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Newly launched Oceans Hotel Residences

< 1 min read We are very excited to announce that with the completion of the Radisson Blu Hotel, the new Oceans Hotel Residences are being launched to market. In this webinar we bring together the development and sales team of the Oceans Hotel Residences.

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Small Renovations that make a Big Difference

< 1 min read A new work from home office, quick repaints, new entertainment area or some extra protection from the elements – 2021 is the year of renovation.

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Swan Insurance Mauritius offers key services for South Africans looking to emigrate to Mauritius

< 1 min read Having a strong foothold in the Mauritius market, Estate Living brought on a team of experts from SWAN Mauritius who understand the South African context with everything around wealth management, tax and all other related components for those looking to emigrate to Mauritius.

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Retirement Funds – South African legislation changes that might impact you

< 1 min read Join Estate Living and Keith Peters, Legal Advisor and admitted advocate for Old Mutual, as we unpack and discuss current legislation, new legislation and proposed legislation that will effect Emigration and Access to your Retirement Fund; Emigration Tax; Accessing your Retirement fund early.

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Your Journey to Portugal – A View on Property Options

< 1 min read On the Ist of January 2022 the Golden Visa Program that is currently available in Portugal will undergo changes, one of these changes will place restrictions on the areas that you can invest in and still qualify for the benefits of the Golden Visa.

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Supporting the future of Property Development in South Africa

< 1 min read Breaking into any market can be challenging but the property development sector is particularly notorious. One of the core challenges is securing development finance. In most cases new developers are seen as too high a risk and therefore struggle to garner support from traditional financial institutions.

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Develop Mauritius – Opportunities for South African Property Developers and Operators in Mauritius

< 1 min read Estate Living, Joël Couve de Murville from the Beau Plan Smart City development and Thierry Koenig of ENSAfrica discuss opportunities for Property Developers and Operators in Mauritius.

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Bright Light Solar offer a range of Renewable Energy solutions for Property Developers

< 1 min read Estate Living and Kevin Shames Director at Bright Light Solar discusses Bright Light Solar product offers which goes beyond solar solutions. This short interview unpacks the spectrum of products that can assist property developers reduce costs in the short and long term and give their investors ongoing value.

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Bright Light Solar Energy and Utility solution includes the capital costs

< 1 min read Estate Living and Kevin Shames Director at Bright Light Solar discusses their offering to property developer around renewable energy solution. In additional to innovative products, the solution includes financing the capital costs for the supply and installation of the systems, metering and the long term maintenance of the system.

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Bright Light Solar co-investment opportunities

< 1 min read Estate Living and Kevin Shames Director at Bright Light Solar discusses Bright Light Solars co-investment and capital raising opportunities for investors who see value and the potential returns that the renewable energy market can offer.

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What does Bright Light Solar offer Developers at the onset of a development project?

< 1 min read Estate Living and Kevin Shames Director at Bright Light Solar discusses Bright Light Solars process and offering for developers at the onset of the development process, which includes securing all the regulatory requirements for the renewable energy products supplied.

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The Pros and Cons of including Drones in your Estate security solution

< 1 min read Estate Living is joined by our panel experts, Michelle Kramer CEO IDME Consulting with a focus on Estate Security and Operations Specialist
Dirk Uys Community Management Specialist, Bertus Greff CEO RPAS Consulting and Lamees Finch -TVDM Consultants – Specialist Community Schemes Consultants and Attorneys as we discuss the use of drones, legislation and the effect on the rules and regulations of residential estates.

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Exploring Portugal – What are the Emigration and Investment opportunities for South Africans

< 1 min read Portugal is a popular destination for South Africans looking at diversifying their investment portfolio or emigrating, as it offers a wide variety of lifestyle options and is rated one of the safest countries in Europe.

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Your Mauritius Journey – Updated Travel Options, Visa Requirements and Regional Property Options

2 min read Mauritius is the one of the most accessible options to the South African community looking to invest or emigrate with favourable taxation policy and residency permits. Estate Living runs a number of educational webinars presenting property options, support structures and finance solutions.

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Smart Living and A Connected Community

2 min read 2020/21 has seen a approx 300% increase in internet usage and the work from home corporate policies have seen populations in coastal and smaller towns swell. This has driven large telecommunication companies to ramped up their fibre deployment.

