Negotiation touches every part of our lives. Relationships in business and in our personal lives are negotiated. And the skills to do it effectively can often mean the difference between getting what you want or losing out. You don’t get what you deserve, you get
Your landlord is an idiot – all your friends have heard you say this a million times. Some of your friends know that he hasn’t fixed the motor on the electric gate (something he promised to do in May), or that your bathroom floods every
Sellers of entry-level properties across the Atlantic Seaboard and City Bowl are cashing in on strong demand with prices doubling in less than five years.
Billy Rautenbach, Seeffs sales director for the areas, said that in 2012 some 35% of all sales were below R1m and
Pssst, you with the cute pet, your fur-child wanted us to tell you they don’t want the same boring chew toy you get them every year, for Christmas this year.
Here’s a round-up of some of the cutest, cleverest, most practical and playful spoils for your
When a sectional title unit is in the process of being transferred to a new owner after a sale, a levy clearance certificate has to be obtained from the body corporate. There is usually a fee to be paid to the body corporate for this
Most of us are working hard at meeting year-end deadlines, with one goal in mind: Putting our feet up and relaxing. Whether you and your family are spending the holidays at home or have a holiday booked, there are some safety and security measures that
Plettenberg Bay’s Castle on the Cliff, near the Robberg Nature Reserve, is a rural villa crafted castle-style from local stone and perched above the ocean on a 66ha estate.
On the market for R75m it boasts a large sea-filtered rock pool, a private lake, and a
We have recently bought a full-title home in a complex of six houses (all full-title). The houses are built in three blocks of two houses, with each block sharing a common garage wall and a common roof. There is a common driveway of about 100m
Heating and cooling accounts for up to 50% to 70% of the energy used in an average home. Installing insulation in your house is the most practical and cost-effective way of making your home more energy efficient, keeping it warmer in winter and cooler in
Last weekend I downloaded the smartphone application Video Call Santa. The app allows you to set it up so Father Christmas phones when your child is with you. It’s really lovely, and done in a way that will make young children believe Santa is really