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Which type of wood should you use for your braai?

In South Africa braaing is more of a religion than a mere pastime. Firing up the perfect coals and grilling the most flavourful meat is not just an activity; it’s something of an art form. “Braaing is in every South Africans blood, there’s just something about grilling meat outdoors that appeals to everyone, regardless of […]

Investment Options Explored

Retirement fund The key to retirement is to start investing as soon as you can. Your retirement savings are dependent as much on your ability to be patient and to leave your nest egg alone, as it is on the contributions you make every month. Make sure you have a good financial planner to help you invest […]

Budget for a new home

Many people grow up having conflicting values around money and wealth and misunderstanding how they work together. Often a person may say they want to be wealthy, but what they really want is financial freedom. It is of crucial importance to manage your money effectively, master it, and instruct it to do what you want […]

Terminology: Important Parties in a Property Transaction

Real Estate Agent: A real estate agent, also referred to as a property specialist, is a licensed professional who acts as an intermediary between sellers and buyers of real estate / property and attempts to match the parties up in order to conclude a sale.   “Deed” : Refers to every deed or document which […]

Making optimal use of your living space

The high demand for accommodation in South Africa and especially in security estates, means high density housing solutions like apartment blocks or townhouse complexes have become increasingly popular.   “City living gives you the unmatched convenience of living close to work,” says Wendy Williams, Sales Director of Engel & Völkers South Africa. “And although the […]