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San Lameer opens its gates to the Kandasamy cast and crew

< 1 min read Estate Living catches up with Jayan Moodley Director of Trippin’ with the Kandasamys and Jolanda Cloete Marketing Coordinator at San Lameer to find out more about the role San Lameer Estate played in the production of Trippin’ with the Kandasamys – the latest and third instalment from South Africa’s favourite family – and to see how San Lameer’s appearance ended up being a marketing success story for the estate.

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Signal View Boutique Hotel in Plettenberg Bay South Africa offers a new investment opportunity.

< 1 min read The Signal View Boutique Hotel allows for 18 investors who are looking for a rental rental and capital growth the opportunity to diversify their portfolio. The Hotel includes 18 Apartments, two restaurants, bar area and exclusive use pool. Superbly located, close to amenities and central beach with stunning oceans view. Investment starts at R 2,9million (ZAR)

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Sheet Roofing vs Concrete Roof Tiles – Product debate

2 min read Estate Living as we discuss a hot topic in the property construction and roofing sector: Sheet Roofing vs Concrete Roof Tiles The aesthetics of Sheet Roofing has grown in popularity with investors over the years, however the products of BMI Coverland, one of South Africas leadings roof tile manufactures, have evolved and offer a range of Concrete Roof Tiles that create sophisticated finishes for roofs.

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South Africa current economic climate and investment opportunity with Signal View Boutique Hotel

2 min read Join Estate Living on our #ExpertInsight webinar. Economist Izak Odendaal shares insight into our new Finance Minister Enoch Godongwana and how the changing of the guard could impact the South African economy. Joining the discussion is Mason Lecuona, a South African property developer who is offering a uniquely position property investment in Plettenberg Bay. The Signal View Boutique Hotel allows for 18 investors who are looking for a rental return and capital growth. This bespoke product offers investors an opportunities to diversify their portfolio.

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Mauritius Open for Business: What are the investment and emigration options for South Africans?

2 min read In Estate Living #ExpertInsight Series on Mauritius, we speak with the professionals to unpack the regulations and logistics around the borders opening, relocating and setting up banking facilities, and highlighting the very best community living and property investments on offer.

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Planning your retirement – How does retirement lifestyle options affect a retirement plan

2 min read In Part Two of #ExpertInsight Planning your Retirement, Estate Living and Tiaan Herselman, Head of Advice at Old Mutual, present an informative scenario planning session, where we consider the impact of three retirement options (Life Right, Sectional Title and Age at Home ) and how this could potentially affect one’s retirement plan. Each scenario considers retirement options and other factors that might impact your overall retirement plan.

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Residential Community Security – a crucial ingredient for community living.

2 min read Security is a primary driver for investment into estates, and especially in the South African context. Buyers look for a lifestyle that offers a level of freedom and peace of mind, securing their assets and family members. In this 45 min webinar Estate Living brings together security design and operation specialist Rob Anderson, Tumelo Dietsiso from Servest Security, Danie Bruwer and Lodewyk Loubser from Wyobi technology leaders in access control.

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Planning your retirement – What are some of the options in South Africa?

2 min read When discussing retirement, we generally look at the cornerstones of retirement – financial security, physical security, health security and security of tenure. With this in mind, Estate Living has brought together three experts in this webinar representing three retirement options – purchasing a sectional title unit or life right unit within a retirement village and the costs associated with ageing at home in South Africa.

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Property Technology that enables residential community living

< 1 min read Join Estate Living and SA PropTech Association on the #ExpertInsight webinar discussion. We look at what an app and portal solutions should encompass to support residential community living. The webinar focusses on information and tools that supports community management and property developers.

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Lexpro Software solution and POPI Compliance

< 1 min read Lexpro Online software is an Internet based software solution, that now offers solutions to sectional title schemes and homeowners associations. Estate Living and Chis Lubbe, discuss POPI compliance and how the software supports the Act.

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International Investment and Emigration options for South Africans

< 1 min read If international property investment or emigration is something you are considering, this 45 min webinar will offer you insight into three counties, Mauritius, Cyprus and USA. Join Estate Living and our panel of country specific experts on the #ExpertInsight webinar series.

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Les Résidences de Mont Choisy – Virtual Tour

< 1 min read Are you looking for a luxurious living environment with state-of-the-art facilities, swimming pools inside and out, a suitably located bar when you need a sundowner, and an on-site spa with a sauna, hammam, treatment rooms and hair salon? We have the perfect location for you!

