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House prices are still in decline despite bigger and more loans in South Africa

House prices in South Africa have continued to drop when corrected for inflation even though the average percentage of the home price that a bank lends and the volume of mortgages...

SA’s number one crime is housebreaking

South Africa experienced roughly 1.3-million incidences of housebreakings in the last year which affected 5.8% of households in the country. StatsSA reports that the most commonly targeted households are those headed...

City of Cape Town clamps down on illegal extensions to houses

More than 100 owners of RDP houses in Dunoon face hefty fines or imprisonment for building rooms to rent, without permission from City authorities. The City of Cape Town has...

New 3D printed house points the way to a more sustainable construction industry

Arup and CLS Architects unveiled 3D Housing 05 – a new 3D printed house in central Milan – as part of the Salone del Mobile design festival. Printed on-site by a portable robot,...

New era for timber construction company

Rustic Homes, forerunner of timber home design and construction in South Africa and leader in the field since the 1980s, has recently undergone a change of ownership, that being Werner Slabbert,...


Liquor industry urges government to prepare to lift alcohol ban

The liquor industry is once again calling on government to lift the ban on alcohol. Their latest call is based on suggestions by the...