Articles related to "Affordability"

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Consider the extra costs a bigger home brings
While a larger home is always more appealing the additional costs that they bring need to be factored in to your buying decision.
Renting? This is what your landlord wishes you knew
Tenants often feel that landlords are unreasonable, especially when it comes to the payment of rent. The reality is that most landlords simply cannot afford to carry a non-paying tenant.
What buyers in the affordable property market should look for
Many South Africans take their first steps on the property ladder in the affordable property market. These first-time buyers should follow this advice for investing this market.
Can't pay the bond? Speak to your bank.
With the cost of living increasing, home owners are finding it increasingly difficult to keep up with their bond repayments. This is what they should do if you're unable to pay your bond.
How to save for a home deposit faster
The sooner you save up a decent deposit, the sooner you will be able to make your home buying dream a reality. Here are 7 tips to give your deposit savings a kick-start.
What every home buyer should know
Buying property is a huge commitment and can be very daunting. Here are some buying tips that you should follow before you take the leap.
Why the Gauteng property market should strengthen this year
Affordable homes and an increase in first-time buying is expected to boost the property market in the province this year.
Financial advice to consider before investing in property
Considering the financial aspects of property investment is crucial if you are to be successful. Find out what questions you need to ask yourself before committing to an investment property.
Rate cut could boost rental and housing markets
Economists suggest a rate cut is possible this year, which would boost the economy and by extension the property market.
Buying property together: how couples can avoid conflict
Conflict can arise when partners have different ideas about what they want in a home. Here’s how to find common ground.