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Friday, 16 July, 2004
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Edition 27 of 2004, Friday 16 July 2004

Dear Reader,

Icy temperatures, snowfalls, rain, biting cold wind, all of it did not deter the people of South Africa from traveling to the Drakensberg, South Africa, this week to see the snow. And while the adults were admiring the scenic beauty the children wanted to have fun.. building snowmen and having snow fights. CyberProp was told that it was hard to find any form of accommodation in the Berg these last few days.

Bbbrrr... I found it necessary this week to stay with the cold weather for just a bit longer. Do you know how to prevent freezing and subsequent bursting of pipes in this bitterly cold weather? Allabouthome.com gives us a few tips on how to keep pipes from freezing - Have fun

Research Worldwide.com has just published results of its annual survey which showed that property investments in South Africa showed an actual total return of 15,1% last year. South African commercial real estate outperformed sixteen other major countries. Read more in Real Estate in South Africa.

Kanti Amanzi Mtoti' meaning 'The water is sweet' was a remark made by Zulu Warrior Chief Shaka, when camping alongside the Manzimtoti River, resulting in it's name. Amanzimtoti, KwaZulu Natal, South Africa is the first town in the area known as "The Sunshine Coast" which is part of the Natal - South Coast. It is a combination of a holiday resort and a residential area.

This week I read an article by Mike Francis that I just have to share with you, the CyberProp reader..Who broke Africa? Tony Blair believes Africa is a "scar on the conscience of the world". Mike Francis investigates why this should be so, and what African specialists think can be done to heal the continent. In Africa, it is the leaders that are the problem, not the people. An article that keeps you reading right to the end where a beggar asked for money to buy a gun and a balaclava! And no, I have not spilled the bean! Go and read.

Enjoy a weekend, warm at home!

CyberProp greetings!
The editor

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>> Real Estate in South Africa

SA - best performing commercial real estate in world

South Africa had the best performing real estate market in the world in 2003. Research Worldwide.com has just published results of its annual survey which showed that property investments in South Africa showed an actual total return of 15.1% last year.

South African commercial real estate outperformed sixteen other major countries to lead ResearchWorldwide.com's - 'Worldwide Commercial Real Estate Performance Ranking 2003'...

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>> Estate agent? Or government spy...

The government’s Financial Intelligence Centre Act (Fica), aimed at combating money laundering, fraud and tax avoidance, is turning estate agents into government agents, says SA chairman of Sotheby’s International Realty, Lew Geffen. ‘Obviously, any rational person who gets paid R1m or more in notes would be duty-bound to report it. Well, I know I would, and I think any person who is knowingly guilty should be penalised,’ says the man whose clients rank amongst the highest net worth individuals in the world...

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>> Buying property together

Getting the cash together to pay the deposit and legal fees for a home is not an easy task. And some people may never be able to afford a home without assistance of some kind. Even if your sights are set on a relatively modest home costing R250 000, you will need at least R40 000 saved up in order to acquire it...

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>> Focus on Amanzimtoti, KwaZulu Natal, South Africa

Offers you superb white sandy beaches, safe swimming facilities, beautiful picnic spots, unsurpassed fishing grounds (shore, rock and deep sea), under-water wonderland, top class sporting facilities, diverse fauna and flora, tranquil natural beauty, affordable and luxury accommodation, colourful cultural heritage, places of interest, wide choice of shopping facilities, gourmet restaurants, family entertainment and exciting nightlife...

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>> Property of the week

Kwazulu Natal - Amanzimtoti

Bedrooms: 4
Bathrooms: 1.5
Garages: 1

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>> Who broke Africa?

Tony Blair believes Africa is a "scar on the conscience of the world". Mike Francis investigates why this should be so, and what African specialists think can be done to heal the continent...

Click here to read more

>> Have fun!!

A faucet that won't yield water is the first sign of frozen pipes. If a severe cold snap hits, prevent freezing and subsequent bursting of pipes by following the suggestions below. Even if the pipes do freeze, you can thaw them before they burst if you act quickly. When temperatures fall very low, here's how to keep your pipes from freezing:

Click here to read more

>> Be in the frontline

"To whom it may concern,

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www.cityprops.co.za

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