Edition 11 of 2004, Friday 26 March 2004
This week we place the focus on "trend spotting" at the 30th Nederburg Auction that is coming up next week and indeed not be missed.
"The 30th Nederburg Auction of Fine South African Wines will prove a litmus test for market interest in the Cape's big red blends. Making up almost 25% of all wines going under the hammer on 2/3 April 2004, the prices fetched by flagship red blends will be in the spotlight at this year's landmark event. The selling of vintages from the 1990's by inter alia Veenwouden, Vergelegen, Rust en Vrede and Stellenzicht are likely to set record prices. Or could deflationary trends in current wine prices impact on rare vintages too?" says Graham Howe
We stay with the "wines" and take a look at architecture in
the Cape Winelands and. We also take a stop in STELLENBOCH, a town
for all seasons. You can continue your journey by clicking on the link
at the bottom of the article. Enjoy!
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Inflation may put pressure on rentals this year
PERHAPS the two most important risks facing the property sector, both listed and unlisted, this year are an inflationary environment and poor co-ordination of vacancy marketing by property managers.
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|>> Check your sectional title rule!|
There are many owners or tenants of sectional title units that are not
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|>> The Cape-Dutch Architectural Style|
|>> Focus on Stellenbosch, South Africa|
STELLENBOSCH A TOWN FOR ALL SEASONS
Stellenbosch, the oldest town in South Africa after Cape Town, is undoubtedly the most scenic and historically-preserved town in Southern Africa. Oak-lined streets next to water furrows compliment the many fine examples of elegant Cape Dutch, Victorian and Georgian architecture - all part of this unique "Town of Oaks"...
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Thinking place - What makes a home a home?
What defines a home? For one person it might be a studio apartment, rather austere in nature, another person might want a farm in the country, and a third a mansion in the Hollywood Hills. Each person is different. But for all of us, the home is sacred space and a major influence in our lives. We create our home as a reflection of who we are and what we dream, and as a place for nurturing and rejuvenation. Your home reflects both the life you have lived and the one you want to live...
|>> Mugabe man builds R30m Cape palace|
Finance minister regularly doles out cash for seaside super-mansion
ONE of Robert Mugabe's most trusted senior ministers has been secretly visiting Cape Town to fund the construction of a spectacular seaside mansion, fuelling speculation that he is actually over seeing the palace on behalf of the Zimbabwean president.
Christopher Kuruneri, promoted to finance minister during Mugabe's Cabinet reshuffle last month, has been paying for the multimillion-rand project in cash despite strict rules in Zimbabwe that limit the export of foreign exchange...
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