Best Bond, Best Approach

Best Bond, Best Approach: South Africa, February 2020 – Buying a new home is exciting but daunting for anyone, especially first-time home buyers. Finding a dream home is the fun part. Getting property finance is an entirely different story. So, what is the best approach to home-loan applications? Paul Stevens, CEO of Just Property, helps to demystify the home loan application process. “One certainly feels a sense of confidence in dealing with the bank you have a history with, but new buyers need to be aware that the best deal out there … [Read more...]

The best place to stay for your summer holiday

The best place to stay for your summer holiday: The best place to stay for your summer holiday With the summer holidays fast approaching, and we are all looking to that much needed break, why not escape to the City at The Royal Palm Hotel in Umhlanga to wine and dine and retreat in style. With the arrival of the school holidays, what better time to take a break and book some time away for you and your family to spend much needed time with those who you value most and put aside the stresses of the year leave behind that busy schedule to enjoy … [Read more...]

Why testing my DNA was the best thing I ever did

Why testing my DNA was the best thing I ever did: I have no need to know where my ancestors come from, or whether they were vikings or celts. My lineage is of little interest to me. I’m a South African living the melting pot society dream where we celebrate our uniqueness and our commonalities simultaneously.  What is of interest to me however is my health! What is in my genes?  For the longest time, I was afraid of of getting diabetes. There is loads of it on my mom’s side of the family. In fact I have grandmothers, great grandmothers and … [Read more...]

Vencasa has got your back and best interests at heart!

Vencasa has got your back and best interests at heart!: Sleep for your health! Photo: Vencasa With World Heart Day on 28 September and World Spine Day on 16 October, Vencasa is focusing on sleep health to show their support. Sleep is not a luxury; it is one of the five most basic needs a human depends on to survive; the other four are oxygen, water, food, and shelter. Increasingly stressful lifestyles, continuous digital distractions, unhealthy eating habits and ever-changing, mostly unnatural environments all contribute to making it more … [Read more...]