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Showhouses & Coronavirus

Within a week everything so much changed! Like every business, real estate companies are scrambling to understand and make changes that are sure to be required due to the Coronavirus measures being implemented. Here are seven common-sense measures all agents and sellers and buyers should follow for showhouses: Buyers should view the property online first

All the showhouses in Cape Town every Sunday

A new website www.CapeTownShowhouses.co.za has all the showhouses in all of Cape Town every Sunday with a focus on those in Cape Town’s Southern Suburbs and False Bay.  It also has a Showhouse Blog that will provide additional useful showhouse related information. STBB Claremont has a useful guide to who pays for what in the

HIGH ALERT – CANINE PARVO VIRUS OUTBREAK

PLEASE SHARE THIS WITH FRIENDS ON SOCIAL MEDIA Contrary to our earlier observations and statement we now have strong evidence to suggest that the potentially fatal Canine Parvo Virus (CPV) initially confined to the De Waal Park area of Cape Town CBD and limited to a tragic isolated incident has regrettably spread to a number

Norval Foundation + Steenberg Wines: Members’ Benefits

What a good idea!  Enjoy an unforgettable wine-and-art pairing in the Constantia Valley – plus a host of other perks. In the heart of the Constantia Winelands, where vineyards and mountains converge, lies the world-class Norval Foundation, a centre for contemporary African art. Home to a modern bistro, striking sculpture garden and ever-changing exhibitions from

New CT municipal bylaw amendment good news for landlords

Once promulgated in the Provincial Gazette, new municipal bylaw amendments by the City of Cape Town will allow “short-term letting from a house or flat for a period not exceeding 30 consecutive days for the same guest”. Johette Smuts from PayProp says that while the amendments might mean an increase in rental in an already