Soon it will be spring and time to pack away our winter coats. As the sun starts rising earlier and days are begin to lengthen, the indication is that spring is well on the way. Step outside, enjoy the warmer weather and enjoy all that nature has to offer.
 
There’s something for everyone in this months newsletter. It is full of many interesting articles, upcoming events and newly listed businesses. Do also have a look at the fantastic prizes available from our generous sponsors, and the beautiful properties for sale by Norgarb Properties. 
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LIST OR UPDATE YOUR BUSINESS WITH US
 
We are currently working on a new and improved website. Should you require that we update your business listing on our new platform please contact us by email. 
 
If you run a small or home-based business and would like to position yourselves on our website, please contact us by email.  
 
The benefit of listing your business on the new website is that it is completely free of charge! There are also soon to be many new and exciting elements available to these businesses, so contact us for more info.
 
The website is sponsored by Norgarb Properties in association with BetterBond and STBB Claremont.
Competition Winners
Norgarb Properties congratulates our July 2021 winners; they are:
 
– Michele Logan from Tokai who receives a free eye test to the value of R480 from Spectacle Warehouse.
 
– Cheryl Thomas-Jaftha from Newlands receives an Admin Voucher to the value of R250 from Vooma VA.
 
– Katherine Verhoeven from Harfield Village who receives a 9kg Gas Refill to the value of R250 from Gas Appliance Centre.
Monthly Competition

WIN AN EYE TEST VALUED AT R480

Once again, we thank Spectacle Warehouse for offering a prize to one lucky winner. An eye test valued at R480! 

Spectacle Warehouse is an optical store providing eye care and eye-wear essentials.

* Vouchers can be redeemed any day of the week, excluding Tuesdays and Wednesdays. Please book your appointment in advance.

WIN AN ADMIN VOUCHER VALUED AT R250
 
Vooma VA provides remote quality administrative support and services.
 
They are offering an Admin Voucher to the value of R250 as a prize in our competition.
Please note, when entering our competition, please specify which prize you would like to win.
The draw takes place on 21 June 2021. 
 
Should you experience any problem by clicking the button above, please click here: https://harfield-village.us11.list-manage.com/subscribe?u=20dbf746e17e4a12ee7f46250&id=827302a110
 
Winners will be announced via email as well as on our Facebook page and mentioned again in our next newsletter.
Good Luck!
Feature Articles
IS TAX AVOIDANCE LEGAL? 
 
There is a general misconception between the terms “tax avoidance” on the one hand and “tax evasion” on the other.
 
These terms can be confusingly similar but there is an important distinction between these tax terms, that can result in the taxpayer being either on right, or wrong side of the law. STBB explains more. See it here.
What questions do you have for STBB?
AUGUST IN THE GARDEN
 
We’ve had rain! The experience of droubt a few years ago feels like a distant memory now. It reminds us that things change over time, no matter how difficult or stuck they may feel in the moment. 
 
For those keen on gardening at the moment, the plant list expands as the weather slowly start warming up. Patchwork shares the August plant list. See it here.
IT’S RAFFLE TIME AGAIN!
 
Animal Rescue Organisation is super excited to announce their Annual Raffle with some really fantastic prizes.
 
Tickets are R50 each. Click here for more information.
TURN YOUR BOND INTO AN EFFECTIVE SAVINGS TOOL
 
Buying a home using a bond facility is not only a long-term investment, it can also be an effective way of saving money.
 
“With July being National Savings Month, and interest rates at their lowest in 55 years, it’s a good idea to focus on the ways to make your home loan work for you,” says Carl Coetzee, CEO of BetterBond.
 
NEVER ALLOW SOMEONE ONTO YOUR PROPERTY WITHOUT ASKING QUESTIONS
 
Opportunistic criminals are always looking for easy targets.
 
Basic awareness of personal safety measures are imperative in protecting you, especially when it comes to impersonators and imposters. Fidelity ADT explains more. See it here.
CHRISTMAS IN JULY AT OGGI, BRRR IT’S COLD..
 
The Oggi Shop fabulous Towelling Poncho’s have been unpacked. Come in and have a look at these beautiful accessories.
 
These are great for those chilly morning swims. Bright, happy colours in sizes XS to XL.
 
Sized for from around age 9, and attempting to get smaller sizes too, so watch this space!
 
Pop into our shop in Harfield or shop online.
New Businesses Listed
FIT PANDA STUDIO
 
Fit Panda Studio aims to create a space for happy movement, where a mental and emotional state of well-being can be found. Exercise is not just about the physical benefits (which are also great!) but an essential part of wellness too.
 
Susan, the studio owner, chose the panda as her image to portray that sense of wellbeing, playfulness and happiness which we aim to bring to each of our clients during their sessions.
 
We offer group and private pilates, barre and yoga sessions to cater to everyone’s needs and goals! Find out more here.
Updated Businesses
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20% DICOUNT ON ALL ALARM UPGRADES
 
Fidelity ADT customers, receive a 20% discount on all alarm upgrades until the end of August 2021. 
 
Ts & Cs Apply. Call 086 12 12 300 or email alwaysthere.c@fidelity-services.com to take up this offer.
Upcoming Events
Events in CPT
6 August: Cape Town
 
7 August: Cape Peninsula
 
7 August: Cape Town
 
15 August: Cape Peninsula
For the Kids
1 August: Online Event
 
1 – 31 August: Hout Bay
 
1 – 31 August: Claremont
 
3 – 31 August: Cape Town
Fot the kids
Out of Town
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7 August: Stellenbosch
 
20 August: Stellenbosch
 
22 August: Stellenbosch
 
27 August: Stellenbosch
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Have a look at the latest properties Lew Norgarb and the Norgarb Properties Team have on their books. 

 
Perfect Position
 
R1 695 000
 
Fall In Love | Just Move In
 
R2 550 000
 
Sun And Space
 
R1 295 000
 
Character Family Home in the Heart of Rondebosch
 
R3 390 000
 
WE SOLD IT!
 
R1 550 000
If you would like to know what your property is worth or are thinking of selling please feel free to contact us for a free valuation with no obligations at all.
 
Office Tel: 021 674 1120 / 082 297 2970
Lew NorgarbHarfield Village – 082 894 1004 or info@norgarb.co.za
Lyn StaplesKenilworth/ Claremont Village – 082 846 0739 or lyn@norgarb.co.za
Andre Ter MorshuizenClaremont/ Lynfrae/ Plumstead – 082 602 1367 or andre@norgarb.co.za
IMPORTANT DATES TO REMEMBER:
 
9 August: National Women’s Day
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