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Buying a holiday home - is it for you?

Are you thinking of buying a holiday home in your favourite coastal town? Here are some things to think about before taking the plunge

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Five ways to make your property work for you

You worked hard enough to finally own a property; now it’s time for your property to start working for you

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Buying a house is scary, but it shouldn't be

The world is a scary place but deciding whether to buy a house shouldn’t be a scary process for you if you can conquer this fear.

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Mistakes you’re making when selling your house – and how to fix them

Read on for some insider knowledge on how to get the deal signed fast if you’re needing to sell before buying

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Be smart with your tax refund

If you’re a lucky taxpayer who has received a tax refund, resist the temptation is to spend the extra cash on the upcoming holidays, gifts and other spoils.

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Knowing your affordability can buy you your dream home

Don’t even think about starting the house hunting process without having a handle on your affordability and finances

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Buy, Build or Renovate?

We have drawn up a list of the pros and cons of buying a property, building a house or renovating your existing house to help reduce your decision fatigue

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Big first-time homebuyer blunders and how to avoid them

Don’t make these common mistakes that first-time home buyers are often guilty of

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Get the home loan you deserve in five easy steps

Make sure that the least stressful thing about buying a home is financing it.

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Pros and cons of property stokvels

Stokvels in the context of property purchasing has become a hot topic recently. Read on to find out more about this novel South African way of buying a property.

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The unprepared girl’s guide to buying a home

A 34-year-old single female talks to MortgageMe about being a part of the new cohort of first-time homeowners in South Africa, where stats are showing that house sales to women are highest particularly in 31-to-35-year-old age bracket.

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Spring cleaning tips for new homeowners

As the cold of winter retreats and spring takes hold, it’s time to spruce up your home and get ready for a new season. Decluttering has many benefits including mental well-being as you push through until the Summer holidays arrive.

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Advice for Women House Hunting… From Women

Buying a house as a woman can feel daunting, so we gathered some advice from other women who have recently bought property. Read on to see what they had to say.

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Five Checks Single Women Homebuyers Should Tick Off

Single women as a group are made up of a diverse set of women across all ages, races and income levels, & incorporate single moms, those single and never married, widows & divorcees. . If you’re a single woman starting your house hunting journey, read on

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Tips on how to save for a deposit on your future home

Learning to stick to a budget is the first step in saving for the deposit on your home, but what else should you be doing?

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