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Does paying R100 more on your bond really make a difference?
Paying just a little more into your home loan can shorten your home period and save you thousands.
Pros and Cons of a joint home loan
If you’re battling to get onto the housing ladder, applying for a home loan together with someone else can improve your chances. You do however need to be aware of the pros and cons.
Avoid these pitfalls when buying rental property
While investing in rental property can offer excellent rental returns, there are some pitfalls that you should be aware of.
8 ways to maximise your home renovation budget
We all know that home renovations can be a pricey affair, but they are necessary to maintain and improve the value of your home.
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.
The 7 deadly sins of property investment
A poorly considered property investment can be costly so buyers should avoid these pitfalls at all costs.
Should you be investing in property during the recession?
A recession is not a good time to take big financial risks but for those that can afford it, there is the potential to pick up a good deal on a home.
How to spot a property bargain
There are many factors besides price that astute buyers will consider before investing in property. Here are 6 factors to keep in mind.
Tips for new property investors
Property is a great way to create wealth and those who want to secure their future should seriously consider tapping in to this market as soon as possible.
Couple almost lose home over one late repayment
A couple who nearly lost their home because of a bank’s attempt to penalise them for one late repayment, has been saved by the courts.