PROPERTY: De-urbanisation raises demand in wineland towns

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De-urbanisation sees increasing demand in Cape Town’s winelands towns. Winelands are seeing an increasing number of families relocating from cities, looking to find a safer, friendlier, lifestyle far from the smog and grime.

PROPERTY: A tale of three cities

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The latest Rode’s Report on the SA Property Market shows how differing prices impacted the residential and industry market.

PROPERTY: Where is the most action taking place today?

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Looking to buy property? The Western Cape seems promising, writes Michael Prince.

LIFE: Busking for social change

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American-born social entrepreneur, Jason Woolf returned to his parent’s home country South Africa to use music in the tourism industry for youth development. Woolf has incorporated his education at the NYU Gallatin School of Individualised study to create social change.

INSIGHT: Nothing “sheepish” about SA’s wool industry

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South Africa’s wool industry produces 1.3m tons of wool per year. Growing the industry could create 28000 jobs. Journalist Brian Hayward speaks to industry leaders about some of the market opportunities interwoven with the industry.

MONEY: Fire- Are you adequately insured?

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Making sure your assets are insured from fire disasters can save you from costs related to property damage. Rikus Visser, CEO of PSG Insure discusses a few things to bear in mind regarding home insurance for when the fire season blazes.

LIFE: SA fast becoming a competitive travel destination

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South Africa is becoming a popular global, travel destination. Favourable exchange rates and global events make South Africa a hotspot for tourists.

LIFE: Whisky Live Showrooms announced for South Africa

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The Whisky Live Festival and Showroom tasting events, have announced that three Showrooms will be held in South Africa in 2015. The Showrooms will take place in Durban, Pretoria and Cape Town.

PROPERTY: Home buyers head for Klein Karoo

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Home buyers are looking for property to enhance a more peaceful way of life which is why Ladismith in the Klein Karoo is becoming a popular location.

ENTREPRENEUR: The exodus of the urban entrepreneur

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Urban entrepreneurs are skipping the city for the countryside. Without the hustle and bustle of the city, lucrative business opportunities in farming and hospitality are difficult to resist.