Buy-to-let – balancing the risks and rewards
  • May 10, 2017
  • In the years before the 2008 global financial crisis, buy-to-let became a popular way of investing in property. Back the[...]

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  • March 8, 2017
  • When you’re looking to buy a house or apartment, you can’t afford to fixate on the property alone. “Location, loca[...]

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  • When you and your best friend are on holiday with your families and everyone is getting along famously, it might seem li[...]

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  • February 24, 2017
  • Oddly enough, the last thing most home sellers want to think about when their property is not attracting offers is the s[...]

    Don't Wait For The One Before You Buy a Home
  • February 10, 2017
  • If you’re young and working, you don’t have to wait until you’re in a permanent relationship before you buy your f[...]

    Why you may not want to close your home loan account
  • January 11, 2017
  • Considering that most homeowners have a loan that is costing them up to 30% of their monthly income in repayments, it is[...]

    Be a low risk borrower and better your home loan prospects
  • December 20, 2016
  • If you’ve decided to become a homeowner, the first thing you need to do is find out whether you have a good chance of [...]

    boost your savings
  • December 6, 2016
  • With summer around the corner, it’s important to note that winter is not the only time that utility bills can increase[...]

    Check your mortgage rate[2]
  • November 8, 2016
  • When you buy a property with the intention of letting it out and eventually earning an income from it, the banks will mo[...]

    Don't break the bank[4]
  • One of the most popular home improvements – and one that will most certainly add value to your property – i[...]

    First-time buyer demand confirms continued market strength
  • October 21, 2016
  • The average price paid by first-time homebuyers rose by 5,8% to R739 000 in the 12 months to end-September as demand in [...]

    How to achieve a quick sale
  • October 18, 2016
  • Even in a hot sellers’ market, agents say that about 20% of the homes they list don’t sell right away – an[...]