PROPERTY: Markets can turn on a dime

property investment

Property prices may not continue on their upward streak. Buyers’ demand in the Atlantic Seaboard has been slowing and sellers can’t remain complacent for too long.

MONEY: Becoming the #OneRandFamily


Last year, we followed the trials and tribulations of the One Rand Man. This year, a family has stepped up to take the challenge. Follow their story, with all the highs and lows of surviving without online banking, debit orders and credit and store cards.

COVER: Your ultimate load-shedding survival guide

This article originally appeared in the 18 June 2015 edition of Finweek. Click on the image above to download.

What will happen when South Africa has a national blackout? Finweek contributor Liesl Peyper speaks to industry experts who weigh in on the likelihood of a blackout and what the consequences will be.

PROPERTY: Cape Town a prime investment venue


Areas favoured by global high net worth buyers include Cape Town, which is one of 30 preferred cities for property investment.

PROPERTY: Cape Town the impossible dream?


Residential property in Cape Town is not necessarily expensive. be adventurous in your choices, don’t always choose prime locations.

PROPERTY: De-urbanisation raises demand in wineland towns

vineyard in Stellenbosch, Cape Town, South Africa

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


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?


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

LIFE: Busking for social change


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


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.