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What you should know as a house sitter (Part 2)

Rule one: DON’T snoop. There’s always a chance that you could be caught on camera. If that happens, the chances of you being asked to house sit again are zero…

These can decrease your property value

The day you decide to move from your beloved abode, you are not only leaving memories behind. You leave behind everything that could end up being an eyesore or a…

How to increase the value of your home before putting it on the market

    Ready to put your house on the market?  Selling your home can be an emotional affair and is most definitely stressful time in anyone’s life. However, if you have…

Do this before moving in

The joys of moving into a new neighbourhood is that you get to meet new people. There is a refreshing feeling about it. Moving somewhere where no one knows you,…

Moving out on your own can be a drag

So, you’re moving out on your own for the first time. And you’re excited. Of course you are. You’ve organised your furniture, gathered all your belongings and found a great…

Tips for furnishing your first home

Moving into your first home is an exciting adventure. There is a good chance though that you will have to furnish it from scratch. Here are a few tips to…

Should you buy a townhouse?

  The decision to buy a townhouse is one not easily made. Especially in a country like South Africa, where concerns over crime are ever-present, the idea that you might…

How to protect your home from water damage

Of all the things you need to protect your home against – have you ever thought of the need to protect it from water damage, particularly rain? Here are a…

The landlord’s guide

They say being a landlord is no easy task. You basically have to maintain one property you don’t live in, while maintaining your own personal property. That’s the upkeep of…

Get off my boundary: The fence regulations

Putting up a fence to keep the elements out will never been the worst idea in the history of mankind. In fact, it is our every right to put up…