It has become increasingly common for gardens to become smaller, especially in communal living developments – garden space is of course a commodity. With this a reality for many homeowners, choosing the right-sized trees to plant is vital. Spargo Landscape Consultants has helped us compile

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South Africa 1976, a time when the country’s sociopolitical landscape was rocky and the real estate sector was male-dominated, hard to crack, and somewhat of a “home industry”. Enter Pam Golding, a woman who broke new ground in the industry and changed the property game

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“This elderly lady loved her little dog; she cared for her and whenever we visited the facility you could see her walking her Pekingese, stopping to have chats with other people out and about. Sadly the pet passed away and a few short months later,

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Today’s Monetary Policy Committee decision to cut interest rates by 25 basis points, means bond holders on a R1m home, paid off over 20 years, now save R170 per month on their bond repayments. This is according to Herschel Jawitz, CEO of Jawitz Properties, who, along

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A favourite childhood memory is awaiting my cousins coming for a visit from the farm for Easter. We would build a large family bed in the TV room and spend all long weekend inseparable. Thinking back now, I can’t imagine how our parents kept sane

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Gracious Dube (33) from Hout Bay has always had an eye for fashion, but never did she think her handmade purses from Rooibos tea bags would one day be sold as a hot fashion accessory in Paris –  the fashion capital of the world. Growing up

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If you are fortunate enough to own a piece of land in an urban area or prefer to buy a stand and build the house of your dreams from scratch, there are a few important factors to consider when applying for a building loan from

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When children are not at school they have got to be somewhere. Whether your own children are spending idle time at your home or you’ve got grandchildren or nieces and nephews visiting, these are all situations that require a decent check-in with the kids or

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