Accidental fires in homes rises during the colder winter months as homeowners use their fireplace or other electrical appliances such as heaters more frequently.
How clued up are you on the type of insurance cover you have over your home and its contents? Especially for incidents
The rejuvenation of Durban’s beachfront along with renewed interest in areas such as the Point Waterfront and continued development north of Durban has seen the area’s residential property market catching up to other metros.
The traditionally upmarket, high-net-worth areas such as Umhlanga Rocks and La Lucia
Seeff False Bay is this year’s name right sponsor of the False Bay Youth Regatta, now referred to as the Seeff False Bay Youth Regatta.
The youth regatta has become a landmark for Simon’s Town and the False Bay area as a whole according to agents,
How much do you really know about the home buying process? Sure, house hunting is fun and playing with online calculators does give you an idea of how much house you can afford. But what should you know before you even sign an offer to
Pretoria has seen significant growth in its property market, with new development focused towards the east. At the same time refurbishments in the older areas, conversion of buildings to accommodate sectional title living and the rejuvenation of the inner city have driven activity in the
In May 2016, the FNB House Price Index recorded a 7.4% year-on-year rate of increase, which is slightly faster than the 7.0% revised rate of April.
Given Consumer Price Index (CPI) inflation of 6.2% in April, in real terms average house price inflation was a modest
A gas certificate of compliance is required when a property is transferred which has a gas installation. This is according to MC van der Berg Attorneys which says the gas certificate does not lapse except if the installation is altered. It is, however, advised that
Security measures can cost you thousands in set up and monthly subscriptions. Our friends at Lock Latch say there are still free things in life – like these 7 security tips.
#1 Safety in numbers
Neighbourhood watches have been a great source of information for SAPS and
The announcement from the Monetary Policy Committee last week that the prime interest rate would remain unchanged, allowed most homeowners to breathe a sigh of relief. Homeowners have had to tighten their belts as their home loan repayments increased over the last year. This has
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