For the second consecutive year, social media apps have dominated free downloads on all three major app stores in South Africa, namely Google Play for Android, the Apple App Store for iOS, and the Windows Store.
This is one of the key findings of the South
[caption id="attachment_1018" align="alignnone" width="200"] An aerial view of the solar plant at Val de Vie Estate in the Cape Winelands.[/caption]
The ‘green revolution’ is catching on in residential property, says Pam Golding Properties.
“Unquestionably, there is a swelling tide of interest among consumers in energy conservation which
The average home purchase price among first-time buyers has climbed steadily over the past two years from R612 000 to R652 000, and yet it has actually become more affordable to enter the property market.
For one thing, says Shaun Rademeyer, CEO of SA’s biggest mortgage
[caption id="attachment_1012" align="alignnone" width="200"] House prices continue to grow in value, but at a slower pace.[/caption]
Bond originator, ooba, reports that property prices in the third quarter have continued to grow, but at a slower rate than the previous few quarters. Despite the slowing growth in
Contrary to what most people do, you should look at your own financial position before you ask yourself what you can afford to buy.
Here are a few questions you need to ask yourself before house hunting:
What is my credit score?
It’s vital to know your own credit
The Consumer Protection Act (CPA) grants many rights to consumers - South African consumers now among the most protected consumers on a global level. As a consequence, added protection for consumers invariably means a little less protection for landlords.
Application of the CPA
The CPA does not
[caption id="attachment_997" align="alignnone" width="200"] De Zalze Winelands Golf Estate in Stellenbosch.[/caption]
Estate homes are selling quicker than any other residential property in Stellenbosch and Somerset West. This is according to Louise Varga, area manager for Pam Golding Properties, who says sectional title and freehold properties within
Negotiation touches every part of our lives. Relationships in business and in our personal lives are negotiated. And the skills to do it effectively can often mean the difference between getting what you want or losing out. You don’t get what you deserve, you get
There are many types of stuffing, but none comes close to this sage one, which is excellent for roast turkey too. This is one of those recipes of a little bit of this, and a little bit of that, which makes you want to stuff
It can actually be cheaper to use a broker when shopping for insurance – instead of going direct.
The internet carries articles punting the various views by both sides. Today in South Africa, for instance, Moneyweb found that 50% of the insured use direct insurance companies,