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Timour Hall

“Timour Hall. This is the name given in 1878 by a later owner, Mrs Aletta Jacoba Smith (a granddaughter of William Duckitt), to a property on the banks of the Diep River.  The present impressive homestead is entirely Victorian in appearance with a Cape Dutch gable surmounting a portico which...

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Value in South African Property

Rich and famous, local and international, celebrities and personalities are finding exceptional value in South African property. Caprice, Richard Branson, Susie Orman, Britney Spears, Angelina Jolie, Catherine Zeta Jones, all own property in South Africa. Investors Dolf de Roos and

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Power Outages – Blackouts, an International Phenomenon

Electricity disruptions are not limited to the power shortages we are currently experiencing in South Africa. Panama and Brazil have had the same experiences (and used rationing to limit usage). China is importing coal in its attempt to maintain production. The following articles illustrate that the even the first worlds...

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Lighthouse Fisheries (Witsand)

Lighthouse Fisheries, the brainchild of a Mr. Louw, was one of the first fishery in South Africa to export live crayfish (rock lobster) to international markets, packed in containers, by air to Europe. The fisheries buildings at Witsand, on the road from Kommetjie to Cape Point between the lighthouse and...

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Top Tips for Buying Overseas

For most, buying a second home overseas is a once in a life time experience. To make sure that the process runs smoothly, contact PRO-PROP for an international real estate practitioner; and take note of these tips for buying abroad.

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50 Countries Showcase

The Madrid International Real Estate Exhibition (SIMA) will hold a vast program, from April 9 to 11 of 2008, of conferences and round tables – focused on the globalisation of the international tourist, emerging and mature real estate markets.

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