The Budget presents a dilemma to the unions. Mboweni himself grappled with the conflicting demands, writes Mpumelelo Mkhabela.
South Africa is currently in the midst of a buyers' market, creating an opportunity for first-time homebuyers, according to bond originators.
Before buying a home, there are four key issues first-time buyers should be mindful of, says a home loan expert.
Experts share key costs to consider for first-time property buyers, and how they can finance their homes.
Hard-pressed South Africans are so fearful of losing their homes that they are turning to unsecured debt at increasing costs to service home loan repayments.
VBS Mutual Bank, which shot to fame after giving President Jacob Zuma a loan for his Nkandla homestead, has inked a deal with a cross-continental church as it eyes bigger business.
Tommy Nel, head of credit at FNB Home Loans, illustrates how you can use further lending to capitalise on the low cost of your home loan and fund your other borrowing requirements.
You can buy your dream home, as long as it’s within your means and you can afford to repay the loan
Your home loan is like a mini savings account where you get the opportunity to save risk free, tax free and at your mortgage loan rate, says an FNB home loan expert.
A business owner has been very confused with his bank’s stance that he can’t do a substitution of debtors on his home loan. A Fin24 expert gives his response.
Would I save money if I took money out of my bond to repay a personal loan, a Fin24 user asks.
Many SA homeowners are missing out on the benefits of saving by paying an additional amount off their bond every month, says the CEO of BetterBond.
A financial product can be anything from a bank account and home loan to a medical aid membership. Asking these questions will help you determine exactly what you're getting yourself into.
Younger buyers are struggling to secure home loans, says an industry analyst.
Getting ready to buy your first home is exciting, but the process is complicated – and daunting. Here are tips to make sure all your ducks are in a row when you take the leap.
If you don’t have a good credit score, you run a risk of limiting your chances of getting a loan. Steven Barker, head of home loans at Standard Bank, gives some key tips to build a good credit record.
Getting a home loan isn't an easy task for the mature or the self-employed. Glenda Williams finds out how you can navigate the process if you fall into one of these categories, or both.
Futuregrowth Asset Managers's Paul Semple discusses an initiative which not only houses families, but also allows home owners to learn finance-managing skills.
Parents can play a vital role using their own healthy credit profile to help their young adult daughter or son purchase their first home, says a home loans expert.
A Fin24 user has a problem with Absa's standard cession document relating to home loans and Absa responds to it.
A Fin24 user who is thinking of venturing into the property market wants to know what requirements are needed to qualify for a bond.
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