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Private Public Partnerships around Water and Energy solution in residential developments

< 1 min read Energy and Water independence has been on the agenda for a number of years within the property development sector. The combination of the change in weather patterns, failing infrastructure and development in the technology around energy, now enforces consumers demand for solutions from property developers and community trustees and management.

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Are you a South African who is over 50 and looking to emigrate or invest in Mauritius?

< 1 min read Mauritius offers South Africans over the age of 50 a number of options when it comes to emigrating or investing in property. With a selection of visa’s that accommodate both your lifestyle and investment threshold.

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Colas SA total surfacing solution in action at SilKaatskop in Secunda MPL

< 1 min read Colas SA is onsite at Silkaatskop, Secunda’s new housing development. Offering the developers of Skilkaatskop a total surfacing solution that includes prime and tact coat and asphalt paving. The size of road surface is approx 30 0000 meters.

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Widenham Retirement Village phase 4 release

< 1 min read Widenham Retirement Village on the south coast of KwaZulu-Natal offers a range on 1-2 and 3-bedroom cottages, a range of facilities that include both entertainment and healthcare. The cottages on the phase four of the development start at R1.1.million.

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12 Star Capital – Emigration through Investment – EB-5 Visa Programme

2 min read Estate Living, Stuart Ferguson of 12 Star Capital, Shaun Minnie and Garth Wellman discuss the process of emigration through investment to the USA. Exploring the proposed new Bill that has been put forward to extend EB-5 with some amendments.

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Umhlanga Arch KwaZulu-Natal and Kansai Plascon

< 1 min read Umhlanga Arch on the KZN North Coast is a triumph for the professional teams that worked tirelessly to create this soon-to-be iconic landmark. For the paint finishes, the developers elected to use Kansai Plascon’s 360 Professional Pledge offering, a premium paint range and application. The Kansai Plascon Preferred Applicator was Smith and Winfield.

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Hibiscus Retirement Villages presents Widenham Retirement Village

2 min read Widenham Retirement Village is the latest edition to the Hibiscus Retirement Villages. Located on the south coast of Kwazulu-Natal, the village, when completed will house 600 1- 2- or 3 bedroom cottages, clubhouse and sport facilities, medical facilities and frail care. Widenham is based on a life right purchasing model and cottages in the new phase starts at R1,1 million.

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Azuri – The perfect combination of luxury and simplicity

< 1 min read The beating heart of Azuri is its market place. It is a place where neighbours can come together and build a happier, stronger, and safer community. The village offers the convenience of a city—a café, restaurants, boutiques, a delicatessen, an ATM, a farmer’s market—without the hustle. And all this, by the sea.

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#WhatAzuriansSay – Michelle Carney

< 1 min read Azuri meets, without an ounce of doubt, the growing demand for prestigious island living opportunities. The Luxury Residences are part of a real estate program that allows foreigners to acquire property in Mauritius by offering unique investment opportunities. 

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#WhatAzuriansSay with Ashley & Chloé

< 1 min read Investing in a villa at Azuri allows you to reside in Mauritius and create your ideal lifestyle: the climate is tropical and pleasant, its inhabitants are welcoming and harmonious, and the island’s infrastructure is modern.

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#LiveTruly @ Azuri

< 1 min read Azuri is much about living truthfully. The splendid ocean and golf village is built around a community that is welcoming, caring and vibrant.

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Development Funding and Risk Appetite

2 min read Estate Living joins Karl Bishop Head of Real Estate at Santam and Dr Roelof Botha and we discuss SA economic outlook and the important issue of development funding and real estate guarantees.

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Love Your Neighbourhood – St Francis Links Jeff Clause

< 1 min read Learn more about the St Francis Links lifestyle through the eyes of CEO Jeff Clause. And what a Lifestyle it is. Located in the seaside town of St Francis Bay, St Francis Links is renowned for it warm and hospitable staff, well-run facilities, top rated golf course and spectacular views.

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COLAS SA – Micro Surfacing Slurry Overlay

< 1 min read Colas SA offers a wide range of road installation and maintance solutions. Working closely with Property Developers, Residential Estates and Sectional Title Developments, Colas has developed and adapted products that work for community living spaces in an affordable, aesthetically pleasing and durable manner.

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Anahita Mauritius offers rental properties for visitors on a long stay visa

< 1 min read Mauritius welcomes you for stays up to 1 year with the new renewable premium visa! Come live and work remotely in a country with no local coronavirus cases boasting all the modern facilities to carry on your professional activity. Rent a property at Anahita estate as from € 2,150 per month and relish an exceptional lifestyle by the golf and the lagoon.

