Working Hard For Your Money

Working Hard For Your Money Getting a home loan is a difficult business and can be made even more difficult depending on how you’re employed. A full-time employee with a constant pay cheque is a far more attractive prospect for any lending agent than someone who is self-employed or commission-based. If you are self-employed or …

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Home loan declined?

Home loan declined? The average price paid for a new home in South Africa between January and end-October was R1,12m, while the average approved bond was R893,000, according the statistics from BetterBond. That’s a shortfall of R227,000 and could be the reason for not being able to buy your next home. This is especially true …

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Peer To Peer Property Sales

Peer To Peer Property Sales Peer To Peer Property Sales Hits South Africa Buying property comes with all sorts of challenges. Not only is the purchase itself a large financial outlay but it comes with extra costs such as a deposit, transfer duties and legal fees. These costs, coupled with the increasing difficulty to get …

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Tech in the property industry

Tech in the property industry Since its launch last year August, the Attorney Realtor Hub (ARH) has pushed the envelope with regards to the way properties are marketed and sold, in using the latest technology to help attorneys selling properties to work smart and not hard. Whether you want to sell your residential property or …

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Register on the National Property Buyer Database

Register on the National Property Buyer Database, To register on the National Property Buyer Database, and to start with your free online credit check and affordability analysis, create your own property buyer profile. Register on the National Property Buyer Database. Whether you want to sell your residential property or buy a new real estate investment, …

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What if I am not ready to buy Property?

What if I am not ready to buy? Buying a home is not a decision anyone should take lightly. Besides the upfront finances required to purchase property – which can cost almost R50,000 for a R1m property – the contract between the bond holder and their bank could have unintended financial consequences down the line. …

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The National Property Buyer Database

The National Property Buyer Database looks after the interests of home buyers In South Africa, the residential real estate industry is geared towards sellers: estate agents represent the interests of sellers, while no one looks after the interests of buyers. That is, until now. A new National Property Buyer Database was recently launched by the …

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Applying for a home loan

Applying for a home loan. Banks, since the implementation of the National Credit Act in 2007, have used an electronic scoring system to assess those applying for finance. It relies on checks and balances and there is no room for the personal opinion of a person vouching for the applicant to override the system. Whether …

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