• March 14, 2016
  • Finding that “dream home” within your budget is always a challenge, and because it is one of the most important fina[...]

  • February 15, 2016
  • Much has been said about the “hidden” costs of buying a home, such as transfer duty, legal costs and bond registrati[...]

  • February 8, 2016
  • With the rand tanking and inflation rising as a result, most economists agree that the Reserve Bank will have to start r[...]

  • January 26, 2016
  • Of course well-priced homes sell the fastest, but just how does a homeowner calculate the “magic number” tha[...]

  • January 15, 2016
  • Many homeowners believe they can sell their own property, with this belief being especially prevalent in times when the [...]

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  • September 16, 2015
  • Of course, moving involves upending your physical life, but it shouldn’t have to completely upset you emotionally as w[...]

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  • August 28, 2015
  • An increasing number of South African homebuyers are electing to buy newly-built properties rather than pre-owned homes,[...]

  • August 19, 2015
  • In any town or suburb where the demand from prospective buyers exceeds the number of homes for sale, it is usually only [...]

  • August 5, 2015
  • Getting divorced is tough, and buying a new home afterwards may be just as hard, especially if you are still the co-owne[...]

  • April 20, 2015
  • The excellent value appreciation on their assets that homeowners enjoy is what most often convinces a tenant to take the[...]

  • March 25, 2015
  • With buy-to-let investors and new rental stock both being in short supply, it is becoming increasingly difficult for pro[...]

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  • March 16, 2015
  • Interest is generally the biggest challenge anyone faces when paying off a home loan. Our BetterLife Home Loans CEO, Sha[...]