All I can say is, many South Africans are poised to emigrate, you might be silly not to have an exit plan. My investment strategy has always been to have my capital foreign, and any local investments highly liquid. By foreign I mean completely “off the grid”, not through controlled SA banks or finance houses.
ja well no fine! I believe MH commented that he had made a million rand out of his biotech investments over the years – then lost that amount thru bad property purchases that were not based in western cape (hout bay properties for sale now over 200!).
“Except the western cape”! Hmm let’s examine that bearing in mind MH recently bought a property in the winelands & at the waterfront. I get the weekend argus & peruse the pages of McMansions in constantia, upper Claremont & wonder why they keep on re-appearing. I then turn my attention to Hout Bay (republic of) & count the number of “must sell or reduced to sell” listings. guess what they are increasing! All is not what it seems in w Cape.
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