Weekly Newsletter
Friday, 28 May, 2004

Edition 20 of 2004, Friday 28 May 2004

Dear Reader,

Speaking in his State of the Nation speech at Parliament, President Thabo Mbeki informed South Africans that the first regional electricity distributors will be ready to operate by June 2005 and the whole process of the establishment of these structures will be completed by January 2007. Indeed a highlight for millions.

“Low interest rates, the emergence of a rapidly growing black middle class, and the longest period of uninterrupted economic growth in half a century, have contributed to the current housing boom in South Africa”, says ResearchWorldwide.com. Read more in Real Estate in South Africa.

The name Kimberley is synonymous worldwide with diamonds leaving a picture in the mind of boisterous diggers swigging draughts and singing along with scantily clad womenfolk. Kimberley, the place well known for the biggest manmade hole in the world, the place where the famous Star of Africa was found but who cared about the name, the diggers did not care two hoots at the time. Today you can read all about the name Kimberley in Focus on Kimberley, Northern Cape, South Africa.

Garage sales can be a quick and easy way to clean out your unwanted items and make some extra spending cash. In have fun we give you tips on how to "host" that perfect garage sale.

CyberProp greetings!
The editor

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>> Real Estate in South Africa

“South African house prices increased by 22.7% year on year to claim the number one spot in the “Worldwide House Prices Index” Compiled by ResearchWorldwide.com” an article by Anthony van der Riet, Managing Director, Realty Executives South Africa

“Low interest rates the emergence of a rapidly growing black middle class, and the longest period of uninterrupted economic growth in half a century, have contributed to the current housing boom in South Africa”, says ResearchWorldwide.com.

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>> View from the Bridge

Insights from Bridgeway Limited

(All Case Studies appear with the clients consent)

Mr Jacques Steyn had sold his house and approached Bridgeway on 20 August 2003 with regards to receiving the proceeds due to him from the sale of his house.

Mr Steyn found Bridgeway 's service to be very professional and of great value to him, as he was paid his money far sooner than if he had waited for the registration of transfer of his property.

Mr Steyn has said that he would definitely recommend Bridgeway 's services to his friends or if the need arose he would use us again.

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>> Forget the pool deck and get busy on the kitchen

Homeowners wanting to add value to their properties with renovations should forget blue swimming pools and bubbling jacuzzis and get busy on the kitchen, bathroom and garage instead.

According to property valuers and estate agents, en-suite bathrooms, modern kitchens and garage space are the features that sell homes and grow value, and if homeowners are going to spend money on renovations it should be in these areas.

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>> Reasons to buy a show house

The increasing trend towards off-plan home sales - with its obvious advantages for the developer and sometimes a price benefit for the homebuyer - has reduced opportunities to buy a “readymade” new home.

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>> Focus on Kimberley, Northern Cape, South Africa

Polokwane (Pietersburg) Pietersburg, Northern Province

Capital of Limpopo and ideally situated for game viewing, Kruger National Park visits, cultural & historical experience and break-aways into the mountains.

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>> Property of the week

Gauteng, Roodepoort, Kloofendal

ENTERING THE NEW MILLENNIUM. While driving along the Witwatersrand mountain range on the outskirts of Johannesburg in SOUTH AFRICA, you will suddenly encounter a "real" FLYING SAUCER. The unique structure is situated at a lookout point on the Witwatersrand mountain range, running through the Roodepoort suburb of Kloofendal in the Gauteng province of the RSA...

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>> Community Channel

Obtaining quotations on blinds for your home can often be tedious, time consuming and not to mention frustrating.

Blindsonline with its unique online approach takes all the hassles out of choosing the right kind of blind to fit the correct environment within your home/office.

Blindsonline is one of the largest accredited agents for the well renowned Luxaflex ® window blinds and awnings. Luxaflex ® is of top quality and maintains a high standard and solid reputation in the market place.

Blindsonline is currently the only website available in South Africa, where it is possible to view a comprehensive online showroom displaying all available Luxaflex® products, categories as well as picture samples and colours. By having basic measurements handy, an online “realtime”quotation can easily be obtained by following the simple step by step procedure.

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>> Have fun!!

Tips for garage sale success

Garage sales can be a quick and easy way to clean out your unwanted items and make some extra spending cash. What constitutes a "successful sale"? One where you sell as many things as possible! There are several factors that can help you increase your traffic and sell more items....

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>> Be in the frontline

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