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NEIGHBOURHOOD

HOW TO ADJUST TO YOUR NEW NEIGHBOURHOOD

Have you ever pulled into your driveway at home and suddenly realised that you have no recollection of the journey from the office to your doorstep? That’s because your routines can become so familiar that you are able to do them in auto-pilot ... Read more

SHOULD I SELL WHEN DEVELOPERS MOVE IN NEXT DOOR?

Choosing to avoid a dust cloud of ongoing construction for the next few months (or years), many opt to pack up their things and leave the moment developers move in next door. However, this might not be the most prudent financial decision, and here&rs... Read more

A MODERN APPROACH TO MEETING THE NEIGHBOURS

There are many reasons why it could be helpful to befriend your neighbour; one of the most important these days is to find out whether the electrical outage was caused by local load shedding or simply by forgetting to pop in your voucher code earlier... Read more

BEST SUBURBS FOR THE OUTDOORSY HOMEOWNER

For the active outdoor enthusiast, knowing which suburbs offer the safest and most scenic walking / cycling / running routes nearby often plays an active (excuse the pun) part in the purchasing decision.  According to the Victims of Crime Sur... Read more

CONSIDER OUR CHILDREN THIS CHRISTMAS

According to a research study conducted in 2014, there were 18.5 million children in South Africa. Of these children, 4.5 million (24.3%) lived with neither of their parents; over 13,000 lived in residential care facilities; and an estimated 10,000 l... Read more

WHEN TO CALL THE COPS ON YOUR NEIGHBOURS

Dealing with neighbour disputes is an unavoidable part of life unless, perhaps, you choose to live on a remote small holding for the rest of your life. Sometimes these issues cannot be resolved no matter how diplomatic, polite and reasonable you migh... Read more

WHY IT’S A GOOD IDEA TO BUY IN HOUT BAY

While there has been a general cooling down in prices in the Cape Town market, there are still certain pockets that continue to do well despite the current economic climate. The suburb of Hout Bay is one of them. The suburb continues to grow in te... Read more

NEIGHBOURHOOD REPORT: ROSEBANK, JHB

The suburb where you want to work, play and sleep in, Rosebank is becoming one of the most sought after areas in Johannesburg. The area has recently become one of the top business nodes in the country, rivalling Sandton for cranes and new development... Read more

3 PRACTICAL WAYS TO GIVE BACK THIS WINTER

An icy wind blows through the tattered hole in your jacket which happens to be the only thing separating you from the cold of the harsh South African Winter. Sadly, this is the reality an alarming amount of our population is going to have to face thi... Read more