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by Private Property | Martin Hatchuel 23 Oct 2014
It’s probably the oldest question in the property investment book: should I build my next home, or buy an existing one? The very fact that this ... Read More
by Lea Jacobs 23 Oct 2014
Anyone who spent time on a verandah during the 70s will remember the term “waffle bum”. This affliction ailed us all at some stage and was acquired ... Read More
by Jacqueline Gray 23 Oct 2014
2014 is fast coming to a close and with it, questions arise as to how the residential property market might perform in 2015. According to those ... Read More
by Jacqueline Gray 23 Oct 2014
South Africa is a semi-arid country with an average annual rainfall of approximately 450mm. This is well below the world average of 860mm. In other ... Read More
by Private Property | Martin Hatchuel 23 Oct 2014
You remember that hen-and-chicken plant that always stood in the hallway of your great-grandma’s old Victorian house? It came originally from ... Read More
by Private Property | The Roosting Venus 23 Oct 2014
Nephew Fixit was on a roll. Fortunately his new home was spacious enough for fabulous renovations, and even more fortunately, he had the budget. ... Read More
by Anna-Marie Smith 16 Oct 2014
Previously known as City Improvement Districts, Special Rating Areas (SRAs) enable communities to improve, secure, maintain and uplift residential ... Read More
by Jacqueline Gray 16 Oct 2014
Bathrooms serve an integral role in the everyday life of modern families. Every morning, families use these rooms to prepare themselves for the day ... Read More
by Lea Jacobs 16 Oct 2014
Call it a lounge, a sitting room, a front room or a living room, this area of the home is where family and friends gather to watch TV, have a good ... Read More
by Private Property | Martin Hatchuel 16 Oct 2014
It’s a bit of a no-brainer, really: creating and maintaining a garden will improve the value of your home every time. But with thousands of plants ... Read More
by Lea Jacobs 16 Oct 2014
A recent judgment will stop municipalities from demanding that the current homeowner settle any historical debt on a property. It’s hard to ... Read More
by Private Property | Martin Hatchuel 16 Oct 2014
The statistics are staggering: more than half of the children in South Africa live apart from their fathers. And, while definitive figures seem ... Read More
by Jacqueline Gray 16 Oct 2014
In the wake of African Bank’s collapse, unsecured lending has come under the spotlight like never before. And justifiably so. Over the past few ... Read More
by Lea Jacobs 9 Oct 2014
Our homes are our castles and we all generally have a particular room that we love more than others. This week we take a peek inside some of the ... Read More
by Private Property | The Roosting Venus 9 Oct 2014
He may, some suggest, have more money than sense, but when our nephew Fixit started throwing his young fortune at home improvements that we’d ... Read More
by Jacqueline Gray 9 Oct 2014
Generally speaking, children look up to their parents and approach them for advice on matters of importance. Buying a home is one such matter and ... Read More
by Private Property | Martin Hatchuel 9 Oct 2014
We’ve looked at the law and the theory of green homes (Go green or go home) and we’ve considered the costs of going green at home (Don’t just dream ... Read More
by Jacqueline Gray 9 Oct 2014
The cost of living is increasing and with it, the ability to buy property. Impaired credit records and high levels of personal debt are now the ... Read More
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