warned: these are the tell-tale signs that autumn has arrived. But, there is no need for frost-phobic homeowners to sound the alarm

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Cape Town has been a property investor’s dream for some time now, but these sentiments are beginning to change as the Mother City set off to a rocky start for the first quarter of 2018. “Our regional sales figures for the months of January to March

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We spoke to three entrepreneurs to learn more about what it takes to make it. Guess what we learned? There is no definitive road to success and wealth, but there are some sure-fire ways to fail. “No amount of self-help books and entrepreneurial courses can guarantee

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