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POPI Compliance and Sectional Title Development

< 1 min read Marina Constas from BBM Attorneys is a specialist in sectional title scheme, she share insight on the POPI Act and how BBM can assist sectional title developments and trustees be POPI compliant.

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Estate Living 2020 Educational Webinars

< 1 min read Thank you to everyone who participated in the educational Estate Living webinar series this year. There has been great engagement across all of our audiences – Property Developers, Community Managers, Residents, Homeowners and Property Investors local and abroad.

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Peter Rawson introduces Trellidors new lifestyle range

< 1 min read Trellidor’s new lifestyle range focuses on both safety and access control. The range of products take into consideration residential community aesthetic guidelines, security needs and act as a deterrent to animals and insects.

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BMI Coverland and Waterkloof Marina Estate

< 1 min read Waterkloof Marina Estate is the new exclusive development focussed on an over 50’s market. One of the key features to the development is the elevated position of the homes that overlooks the Lake. This feature is enhanced by the use of BMI Coverland slate tiles that create movement and enhance a outdoor lifestyle.

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South Africans looking at International Property. Compare Cyprus, Mauritius and Portugal.

< 1 min read Over the last few years, a number of countries have structured residency programs and investment opportunities that South African’s find enticing. With an eye on three popular destinations for South African investors, Mauritius, Cyprus and Portugal, we have invited the experts to unpack what each country has to offer – the location, property opportunities, how do you qualify for a permit, what are the benefits of moving your business and how should you manage your funds.

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Technology for Effective Communication and Management of Residential Community Spaces

< 1 min read One of the bigger lessons learnt in 2020, within community spaces, is that without effective and transparent communication things can go wrong and quickly! This lack of information is offen misconstrued as meaning a lack of action and, in many communities, this has lead to the management teams taking the hits.

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Live on the Beach at Kabeljauws Beach Estate Jeffreys Bay South Africa

< 1 min read Priced from R 1,250 Million, Kabeljauws Beach Estate comprises of 43 units, made up of apartments, penthouses, freestanding homes and rowhouses. Offering all the makings of a successful development which includes a beach cafe, pool terrance, security and most important, direct access to the beach.

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Fibre pre-deployment Collaboration Framework Episode 3

< 1 min read Working in collaboration, the Property and Building sector, Local Government, Telecommunication Operators, Estate Living and the Digital Council Africa have discussed the collective agreement between industry leaders that identifies the need for a decisive approach to the provision of fibre infrastructure in all new builds.

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The Home, The Estate, The Precinct – Which security measures drive property investment.

< 1 min read Community Living environments are enabled through security measures, however, over the last 25 years communities have evolved and so have the needs of potential investors and homeowners.

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Renewable Energy – Navigating the Landscape for Developers, Community Managers and Homeowners

< 1 min read Estate Living, Green Housing Compnay, eThekwini Energy Office, ST Solutions, PEC Utility and Teljoy navigate the landscape of green infrastructure and renewable energy. Looking at how new developments and existing estate, can be planned in a manner that ensures security of supply of services to residents, in a financially sustainable manner.

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Fibre Pre-Deployment – Building a Framework of Collaboration

2 min read Through a series of webinars, Estate Living and Huawei are discussing and have launched a collaborative agreement between the property and building sectors, Local Government and Telco’s that supports provision for fibre infrastructure in all new builds. On the panel: SALGA, NHBRC, Hauwei, Openserve, Digital Council Africa, eLAN Group

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Beau Plan Mauritius

< 1 min read From offices to residential neighbourhoods, the city’s Creative Park to its Lifestyle Village, and Greencoast Elementary School to African Leadership College (ALC), Beau Plan has imagined the city of tomorrow, in which everything is possible.

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Estate Living introduces the Association of Residential Communities ( ARC )

< 1 min read Jeff Gilmour, President of ARC, discusses the benefits for Community Management, Trustees and Director of community schemes to join ARC.

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Ranesh Ranjith, Sales and Marketing Director, highlight the benefits of Thorburn Security Services

< 1 min read Thorburn Security a division of Tsebo Group offers various security services designed for community living environments. Estate Living and Ranesh Ranjith unpack these benefits.

