HOW DO DEPOSITS WORK FOR FIRST-TIME BUYERS?

23 September 2022
Buying a home is a long-term financial commitment. It can feel a bit daunting to consider how to afford the monthly home loan repayments, especially if you are a first-time buyer. But, it is possible...
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INTEREST RATES CLIMB AS EXPECTED

22 September 2022
Homeowners will have to adjust to higher home loan repayments following the latest announcement by the Monetary Policy Committee (MPC). The repo rate climbs by another 75 basis points to 6.25%, l...
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PINK DAY FUNDRAISER

21 September 2022
National Breast Cancer Awareness month exists to spread awareness around early detection and cure – a worthy cause that has the potential to save lives, especially considering that breast cancer...
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FINDING LOCAL AND SUSTAINABLE HOME DÉCOR

16 September 2022
Sustainability is “in”. Not only is it fashionable, but it is also the right thing to do. But, what does it mean, and can we find and incorporate sustainability into the décor of ou...
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WHAT ARE THE REQUIRED DOCUMENTS FOR HOME LOAN APPLICATIONS?

09 September 2022
Buying a property and applying for home loans could leave you feeling anxious. There are so many unknowns - what documents do I need, how long does it take to get approval, and should I buy a house by...
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HOW MUCH SHOULD YOU EARN TO QUALIFY FOR A HOME LOAN IN SA?

02 September 2022
Unless you earned an early inheritance or have been diligently saving for years, applying for a home loan is something you most likely will have to do to buy a house. In South Africa, the bond that pr...
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HOW TO PREPARE YOUR HOME FOR SALE

26 August 2022
When preparing your home for sale, there are some simple, inexpensive things you can do to increase its appeal to potential buyers. These steps have the potential to lead to a quicker sale and possibl...
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WHAT DOES LIVING “OFF-THE-GRID” MEAN?

12 August 2022
The concept of living off-the-grid is used a lot, but what exactly does it mean? While technically referring to the concept of having the ability to live completely self-sufficiently and to be disconn...
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BUFFINI & COMPANY INTERNATIONAL MENTORS OF THE YEAR 2022

10 August 2022
For the outstanding achievements in the region, Co-Regional Owners of RE/MAX of Southern Africa, Adrian and Vicky Goslett, were recently awarded the Buffini & Company International Mentors of the...
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CAN SOUTH AFRICANS BUY PROPERTY IN OTHER COUNTRIES?

05 August 2022
Have you ever asked yourself “can I buy property outside of South Africa”? If yes, then you’ve stumbled across the right blog post. There are many reasons why South Africans might se...
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