November’s year-on-year house price growth was 4.6%, according to the FNB House Price Index. This is mildly up from October’s 4.4% year-on-year. “Examining the year-to-date average, though, it appears most probably that, despite the recent monthly year-on-year acceleration, average house price growth for 2017 as a

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Estate agents in Cape Town are looking forward to a busy season despite the looming school holidays and festive season, and many are reporting that there has been no slowing of enquiries for accessibly priced homes, especially in sought-after areas like the Southern Suburbs. This is

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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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