What Effect Will Interest Rates Have on the Property Market?


It may have come as a surprise to many economists, but the recent interest rate increase a wise move – at least I think so.  The market has enjoyed nearly 2 years of steady recovery, and sometimes it’s easy to lose touch with reality. The reality is that many world economies are still in a… Read More What Effect Will Interest Rates Have on the Property Market?

When a Crisis Unites the Community


The newspapers are full of accounts of how residents banded together to assist those affected by the floods in the Helderberg last week.  The Somerset West Facebook page was “flooded” with offers to assist those in need.  Calls went out to evacuate Vergelegen Medi-Clinic, and many responded. Early on Saturday morning I drove through Bizweni… Read More When a Crisis Unites the Community