What property style do buyers look for ?
South Africans have a wide variety of tastes in residential architectural styles, but it does pay to be aware of current trends and those factors which make homes particularly acceptable to buyers.[Read More]
Durban city council 'aggressive, evasive' on jumbos
Elephant sculptor Andries Botha has labelled city manager S'bu Sithole's response last month, to his high court application to prevent the scrapping of his Three Elephants sculpture, "aggressive, evasive" and not of a nature one would expect from an "accountable organ of state".[Read More]
Derelict heritage eyesore stifles Joburg property development
The historic 1913 Marshall Street Barracks, a heritage site in the heart of the Joburg CBD have been lying in rack and ruin for the past 20 years.[Read More]
Rates cut 'definitely on the cards'
With the cost price index likely to continue to stay below the 6% upper limit, the South African Reserve Bank's Monetary Policy Committee will 'almost inevitably' find itself able to reduce its interest rates.[Read More]
SA accused of selling off heritage site
South Africa has been blasted by UN World Heritage Committee experts for putting coal mining ahead of protecting one of the nation's oldest cultural treasures, the 1100-year-old Kingdom of Mapungubwe world heritage site.[Read More]