The local property market has been making a slow recovery since the financial crisis of 2008. However, with South Africa's many economic woes, activity on the residential property market remains relatively flat. The good news is that if you plan to put your home on the market , there are a number... Read more.
Renting out your home or apartment can bring in much needed extra cash, whether you offer the property for short-term holiday rental or a long lease. To help ensure your property is rented out quickly and attracts a good price (as well as responsible tenants), consider our tips and tricks. Prepare... Read more.
Wedding planning can be stressful and overwhelming, as well as chaotic at times. Follow these tips, covering everything from budgeting to storage , to minimise wedding stress and stay organised while planning your big day (or helping a friend plan hers). Determine your budget Weddings can be very... Read more.
Last month, we looked at fun examples of innovative designs for incredibly tiny yet fully functional houses, including the all-local "nano home", the POD-IDLALA. This month we're continuing the theme, with a look at some of the smallest and narrowest buildings around the world. Tiny house on a rock... Read more.
Sofas don’t come cheap. In fact, buying furniture for your home or office is a major investment. If you don’t get the size, style, colour or upholstery right, you’ll have a deep hole in your pocket. To help you make the right choices, we’ve outlined the most important elements to consider when... Read more.
The local South African music industry has been experiencing an explosion in musical talent. However, the truth is that South African bands have to vie for the attention of a relatively small audience, at least in relation to most countries in Europe and America. This makes it vital to use all the... Read more.
The past decade has seen a new trend – increasingly, people who can afford to live in bigger houses are simply choosing not to . The benefits? They range from lower costs and a simpler, less cluttered lifestyle to a sense of rightness...of not using more than you really need. Some are taking this... Read more.