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Buy a home or replace my car?

Buy a home or replace my car?

Many people are wondering whether now is the right time to buy a home for the first time, given the high interest rates. It is a common question I receive from readers. One reader wrote: "I am looking to buy a home for the first time but am...

How to fund your solar panels

How to fund your solar panels

In February’s budget speech, the government introduced some tax relief for households who wanted to get off grid by investing in solar panels. However, this relief won’t help to fund the entire installation cost, and with solar panels costing in...

Property scams to watch out for

Property scams to watch out for

Jackie Smith, Head of Buyers Trust, warns that prospective tenants and home-buyers are becoming the targets of increasingly sophisticated property scams. Over the past two decades, internet sites such as Property24, Facebook Marketplace and estate...

Buying a home now could make sense

Buying a home now could make sense

While the increasing interest rates will make buying a home more financially challenging, buying at the top of an interest rate cycle could be a smart move. Firstly, higher interest rates temper demand, so property prices may come down slightly....

Improve your credit score

Improve your credit score

Whether you want to buy a property or a car, most South Africans need credit to do so. And, strange as it may seem, knowing how much credit you qualify for and how you can improve your credit score may just be critical to your ability to continue...

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