Homes situated within gated residential estates are an ever-increasingly popular option across South Africa. There are, however, some emergency situations when heavily guarded access points to these communities can be more of a hindrance than a help. Last month a concerned citizen posted on social media

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The Fantastic Grifizzi Brothers animal-free circus will be at Emperors Palace Hotel, Casino, Convention and Entertainment resort from 8 December to 15 January 2018 after to coincide with the spectacular Garden of Lights, an event firmly entrenched in many families’ list of Christmas traditions, which

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There is no user manual for all aspects of homeownership, from moving, to taking occupation and to maintaining and understanding common and uncommon defects. Albert van Wyk has more than 38 years’ worth of building experience and has put all he has learned into a

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The latest South African crime statistics had good news for homeowners, with housebreaking and home robbery both down by a significant margin. While that’s certainly cause for celebration, Tony Clarke, Managing Director of the Rawson Property Group, urges homeowners not to become complacent when it

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It is that time of year again… Wherever you go you are likely to be bombarded with Boney M’s hallmark bubblegum Christmas carols playing on a loop and soon an infestation of badly costumed mall Santa Clauses will descend on every shopping centre court yard from

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Last week it was announced that SA Home Loans had purchased 49% of online, low-commission estate agency, PropertyFox. While welcoming SA Home Loans into the low-commission estate agency arena, Neville Berkowitz, veteran property economist and founder of low-commission estate agency, HomeBid, questions the decision by SA

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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

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