ha·ven (noun) 1. sheltered place, a place sought for rest, shelter, or protection 2. anchorage, (nautical) a harbor or port facility where ships and boats come in and tie up.
For those who are seeking prime investment opportunities or for anyone looking for a beautiful and exciting country to settle in, South Africa is an excellent option. Even if you have never been to South Africa, you have likely have heard a lot about it; two of the most common impressions of South Africa are that it is rife with crime and violence, and that it is one of the most beautiful places on earth. If you have lived in South Africa in the past, you are probably wondering how well it has transitioned into a multi-racial democracy, and whether it will spiral into corruption and poverty as other African countries did after independence.
Now you can learn for yourself what the future holds for South Africa and what advantages it may hold for you.
“Most financial assessors believe that South Africa has the government sensibility and supporting human and natural resources to enhance its status as the powerhouse of the African continent.”
Michael Honeth (the author of another EscapeArtist eBook, Income Freedom on a Shoestring) grew up in South Africa during the Apartheid era. He has been living in Europe and North America for the past twenty years, but has returned to South Africa on more than one occasion and offers a candid look at the New South Africa, based on visits as recent as 2007. His knowledge and understanding makes South Africa: An Offshore Haven? the authoritative e-text on relocating and investing in this land of great potential.
In this insightful report, you will learn about the opportunities and the risks of living, working and investing in this evolving country. No one can decide for you if it’s your cup of tea, but once you have this current information on residency and relocation, as well as these well-researched details on cost of living and quality of life, you will have at your fingertips all of the knowledge you need to make an informed decision.
Situated at the southern tip of Africa and approximately the same size as the Quebec Province in Canada, South Africa is among the most beautiful countries ever to have been discovered. The quality of life is extremely comfortable, and the conditions are ideal for employment and small business development. And now, bringing in development from around the world, the investment opportunities are unparalleled.
“South Africa offers a year-round outdoor lifestyle with many free and affordable activities. It is incomprehensible to South Africans that there are people in the world who will come home from work on a Friday night, and not leave their home until Monday morning. In South Africa one can be very comfortable living in a studio apartment, since very little time is actually spent in it. On the other hand, affordable houses with enormous gardens and swimming pools are plentiful…”
You can’t help but consider the abundant natural and economic resources of this country as they are presented here, in clear order and supplemented with numerous web links and full-color photos. You’ll find much to appreciate in the geography, climate, economy and industry of South Africa, including the best health care in Africa and among the lowest-cost power production in the world. You’ll discover that its first-world infrastructure is combined with excellent transportation options and superior internet connectivity coverage.
You’ll also be advised that even with all the good things that South Africa has to recommend it, the personal safety issue is something to take into consideration; however it has been over-publicized even though it is a very manageable risk. Like many developed countries South Africa has its share of robberies and bad neighborhoods. Also, like many places with abundant wilderness there are dangerous animals and risks of disease.
Once you consider South Africa as an option for investment or relocation you’ll recognize the full value of this report. Those with a view to doing business will find a thorough analysis of the government’s role in trade and industry, requirements for self-employment (including numerous opportunities surrounding the 2010 FIFA World Cup), and an extensive discussion of jobs and careers, focusing on fields, trends and resources. Relocating to South Africa is also covered in-depth, with details on immigration options and requirements, insurance neccessities and the variety of places to live.
As you shouldn’t judge a book by its cover, don’t dismiss South Africa as a prime option until you read Michael Honeth’s South Africa: An Offshore Haven? If you explore in depth what this magnificent country has to offer you will never look at it the same again.