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Invest or Emigrate to Mauritius – Financial Focus for South Africans

< 1 min read For South Africans looking at investing or emigrating to Mauritius, in this discussion webinar we cover tax consideration and Trusts, Setting up a Mauritian Bank Account, property financing and Off plan property payment structure.

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Mauritius North Islands View

< 1 min read North Isands View is a new development launched in the north of Mauritius, an area called Grand Gaube. The development is on one of the few raised landscapes and 1st, 2nd and Penthouses have spectaular views of ocean.

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Greenhill Estate in Waterkloof Heights in Pretoria celebrates its off-grid​ status.

< 1 min read Greenhill Estate celebrates their OFF-GRID approval by City of Tshwane, launching the Estates solutions for Power, Water and Sewer and enabling the development to be self sustaining.

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Tsebo Group Facilities Management Solutions

< 1 min read Tsebo’s facilities solutions group sales director, Andile Mgudlwa and Louise Martin from Estate Living, discuss Tsebo’s Facilities Management service and the value it offers residential communities.

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Introducing a South African Pre and Rapid Deployment Strategy for Fibre Infrastructure

2 min read Join Estate Living and Huawei, along with leaders in the SA Fibre Industry; the Digital Council Africa, Openserve and Ellipsis Regulatory Solutions, as we discuss the importance of a pre-deployment strategy for fibre infrastructure.

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Your Journey to Mauritius

< 1 min read Join Estate Living Mauritius as we discuss emigrating or investing in Mauritius. Unpacking everything from permits, managing South African assets, moving or starting a business, Tax emigration and exchange control emigration, looking for the right residential or commercial properties and what school options and medical facilities are available.

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Trellidor Clear Guard features

< 1 min read These are sophisticated woven steel mesh panels inside a neat frame, so discreet that you hardly notice they’re there. You can see right through the mesh screen and it allows some airflow into your home.

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Trellidor Burglar Guard features

< 1 min read All Trellidor security barriers are custom-made to fit the opening and its specific requirements, so there is no standard price. Trellidor security barriers are available through authorised Trellidor franchises countrywide and they will gladly measure the opening and give a quotation.

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Trellidor Retractable Security features

< 1 min read All Trellidor security barriers are custom-made to fit the opening and its specific requirements, so there is no standard price. Trellidor security barriers are available through authorised Trellidor franchises countrywide and they will gladly measure the opening and give a quotation.

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Trellidor Polycarbonate Bar features

< 1 min read You may have seen these before, but not quite like this. This is not just Polycarbonate strips nailed to your windows. The Trellidor version is fully framed and attached to the wall inside the window reveal for a neat, strong fit. It is satisfyingly refined and barely there, keeping the monkeys out and protecting you from petty theft through your windows too.

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Trellidor Cottage Guard features

< 1 min read These do verge on looking like conventional burglar proofing. But they’re worth a mention because they can be made to match cottage pane windows perfectly. This means that the gap sizes will be the same as your windows, so you can’t see the Cottage Guard at all. They’re immensely strong burglar bars and excellent for high crime risk windows.

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Trellidor Rollerstyle Shutter features

< 1 min read Manual and automated rolling shutters that are completely invisible when you don’t need them. Made from aluminium, they have a slim profile and don’t require a bottom track so there is no cutting into your floor.

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Trellidor Security Shutter features

< 1 min read All Trellidor security barriers are custom-made to fit the opening and its specific requirements, so there is no standard price. Trellidor security barriers are available through authorised Trellidor franchises countrywide and they will gladly measure the opening and give a quotation.

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Crossways Farm Village – South Africa’s first AgriHood

< 1 min read Crossways Farm Village is a ’Town’ with its own municipality, water and electricity management, agricultural land, commercial offerings and residential opportunities. Dr Chris Mulder the visionary behind Thesen Islands and the Eastern Cape Provincial Government collaborated to develop South Africa’s first Rural New Town outside the conventional “Urban Edge”.

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BMI Coverland new product launch – A South African First

< 1 min read From humble beginnings BMI Coverland has developed into the largest roofing business in the world. With their confidence in their product and 70 year track record, BMI Coverland introduces a exciting new offer on their concrete range. This industry-disrupting offer enables developers of residential and commercial properties to offer their buyers long-term strategic value that equates into real savings, which makes their properties more desirable to investors. This is a game changer in the construction industry.

