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5 crucial home buying questions

More often than not, first-time home buyers lose out when they don’t ask the right questions and only find out the consequences of not doing research too far down the line, and often too late.Continue Reading

7 rules for smart property investments

For those who can master the art of property investment, it can be financially rewarding. However, entering into the world of property investment can be intimidating, not to mention risky. This is according to Adrian Goslett, Regional Director and CEO of RE/MAX of Southern Africa, who says in every phase of the property market there…

3 financial tips for home buyers

Buying a home is a major step towards creating a haven for your family, and making a long-term investment in your financial future. As such, it is a purchase that should be carefully considered and planned for.Continue Reading

Use Your Bond As A Savings Tool

Rather than risk going further into debt and borrowing money this year, home loan customers should consider using their bond facility as a savings tool. Increasing the repayments on a home loan facility above the minimum requirement will create financial flexibility for homeowners to deal with unexpected financial pitfalls.Continue Reading

What to check when buying property

A buyer of property has rights and is legally protected by the Estate Agency Affairs Board, and if the agent operates with professionalism and integrity, he or she will be registered with a body that represents their profession, such as the Institute of Estate Agents, or similar.Continue Reading

Can you afford your first home?

The decision to buy your first home is exciting and exhilarating, but before you set out to start climbing the property ladder, you need to set a realistic budget so that your dream doesn’t turn into a financial nightmare.Continue Reading