Just the thought of the cold weather to come probably has most of you yearning for a comfortable blanket, your favourite couch and a good book.
To help you prepare for winter really settling in, here is a round-up of the blanket dream team.
Regardless of your reason for thinking of buying a second home, you need to do your homework thoroughly before taking this step. While owning a second property is a good building block for wealth for a family it is not without its pitfalls.
Second time home
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
Hi, I’ve recently had a chat with my colleagues during a work lunch about disability cover. We are all young professionals starting out in promising careers; some of us have disability cover and some don’t. Why should someone in my position have this? I feel
The average home purchase price paid by buyers aged between 20 and 30 over the past 12 months was R772,000, buyers aged 50 to 60 paid an average of R1,337,000, buyers over-60 paid R1,687,000.
This is according to bond originator, BetterLife Home Loans, which revealed that
“Finish each day before you begin the next, and interpose a solid wall of sleep between the two.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson
Why do we think it’s a sign of success to be constantly busy? How many of you walk into a morning meeting or the
Ernest Mashaba and his family have been evicted four times from their home in Likole Extension 1 in Katlehong, near Johannesburg. Now they face eviction for the fifth time.
Each time the sheriff and “red ants” arrive to remove their belongings from their home, Mashaba and
Hands up if this has never happened to you: Rushing out of the house, late for work and minutes later sitting in traffic not quite sure if you’ve locked your back door after letting the dogs out; did you close the bedroom window?
It’s easy to
Word out on the street (Long Street?) is that property in Cape Town is really expensive. Like crazy expensive. As in Donald Trump crazy.
But just how bad is it?
I decided to look a little deeper into the topic, and I think the results will surprise
Hi, I’m about to buy my first home and my parents are going on and on about ensuring I have an access bond. I’d like to know what you think of this. What makes paying extra money monthly into my access bond better than investing