Rates Increases! Property Valuations!

Rates Increases! Property Valuations!
PROPERTY RATES INCREASE? YOU CAN OBJECT! General Valuation Roll for 2018 (GV2018) The current General Valuation Roll, known as GV2018, was certified by the City of Cape Town’s Municipal Valuer on 31 January 2019. It contains the municipal valuations of about 875 000 registered properties in Cape Town, as at the valuation date for the new roll, being 2 July 2018. You can view the GV 2018 roll HERE. The new valuations, and related increased munic...

Cape Town Cycle Tour – Road Closures

Cape Town Cycle Tour – Road Closures
On Sunday, March 10 2019, the Cape Town Cycle Tour will take place along various roads around the Cape Peninsula, which will be closed as a result on the day. Some will also be closed on Saturday, March 9 as well as Sunday. Locals who are not taking part in the cycle tour are encouraged to familiarise themselves with the road closures that will be in place so they can find alternative routes and not be affected on race day. More info on roads affec...

The Best Things To Do on a Full Moon in Cape Town

The Best Things To Do on a Full Moon in Cape Town
From The Inside Guide:  From sunset cruises to a leisurely hike and a picnic on the beach, there’s fun to be had when the sun goes down… You don’t need to be a serious star-gazer (or a werewolf) to come alive at full moon. The fourth lunar phase – which occurs when the Earth lies between the sun and the moon – is a special time of month for most people. Particularly in a city like Cape Town, whose iconic landmarks seem to become even more exquisite wh...

Chas Everitt CTS and Steer & Co Team Up to Provide Rental Solution

Chas Everitt CTS and Steer & Co Team Up to Provide Rental Solution
With a long and warm history between the two owners of Chas Everitt Cape Town South and Steer & Co, an exciting new rental partnership has been agreed and has been on a three month trial.  It combines the very best of Steer & Co's outstanding rental administration services with the strong footprint of the Chas Everitt Cape Town South team of area specialists. According to Sally Gracie, MD of Chas Everitt Cape Town South, rentals are far more com...

Showhouses Mapped!

This family charmer in Fish Hoek one of many showhouses this weekend offering superb value. Chas Everitt Cape Town South's showhouses for this weekend are all mapped on this search (click image) Click on the placemaker icons to get the address. To learn more about the individual properties please view our showhouse list. Please note that as increasing numbers of properties are on show from 3pm to 5pm instead of 2pm to 5pm we suggest you plan o...

Top 10 Caves to Explore in and Around Cape Town

Top 10 Caves to Explore in and Around Cape Town
There’s no shortage of caves to explore within a few hours drive of Cape Town. The Western Cape has many dark gems to explore where you’ll see impressive views, experience the Cape’s long history and rock formations that dazzle you as much as they might inspire the occasional bit of trepidation. Here are our picks for epic caves to visit near Cape Town. More from Secret Cape Town see their website: Read the full article here ...

Your Property Goal in 2019

Your Property Goal in 2019
As the New Year approaches, you may find yourself ready to fulfill an important goal; making the dream of owning your very own home a reality!  Or maybe you are fortunate enough to be considering a move to a larger home, or the time has come to scale down to something smaller and more manageable! Where do you start? Many dive right in and start house hunting with no idea what their price range is and very importantly what the added costs are, but if you...

Getting your home ready for guest season

Getting your home ready for guest season
Tis the season to get the air mattress out, or is it? Here are five money-wise ways to ensure your holiday guests have the best time staying over. Ditch the bad beds It’s ever so tempting, and somewhat inexpensive, to just use a blow-up mattress and hope for the best. But holidays aren’t meant to be for bad backs and creaky bones. Rather, if your family is a regular host, think carefully about how you’ll accommodate guests now and in the future.