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New or existing home

Should you buy a new or existing home?

Deciding to purchase a new or existing home isn’t that simple. That’s because it’s not solely a monetary debate, but also about choice of lifestyle and other factors. Herculene Visser, Lew Geffen Sotheby’s International Realty area specialist in Tokai, says: “The only way to make the correct decision is to make an informed decision, so it …

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Fast Internet Now One of the Key Trends in SA Property

Fast Internet Now One of the Key Trends in SA Property

Fibre internet and it’s effect on property values has become a hot topic in the world of real estate. More and more people are shopping for more than just a safer neighbourhood. They want a quality Internet connection. With more companies offering employees the option of working remotely and a large percentage of SA’s workforce …

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How To Get A Bond When You’re Self-Employed

You’ve set your sights on a beautiful new home and you have a good relationship with your bank, so you assume it should be easy to obtain a bond. But it then dawns on you that you’re self-employed. Being your own boss doesn’t necessarily mean you must abandon the idea of owning a home. The …

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It’s your money, why wait?

So, you’ve sold your house and signed on the dotted line to buy a new property! You have a few small problems standing between you and your dream home though… You’ve only saved enough for a 10% deposit, and the bank wants 20% You also need to pay transfer duties and conveyancing fees before the …

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