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BMI Coverland 30 Year Guarantee

< 1 min read BMI Group supports property developments, through scalable and sustainable roofing and waterproofing solutions

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Fanie Loubser from Colas SA discusses road maintenance in residential communities

< 1 min read Fanie Loubser from Colas SA and Louise Martin of Estate Living share updates on Colas’s Covid-19 company protocals. We breakdown a road maintance plan and look at how cost saving can be taken into account through road resurfacing products.

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Estate and community branding understand how this effects property values

< 1 min read In the #BestOfCommunity series, Jeff Gilmour of ARC, Jaime-Lee Gardner and Louise Martin of Estate Living discuss community living spaces in South Africa. In the 3rd episode we look at the estate and community brand. Understanding how public and homeowner sentiment plays role in the value of the collective community and individual properties.

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Shoba Govender from Tsebo Cleaning Solutions discusses the advanced approach to Covid-19 Cleaning

< 1 min read Emerging from a single contract in 1999, Tsebo Cleaning Services now has over 500 contracts across South Africa and a staff complement of over 13,000 cleaning professionals.

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Understanding new financing tools like FLISP and Rent to Buy

< 1 min read Meyer De Waal of MDW Inc and Louise Martin of Estate Living discuss buying into a sectional title development or residential estate understanding the difference and what opportunities each offer.

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Property Investment opportunities in Mauritius

< 1 min read Estate Living and Andrew Thompson of Keller Williams One, discuss investment opportunities in Mauritius. If you are looking at off-shore investment or contemplating emigrating, Mauritius offers South Africans many advantages.

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Santam Real Estate – Risk Appetite within property sector

< 1 min read Karl Bishop, Head of Santam Real Estate, and Louise Martin of Estate Living discuss Santam’s risk appetite within the property sector as it applies to property finance and development guarantees.

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Let’s Talk Property: Episode 10 – Mauritius Property: Live, Work, Invest

< 1 min read We look at various Mauritian Developments and how best to approach a Mauritian property investment and/all emigration of family and business.

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The Evergreen Business – An Overview

< 1 min read This is a short overview of the Evergreen business, its vision and approach to the future.

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Evergreen Noordhoek village walk-through video with Phil Wilson

< 1 min read In this video Phil Wilson takes us on a walking tour of Evergreen Noordhoek village. He is also joined by one of our exceptional Village Managers, Bronwyn Davies.

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Estate Living and Atlantic Beach discuss Community Apps

< 1 min read Estate Livings, Louise Martin and Atlantic Beach Estates CEO, Harry White, discuss the importance of effective communication within an estate and how community App’s play a valuable part of this strategy

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Let’s Talk Property Episode 7: Which North Coast Developments are set for success

< 1 min read We’d like to invite you to join us for Let’s Talk Property Episode 6. This week more prominent members of the property community discussed which North Coast developments are set for success. Let’s Talk Property is sponsored by eLan Property group and hosted be Derek Watts, Carte Blanche anchor and prominent member of the South African media.

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Unpacking the community rules with ARC and Estate Living

< 1 min read In the #BestOfCommunity series, Jeff Gilmour of ARC and Louise Martin of Estate Living look into community living spaces in South Africa. In the 2nd episode they discuss the importance of rules.

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#InsideAzuri with Hans & Varinka!

< 1 min read Since its inception five years ago on a large estate on the north-east coast, Azuri Ocean & Golf Village has metamorphosed into a vibrant and tight-knit community.

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Estate Living on #RealEstate Ep 24 Investing in an estate

< 1 min read Jaime-Lee Gardener & Louise Martin of Estate Living provide their expert insights on #RealEstate Ep 24around investing in an estate.

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What to do if you feel harassed by the trustees

< 1 min read Estate Living and Marina Constas of BBM Law, have collaborated to provide accurate information on what levy contributions mean to the success of a development or estate, understanding your rights and obligations, and navigating community relationships.

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What are the different services and costs that my levies pay for

< 1 min read Estate Living and Marina Constas of BBM Law, have collaborated to provide accurate information on what levy contributions mean to the success of a development or estate, and understanding your rights and obligations around these contributions.

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What services does the Community Schemes Ombud Service (CSOS) provide?

< 1 min read Estate Living and Marina Constas of BBM Law, have collaborated to provide accurate information on what levy contributions mean to the success of a development or estate, and understanding your rights and obligations around these contributions.

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Let’s Talk Property Episode 5: Six of SA’s Top Estate Success Stories

2 min read We’d like to invite you to join us for Let’s Talk Property Episode 5 where panelists will share six of SA’s Top Estate Success Stories. Learn who’s part of this weeks panel and register now!

