PROPERTY LETTER 14th DECEMBER 2007

Posted by admin in Property Investment, Property Letters | December 14th 2007

Dear All, Vicky and I have arrived back in Cape Town to celebrate Christmas, the New Year and a family wedding but will be back in Cannes on 10th January. It is beautiful here, and lovely to get a “whiff of Africa”, even if the Cape isn’t “real Africa”. We would both like to wish… Read more

Interesting Thoughts

Posted by admin in Politics | November 23rd 2007

Whilst thinking about Video Posts, and to temper the previous one with a dose of reality (never a bad thing) I came across this video … makes you think, if its stats are true, and I suppose they are … Tweet This Post

A visit to Cannes!

Posted by admin in Cannes, The South of France | November 19th 2007

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Why Property Owners should engage in a Management Program

Posted by admin in Cannes, Property Investment | November 16th 2007

» Wide Marketing Reach » Central Calendar Control » Sophisticated Reporting » Realtime Notifications In terms of running their rentals, Property Owners can play it one of 2 ways. 1. They can take a direct and hands on interest in their rentals Using an assorted mix of agencies, personal contacts and their own marketing to… Read more

PROPERTY LETTER 17th OCTOBER 2007

Posted by admin in Property Investment, Property Letters | October 17th 2007

Dear All, Usually I include photos, and convert this to a PDF file which is more professional. However we are preparing to go to Amsterdam for the marathon this weekend and we have people visiting so I’m going to send the Property Letter as it is this time. I’d prefer it gets out sooner rather… Read more

Shall we go Carbon-Neutral?

Posted by admin in Business, Policy, Politics | October 13th 2007

I was racking my brains about how we, as a company, can do something about Carbon Emissions. (We already do a bit. We print nothing we don’t have to, we produce no printed marketing material and only provide electronic invoicing, for example. Small stuff, but we DO think about things like that and do what… Read more

Postcard from the Riviera 2

Posted by admin in Property Investment, Property Letters | September 7th 2007

How to Invest in Property in France. I don’t speak French! And anyway, how would I finance it? The process explained, step by step: 1.    Identification of the property. 2.    Offer and Agreement. Negotiations are generally short and agreement is often reached through the agent in a day or less. Protracted negotiations are considered as… Read more

PROPERTY LETTER 28th August 2007

Posted by admin in Property Investment, Property Letters | August 28th 2007

Dear All, Oops, Here we go again. We were all a bit stunned by reversals in world financial markets (once again). Headlines announced the biggest 1-day fall (16th August) since March 2003, and the FTSE hit its lowest level since September 2006. To my simple brain that meant that anything I may have made on… Read more

PROPERTY LETTER 12th July 2007

Posted by admin in Property Investment, Property Letters | July 12th 2007

Dear All, There are some excellent properties at the bottom of this letter. Please have a good look at them. This is a very interesting market, and an exciting part of the world to be involved, at whatever level. I have in front of me the Knight Frank annual report for 2006 – For anyone… Read more

» First crop of iPhone bugs – A chance for Apple to make a good impression

Posted by admin in Uncategorized | July 3rd 2007

» First crop of iPhone bugs – A chance for Apple to make a good impression | Hardware 2.0 | ZDNet.com Wow. Check out this on ZDNET today! How does this happen, I wonder, and how on earth are people so tolerant of certain companies … mainly Tech companies?? I dont know, man, but in… Read more