February is the month of love! It will soon be Valentine’s Day. We hope that you will show members of the community a little love during this month.
 
Even though February has only 28 days, there are many great festivities to celebrate. See our Events section below for some inspiration.
 
Once again, this newsletter is filled with interesting articles from our regular contributors, as well as our monthly competition with great prizes from our sponsors. In addition to all of this, have a look at the beautiful properties for sale by Norgarb Properties.
Competition Winners
Norgarb Properties congratulates our January 2023 winners; they are:
 
– Dianna Swarts won an eye test from Spectacle Warehouse to the value of R600.
Monthly Competition
WIN AN EYE TEST VALUED AT R600
 
Again, we are most grateful to Spectacle Warehouse for offering a prize to one lucky winner. An eye test valued at R600.
 
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 3 TRIAL LESSONS VALUED AT R540
 
Eily is patient, creative, encouraging and passionate about all music genres.
 
She believes that ‘Nothing is more successful than success” and so she ensures that her students find success in all their musical endeavours.
 
This month Eily is offering one lucky winner, 3 Trial Lessons to the value of R540.
Please note, when entering our competitions, specify which prize you would like to win.
The draw takes place on 20 February 2023.
 
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
ABSENCE OF SPOUSE’S CONSENT FOR BANK LOAN: WHAT NOW?
 
This is a gentle reminder that if someone applies for a loan, ticks the box “unmarried” on the application form and signs an affidavit to that effect, he/she cannot cry foul afterwards because his/her spouse’s consent was not obtained, as required by law.
 
STBB explains more. Read it here.
What questions do you have for STBB?
FEBRUARY 2023 IN THE GARDEN
 
Hi Harfield,
 
Temperatures are still warm, and the plant list for this month is long. Keep the earth around your plants covered with mulch to help retain water and moisture in the heat.
 
Patchwork shares the Plant list for February. See it here.
ARO ANNUAL GOLF DAY
 
Animal Rescue Organisation is hosting its annual Golf Day on 3rd March 2023 at King David Mowbray Golf Club.
 
The Four-balls are filling up, so books yours now to avoid disappointment! Find out more details here.

 
RESILIENT AND RESOURCEFUL
 
South Africans are nothing if not resilient and resourceful.
 
Over the past few years, we have weathered a water shortage, a pandemic, and unrest in parts of the country.
 
Throughout it all, the residential property market held strong and even boomed, buoyed by record-low interest rates in 2020.
 
BetterBond explains more. See it here.
SAFETY PROTOCOLS FOR KIDS BACK AT SCHOOL
 
Children need to be reminded about safety protocols when arriving and leaving school.
It is not always easy for the school to keep track of children arriving or leaving, so parents need to reinforce some basic safety protocols.
 
Fidelity ADT shares some tips. See it here.
Updated Businesses
Upcoming Events
Upcoming Events Cape Town
14 – 18 Februrary: Masque Theatre 
 
12 February: De Waal Park
 
4 February: Durbanville
 
4 Februrary: Camps Bay
For the Kids
1 – 28 February: Sea Point
 
3 – 25 February: Salt River
 
1 – 28 February: Observatory
 
1 – 28 February: Cape Town
Upcoming Events Kids1
Out of Town
18 February: Paarl
 
12 February: Franschhoek
 
7 February: Hemel & Aarde Valley
 
12 February: Plettenberg Bay
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2023 HOME DÉCOR TRENDS
 
The forecast for the 2023 trends is officially in — and surprisingly, the experts say the trend seems to be taking a very subdued tone.
 
The up-and-coming trends have a decidedly calming and cohesive theme. From natural stone and organic shapes to warm, neutral hues.  The details you’ll be surrounded by are about to create some sensory soothing rooms.   
 
Click here to see the 2023 home décor trends interior designers are most excited about.

Have a look at the latest properties Lew Norgarb and the Norgarb Properties Team have on their books. 

 
Simply Stunning
 
R2 950 000
 
Tucked Away
 
R2 295 000
 
Luxurious Finishes
 
R5 995 000
 
Swim Into Summer
 
R1 550 000
 
Delightful Duplex
 
R1 975 000
 
Fabulous Feel Good Home
 
R2 695 000
 
Stroll To Schools
 
R2 595 000
 
WE SOLD IT!
 
R2 595 000
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:
 
14 February 2023 – Valentine’s Day

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