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Introducing the intricacies of community living with ARC and Estate Living

< 1 min read In the #BestOfCommunity series, Jeff Gilmour of ARC, Jaime-Lee Gardner and Louise Martin of Estate Living look into community living spaces in South Africa. In the 1st episode they discuss; levies, technology, community harmony and security.

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Let’s Talk Property Episode 4: What are SA’s current and future property hotspots

2 min read Let’s Talk Property is sponsored by eLan Property group and hosted be Derek Watts. This weeks webinar will be paneled by South African property experts such as Samuel Seeff, Director of Seeff Properties; Louise Martin COO of Estate Living; Richard Gray, CEO of Harcourts South Africa and more esteemed property professionals. Learn more about the panelists and register now.

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Let’s Talk Property Episode 3: Politics, the Ecomony and Buying a House.

< 1 min read Property finance has always been one-part mystery, one-part theory, one-part luck – to the uninformed. But it is in fact a science based on very set ideals with an unenviable reliance on circumstance. It is this reliance on circumstance that dictates the degree of risk and that determines failure or reward.

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Lets talk Property Episode 2: Mauritius

< 1 min read Hosted by Derek Watts, Episode 2 of the “Lets Talk Property” webinar features insights from various experts in property and across relevant fields. The focus for each episode is different, for this week’s focus will be on property investment in Mauritius.

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Lets Talk Property hosted by Derek Watts Episode 1, sponsored by eLANS Property Group

2 min read In these unprecedented times we are all looking for some degree of financial security. One of the go-to pillars in this field is property, as this investment historically holds its value.

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Estate Living multimedia platform

< 1 min read Estate Living provides insight into community environments. As the leading multi-disciplinary and multi-channel platform, our goal is to assist our audience to make informed decisions, inspire investment and professionalism. By sharing knowledge, Estate Living is a catalyst for economic opportunity.

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Evergreen Lifestyle Villages

< 1 min read Established in 2008, Evergreen is South Africa’s premier retirement lifestyle brand with a reputation for developing and operating exceptional retirement villages.

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BMI Group Roofing and Waterproofing Solutions

< 1 min read BMI Group supports property developments, through scalable and sustainable roofing and waterproofing solutions

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Estate Living talking levies with Marina Constas BBM Law

< 1 min read Understand your right and obligations when it comes to levy payment. The community living levies series with Marina Constas aims to assist owners and tenant with sectional title developments and homeowner associations.

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Estate Living talking levies with Marina Constas BBM Law Pt2

< 1 min read Understand your right and obligations when it comes to levy payment. The community living levies series with Marina Constas aims to assist owners and tenant with sectional title developments and homeowner associations.

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Estate Living Developer Event JHB 2019

< 1 min read With this years property developer focused morning coming up on the 19th of March 2020, take a look back on our wildly successful Durban event held last year

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Estate Living Developer Event Durban 2019

< 1 min read With this years property developer focused morning coming up on the 19th of March 2020, take a look back on our wildly successful Durban event held last year

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Colas SA Community offering

< 1 min read Estate Living and Colas introduce a new solution for road surfaces repairs and maintenance. Watch the implementation on Blair Atholl Estate.

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Walkthrough Video of Brettenwood’s Palm Swift Development

< 1 min read Brettenwood’s latest development has been enhanced and is now offering single-storey homes! Brettenwood Coastal Estate’s latest sectional title development has launched 2 and 3 bedroom free-standing, single-storey homes priced from R 2.5 million!

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Malcolm Samuel, Simbithi Eco Estate, on the value of community social investment

< 1 min read Estate Living chats to GM of Simbithi Eco estate, Malcolm Samuels about the value of community.

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Association of Residential Community Annual 2019 Conference

< 1 min read The 2019 Annual ARC Conference hosted at the stunning San Lameer Estate in KZN, brought together 150 residential community leaders to learn and grow as an industry.

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Association of Residential Communities ( ARC ) and Estate Living partnership

< 1 min read Onsite at the pristine Steenberg Estate, we chat with Jeff Gilmour around what a chapter meeting is and how Estate Living and ARC bring communities alive.

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Zimbali Lakes Resort – Development Site available for development

< 1 min read Estate Living discusses opportunities for development at the gorgeous Zimbali Lakes Resort

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Servest Landscaping – What makes a great community landscaping partner

< 1 min read Sebelo Khoza from Servest Landscaping chats to Estate Living about what makes a great community landscaping partner.

