Increasing numbers of South African homeowners are earning extra income through Airbnb, but this isn’t without its challenges. Know what to expect going in – and have strategies in place for handling commonly experienced issues – and you’ll be better equipped to run a successful Airbnb business. 1... Read more.
In May, we outlined steps and key considerations associated with selling a home . This month, we consider the process from the perspective of a buyer. Because buying a home involves a significant investment and, for most people, a long-term commitment to repaying a bond, it can be a stressful... Read more.
In cities like Cape Town, Johannesburg and Durban, homeowners are finding cost-effective ways of increasing their living space – and garages are first in line for a makeover. A standard garage is typically big enough to be converted into an extra bedroom, a games room, a home cinema or a workshop... Read more.
You've made the decision to sell your home, but don't really know how to go about it. In our step-by-step guide, we touch on how to get the best price for your home, who you can rely on to expedite the sale and how the property sales process unfolds. Step 1: Make your home look stylish Before you... Read more.
In a rented home or apartment, you may not be allowed to make significant or structural changes to the premises – but that doesn't mean you can't make a rented space your own. Wall colours Most landlords will let you paint the walls, provided you paint them in a fairly neutral colour or promise to... Read more.
Even committed car collectors like Jay Leno and Chris Evans would have to concede defeat in the face of this insanely big car collection . While the exact number of cars in this impressive collection is unknown, experts are estimating it at between 3000 and 6000 luxury, concept and vintage cars... Read more.
One year is a long time to be inside your head. Think of all the unread emails clogging up your inbox, the blue ticks you just didn't get to, the subtweets that drove you crazy - at times, it felt as though 2017 had a vendetta against your mental state. If you've had it up to here, you're not alone... Read more.
If ever a toy collection was designed to delight adults as much as children, it's the magnificent Jerni Collection – the world's largest collection of vintage toys and train sets. The collection includes upwards of 35,000 toys, some dating as far back as 1850. As one of the world’s oldest toy... Read more.