This year has seen a number of severe catastrophes take place across South Africa: the devastating Knysna fires in June and the storms that lashed both Gauteng and Durban in October. Not only did these disasters cause widespread damage, they also revealed a massive weakness

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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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