The level of residential building activity in the planning phase of the South African market for new housing recorded a double-digit year-on-year contraction in January 2016, whereas growth in the construction phase was driven by a significant improvement in one segment of the market, Absa
What makes entrepreneurs tick? How do they overcome the odds? We put these questions to Stallion Security CEO, Clive Zulberg, who founded his company at the age of 18.
How did you come up with the idea for your business?
After completing my national conscription service
Working from home has its tax advantages. A certain portion of your home can be claimed as a deduction. But the onus is on the taxpayer to prove that a particular amount is deductible, as well as to justify the claim by showing the calculation
Agents should ask certain questions when determining firstly what country’s matrimonial legislation will be applicable to the marriage and, secondly, what the effect will be on the signatures or consents required from the spouse if the parties are indeed married according to foreign law. This
Lightstone has just released their findings of the 10 most expensive streets in SA. The highest valued street was chosen by finding the street with the highest median value (represented in rand). The median value is preferred over the mean as it eliminates extreme values
FNB Home Loans household and property sector strategist John Loos reports further mild improvement on the indebtedness front, but no good news regarding the very weak saving situation, as economic and Household Disposable Income growth stagnates.
Household sector indebtedness decline remains the positive news
When people think
Going away over the Easter holidays, for some of us, is an absolute necessity. It is all about getting away and relaxing after a hard start to the year and, to a certain degree, to recharge in preparation for the year ahead. This isn’t likely
Buying opportunities such as bank repossessed homes on auction are expected to increase in the times we're in. But there are various pointers for those looking for "bargain" prices to ensure they don't overpay.
Advertised auctions appear in myroof.co.za; on the websites of banks, auction companies
South African home buyers who are ever more aware of their consumer rights are demanding increasing transparency regarding the pricing of the home, its condition and the legality of the structures and installations.
John Graham, CEO of HouseCheck, says both home inspection companies and estate agents
Learning to cook without salt is the perfect beginning to a healthy diet. Here to help is Cooking from the Heart, a cookbook series sponsored by Pharma Dynamics. This recipe serves six and takes three hours of cooking.
1 cup (250 ml) dried white beans