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6 questions to ask when applying for a home loan
Prospective homebuyers should lay the groundwork in order to have the best chance of getting a home loan approved.
The full price of buying a home
Buying a home is an exciting time, though there are often added costs than just the purchase price of the property.
Things are looking up for first time home buyers
Slow price growth and a recent decrease in the interest rate have seen more first-time buyers enter the market.
Moving from renting to buying
If you’ve been renting for a while and are ready to take the next step to buying your own home, you need to do your homework and know exactly what you are getting yourself into.
The average first-time buyer will need 2 years to save for a deposit
According to BetterBond, home loan applications from first-time buyers continue to increase but their success is dependent on how financially disciplined they are.
Cost of buying a home| Home Buyers
The cost of buying a house in South Africa can be confusing to many buyers. Read a detailed explanation of these costs in our blog article.
Costs to consider when investing in property
Purchasing an investment property can offer great financial rewards. However, it is important to note that that there is more to consider financially than just the purchase price.
Calculate your transfer duty
A property transfer duty is payable by buyers of all types of properties and is over and above the selling price. Here’s how to work out how much you’ll need:
Ask a lawyer: Buying a home from a deceased estate
What are the ins-and-outs of buying a property from a deceased estate? We asked Tamaryn Nowitz, an attorney from Alan Levy Attorneys to give us some pointers.
Are you financially prepared to own a home?
Thinking of buying a home? Before approaching your bank for finance, consider these questions to determine if you’re financially prepared for homeownership.