The XtraSpace Blog
Increasingly, people are foregoing large houses in favour of smaller, more economical homes. Here we feature 11 of the world’s cutest tiny homes – many featuring innovative energy-efficient designs. Earth Shelter Hobbit House These modular, prefabricated homes from Green Magic Homes look like... Read more.
Moving schools can be a daunting and disruptive experience for children of all ages. We offer tips for making the transition into a new school easier. Why moving schools is scary Sometimes parents forget how intimidating it can be to start at a new school. Moving schools means entering a completely... Read more.
Completing tax returns can be overwhelming. It’s especially stressful if you’re audited. The key to making tax submissions easier is to have the necessary documents – from receipts to previous returns – on hand. This requires organisation throughout the year. But once you’re set up, it takes only a... Read more.
If you work from home, you may be able to lower your tax liability by deducting home office expenses. The expenses deemed deductible by the South African Revenue Service (SARS) are determined by how you’re remunerated. Which home office expenses are deductible? SARS lists deductible home office... Read more.
Moving home or business can be stressful. The right moving company is key to getting the job done as efficiently and painlessly as possible. Before choosing a moving company, here are seven important questions to ask. 1. Are you registered? A registered moving company may be more expensive, but... Read more.
More and more South Africans are working from home or working remotely. This has obvious advantages, like not having to waste time sitting in traffic. However, it also comes with some challenges. A home environment is very different from an office space, and it can be difficult to stay focused. No... Read more.
Moving home is exciting – the admin less so. Before you get packing you need to inform lots of people and institutions of your change of address and/or telephone number. Start notifying people 30 days before you move. Some will require a phone call, email, letter or visit. For many, you can go... Read more.
Moving a large item of furniture may seem like a mountainous task best left to the professionals. But these expert tips will show you how to move even the most awkward shaped large items of furniture. Plan the move ahead of time Whether you’re moving a single item or an entire household, don’t... Read more.
The e-commerce sector in South Africa is fast becoming a force to be reckoned with. According to Statista.com, South African e-commerce sales are up a whopping 13% year-on-year. In 2019 alone, online revenue was R48.3-million. If you’re planning on starting an online business in South Africa – or... Read more.