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Arthur Case of Evergreen discusses Evergreen offering

< 1 min read Estate Living sits down with Arthur Case of Evergreen and discusses the support Evergreen offers residents with selling their home and moving into an Evergreen village

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Estate Living chats to Joan, a resident at Evergreen

< 1 min read Estate Living and Joan Misplon, discuss the Evergreen lifestyle

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ProjectProp Leloko Eco and Lifestyle Estate

< 1 min read ProjectProp presents Leloko Eco and Lifestyle Estate, development sale opportunity.

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Greenhill Estate – Launch Event

< 1 min read Greenhill Estate in Waterkloof Heights is Pretoria’s new premier off-grid​ estate. Conceptualised and developed by the Green Housing Company, the estate features insulative advanced tech buildings , ensuring that the contemporary-styled homes will require minimal (if any) heating and cooling, and more.

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The Rive Droite Show villa will soon be ready

2 min read Things are moving in Azuri Ocean & Golf Village in Mauritius on the new neighborhood of Rive Droite, with an exquisite villa that will soon be revealed.

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Estate Living interview with Santam

< 1 min read Louise Martin, COO of Estate Living, interviews Santams Head of specialist real estate, Karl Bishop, on Santam’s development guarantees.

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Estate Living and Openserve interview

< 1 min read Estate Living interviews the team from Openserve at Kyalami Estate. Discussing Openserves experience within residential communities

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GreenHill Estate in Waterkloof Pretoria

< 1 min read Fabulously positioned at the top of Waterkloof Heights, Greenhill Estate offers 360-degree views and energy-efficient, sustainable living in an exclusive, secure lifestyle estate.

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Estate Living Interview with Dirk Uys from Arabella Country Estate

< 1 min read Watch: Louise Martin, COO of Estate Living, and Dirk Uys of the magnificent Arabella Country Estate discuss three of the challenges estates and their management team face today with Dirk Uys

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Estate Living presents Arabella Country Estate

< 1 min read Watch: What do you look for in a top-class, well-aged red wine? Style, certainly; body and taste, definitely; but also the subtle, understated excellence that comes to great wines only when they begin to mature; an excellence that reflects an impeccable track record.

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Builders DIY: How to Make a DIY Chalkboard Serving Tray

< 1 min read In this video we show you how to make a DIY chalkboard serving tray that’s cute and easy to make.

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Arc Conference 2018

< 1 min read The Association of Residential Communities (ARC) helds its 2018 Annual Conference, Expo and Golf Day at the beautiful Serengeti Estates. The Association of Residential Communities (ARC) has been in existence for over 10 years, with 11 founder members, 10 chapters around the country and over 300 member estates, home to over 200,000 residents and representing 58% of the market in respect of number of homes.

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Builders DIY: Geometric feature wall

< 1 min read Transform a bland white space into a stunning feature wall in a snap with this short and sweet DIY video!

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Builders DIY: Paint your ceiling with Fired Earth Ceiling Paint

< 1 min read It applies pink and dries white – so you’ll never miss a spot again.

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Builders DIY: DIY Kitchen Stand

< 1 min read Andrew Donkin and Builders Warehouse show you how to build your own DIY kitchen Stand.

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Builders DIY: How to build a Kitchen

< 1 min read Creating a kitchen with off-the-shelf units not only makes building your kitchen a breeze, but is really affordable too.

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Why developers shouldn’t only cater to wealthy baby boomers

It’s understandable that many developers want to create high-end retirement homes aimed at wealthy boomers – it’s a very lucrative undertaking, after all. While there’s a market for that, it’s important not to lose sight of what pensioners on lower incomes may need when it comes to housing.

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How do you futureproof your development’s technology needs?

Technology is constantly evolving, new trends emerge and what works today, might not be useful in the next decade. As technology needs change over time, it is important for real estate developers to make room for technology advancements, by futureproofing their developments to create a quality living experience for residents.

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Better Prospects for the SA Economy

Investors should try to ignore the remaining short-term noise and risks around infections, lockdowns, unrest and last year’s weak economic growth and look toward the medium to longer term. When investing – especially for future wealth or retirement – the short term becomes less important, as we all should invest for longer term returns.

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Three ways an estate manager can improve relationships with the local municipality

As your estate’s most important external stakeholder the local municipality holds huge sway, so developing and maintaining good relationships with them is imperative.

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