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Commercial property ‘to remain under pressure’

Commercial property ‘to remain under pressure’By Edward West 23m ago Share this article: ShareTweetShareShareShareEmailShareCAPE TOWN – THE DOWNWARD correction in the commercial property market was expected to continue next year even though the economy would fare better than it did this year, FNB Commercial Property property strategist John Loos said on Thursday. “2021 will not be without challenges. The coronavirus is still lingering across the world, albeit creeping closer to the vaccine, and ..

Almost 80% financially impacted by Covid factor

Almost 80% financially impacted by Covid factorBy Edward West 32m ago Share this article: ShareTweetShareShareShareEmailShareCAPE TOWN - SEVENTY-nine percent of South Africans continue to be financially impacted by Covid-19 in spite of the further relaxation of lockdown level 1 restrictions, a consumer survey for the week of November 1, conducted by TransUnion, showed. This was up 2 percentage points from October, but lower than the highest level (84 percent) experienced in June. Only 11 perce..

Top tips for budgeting and getting a bang for your hard-earned buck

Top tips for budgeting and getting a bang for your hard-earned buckBy Opinion Nov 25, 2020 Share this article: ShareTweetShareShareShareEmailShareIt is almost that time of the year again when frenzied shoppers and bargain hunters descend upon stores and shopping sites looking for deeply discounted items. Black Friday, the last Friday of November, marks the start of the holiday shopping season. While the Black Friday tradition started in the USA, it has become a global phenomenon and a huge hit a..

SA men spend way more than women on Black Friday

SA men spend way more than women on Black FridayBy Staff Reporter 48m ago Share this article: ShareTweetShareShareShareEmailShareDURBAN - Picodi.com, a voucher code website, has analysed the attitude of South Africans toward Black Friday. According to Picodi, South Africans spend R2,203 on Black Friday with men spending a lot more money than women during Black Friday sales: R2,518 vs R1,713. When asked about Black Friday spending, respondents claimed they are going to spend a similar amount as..

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OPINION: The lifetime benefits of buying a home when you are young

OPINION: The lifetime benefits of buying a home when you are young By Opinion 24m ago Share this article: ShareTweetShareShareShareEmailShareWhether you’re a home buyer or a property investor, there is exceptional value on offer now in almost every price bracket in SA – and thankfully for the property market, these opportunities are also accessible to an unusually high number of purchasers because of the low interest rates. That’s the word from Berry Everitt, CEO of the Chas Everitt Internationa..

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2 563 new Covid-19 cases, 38 more deaths confirmed in SA

2 563 new Covid-19 cases, 38 more deaths confirmed in SABy IOL Reporter 14m ago Share this article: ShareTweetShareShareShareEmailShareCape Town - Health Minister Zweli Mkhize on Sunday said that the cumulative total of Covid-19 cases now stood at 787 702 with 2 563 new cases identified since the last report. Mhize said that 38 more Covid-19 related deaths have been reported: 17 in the Eastern Cape, 1 in Gauteng, 7 in the Northern Cape and 13 in the Western Cape. This brings the total deaths to..

Rise in armoured vehicle searches

Rise in armoured vehicle searchesBy Edward West 2h ago Share this article: ShareTweetShareShareShareEmailShareCAPE TOWN - MOTOR dealership showrooms may downsize in the future, but the need for customers to interact with a person in the final stages of buying a vehicle means the dealership will still have a crucial role to play. The National Automobile Dealers Association chairperson Mark Dommisse this week said customers were, however, likely to do substantial research before buying a vehicle...

Triumphant Lewis Hamilton praises safety rules for saving Romain Grosjean

Triumphant Lewis Hamilton praises safety rules for saving Romain GrosjeanBy AFP 2m ago Share this article: ShareTweetShareShareShareEmailShareSAKHIR – A victorious Lewis Hamilton kept his composure and then praised Formula One's safety systems on Sunday after Romain Grosjean escaped from a frightening fireball after a crash at the Bahrain Grand Prix. The newly-crowned seven-time champion cruised to his 11th win this year in his Mercedes with a masterful drive in challenging and chaotic circ..

Newcastle’s Covid-19 positives increase to five – reports

Newcastle's Covid-19 positives increase to five – reportsBy Reuters 3m ago Share this article: ShareTweetShareShareShareEmailShareNEWCASTLE – Two more individuals have tested positive for Covid-19 at Newcastle United, taking the total number of cases within the Premier League club to five, British media reported on Sunday. Newcastle boss Steve Bruce had said on the eve of Friday’s 2-0 league win at Crystal Palace that three unnamed individuals at the club were self-isolating after testing p..