The term “tighten your belt” has become as much a part of the South African economic landscape as “misappropriation of funds” and “budget deficit”. As the country’s financial prospects get bleaker every day, already-stretched consumers are being asked to make more cutbacks.
To some, tightening their
It’s a weekday and you get home and all you want to do is relax in front of the TV and watch your favorite shows. But you can’t do that because you still need to make dinner! So, what can you make that won’t take
Can you invest in property if you only have R35,000 available? The answer is, yes. There is a well-known concept used by seasoned investors called “OPM”, or “other people’s money”, and there is no need to think that you must amass a small fortune before
Following a “slow” first quarter, the property market is beginning to show promising improvements, according to Adrian Goslett, regional director and CEO of RE/MAX of Southern Africa.
“Over the period of April to June 2018, Lightstone Property recorded a total of 38,055 bond registrations at the country’s
Having worked closely with countless trustees over the past four years, I can confidently say that most of them have one thing in common: A frustration with the thankless position they find themselves in.
If you have ever served on a body corporate’s board of trustees
An idea to retrofit existing buildings in African cities with 3D printed porous insulation panels to improve liveability and reduce energy consumption for cooling and ventilation has been named African winner of the Cities for our Future competition run by the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS). It
Despite its phenomenal success in South Africa, Airbnb hosts could be inadvertently falling foul of their insurance policies.
This is according to Louis Hay, head of Short-Term Insurance Propositions at Standard Bank Insurance Limited, who says many people don’t realise their standard residential, or ‘Personal Lines’, insurance policies typically
The TPN Rental Market Strength Index for the Western Cape has shown a dramatic fall from 71% in Q1 2018, to 56% in Q2 2018.
Has the Western Cape rental market bubble officially burst?
The TPN Market Strength Index aims to reflect the impact of the demand
Montpellier is a brand-new freehold residential development in the heart of Craigavon, Fourways, and was recently launched.
Some 38 privately walled, full-title cluster homes have already been reserved off-plan.
“There are many reasons for the strong interest in Montpellier, including its great location, easy access to the
Protea Glen has more sales than almost any other suburb in the country. This is according to Nhlanganiso Sibanda, owner and operator of the Rawson Properties Protea Glen franchise, who said the reason for this is the neighbourhood’s convenient location, great amenities and remarkably affordable