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10 Questions to ask your Real Estate Agent before buying a home

Property still remains your best investment, and the benefits of owning a home are well worth the effort. Although this might seem like a lengthy and complicated process, your real estate agent is there to assist you with each step. Find an…

Home loans – then and now

By Veruska De Vita If you want to buy property, the good news is that banks are approving more home loans. The current stable-interest-rate lending environment coupled with slower growth in property prices means getting a bond for a home…

Homeloan Interest Rate Options

If you are working on a tight monthly budget and you can afford to, you might choose to fix your interest rate. Even though fixed rates are usually higher than variable rates, many people make the mistake of waiting for rates to rise before…

The importance of your credit score when buying a home

An excellent credit score is one of the most priceless assets a potential home buyer can have. This tool has the power to secure favorable mortgage and refinancing rate, influencing everything from the size of the loan repayment to the interest…
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Should you buy or should you rent?

Many of us are often faced with the choice of buying or renting. And even if you already own a home, the choice to upscale might end up with you rather considering to rent a larger home than to sell and purchase another.     “There…