MY BOND FITNESS

The My Bond Fitness online application process allows homebuyers to undergo comprehensive financial analyses in just a few minutes.

betterlife

Are you looking for the best option when applying for a home loan?  BetterLife Home Loans facilitates this free of charge, and ensures that you will receive the most cost-effective option to suit you and your family’s needs.

RENT2BUY

Rent2Buy assist the Purchaser with a focus on: affordability, building-up and establishing a good credit record.  It may take 6 to 24 months – during the Option Period. Enabling the Purchaser to exercise the Option and buy the Property prior to the lapsing of the Option Period, when the bond approval will be in reach.

FLISP

FLISP - Finance Linked Individual Subsidy Programme.  FLISP is a private company and can provide information and assistance to the general public to help them with their FLISP applications.  FLISP is the drive by the Department of Human Settlements to provide a subsidy to allow aspiring home owners to purchase a home and improve their affordability, which subsidy is also extended to existing home owners. [terms and conditions apply].  To qualify for the FLISP subsidy, you must meet the criteria determined by the Department of each province.  To apply, you must either be an existing home owner with an approved home loan and apply within the time frame after registration of transfer as set by each province, or a new home buyer and meet their requirements.

landbank

Land Bank is a specialist agricultural bank guided by a government mandate to provide financial services to the commercial farming sector and to agri-business and to make available new, appropriately designed financial products that would facilitate access to finance by new entrants to agriculture from historically disadvantaged backgrounds. Today, the Bank is a true South African development finance institution that serves all farmers equally.

CAPITAL HARVEST

Capital Harvest offers financial products at competitive rates similar to the products offered by commercial banks.  The difference however lies in the fact that Capital Harvest focuses only on agriculture and that their products are tailor made for agriculture needs and they approach risk relating to agriculture in a manner that commercial banks simply cannot do.

AGRIMOTION consulting

Agrimotion is an owner-managed consultancy that services the agricultural industry. Based in the Western Cape, South Africa, we comprise a team of professional Soil Scientists and Horticulturists who specialize in soil management and fruit production on an international scale. Tailor-made services are offered for soil mapping and land use recommendations, crop selection, nutrition and irrigation optimization, remote sensing solutions and troubleshooting problem orchards.

GROVATION

At Grovation we believe any agribusiness team that does not know where they are going, runs the risk of going nowhere. We also believe that strategy should not be this elusive and vague pie in the sky, but rather simple and clear so that the execution can become everyone’s responsibility. We believe that strategy is the simple art of planning and directing your agribusiness to ensure a better future.

aGRI sa

Agri SA promotes the development, profitability, stability and sustainability of agriculture in South Africa by means of its involvement and input on national and international policy and the implementation thereof.  

grondverkope statistiek

'n Platform wat verkope van landbougrond in Suid-Afrika ontleed.

agristats western cape

The Western Cape AgriStats provides aggregated summaries per Local Municipality of the 2013 Western Cape Agricultural Commodity and Infrastructure Census. 

eLSENBURG agricultural training institute 

The Elsenburg Agricultural Training Institute was established in 1898 as the first agricultural college of its kind in South Africa. It offers a bachelor's degree in agriculture in association with the Faculty of Agriculture and Forestry Sciences at the University of Stellenbosch. 

GROOTFONTEIn agricultural development institure

The Grootfontein Agricultural Development Institute is located outside the town of Middelburg in the Great Karoo, Eastern Cape, South Africa.  Grootfontein was established in 1911 and, as  one of the oldest agricultural colleges in South Africa, it has a proud training and research history contributing to the prosperity of livestock farming in the Karoo and other arid regions.

AGRICULTURAL NEWS

FARMERS WEEKLY is the oldest agricultural magazine in South Africa.  

LANDBOUWEEKBLAD is Suid-Afrika se grootste en invloedrykste landboutydskrif, en staan al meer as 90 jaar in die diens van boere.  

industry/commodity organisations

Comprehensive list of industry organisations with telephone numbers and links to their websites.

Comprehensive list of commodity organisations with telephone numbers and links to their websites. 

SOIL, CLIMATE AND WATER

Agricultural Research Council - Newsletters and articles

Western Cape Dam Levels

Kobus Botha Weahter Satallite Photos of Southern Africa  

South African Weather Service 

Lightstone Property

Lightstone was founded in 2005 to develop tools to help mortgage lenders better manage their property risk. Since then we have gone on to develop extensive solutions for mortgage lenders and adapted our services to provide relevant support to Insurers, Estate Agents, Valuers, Municipalities and other Property Professionals. Whilst we initially focused on residential property, we now also offer a range of commercial property solutions and are increasingly partnering with companies to provide more comprehensive property data products and solutions. 

WAUKO

The main goal at Wauko is to advance our client’s business by reducing and managing their cash flow risk with our wau-solutions.  For every Agribusiness cash flow risk management starts with business strategy and also include the supply chain.  By focussing on the full business and its processes - we are able to maximise the efficiencies, while minimising the risk factors on the business as a whole.  Our value added services include Foreign Currency Management, Cash Management, Short-term Financing and Equipment & Vehicle Rentals.