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, […]
Critical advice regarding home loan payment holidays and what’s happening with property sales during lockdown
Not all credit is created equal! Home loans can be used to build wealth other types of credit? Not so much…
Contract law, financial planning and talks about money: where romance goes to die. Still, it is wise to discuss these things before tying the knot!
You might never have to pay Capital Gains Tax but if you ever do it sucks!
Late and failed payments might cost you BIG in the future.
While owing money is never great not all debts are created equal.
Freelancers have to jump through a number of hoops when applying for a home loan. We can help make the process as quick and painless as possible!
A home loan, when used wisely and when well-managed, can be considered a ‘good debt’ that can not only save you money but grow your wealth too…
Insurance is an important investment and can keep your investment safe and debt at bay!
Thinking about buying a property in Cape Town? Well, it’s getting pretty crazy out there…read this article and save yourself some heartache in the future!
Clients are often perplexed by the access facility. Hopefully this post will clear a few things up…
Many people get nervous when they see rate increases. They look for security and constancy in fixed rates. But they do so at a cost!
Beyond the money you need for the purchase and home loan repayment there are significant costs when buying a home.
Interest Rate increase in May? Find out what we think!
Members of our team attended Standard Bank’s Property Breakfast and took a look behind the curtain to see what Standard Bank’s policies are based on
We explain why a 30 year term is not something to be worried about!
Our look at the property market and mortgages in 2014
Self-employed clients must now deal directly with FNB when applying for a home loan. Find out why this is a very bad idea…
Liz answers a reader’s question about the best loan repayment strategies
Your Credit History is fundamental to your future financial success and should be well maintained.
Slash your home loan term and the total you repay with these simple tips
To avoid complications and delays in the sale and transfer of a property we advise sellers, purchasers and agents to double check the information they provide on the Offer to Purchase.
Thinking about dying and death puts many people off drawing up a will. This is unwise as a will is incredibly important. Jason de Mink explains why.
Government hopes the new Credit Amnesty will be a boon but the banks say it will be lead to a credit crisis. Find out why.
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 […]
Prime lending is at its lowest level since 1964. If you can afford to service a loan now might be the best time to buy a house…
Signs point to swift recovery in South African residential property sales.
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 […]
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?
Taken from the Mortgage Max newsletter of 29 March 2019. The Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) of the Reserve Bank has once again decided to leave South Africa’s repo rate unchanged […]
Will the SARB keep rates on hold until next year? Find out what FNB thinks and why…