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The Rep 16 March 2018

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14 Tel: (045) 839-4040 Emergency: (A/H) 083-272-0955 ° Editorial: sonjar@tisoblackstar.co.za - advertising: charodinev@tisoblackstar.co.za THE REPRESENTATIVE 16 March 2018 PROPERTY FOR SALE CRAIG 083 508 8125 VERONICA 082 609 9552 SANDRINGHAM R1 760 000 BERGSIG R1 760 000 PRIMEPROPER TY Tough times lie ahead 3 2 2 3 2 1 2 IMMACULATE HOME offering lounge, FULLY SECURED SPACIOUS HOME tv lounge opening onto beautiful offering lounge, diningroom, tv lounge, garden, dininingroom, study, five three bedrooms (bics), two bathrooms bedrooms, two bathrooms (mes), well (mes), fitted kitchen, garage, double fitted kitchen, double garage, double undercover carport plus self carport, plus self contained contained flat flat VERONICA VERONICA 082 609 9552 082 609 9552 TOP TOWN R950 000 LAURIE DASHWOOD PARK R720 000 2 1 1 1 STUNNING TOWNHOUSE IN SECURE COMPLEX offering open plan lounge, breakfast nook well fitted kitchen with undercounter oven, hob and extractor fan, two bedrooms (bics), full bathroom, garage, undercover carport, private garden with braai area. 3 2 A very neat and secure 3-bedroom house offering an open plan lounge/ kitchen area, 2 bathrooms (MES), Kitchen located in a nice quiet area. Please call me now to view!! VERONICA 082 609 9552 CRAIG 083 508 8125 VICTORIA PARK R780 000 TARKASTAD R650 000 3 1 1 Stunning, very clean, secure, 3 bedroom house offering 3 Bedrooms(BIC),open plan dining room/ kitchen area. Fitted Kitchen, Full Bathroom (MES). undercover carport, alarm system. Don’t miss out on this one! CRAIG 083 508 8125 3 A lovely 3-bedroom house with kitchen, lounge, dining room, study, entertainment room and a huge stunning flat which can be divided into many rooms. Super investment property, don’t delay!! CRAIG 083 508 8125 PHONE VERONICA 0826099552 or CRAIG 0835088125 FOR A FREE VALUATION IF YOU WANT TO SELL YOUR HOME. WE NEED PROPERTIES IN ALL AREAS!!! Bowes McDougall Inc. 27A Prince Alfred Street, Queenstown | Tel:045 807 3800 IT WAS always going to be a tough budget given that former finance minister Malusi Gigaba already signalled during his mini-budget late last year that there was a significant fiscal deficit that needed to be funded. And, with a sluggish, albeit improving economy, this could only come from higher taxes. Seeff Property Group chairman Samuel Seeff said that while an improved economic outlook is welcome news, rising taxes for working households is simply unsustainable for an economy that needs to accelerate to address the challenges in the countr y. Some of the tax hikes that will affect consumers and property buyers include: ýVAT hike of 1%, from 14% to 15% which will affect everyone, save for the basket of exempt goods; ýMarginal increase in upper income tax, but more relief for lower tax bracket; ýFuel levy hike which will, of course, have a knock-on effect on transport and living costs. Seeff said that it is critical for taxpayers to know that their hard-earned tax money is spent where it is intended. The country can no longer afford the disaster that is the st at e - o wned enterprises because it has brought us to the brink of financial ruin. The bloated cabinet and state expenditure needs to be brought under control with some urgency. By taxing the very people who are growing the economy, you are making it very difficult for business owners and entrepreneurs to feel positive about investing further in the economy. Uncertainty about property ownership is also concerning. Although the succession of Cyril Ramaphosa as the ANC and the South African president has seen the mood in the country turn increasingly positive and his Sona address has sent the right messages, we need to see this translate into action, said Seeff. “We need a return to economic and political stability so investors can feel confident about investing and growing the economy. “The effect of weak confidence has been evident in the property market,” he added. Since last year there has been an accelerating decline in activity, especially at the upper end of the price scale, being above R8-million in Gauteng and above R18-million in the Cape. Those who do not need to sell or buy, are preferring to hold back. This means fewer transactions and a decline in transfer duty paid to government. Seeff said that while the year has started on a more positive note, people need to see that the government and economic mismanagement is being addressed and need reassurance that their investments and property will be safe. Remember, he added, the property sector is a vital contributor to the economy, jobs and prosperity, but it needs a good economy to thrive. JUST LISTED BALMORAL R3 800 000 4 Beds |3 Bath | 2 Lounge | 2 Garage