The 51st Fleur du Cap Theatre Awards is setting the stage, honouring theatre excellence in South Africa, by taking guests on a sensory journey of wine and artisanal salt pairings designed by salt aficionado, chef Craig Cormack. This year, the annual event will take place
Searching the internet has become the norm for consumers looking for homes to rent, with classifieds websites recording huge traffic increases in this category over the past few years.
However, it seems that not a week goes by now according to Harcourts Africa CEO Richard Gray
Five out of seven business start-ups in South Africa fail in their first year according to Rob Davies, Minister of Trade and Industry. Globally, one out of two start-ups fails during its first year.
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Some property investors make their money by buying older houses in good neighbourhoods – then renovating and “flipping” the house. This is a good business strategy for the property investor. It can also benefit the home buyer who can often get an upgraded and modernised
There are few things more exciting than painting and redecorating a room purely for the arrival of a new family member. Expectant parents will spend hours browsing through colour palettes, pictures of nurseries and reading up on all the various nursery decorating ideas. Naturally, most
December 2015 Leading Business Cycle Indicator records the 27th consecutive month of year-on-year decline, pointing to further economic weakness ahead in 2016, reports John Loos, FNB Home Loans household and property sector strategist.
The year-on-year rate of change in the SARB Leading Business Cycle Indicator remained
With local and international attention focused on South Africa’s National Budget tomorrow (Wednesday 24 February 2016), from a property market perspective it is hoped that the imperative to increase overall revenue collection will not result in a further increase in transfer duties on property transactions,
Green building is forecast to double globally by 2018, according to new research, which showcased South Africa as one of the top performers world-wide, reporting the highest percentage of green building projects currently underway.
Even more impressive is the fact that South Africa’s commitment to green
South Africa’s land registration system is a comprehensive one, whereby, once a buyer takes transfer and the property purchase registered in their name, they have a real right to that property, says Laurence van Blerck of Knight Frank Residential SA.
It is vital, however, to understand
Levels of residential building activity in the South African market for new housing improved in 2015, but growth remained relatively low at between 4% and 5% from the 2014 levels of activity, reports Absa Home Loans property analyst Jacques du Toit. Growth in the planning phase