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Monday Mar 30, 2015

'Property buyer panic' a big concern

"Buyer panic" refers to a state of mind where aspirant first time residential market entrants begin to fear that if they don't buy a home quickly, prices will rise to levels where property becomes unaffordable for them.

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Hillbrow's towers of death

Killer towers. This is the term some have used to describe unsecured and dilapidated skyscrapers in the Joburg CBD.

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Beware of 'phantom' landlord scam

Consumers need to be aware of what may be termed "phantom" landlords, says Dexter Leite, Pam Golding Properties rental manager for the Western Cape Metro Region.

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Shacks should go multi-storey to densify cities

Densification is something of a buzz word in urban planning circles - everybody knows sustainable cities have to be denser because they are more cost- and energy-efficient, and they place people and human values at the centre of urban life.

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Blackouts 'cause havoc' for security

Properties are more vulnerable to criminal attacks and thousands of alarms are triggered when areas are plunged into Eskom's load shedding darkness, security companies said this week.

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R1.5bn loan to upgrade Joburg inner city

The Joburg council has authorised the city to borrow R1.5 billion to fund infrastructure improvements for the inner-city's renewal and transit-oriented developments, including building more cycle lanes and pedestrian walks.

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More Cape Town residents affected by runway realignment

Thousands more residents will be affected by noise if the R3.2 billion realignment of the runway at Cape Town International Airport gets the go-ahead.

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Tempers flare as Kuils River sits in rush-hour gridlock

A daily traffic gridlock in and out of Kuils River has prompted more than 2 000 residents to petition the authorities to take action to alleviate the problem, as some residents consider moving out of the area.

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Soweto in the dark as Eskom fears for staff safety

Hundreds of outraged Protea North, Soweto, residents have been left in the dark for the past four days because Eskom says it's too dangerous to do repairs in area.

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Friday Mar 27, 2015

Green light for controversial Umhlanga penthouse

Construction of a penthouse extension in a building on Umhlanga's beachfront can go ahead - a Durban High Court judge has dismissed an urgent application by neighbours to have it stopped.

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