When buyers were given the option of plots or homes at Steenberg Golf Estate 22 years ago, at prices ranging from around R1 million, many were sceptical as to whether Johnnic’s (the developer) vision of converting a working farm to a golf estate with premier
There are good reasons Rooibos tea has become such a popular herbal tea. We may know it’s a healthy one but precisely why has been a mystery. Until now. With the advent of Two Oceans’ Marathon less than a fortnight away, the Rooibos Council says
An announcement was made recently that the City of Cape Town has published the General Valuation Roll (GVR) for 2015 and this can be viewed at http://www.capetown.gov.za/en/propertyvaluations/Pages/default.aspx.
The latest valuation roll shows that the rateable value of property has increased from R911 billion in 2012 to
Who is responsible for the carpets when they wear out, tenants my wonder. And what about the woodwork and paintwork? What constitutes "fair wear and tear", for which the landlord is responsible?
According to Steve Caradoc-Davies, Harcourts Platinum principal, it’s true that landlords are often the
The Institute of Estate Agents of SA (IEASA) Western Cape has been actively involved in educating the public and estate agents about the Finance Linked Individual Subsidy Programme (FLISP), a home loan subsidy for those whose gross combined household income was between R3501 to R15
Selling your home is a stressful time. You have finally fixed all the cracks, leaks, and woodwork you had on your to-do list. Plus, you’ve taken care of the lawn and have decided to give the entire outside and inside of the house a new coat
A walking tour of JSE-listed Octodec’s buildings in Tshwane shows the group’s first and foremost strategic objective to promote urban renewal in the CBDs of Tshwane and Johannesburg is paying off.
With rapid urbanisation, demand for residential accommodation continues to outstrip supply. The Real Estate Investment
National Treasury’s proposed plan to raise additional revenue and reduce the budget deficit has seen an increase in Capital Gains Tax (CGT), tax implications for trusts and higher transfer duties on top-end properties among other tax rate hikes.
Tony Barrett, Wealth Manager at FNB Financial Advisory
The FNB/BER Building Confidence Index shed 9 index points to register a level of 39 in 1Q2016.
The fall in confidence was broad-based with all but one of the six sub-sectors surveyed reporting lower confidence.
The robust growth in residential building seen in 2015H1 seems to have
ALCOHOL: Soak white articles in diluted bleach, rinse and wash.
BLOOD: Soak article in ½ litre of cold water and 1 teaspoon salt for 1 hour.
COCOA and COFFEE: Sponge with solution of 15g borax to ½ litre warm water.
DOGS: Immediately sprinkle soda water on stains from