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your credit score: why it matters & how you can improve it

You can Improve your Credit Score – Here’s How

The latest statistics released by ooba Home Loans reveal that 15% of home loan applicants are rejected due to poor credit scores and a lack of affordability.

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How you can use your Bond to Save

You can use your bond to your advantage and build a nest egg of savings for life’s little and not-so-little emergencies.

how different property sectors performed post covid

How Different Property Sectors Coped with the Pandemic

The property market has undergone huge changes during 2020 as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic, but not all sectors have had the same experience.

Investors Piling into China’s Stocks are Urged to Remember the Need for Global Diversification

Investors will “pile into Chinese equities” in 2021 as the country’s impressive economic recovery picks up more momentum, but this should not overshadow the critical need for global diversification. This is the warning from the CEO and founder of one of the world’s largest independent financial advisory and fintech organizations as China equities climb 1.9% […]

Ditch Traditional Models of Investing and Secure High Returns

“Every investor I speak to never seems to be too concerned about what security they have for their investment. In the traditional sectors, they would invest in the stock market, lose money and go back again because they understand it. ” – Co-Founder of Opportunity Private Capital, Nick Morgan. Invest with Opportunity Private Capital and […]

Lockdown Impacts Buying Trends of Generations of Home Buyers

The Covid-19 pandemic and lockdown have been a catalyst for highlighting the different characteristics – as well as the commonalities of preference – among various generations of home buyers, says Dr Andrew Golding, chief executive of the Pam Golding Property group.

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Investors are often advised not to buy property in a trust due to the high tax rates, but the ‘advisor’ often does not understand trusts or how the trust-related taxes work.

Five Points to Keep in Mind When You Refinance Property

There is another leg to your returns that often dwarfs the cash flow generated from rental income minus your outflows: The capital growth or equity in a property.

Pros & Cons of Each Type of Property Ownership

Though many might not be aware of it, there are three different forms of home ownership in South Africa. These include owning a home as a natural person, a company, or as a trust. Each option has its own set of pros and cons, which is why it is important to understand each option before going ahead with the purchase.

How To Build Your Property Investment Team

Teamwork makes the dream work “In a multitude of counsellors, there is safety.” The rich surround themselves with experts. If you want to do something great, you are not going to do it alone. It is no different when building your property investment portfolio. You cannot be good at everything, and you do not want […]

Retirement Fund & The Property Market

Online property listing portals saw a decline in activity at the start of the lockdown, but it has been increasing steadily, almost back to pre-lockdown levels. Without denying the reality of the current global recession, markets do recover over time and as property prices have come down, it definitely is a buyer’s market.  Shameer Chothia, […]

Top 10 Tips For Investing In Property

One of Warren Buffet’s sayings has always stuck with me: “We simply attempt to be fearful when others are greedy and to be greedy only when others are fearful.”  

RMB Shines Light On Solutions For a Courageous Nation

RMB’s home HQ in Sandton, is shining brightly with the colours of national unity in a gesture of solidarity and solutionist thinking.

Asymptomatic COVID-19 Carriers A Threat to the Elderly

As our understanding of the coronavirus develops, it has become clear that asymptomatic carriers could be the biggest threat when it comes to containing the virus.

Now is the time for Masterful Inaction

Despite the latest S&P ratings downgrade to an eye-watering BB-, there will always be opportunities that offer excellent returns and that can make the bold few very rich.

Property in 2020

Predictions about the likely performance of an industry are rife at the beginning of a year, and even more so at the start of a new decade.

Taking ‘Smart’ Ownership of your investment

Turning a new page in South Africa’s home loan and property financing era, MortgageMe, a new online bond aggregator, made its debut in September 2019 to give property-buyers full ownership of their financing prospects. Cutting out the….

Property Market Hopes to Hear from the Budget Speech

The Minister of Finance, Tito Titus Mboweni, will deliver the National Budget Speech 2020 in Parliament on 26 February 2020. Regional Director and CEO of RE/MAX….

Action needed to punt property sales momentum 

It’s just a few days to go before a National Budget speech that has been described as the most important in the past 20 years, and Finance Minister Tito Mboweni is expected to have to….