FIRE, FIRE, FIRE!

Is your home protected from fire? To protect your home and belongings, you need to check that some basic measures are in place.  There are many potential risks. Some may be obvious and some are often not considered. The electrical wiring needs to be checked regularly. Often the problems are hidden and faulty, or old […]

CAN RESIDENTIAL SOLAR INSTALLATIONS BE AFFORDABLE?

Nelson Mandela Bay Municipality, Eastern Cape, South Africa In South Africa, the electrical blackouts or load shedding, have had a devastating impact on all sectors. Large industries and businesses can install the necessary infrastructure, but small businesses and homeowners cannot afford the alternatives. Solar installations are expensive and have been unaffordable to most homeowners. They […]

WHAT ARE THE INSURANCE IMPLICATIONS

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When storing your possessions in a thatch lapa, or outbuilding. Property owners use freestanding outbuildings for storage and for other purposes, such as home offices, or accommodation. The structures are

THE COSTS WHEN BUYING A PROPERTY

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Be aware of all the additional costs over and above the purchase price/strong When buying a property, there are a number of costs, which a buyer needs to be aware of, and budget for. These costs include; fees, commissions, duties, insurance, taxes and services. These costs will vary depending on the risk and credit rating […]

KERB APPEAL

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The exterior view of a property can either attract or deter potential buyers Kerb appeal is an American term, but appropriate to residential property wherever you are. When selling a home, one of the most overlooked opportunities for homeowners to increase their chances of a good sale, is how attractive a property is from the […]