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?
In a few hours, the South African Reserve Bank (SARB) will announce the Monetary Policy Committee’s (MPC) decision on the Repo Rate. What will it be? Here’s what we think:
If you’ve researched home loans, or applied for a home loan, you may have heard of an “Accessbond” or an “access facility” but may not be clear on exactly what […]
The cost of lending for the State as well as many corporations based in the country has now increased significantly. These increased costs will result in price increases for goods and services. This includes bank fees and the increase to interest rates we are already seeing.
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