Rates Increases! Property Valuations!

PROPERTY RATES INCREASE? YOU CAN OBJECT! General Valuation Roll for 2018 (GV2018) The current General Valuation Roll, known as GV2018, was certified by the City of Cape Town’s Municipal Valuer on 31 January 2019. It contains the municipal valuations of about 875 000 registered properties in Cape Town, as at the valuation date for the new roll, being 2 July 2018. You ca...
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Cape Town Cycle Tour – Road Closures

On Sunday, March 10 2019, the Cape Town Cycle Tour will take place along various roads around the Cape Peninsula, which will be closed as a result on the day. Some will also be closed on Saturday, March 9 as well as Sunday. Locals who are not taking part in the cycle tour are encouraged to familiarise themselves with the road closures that will be in place so they can find...
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The Best Things To Do on a Full Moon in Cape Town

From The Inside Guide:  From sunset cruises to a leisurely hike and a picnic on the beach, there’s fun to be had when the sun goes down… You don’t need to be a serious star-gazer (or a werewolf) to come alive at full moon. The fourth lunar phase – which occurs when the Earth lies between the sun and the moon – is a special time of month for most people. Particularly in a c...
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Chas Everitt CTS and Steer & Co Team Up to Provide Rental Solution

With a long and warm history between the two owners of Chas Everitt Cape Town South and Steer & Co, an exciting new rental partnership has been agreed and has been on a three month trial.  It combines the very best of Steer & Co's outstanding rental administration services with the strong footprint of the Chas Everitt Cape Town South team of area specialists. Accordi...
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Top 10 Caves to Explore in and Around Cape Town

There’s no shortage of caves to explore within a few hours drive of Cape Town. The Western Cape has many dark gems to explore where you’ll see impressive views, experience the Cape’s long history and rock formations that dazzle you as much as they might inspire the occasional bit of trepidation. Here are our picks for epic caves to visit near Cape Town. More from Secr...
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Your Property Goal in 2019

As the New Year approaches, you may find yourself ready to fulfill an important goal; making the dream of owning your very own home a reality!  Or maybe you are fortunate enough to be considering a move to a larger home, or the time has come to scale down to something smaller and more manageable! Where do you start? Many dive right in and start house hunting with no idea wha...
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Getting your home ready for guest season

Tis the season to get the air mattress out, or is it? Here are five money-wise ways to ensure your holiday guests have the best time staying over. Ditch the bad beds It’s ever so tempting, and somewhat inexpensive, to just use a blow-up mattress and hope for the best. But holidays aren’t meant to be for bad backs and creaky bones. Rather, if your family is a regular h...
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Loadshedding Apps

This must certainly be the one with the best name! EskomSepush Another popular app is Load Shedding Notifier And a third option is Loadshedding App If all else fails try Eskom's own load-shedding website Eskom Please let us know if you hear of another or have any comment to share!
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Do You Employ a Domestic Worker?

Big changes on the cards for South African domestic workers – here’s what you need to know Alongside the recent announcement of a new minimum wage, South African domestic workers are also set to receive new benefits under the Compensation for Occupational and Diseases Act (COIDA). The proposed amendments are open to public comment until 18 December, with the changes expecte...
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Kirstenbosch Summer Sunset Concerts

Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden is acclaimed as one of the great botanic gardens of the world. Few gardens can match the sheer grandeur of the setting of Kirstenbosch, against the eastern slopes of Cape Town’s Table Mountain and what an exciting venue it is for these legendary concerts! Booking at Webtickets Download pdf: kbosch2019    
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