Saffers bank on green homes to shed power and water woes

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Saffers bank on green homes to shed power and water woes

As the property market moves onto stable ground, buyers look for ways to beat blackouts and drought

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The spectre of load-shedding, coupled with the ever-rising price of water, is driving prospective home owners toward houses with “green features”.

Pam Golding chief executive, Dr Andrew Golding, highlighted the growing trend at the firm’s annual residential property report in Hyde Park on Wednesday.

“The sudden recurrence of load-shedding, coupled with rapidly escalating costs of electricity and water shortages, has seen homeowners and tenants increasingly turning towards green homes,” he said...

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