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Mount Edgecombe Retirement Village Showhouse

19 June 2018

The Mercer Quality of Living Survey recently ranked Durban as the most livable city in South Africa. Durban, previously regarded as a sleepy holiday town, has become an increasingly-attractive destination to holiday to and to …

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Guest Panel: Arthur Case weighs in on life rights

18 June 2018

KwaZulu-Natal has proven to be one of South Africa’s most desirable retirement locations, with the North Coast being at the top of the list, and it is not difficult to see why.  The attractive North …

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Where should you retire?

14 June 2018

We know that the question of where to retire is top of mind for many of us. It can be daunting to think that far in advance or decide on all the many options that …

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Choose KwaZulu-Natal for retirement

14 May 2018

The news is out; Durban is the most liveable city in South Africa. This is according to the 20th annual Quality of Living survey by Mercer, who offer comprehensive lists like this to multi-national companies. With …

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What do the financial changes mean for your retirement

5 May 2018

Regardless of the rand exchange or petrol price fluctuating, South Africa has experienced significant financial changes in the first quarter of 2018. This is specifically regarding the VAT increase from 14% to 15%, for the …

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Area profile: Umhlanga Ridgeside

20 April 2018

Umhlanga Ridgeside is a high-density, prime, mixed-use precinct nestled within the greater Umhlanga area.  When you drive around and see all the latest developments popping up, it is no surprise that Umhlanga Ridgeside has become …

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Shoreline Sibaya makes headway with construction

17 April 2018

Shoreline Sibaya commenced construction in November 2017, merely 6 months since launching. It has claimed the spot as the fastest selling retirement estate in KwaZulu-Natal to date, with 10% of current sales coming from Gauteng. …

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Aging-in-place: a growing trend in South Africa

11 April 2018

“There is nothing like staying at home for real comfort.” – Jane Austen. The thought of packing up, downsizing and finding somewhere new to live may be the last thing you want to do when …

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The value of independence for retirees

26 March 2018

Our independence is often taken for granted when we are young and nimble. When reaching retirement, the concern for losing your independence grows and is protected more so; even if it means that you do …

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Supporting someone with dementia

20 March 2018

Have you ever walked into a room and gone completely blank as to what you were going to do? This can happen to anyone occasionally and can be somewhat annoying when it does happen. Imagine …

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