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Everything you need to know about buying a distressed property

Mar 06, 2023
For those looking to get a foot on the property ladder, distressed properties are an opportunity to secure a highly favourable deal Having your property repossessed is any homeownerís worst nightmare. In the current economic climate, distressed properties represent a cautionary tale about the impact of changing interest rates and the overall increase in the …
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No, it's not covered

Dec 02, 2021
All too often consumers assume their insurance policy is a maintenance contract, but this is one of the biggest reasons for claims being rejected by insurers Homeowners who neglect to maintain their homes are often in for nasty surprises at claims stage, says Old Mutual Insure spokesperson, Lizo Mnguni. “If you have not maintained your …

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Growthpoint switches on solar panels in Cape Town

Jul 26, 2022
Growthpoint recently switched on 926 540W solar panels at Montclare Place in Cape Town. Their clients can look forward to enjoying solar energy generation of up to 736,646kWh for the first year. On top of the savings on energy bills, it also equates to 780,884,76 tonnes of carbon that won’t be emitted into the atmosphere. And …

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Karoo styling

May 24, 2022
Two exquisitely designed units in the heart of the Karoo double up as guest cottages and rentals to those lucky enough to experience this most special part of the world. WORDS: DEBBIE LOOTS – IMAGES: KARL ROGERS Designer Hendre Bloem works from his Cape Town studio on all things interior. His particular way of creating living …

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