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#1 Don't do it yourself #2 Don't leave it to amateurs who think they know about home loan finance #3 Don't assume that your own bank will give you the best deal Fiona Staughton, an accountant and 15-year veteran in arranging home loans for thousands of happy clients,

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There are so many things we love about our country: the sunshine, the incredibly beautiful landscapes! Our shocking literacy rates, however, are nothing to love or be proud of. JK Rowling, the author of the Harry Potter series, once said: “If you don’t like to read,

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The Inman Conference in San Francisco is an annual event where top real estate professionals from around the world meet once a year to get a feel for the state of the industry so they can put their plans together for the future. The event is

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Three of the fairytale castles nestled on the shoreline of the picturesque Noetzie Beach near Knysna on the Garden Route sold by High Street Auctions to a German buyer for R28,5m, including all furniture. The property comprises Pezula Castle, situated in its own manicured private garden

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The term “tighten your belt” has become as much a part of the South African economic landscape as “misappropriation of funds” and “budget deficit”. As the country’s financial prospects get bleaker every day, already-stretched consumers are being asked to make more cutbacks. To some, tightening their

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Following a “slow” first quarter, the property market is beginning to show promising improvements, according to Adrian Goslett, regional director and CEO of RE/MAX of Southern Africa. “Over the period of April to June 2018, Lightstone Property recorded a total of 38,055 bond registrations at the country’s

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An idea to retrofit existing buildings in African cities with 3D printed porous insulation panels to improve liveability and reduce energy consumption for cooling and ventilation has been named African winner of the Cities for our Future competition run by the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS). It

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