All the showhouses in Cape Town every Sunday

A new website www.CapeTownShowhouses.co.za has all the showhouses in all of Cape Town every Sunday with a focus on those in Cape Town's Southern Suburbs and False Bay.  It also has a Showhouse Blog that will provide additional useful showhouse related information. STBB Claremont has a useful guide to who pays for what in the transfer process that property buyers and sellers ...
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HIGH ALERT – CANINE PARVO VIRUS OUTBREAK

PLEASE SHARE THIS WITH FRIENDS ON SOCIAL MEDIA Contrary to our earlier observations and statement we now have strong evidence to suggest that the potentially fatal Canine Parvo Virus (CPV) initially confined to the De Waal Park area of Cape Town CBD and limited to a tragic isolated incident has regrettably spread to a number of other neighbourhoods in the Southern Suburbs. ...
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Endangered western leopard toad threatened by an invasive look-alike.

Endangered western leopard toad threatened by an invasive look-alike, public urged to help. Cape Town - The discovery of the invasive guttural toad species on a property near Seascape Road in Noordhoek has set off alarm bells in conservation circles, who fear the invader species might hinder the livelihood of the endangered western leopard toad that is endemic to the area. ...
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Norval Foundation + Steenberg Wines: Members’ Benefits

What a good idea!  Enjoy an unforgettable wine-and-art pairing in the Constantia Valley – plus a host of other perks. In the heart of the Constantia Winelands, where vineyards and mountains converge, lies the world-class Norval Foundation, a centre for contemporary African art. Home to a modern bistro, striking sculpture garden and ever-changing exhibitions from internatio...
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New CT municipal bylaw amendment good news for landlords

Once promulgated in the Provincial Gazette, new municipal bylaw amendments by the City of Cape Town will allow "short-term letting from a house or flat for a period not exceeding 30 consecutive days for the same guest". Johette Smuts from PayProp says that while the amendments might mean an increase in rental in an already expensive city centre, the announcement is great new...
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Rugby World – The Final

The whole country – or at least, most of the country – is waiting with bated breath for 11:00 on Saturday  when Siya's Springboks will take the field to challenge the might English for world rugby supremacy. When we unite to sing the national anthem, it will be a rare moment of national unity in a country suffering under poor governance, the remnants of state capture and a his...
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Two new offices as Chas Everitt invests in the future of Cape Town

Despite the recent slowdown in home sales in Cape Town which has seen many real estate companies scale down their operations, Chas Everitt International franchisees are investing in new offices in the metro in anticipation of a substantial turnaround in the not-too-distant future. One of these is the new high-visibility operation in Constantia Village, at the heart of a plus...
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Time for Breakfast!

According to Sally Gracie, MD of the Cape Town South's Chas Everitt real estate franchise one of the glorious things about Spring is breakfasts!  "Getting up a little earlier and taking some 'me time' with a friend or even alone, and enjoying a yummy breakfast at one of the many glorious restaurants in our area just reminds you of the many breathtaking spots we can enjoy on our...
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