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We're excited to welcome yet another expert to HomeTimes' panel of experts in all things residential property and home-living related. Spiandi Dickson is an interior decorator with years of experience and a keen eye for style. She is a part-time lecturer at Inscape Design Company

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This past week has seen heavy rains and flash floods in and around Gauteng. The east of Johannesburg, especially, has been hit hard, with damage to cars and homes, and tragically lifes lost. Standard Insurance Limited reports that it has registered nearly 600 claims lodged

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The landlord-tenant game is an entirely different animal in South Africa’s popular coastal towns. Landlords and investors realise the potential for significant rental income over the busy holiday periods, while acknowledging that good long-term tenancy, and the stable income, arguably holds more benefits for an

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[caption id="attachment_8939" align="alignright" width="300"] Beautiful fabric custom designed and printed by LCD PrintWorx.[/caption] How many times has this happened to you: You have found the perfect bedding set, table cloth, t-shirt in a retail store, but wish you could change that one little thing.  It is

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Cape Town’s surging property values, spurred by the growing demand from the semigration trend the metro is experiencing has resulted in a stock shortage for affordable entry-level suburbs in Cape Town’s Southern Suburbs. This is according to Lew Geffen, chairman of Lew Geffen Sotheby’s International

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If we’re honest we will all admit to having days where you cannot wait to get out of your home because you cannot face the clutter, Or avoiding one room all together because the space just makes you feel stressed and unhappy. The fact is, the

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The average South African household is spending up to 40% of its income to furnish debt. What’s more, more than half (52%) of South African borrowers are more than a month in arrears. According to Shaun Rademeyer, CEO of BetterLife Home Loans, this has meant that

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