Articles related to "Bond Repayment"

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Lending to home buyers is still on the rise
The average size of bond granted in SA has grown 7,7% in the past 12 months to R934 000, according to BetterBond, the country’s biggest bond originator.
Save for your home loan deposit in only 2 years
A deposit can make a major difference to the long-term affordability of your home. These tips will help you get to your savings target in no time.
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 pay off your home in 10 years
Paying a home loan off over the full term of the loan will result on you paying more than double in interest alone. Here’s how you save by paying off your home sooner.
Should I apply for a 100% bond?
Many buyers are rushing to enter the property market in order to take advantage of low interest rates, but don’t have a deposit saved up. Should these buyers apply for a 100% bond, or wait?
Fewer buyers, but banks grant more home loans
There has been a 4% increase in the number of home loans granted over the past 12 months, even though the number of home loan applications has fallen off by a similar percentage.
Small deposit? Here’s why you should consider buying a cheaper home
Buyers are taking advantage of current lending conditions and applying for home loans with any deposit they have. Homeowners who have saved up small deposits should consider buying a cheaper home.
Buyers benefit as banks’ appetite for home loans increase
Banks are competing for new home loan business at the moment and prudent home buyers are benefiting as a result, says Rudi Botha, CEO of BetterBond, SA’s biggest bond originator.
How the rate cut affects your bond
The decision by the Reserve Bank to cut the interest rate will mean lower repayments for homeowners and easier qualification for new buyers.
Why the loan-to-value ratio is important when buying property
LTV refers to the ratio between the loan amount and the value of a property. A higher deposit will result in a lower LTV and increase your chances of your application being successful.