Home ownership

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Home ownership
Smaller properties are increasing in value much faster than bigger, more expensive homes. If you’re in the market for a property, buying cheap will help your investment grow.

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A garden cottage can generate extra income for you. We investigated whether the rent you can charge will cover the costs of building a cottage from scratch.

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If you are thinking of buying or selling a home, consider auctions or online property listings for the great advantages they offer.

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Thinking of buying a home? Winnie Kunene says you should be sure to take ALL the costs of purchasing a property into account.

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From 1 March this year, there is no transfer duty on houses that cost R900 000 or less. Here’s what your money can buy you in SA’s leading cities.

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Buying your first property is a big deal, and knowing exactly which steps to follow to achieve your dream is crucial. We take a look at what it takes.

save money with DIY

If you’re planning a bit of home maintenance these holidays, check out these YouTube videos on how to Do It Yourself and save a lot of money.

paying extra on your bond

If you ever have surplus income, the best place for it is your home loan account. Here’s why.

buy a home on auction

Buying a property on auction can mean great cost savings. But you need to know the ins and outs of auctions before you make a bid.

make new years resolutions now

This year, why not make your financial New Year’s resolutions before the festive season and start 2015 on a high note.