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Taking out a loan for a bond deposit is a mistake
Getting into debt to pay a deposit when buying a home, can compromise your chances of qualifying for a home loan.
Take these steps now if you plan on buying in 2018
Wanting to buy a home next year? Then now’s the time to start making plans.
Protect yourself from identity theft with Ekaya VIP
The Masterdeeds Leak has put millions of South Africans at risk of identity theft. Ekaya offers you a chance to take control of your data.
How to protect your identity – and your access to credit
Identity theft continues to grow worldwide and despite efforts to fight the epidemic, criminals are still defrauding victims at an alarming rate.
Rising disposable incomes open the door to more home sales
Wage increases, declining inflation and an interest rate decrease have resulted in better affordability for prospective home buyers.
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.
Why a clean credit record is vital for tenants
With fierce competition in the rental market, tenants are finding it increasingly difficult to find rental property. In this market, landlords are looking closely at tenant’s creditworthiness.
How can I rent again if I have a bad reference?
Tips on how to go about renting a property when one of your previous landlords is giving you a bad reference.
The perils of rising consumer debt for landlords
Like most other consumers in SA, residential tenants are financial pressure and battling to meet all their commitments. This poses a risk for landlords
Dealing with blacklisting
If a prospective homeowner has not kept up to date with their credit bureau reports, they may be in for a surprise when they apply for finance.