In recent months, interest rates have gradually begun rising and homebuyers are starting to wonder whether it is still worth investing in property as living and borrowing costs climb. Today, […]
Think the rate is high now? Look at the 80s and late 90s!
In line with economists’ and industry experts’ recent forecasts, today’s second interest-rate decision of the year by the SA Reserve Bank Monetary Policy Committee, has seen the prime interest rate […]
Originally published by our partner, Mortgage Max. Along with many South Africans, MortgageMax has been pleasantly surprised at the Reserve Bank Monetary Policy Committee’s decision to cut the repo rate […]
Critical advice regarding home loan payment holidays and what’s happening with property sales during lockdown
There was some encouraging news for the property sector in today’s Budget speech by Finance Minister Tito Mboweni, which addressed some of the major issues that are putting the brakes […]
Criminals never seem to sleep or take holidays – and certainly not during the festive season when there is a prospect of rich pickings from homes left empty and unprotected […]
A mortgage originator can give you a pretty good idea of what you can afford before you start house hunting. But how can you be sure that the information is relatively accurate weeks (or months) later?
Buying with a friend can be a great idea but have you thought it through?
Not all credit is created equal! Home loans can be used to build wealth other types of credit? Not so much…
Is four weeks of Ramaphosa enough to improve the economy?
What follows is an extract of an email sent out by STANLIB (South Africa’s largest unit trust manager by market share) to its clients after the downgrade late Friday afternoon. […]
A surprise cut in July to an almost certain cut in September…
Can two people buy a property but only one applies for a home loan?