'For Sale’, ‘For Sale’, ‘For Sale’. We’ve all driven past sectional title complexes where the entrance gate’s garden has been overtaken by a litter of For Sale boards. We wonder what on earth has residents so spooked that it seems everyone is selling en-masse. Drawing
Stress is a big part of our everyday lives, but it’s what we do for a living that could just tip us over the edge. A just-released survey conducted by mental wellness advocate, Pharma Dynamics, reveals which careers rank among the most stressful.
Almost 2,000 respondents
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
The recent announcement by the Department of Energy (DoE) that the Coega Industrial Development Zone (IDZ) will feature a R25bn gas-to-power programme, along with the Coega IDZ’s R11bn investment by the Beijing Automobile International Corporation (BAIC), ongoing development in the Bay West area, the successful relocation and
“[Minister of Finance Pravin] Gordhan has been handed the proverbial sow’s ear by government and told to turn it into a publicly palatable silk purse.
It’s unfortunate that the finance minister’s post doesn’t come with conjuring powers, because working as he is with one hand tied
Nicholas Spargo, owner of Spargo Landscape Consultants, has been in the landscape trade for 12 years as well as being a lecturer at the Lifestyle Garden Design Centre for the past year. Here Home Times' resident landscaper shares some wisdom on which paths to follow if you
Is there a building, structure or tree in your scheme that is obstructing your view of Table Mountain, the ocean, or the banks of the Vaal River? If the answer to this question is yes, then do you have a right to an unobstructed view
My neighbour and I have a duet sectional title scheme. The body corporate (just the two of us) do not have meetings and we have our individual accounts for rates and taxes as well as electricity. We do and pay for maintenance ourselves to our individual
If you haven’t had to move homes or been out of the property market for a while you might not be aware of the perfect storm brewing. Increased densification of our cities coupled with the growing “no pets” trend is leading to vacant rental properties
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Karoshi - or death by overwork - as identified by the Japanese needs to be guarded against at all costs. Long hours, no vacation time, no exercise, sleeplessness, poor eating habits, fewer medical visits, increased anxiety, stress and tension lead to