Edition 21 of 2004, Thursday 03 June 2004
The South African rand extended its rally on Wednesday becoming the best performing currency against the US dollar on a year-to-date basis with a 4.9% gain for the year. Indeed good news for those of us traveling to the USA. But, some of us are not so lucky and will have to stay at home bracing the cold winter.
We wish the CyberProp team a safe return!
Staying at home? Let me use this opportunity to educate you in this weeks edition of CyberProp.com.
Jan van Riebeeck, I am sure that most of you can remember this famous name. The man who literally placed South Africa's name on the "map" in the year 1652. BUT, did you know that the name "Hout Bay" (Wood Bay) was given by Jan van Riebeeck? Read more in Focus on Hout Bay, Western Cape, South Africa.
Do you know how to buy and sell what is probably your most valuable possession? RealEstate101 is going to put you back at the school desk - Amazing what they don't teach you at school
One of our CyberBonds consultants Aliza shares 10 tips to owning your own home - The mortgage process
My favorite for the week - Complain about bad service says council. The South African Council for the Property Valuers Profession says investors in listed property funds should complain to it if they think valuations done by property valuers have not been carried out properly.
Truly an educational week for all of us. Enjoy!
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|>> Real Estate in South Africa|
The property market has definitely not leveled out yet and is
still in a strong growth phase which will most probably last the rest
of this year, or even longer. Says Anthony van der Riet, Managing
Director of REALTY EXECUTIVES South Africa...
|>> View from the Bridge|
Insights from Bridgeway Limited
Bond Switching Whats it all about?
The current environment has seen the lowering of interest rates combined with significant increases in the value of residential property in most areas. This has lead to a strong trend in the home-loan market where home-owners are:
Kevin Cimring of Bridgeway says that in certain circumstances this may present an effective financial planning opportunity...
|>> Amazing what they don't teach you at school!|
Isnt it astounding that you can spend many years at school or even at university and never learn the basics of how to buy and sell your first home?
Wouldnt it be wonderful to learn from experts rather than having to rely on the advice of friends and family?
For these reasons, weve created RealEstate101 a one-day seminar teaching first-time buyers and sellers how to buy and sell what is probably their most valuable possession.
|>> The mortgage process|
Invest in your future:
By buying a home, you are investing in your future and you will have security and shelter for you and your family for many years to come.
The steps to owning your own home...
|>> Focus on Hout Bay, Western Cape, South Africa|
Hout Bay is one of the most beautiful and popular places on the Cape
Peninsula and a highlight of any visit to Cape Town. The access
road that runs from Camps Bay, offers a beautiful drive all along
the sea. The town lies picturesquely in a wind-protected bay, surrounded
in the west by the Karbonkel Mountain, the famous Mount Sentinel as the
outpost in the sea and in the east, by the Constantia Mountains and Chapman's
|>> Property of the week|
|>> Complain about bad service says council|
THE South African Council for the Property Valuers Profession says investors in listed property funds should complain to it if they think valuations done by property valuers have not been carried out properly.
Council vice-president Jenny Falck says the council can investigate a
matter only after a complaint...
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