This neat and well maintained style home in sought after area offers everything you need and more, including outdoor braai area pool, irrigation system and borehole. Yolanda Moss C 083 381 5899 EQT6885 SOLE MANDATE JUST LISTED D I F F I C U LT : The property market is quiet until confidence g r ow s SANDRINGHAM R1 800 000 EZIBELENI R690 000 5 Beds | 2 Bath | 2 Lounge | 2 Garage 4 Beds | 2 Bath | 1 Lounge | 1 Garage This big double story house is in the very quiet Stunning and well looked after home for a large part of Sandringham, bachelor flat for extra family modern built in kitchen with a stove, income! Large fitted kitchen leads to a outside oven and hob there’s a flatlet at the back with porch, sunny lounges overlooking a well its own very large and modern bathroom which established garden with a borehole. can be used for rental if needed. Jerry Groenewald Njongo Mvabenyathi C 079 181 9320 C 071 036 0371 EQT6959 EQT6958 SOLE MANDATE SOLE MANDATE TOP TOWN R1 500 000 3 Beds | 2 Bath | 1 Lounge | 2 Garage Lovely wood fire place in lounge double doors leading out to porch. Double doors leading out of dining room to swimming pool in lovely garden. Spacious flat let with good rental potential. Johan Marais C 082 411 3959 EQT6879 SOLE MANDATE remax.co.za NOBODY IN THE WORLD SELLS MORE REAL ESTATE THAN RE/MAX SALES TEAM GOLF VIEW POA Stunning, upmarket Townhouse situated in a wonderful complex. A sunny lounge with open plan fitted kitchen. Automated garage with laundry area-drive in. Upstairs consists of study with built-in cupboards, three bedrooms with built-in cupboards and two full bathrooms. A completely enclosed, private patio and carport. CHERYL : 082 465 3747 WEB REF: RXCM-0534 TOP TOWN R3 200 000 This very spacious home has a formal lounge and dining room. It has five bedrooms with built in cupboards, three full bathrooms, two of them been en suites. There is a fitted kitchen with a separate scullery. This property has solar geysers an alarm system, storeroom, pool and is fully walled CHERYL : 082 465 3747 WEB REF: RXCM-0514 NEW REST R850 000 Flats situated centrally. This property consists of 8 bedrooms, 8 bathrooms, spacious lounge and kitchen. Walking distance from the Nonesi Mall and schools in town. WHITTLESEA (REDUCED) R125 000 MAX: 083 761 6981 WEB REFF: RXCM-0532 BUYISELO : 083 944 0964 WEB REF: RXCM-0455 ALOEVALE R495 000 RENTALS 045 838 2340 Nice and clean property. Two bedroom house, one bedroom with built-in cupboards, lounge and kitchen combined, built-in cupboards in kitchen with tiled floor. The front yard and sides are paved. Yard is secured and front has a palisade fence. TAMI : 083 715 8764 Vacant plot for development in Whittlesea. This plot is 831 square meters. It is in a nice quite area perfect for a family home. WEB REF: RXCM-0528 ¿ RENTALS VICTORIA PARK R900 000 3 Beds | 1 Bath | 1 Lounge | 2 Garage You have to view this stunner! Situated in a sought after neighborhood, this property will definitely create a buzz. Spacious lounge with big windows and doors opening up to a verandah. Loraine Bosman C 084 487 8949 EQT6942 SOLE MANDATE VICTORIA PARK R670 000 3 Beds | 1 Bath | 1 Lounge An open canvas with lots of potential for 1st time buyers! This house is in a sought after area and will be grabbed at first glance! So you better hurry, because this only happens once in a while. Loraine Bosman C 084 487 8949 EQT6939 Moira Pappas Principal C 082 478 7353 WESHOFF R870 000 3 Beds | 1 Bath | 1 Lounge | 1 Garage Neat face brick house with single garage and lovely spacious yard for any developments and spacious store room. Property is tucked behind fencing. Call me for viewing! Johan Marais C 082 411 3959 EQT6889 RENTALS - 045 838 2560 Top town: 1 bedroom flat – R4 000.00 2 bedroom flat – R4 500.00 2 bedroom flat – R5 060.00 Weshoff: 1 bedroom flat – R4 000.00 Westbourne park: 2 bedroom house – R5 500.00 Victoria Park: 4 bedroom house – R6 500.00 Commercial: 2x 80 sqr meter units – R6 014.00

THE REPRESENTATIVE 16 March 2018 Tel: (045) 839-4040 Emergency: (A/H) 083-272-0955 ° Editorial: sonjar@tisoblackstar.co.za - advertising: charodinev@tisoblackstar.co.za 15 Police and sponsors donate school needs Police and CPF must work together SIMTEMBILE MGIDI THE Mlungisi police station went beyond the call of duty in implementing their annual Back to School programme to the benefit of pupils at Edlelweni, Mpendulo and St Theresa’s primary schools. The police, supported by donors, donated full school uniforms, including shoes, to several pupils. St Theresa’s hosted the event. Mlungisi station commander Colonel Gcinikhaya Taleni said he had taken seven police trainees who were about to embark on their basic training, to witness the event. “We had many partners who donated [towards this cause] and some chose to not be