Edition 26 of 2004, Friday 9 July 2004
Is it not funny how the media always has some finger in the pie?Diepsloot partly an informal settlement, partly housing estate has seen violent protests since Monday. While Diepsloot protectors are fighting their battle in court we take a look at what critical housing shortage the government inherited. The 1996 Census already reflecting a housing backlog of 2 202 519. Read more in Houses for everyone.
Is a property investment still a good investment? Well, you be the judge. Two new projects has just been launched, Shelly Beach in Shelly Beach on the South Coast of Kwazulu Natal and "Icon" and inner City development in Cape Town, South Africa. An investor could expect a net return of 7.37% on an investment after one year with an occupancy level of only 50%. The net return would increase to 9.11% in the second year with a 55% occupancy level and to 14.59% in year four with 70% occupancy.
Focus on, and this week focus on the historic Bo-Kaap area where you can enjoy a village atmosphere with a taste of the old Cape lifestyle with various theaters, restaurants, nightlife and shops. We take a walk through, De Waterkant, Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa.
Have fun - Im sure that everyone has heard about how the British love their queues. There seems to be an unwritten law about the need to queue for everything in an orderly line, except when on the tube that is. There are even signs up that tell you which end to start the queue from.
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|>> Real Estate in South Africa|
BEE - firm in R390m CT CBD development
In what will be the first major inner city development in South Africa
for a black economic empowerment (BEE) group, South African empowerment
group Coessa Holdings, acting in partnership with Johannesburg businessman
Wandila Mtolana, plan to develop a new 390 million rand residential, commercial
and retail lifestyle centre, to be known as Icon...
|>> ANC Warns 'Absentee Landlords', Foreign Speculators|
THE African National Congress (ANC) yesterday said it was not against foreign investors buying land for residential purposes, but called for a review of foreign owned farmland lying furlough.
The party's calls came amid debate on land ownership in the country and
an increase in the number of farm labourers and tenants being evicted
from farms. This, it said, was despite large pieces of land lying idle
and owned by foreigners.
|>> South Coast of KZN attracts investors|
Platinum Planet, South Africas largest Real Estate grouping has transformed the way people do business in Real Estate and have secured another great success on the South Coast of Kwa-Zulu Natal.
Shelly Beach, which was launched a few weeks ago, consisting of 132 units,
offering 2 and 4 bedroom freestanding sectional title units has already
sold 90% of the entire complex with the last few remaining units expected
to be sold within the next few days. The site was originally the Carapark
caravan site at Shelly Beach, which is situated just above the old South
Coast road and within one kilometer of all amenities...
|>> Focus on De Waterkant, Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa|
CAPE TOWN is southern Africa's most beautiful, most romantic
and most visited city. Indeed, few urban centres anywhere can match its
setting along the mountainous Cape Peninsula spine, which slides into
the Atlantic Ocean. By far the most striking - and famous - of its sights
is Table Mountain , frequently shrouded by clouds, and rearing up from
the middle of the city...
|>> Property of the week|
|>> Houses for everyone|
Housing is at the forefront of the national agenda for delivery and the government is taking overall responsibility for providing houses to all. The government inherited a critical housing shortage, with the 1996 Census reflecting a housing backlog of 2 202 519. Since coming to power in 1994, the state has built 1,4 million housing units, providing more than 5 million people with secure homes...
|>> Have fun!!|
While living in the UK appears to be less of a cultural re-adjustment
than living in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), things are sometimes done
just a little differently here and it can feel a bit like youre
living in an out-of-focus picture. You dont quite fit in and what
comes naturally to the locals is often something of a steep learning curve
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