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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[...]

    BLHL - Monthly Stats (JAN) - BetterLife Home Loans
  • February 23, 2017
  • There’s encouraging news for the real estate sector in the latest statistics from BetterLife Home Loans, South Africa[...]

    A guide to best practice as a landlord
  • February 15, 2017
  • Whether you’re an agent working on behalf of a buyer who is looking to buy-to-rent, or the landlord-to-be, it’s vita[...]

    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[...]

    gated estates
  • December 21, 2016
  • Gated estates are a popular option for prospective home buyers, offering a secure and open lifestyle. But not all gated [...]

    Six things your buyers should consider before purchasing a holiday home or investment property
  • As a real estate agent, your job entails more than getting your clients to purchase a property; it also entails a duty o[...]

    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 [...]

    BLHL - Monthly Stats (NOV) - BetterLife Home Loans(1)
  • December 14, 2016
  • The average home price paid by first-time buyers has risen by a modest R37 000 in the past 12 months, but the average ho[...]

    Prospecting tips
  • December 6, 2016
  • Everyone knows that in real estate, the agent with the stock is the agent who succeeds in tough times – and yet prospe[...]

    b2c - Some better ways to spend your bonus
  • December 5, 2016
  • Thirteen is an unlucky number for some – but not for those who get a year-end “thirteenth cheque”, and certain[...]

    8. B2B- How to turn objections into opportunities2[1]
  • November 4, 2016
  • When you hear an objection from the home seller or buyer, it’s easy to feel trapped or to give up hope of being able t[...]

    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 [...]