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Stumbling upon a diamond in the rough and transforming it into a show house is a common fantasy, especially among DIY enthusiasts and people who love older character homes, but there can be a stark contrast between the dream and the reality if you don’t

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Moving can be stressful for adults who fully understand the process. So once you factor in the confusion and anxiety that children feel when leaving a familiar space and going to a completely new setting, a move can be a traumatic experience for children. Adrian Goslett,

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Nearly half of all new home loan applications received by bond originator, ooba, are from buyers who have no access to a deposit, but 74% of these applicants are successful in their bid to secure 100% bonds This is according to Kay Geldenhuys, property finance processing

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A study done by New World Wealth, a Johannesburg-based wealth consultancy, has found that Knysna on the Cape Garden Route, tops the list nationally for the highest number of multi-millionaire owned second homes, significantly more than even the Atlantic Seaboard. According to the report, some 320

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Between 2009 and 2013 alone the property value of greater Umhlanga increased by approximately R3,4bn , with a total value over the last 20 years increasing to a staggering R10bn. “Umhlanga has become the province’s most noteworthy economic hub,” said Stefan Botha, CEO of Rainmaker Marketing

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Over the past 20 years, more and more homeowners have turned to solar power to heat up water and provide light and warmth in their homes. It is also becoming increasingly popular in sectional title complexes and estates as owners seek to reduce energy costs

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Times have changed, and while you didn't need a cellphone when you were nine, and was perfectly alright without one, the fact remains that times have indeed changed. Your child is living in a completely different world and the ability to reach you in an

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There can be some confusion when it comes to who is responsible for which elements of maintenance on a rental property. “Some aspects fall on the landlord and some on the tenants – it isn’t automatically all up to the landlord, and there is no

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