Gardening – Tips & Tricks


If you plan on spending some time in the garden these holidays, here are a few tips & tricks you might find handy. Treat your garden with all natural substitutes, here are a few options: Weed Killer Option 1: For weed and grass free garden paths, sprinkle baking soda 2-4 times a year on it. … Continue reading

Affordable area price growth is best by a small margin


Recently, our FNB Estate Agent Survey has pointed to the lower income/price areas of the residential property market having the strongest fundamentals underpinning them. These fundamentals include stronger activity ratings, and more noticeable declines in the average time that a property remains on the market prior to getting sold. Using Deeds data relating to transactions … Continue reading

Tax incentives attractive but restrictive


Proposed tax breaks for companies operating in special economic zones (SEZs) have become attractive enough to draw interest from investors. But a lack of industry diversification in zones could limit investment. A reduced and maximum corporate tax rate of 15% is proposed for companies operating in an SEZ that qualify. These companies will also be … Continue reading

Engel & Völkers Charity – A time to give


Success is a wonderful thing. Sharing that success even more so! Engel & Völkers has been specialised in the sale of prestigious real estate for more than 30 years. We now operate in 36 countries across four continents, and have more than 3,700 staff members employed under the Engel & Völkers umbrella brand. “We believe … Continue reading

Engel & Völkers Southern Africa commemorates a legend, a father, a true South African – R.I.P Tata Madiba


In the late hours of 5th December 2013, we bid farewell to our legend, our father and an inspiration to all.  He not only made us believe in the impossible but encouraged us to reach for it too.  We will always hold your memory, your vision and your never-ending love in our hearts and souls. … Continue reading