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Except for a brief period in the beginning of 2018, home loan growth has not outpaced property value growth since 2011.
Residential property prices declined by 1.2% in real terms the past year.
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If you owe a bank R50 000 and cannot repay on time, you have a problem. But if you owe a bank R1 billion and cannot pay, the bank has a problem, says Terry Bell.
Banks are showing an increased appetite to lend out money, according to Rhys Dyer, CEO of home loan originator ooba.
Strong competition among SA banks is expected to result in a buoyant home loan lending environment in 2018, according to bond originator ooba.
More than 225 applicants, mostly from Gauteng townships, have launched a suit in the Constitutional Court, claiming damages from the big banks for home repossession abuse.
It takes at least two years of diligent saving for homebuyers in their 20s to cough up an average deposit of R92 000, statistics show.
In certain cases, homeowners who have paid off their home loan may have the option to keep their bond account open, which will keep the loan facility available to them.
The CEO of VBS Mutual Bank, which has loaned the president money to pay for his Nkandla upgrades, says the institution is fully compliant with its banking licence conditions.
Petrie Marx, Product Actuary at Sanlam, offers tips to mitigate the financial risks if you find yourself facing retrenchment.
Standard Bank has introduced an innovative way of pricing new home loans.
Growth in household credit balances, including mortgage balances, is forecast to remain in single-digit territory for the rest of 2018, says a home loan expert.
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Things are looking up again for first-time homebuyers in the current market, according to Shaun Rademeyer, CEO of bond originator BetterBond.
What happens when, as a homeowner, you find yourself under unexpected financial strain and your bond repayments suddenly become more than you can handle?
Funeka Montjane has not only broken through the glass ceiling at Standard Bank’s ultramodern head office in Rosebank, but also smashed all stereotypes about women in business.
Investors and small business owners could get a nasty surprise when trying to access capital through their home loans, says an independent lender. Banks do not necessarily agree.
Mortgage loans of 100% - in other words for the full value of the home being purchased - are fairly common these days, according to a property sector strategist..
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