PPI – June 2019

For June, the CPI inflation remained at 4.5% y/y. The contribution of different groups to the annual change, y/y in the CPI is as follows: May 2019 June 2019 Food and non-alcoholic beverages 0.5 0.6 Alcoholic beverages and tobacco 0.3 0.4 Clothing and footwear 0.1 0.1 Housing and utilities 1.1 1.2 Household contents and services […]

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PPI – March 2019

April price increases of 131c/litre and 82c/litre for petrol and diesel respectively, causing the PPI inflation to climb in March to 6.2% y/y Share on: WhatsApp

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Happy New Year 2018

We wish all our clients, tenants and colleagues a New Year filled with Joy, Prosperity and Health. Thank you for your support the past year. Babette & Chad Share on: WhatsApp

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Knysna fires – donation drop off points

Knysna and surrounding rural areas have been badly hit by huge runaway fires forcing thousands of residents to flee their homes. Ward 1 and Ward 2 offices have called for us to help by donating blankets, clothes, toiletries, nappies, non perishable foods, water as well as dog/cat food to any of the following drop off […]

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Road closures – Ironman South Africa

Due to the IRONMAN this sunday 1st April, the following roads will be closed in Summerstrand and Humewood: Marine Drive, from Lodge Rd to Summerstrand hotel – from 5am till midnight Marine Drive, from Summerstand Hotel to Schoenmakerskop – from 5am to 5pm Driftsands Rd from 5am to 11h       Share on: WhatsApp

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Escalation on rentals based on CPI

CPI is the indication of inflation and affects how escalation should be applied to rentals. Although it is still customary in the industry for landlords/agents to apply a yearly escalation rate of 8% to 10%, such an escalation is not aligned with the inflation rate. In rentals within the R10K upwards bracket, a yearly escalation […]

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Buying a home – (1)

Buying a home is known to be one of the biggest decision most people will take in their life. The first thing to decide is WHERE you would want to live, then depending on your lifestyle you would know the type of SUBURB. One should consider proximity to city, work, schools, shops etc… Next thing […]

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