Catch up on all the latest news coming out of Eastlands, including our official press announcements

Meet the Manager: Darryl Grisdale, Estate Manager

Post by: Eastlands Estate, 27 Apr 2020

American author James Lane Allen famously said, “Crisis does not build character in leaders, it reveals it.” With the Coronavirus pandemic still in full swing, and South Africa still in lockdown, we’re all looking to our leaders – be they of our country, our company or, in the case of Eastlands, our Estate – for strong...

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Keeping Busy At Eastlands During COVID-19

Post by: Eastlands Estate, 23 Mar 2020

When thinking about retirement, many people dream of having time to pursue hobbies, spend time with grandchildren and finally travel to all those places they were never able to see while they were working. The reality for many however, is often very different – loneliness, a sedentary lifestyle contributing to ill health, and worries about fi...

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Why Buying a Property in a Retirement Estate is a Great Investment for Your Adult Children

Post by: Eastlands Estate, 24 Feb 2020

As adult children, being faced with our parents’ inevitable aging is not always easy. We’re not sure how it will affect them, or indeed us, or how dependent, or independent, they’re going to be. One thing’s for sure though, our parents will get older. Many will, at some point, need to move somewhere where they can be indepen...

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5 Reasons Why Seniors Should Keep on Learning

Post by: Eastlands Estate, 28 Jan 2020

We’d like to start off our first newsletter of 2020 by wishing you all a very Happy New Year! We hope you and your loved ones had a very blessed holiday. The residents of Eastlands certainly had a very festive season! We had a fully booked restaurant on Christmas Day, and again for New Years’ Eve, when the Rio Carnival came to town! Res...

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We're All About Festive Fun This Christmas!

Post by: Eastlands Estate, 11 Dec 2019

At Eastlands, we may be an estate for young-at-heart over 50s, but we’re looking forward to welcoming the sound of children’s laughter as our residents spend precious time with their families – and especially their grandchildren - over the festive season.   When children spend time with their grandparents, amazing things hap...

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Making the Most of your Money - Top Tax Tips for Retirement

Post by: Eastlands Estate, 19 Nov 2019

Retirement. The very word conjures up idyllic images of endless days spent doing all the lovely things you didn’t have time for when you were working. Travelling, spending time with your grandchildren or pursuing hobbies. And of course, retirement does mean all of these things and more – but only if you have the income to pay for all th...

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Keeping your Mind and Body Healthy - Discover the Best Hobbies to Enjoy in your Retirement

Post by: Eastlands Estate, 28 Oct 2019

Your retirement is the perfect time to discover new hobbies, or reignite your interest in old ones. During your working years, it was a challenge to find enough time to spend on the things you really enjoyed. Now that you’re retired however, time is your friend, so hobbies can once again be given the attention they deserve! Many studies, in f...

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An Exciting Taste of the Future! Eastlands Welcomes Flavor Restaurant

Post by: Eastlands Estate, 23 Sep 2019

Renowned British author Virginia Woolf once said, “One cannot think well, love well or sleep well if one has not dined well.” At Eastlands, we couldn’t agree more! This is why we’re so excited to announce the newest addition to the Eastlands family – Flavor Restaurant! This upmarket eatery recently opened its doors to...

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The Rise And Rise Of Sectional Title

Post by: Eastlands Estate, 27 Aug 2019

When it comes to housing, trends are changing – particularly when it comes to choosing where to spend our golden years. There is a definite move towards smaller living spaces. Easier and cheaper to maintain, and with reduced monthly utility costs, it makes sense for those approaching retirement to look at downsizing without compromising on lu...

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Sectional Title vs Life Rights - Which Offers Over 50s The Better Deal?

Post by: Eastlands Estate, 30 Jul 2019

If you’re a home buyer under the age of 50, you’ve probably never heard of life rights. This is because it’s only a purchase scheme that facilitates the “buying” of property in retirement villages and other over-50s estates. There is always a debate raging in the mature property industry as to which offers the better d...

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