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Budgeting tips for new homeowners
Many property buyers struggle with the expenses of buying and owning their new home. Careful planning can go a long way towards relieving their financial stress.
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.
Buy to let vs Buy to live
The criteria for buying a property may change depending on what you are planning to use it for, says Steve van Wyk, Seeff’s MD in Centurion.
Home loans: understanding the basics
We have a look at the home loan options available to you and answer some important questions that could help you once you decide to search for a new home.
Innovative ways to reduce your electricity bill this winter
The cold, wet weather translates into more nights spent at home, which can cause electricity bills to skyrocket. Here's how you can avoid higher electricity bills this winter.
7 leaks that could be draining your finances
With taxes, fuel costs and municipal tariffs increasing, it is prudent to keep a tight rein on your spending. Small, seemingly insignificant expenses can add up and cause you to lose money.
Banks are approving more home loans
Banks are showing an increased appetite to lend according to first quarter (Q1 2018) property statistics recently released by ooba, South Africa’s leading home loan originator.
12 things to consider before investing in a rental property
Investing in rental property can be a sound investment but it’s not for everyone. There are a number of factors to consider before you decide to go ahead.
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.
4 tips for first-time renters
Competition is fierce for rental properties and in order not to miss out, first-time renters should make sure that they are well prepared. Here is a quick guide for first-time renters