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11 money saving tips to survive the recession
Many of us are finding it difficult to make ends meet as the price of everything heads inexorably upwards. Here's how to win the war against rising prices.
The difference between home loans and building loans
There are differences between applying for an ordinary home loan and a loan granted by the bank for construction or renovation of a property.
The hidden costs of owning a home
When budgeting for home ownership, you need to look beyond the bond installment and consider the other costs that owning a home brings.
Ignore ‘recession’ talk and buy real more estate, says Everitt
Property buyers and investors should be ignoring the current negative sentiment about SA’s economic future and purchasing more property as soon as they can, says Berry Everitt.
What you need to know about financing investment property
Getting bond approval on property can be difficult for first-time investors. Here's what you need to know about getting that bond application over the line.
How to apply for a home loan when self-employed
Self-employed bond applicants face a trickier process when applying for a home loan. Here's how to successfully navigate the bond application process when self-employed.
Creative ways to invest in property
Not sure if you can afford to invest in property? Here are some creative strategies to reduce your capital requirements.
Is VAT or transfer duty payable on a property?
When buying a property, the usual process is that transfer duty is payable by the buyer on the property, but if the property is registered in the name of a company it will be subject to VAT instead.
What tax benefits are property owners entitled to?
It is that time of year again where all income from property investments must be declared to SARS and is subject to income tax, this includes all rental income. Here’s what you need to know.
Could the Japanese art of Kakeibo help you buy a house?
Kakeibo, a Japanese method of saving money, claims to help people save up to a third of their monthly income. If used properly, it could be a great tool for those looking to buy a home.