mentioned. However, I must mention the new partners who are with us today. They are Workerslife investors and insurance company. We have gathered here today because the police have a responsibility to ensure safety and security for everyone within society.” Taleni said the police and the Community Policing Forum (CPF) worked as a partnership as the SAPS as an organisation could not work in isolation. Community assistance was needed for them to be able to function properly. “The police and the CPF started this project four years ago when the Mlungisi police station embarked on a campaign to get closer to the schools. We saw there was a need to assist parents who have to ensure that their children are properly ready for school, well fed and clothed.” Four pupils were identified by the teachers and SGB as beneficiaries. Taleni said local businesses had contributed money to help pay for the uniforms. Social Development Department social worker Luntukazi Kuse said there were different types of grants to assist children. Kuse said, “We have a list of the schools that the MEC has identified. The teachers identify the pupils who they see qualify for a grant and we do an assessment of the pupils’ circumstances and home visits are conducted.” WorkersLife representative Charlie Ndlaleni said the company, previously known as Lesakha, was pleased to be able to work with the community. Department of Education representative Nosipho Masimini said she felt embarrassed that there were no parents to witness what the SAPS had done. She said it was important to check a pupil’s circumstances and this issue had to be taken back to forums so that support programmes could be e st a b l i s h e d . Councillor Adele Hendricks, who is the portfolio head of public safety, spoke on behalf of Enoch Mgijima Local Municipality and said she was disappointed not to see any ward councillors present. “I will not do justice to the work that the mayor sent me to do if I do not touch on this matter. The local municipality also has a responsibility to safe guard our own communities and to bring safety to the children out there and if we are not going to form part of these projects then the beautiful projects of the premier Phumulo Masualle called the war rooms are not going to work.” SCHOOLS OUTREACH: Members of the police, WorkersLife, the Enoch Mgijima Local Municipality and the department of social development at the handover of shoes and uniforms to pupils from local schools Picture: SIMTEMBILE MGIDI SAVING LIVES: Hilary Friess was cheered on by the audience when he was called by donor committee member Patrick Makombe to collect his award for having donated blood 150 times, which was the biggest milestone honoured at the SANBS awards ceremony in Komani Blood donors thanked and recognised ANDISA BONANI FOR OTHERS: From left, South African National Blood Services clinic supervisor Busi Myataza handed over an award to Karen Chellew for having donated blood 50 times, with donor relations practitioner Maryke Harris looking on at the SANBS awards ceremony at the Queenstown Golf Club on Tuesday Pictures: ANDISA BONANI KOMANI blood donors Hilary Friess and John Bowes were among the top achievers at the South African National Blood Service (SANBS) award ceremony as they were honoured for donating 150 times. The SANBS had invited blood donors in Komani to the event at the Queenstown Golf Club on Wednesday to honour them for their commitment to saving lives. SANBS donor relations practitioner Maryke Harris said the event was aimed at thanking donors for their continued support to the cause. “The milestones start at 20 units donated per individual and these awards are an encouragement for people who have not reached the first milestone to continue donating as there is more demand for blood than supply. Statistics show that less than one percent of the population in the country donates blood and every 28 seconds on average someone needs a blood transfusion.” Friess said what motivated him to continue giving blood was the satisfaction of knowing that his blood would save someone’s life. “There was a ten year gap between my first and second blood donation. A friend reminded me of how important it was to donate and since then I have never looked back. I will keep donating for as long as I am still healthy and able and I want to ask everyone who has never donated before to come and help us save lives.” SANBS donor committee member in Komani, Patrick Makombe, said the committee’s duty was to teach people about the importance of blood donation and to recruit new donors including from schools and churches. Cathcart High, Hoërskool Hangklip, Luvuyo Lerumo High and Queen’s College were given certificates for their support of the blood drives.

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