The demands of keeping a job, raising children and running a home are driving more working moms in SA to the brink of a nervous breakdown according to a just-released poll by a leading pharmaceutical firm specialising in the treatment of depression and anxiety.
The historic home of the late Dr Johnny Mosendane, one of Soweto’s best-known public figures, has been sold by for R2.5 million, a new record price for the township.
Trish Luthuli, New Business Executive at Pam Golding Properties in Gauteng, says that the distinctive five-bedroomed property
Much has been written about the traits and habits of the wealthy, and how they amassed their wealth. A few literally struck gold, but others ‘struck gold’ with pioneering inventions or took advantage of technology to make people’s lives easier.
Rags-to-riches stories always grab headlines, but
One of my clients is an international company that believes in providing legendary service to its customers. The people who work in its call centre are empowered to decide how to handle any customer problem without asking for permission. Having that type of empowerment has
What price? How big? What finishes? What part of Cape Town? These are some of the questions, though not necessarily in that order, put to three Rawson Property Group franchisees, with much commonality in the answers in the agency's Buyer Trend Watch 2016: Cape Town.
Property owners and tenants may be liable for historical debt on their homes for up to 30 years in the past, due to a recent Supreme Court of Appeal ruling. The debt concerns rates and taxes, water and electricity, sewage and refuse charges.
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Real Retail Sales growth is still “solid”, but the Retail Property Sector will probably have to contend with slower growth in 2016, as much of this recent strength is due to a period of temporarily low inflation, along with certain “leads and lags” in the
The middle class only numbers some 4,3 million people in South Africa. Those who earn between R18 000 and R59 000 a month. What can they realistically afford asks Harcourts Africa CEO Richard Gray.
When times get tough in the real estate market, he says, home
While drought-induced food price inflation has become more troublesome, it was the petrol price and thus the Transport CPI that was mostly responsible for a significant jump in CPI inflation in January. Concerns remain for low income groups, and a dampening impact on residential demand
Given the volatility of the economy there is much to be said for the benefit of investing in property. The property market is usually more stable, has lower risks, and gives the investor the benefit of capital growth as well as a rental return. In