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10
Oct

Hygge means hibernating. Let the sun shine in!

by Annalien in Uncategorized

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Don’t forget your soaking sanctuary – a very important room in your home from a woman's perspective. Women inspect the kitchen and bathrooms of any prospective home first. Spruce it up, improve it. Keep it fresh and mold free, keep it tidy; avoid clutter and bottles and tubes and wet towels! If, like me, you like to exchange ...

7
Oct

Take a break from your winter decor

by Annalien in Advice to sellers, Announcements, Featured properties, Property market, Uncategorized

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Draw back the curtains, open the windows and doors and let in the natural sunlight and fresh air; for spring is here. Just as you take a break from your winter wardrobe, so too should you take a break from your chunky,warm winter decor. Follow these guidelines to freshen up your space: 1. Let there be flowers Monet said, ...

29
Apr

Why are people selling their homes today? 8 Reasons why.

by Annalien in Advice to buyers, Advice to sellers, Announcements, FAQs, Uncategorized

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A recent FNB survey reveals reasons for selling: Downscaling due to financial pressure Downscaling with life stage Emigrating Relocating within South Africa Upgrading Moving for safety and security reasons Change in family structure Moving to be closer to work or amenities

29
Oct

No cooling off period for most property purchases

by Annalien in Advice to buyers, Advice to sellers, Estates, FAQs, Investment opportunities, Uncategorized

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When an offer to purchase is signed for an existing property over the value of R250,000 there is no cooling off period for the purchaser. Meaning that buyers cannot simply change their mind and cancel the offer to purchase once signed by both parties, and if they do, there may well be serious financial implications.  ...

29
Oct

Be Sure Before Putting Pen to Paper

by Annalien in Advice to buyers, FAQs, Uncategorized

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The offer to purchase is a purchase agreement which contains all the terms and conditions attached to the purchase of the property. Buyers cannot simply change their mind after signing an offer to purchase - this document is a legally binding contract. Buyers need to be properly informed by the estate agent during the process of ...

4
Sep

Did you know that the Vaal River is about 180million years old?

by Annalien in Announcements, Uncategorized, Vaal river info

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This little 'vaal' river is actually an old man river. Scientists and academics calculate the date of the river's origin at about 180 million years! It probably originated due to the shifting of the tectonic plates which divided Godwana Land into two continents. Did you know that it is in your power and my power to ...

4
Jul

Day care for orphaned or vulnerable children

by Annalien in Announcements, Events, Uncategorized, Vaal river info

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Aid for the Lehlohonolo Day Care Centre, Tumahole, Parys. On Friday 13 July, twelve intrepid cyclists and supporters from Parys will be braving the eastern Free State winter temperatures and long winding district roads in an attempt to travel from Parys to Clarens by mountain bike.  The 275km route consists mainly of district roads and will be ...

4
May

Let us treat water like diamonds

by Annalien in Uncategorized

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How beautiful is this sound? SA major river doing this for the first time in years! https://www.facebook.com/stormreportsaOFFICIAL/videos/1738177296244930/  

25
Apr

Beware before paying! New intercepted invoice scam

by Annalien in Advice to buyers, Advice to sellers, Uncategorized

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Please make sure before electronically paying your deposit on your new home to the conveyancing attorney. According to consumer journalist Wendy Knowler on 702's ConsumerTalk conveyancing attorneys have been heavily targeted and banking group Investec recently issued a warning to its clients about the invoice scam. Scammers obtain email addresses of companies which routinely email invoices to their ...

5
Dec

Good news! Feedback on our campaign against the open cast coal mine.

by Annalien in Announcements, Uncategorized, Vaal river info

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Dear Subscriber to our Vaal River Property Newsletter, As you will remember, in October we sent out an appeal to our readers to object to the massive proposed opencast coal mine of 208 000 hectares that is on consideration just east of the R59, close to the Vaal River. We received a lot of responses from ...

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