Cape Town boasts the strongest residential sales market in South Africa, with significantly higher property values as well as the lions’ share of the country’s most expensive streets and wealthiest suburbs. The city, however, lags dismally in one significant aspect: the fact that it has
One day you wake up and realise that the two-bedroom townhouse you’ve been renting is just too small. The baby needs grass to play on and the-then small rescue pup is actually just way too big to live indoors. You need to cancel your lease
With the requirements of modern living becoming more demanding daily time has become an even more precious commodity. This is especially true for young parents who need to divide their time between work and precious moments with children, each other and the elusive “me-time”
Buyers who are interested in purchasing in a proclaimed Heritage suburb need to know what they may and may not alter or renovate. They should also know what is expected of them as set out by the National Heritage Resources Act (Act 25 of 1999).
Business tip of the day
Find out what you are passionate about and do that, providing you can make a living out of it. Passionate people ride over the bumps easily as their passion fuels them with enthusiasm.
A young man tells the story of how he was on a Skype call with his parents, from his flat in New York, when they invited their domestic worker of years to sit in and chat with him. The first thing she said to him
Some people feel that Heritage-listed properties are fascinating windows into the past and that their owners are lucky. Others say that a Heritage listing is a real headache with development restrictions and price depreciation.
There are risks involved with buying a Heritage home, but, in my
Foreigners may buy property in South Africa – with no restrictions placed on them whatsoever (unless they are illegal immigrants).
This is according to Tony Clarke, Rawson Property Group’s MD, who says there has been some confusion about this very issue because legislation currently under consideration
The weather has been pretty mild up until today! We have experienced a small amount of rain in Johannesburg, if only we would get more. Rain is brilliant for the garden as it has nitrogen in each raindrop as well as in the lightening that
South Africans could see the average cost of burying a loved one rise significantly over the next few months. On average the cost of burial is estimated between R30,000 and R40,000, this according to Lee Bromfield, CEO of FNB Life, who adds that the expected