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Maximizing Your Bonus: Smart Financial Moves for Homeowners
28 Nov 2023
The end of the year often brings joy and excitement for many homeowners fortunate enough to receive a 13th cheque or a bonus payment. In the spirit of making the most out of this unexpected windfall, financial experts suggest strategic planning to ensure long-term benefits. It is therefore important for homeowners to consider allocating part of their bonus to reduce the capital portion of their home loan.
There will be two main keys to the anticipated revival of the South African real estate market next year, the first of which is a drop in the repo rate leading to lower mortgage rates, says Berry Everitt, CEO of the Chas Everitt International property group.
Sellers must get real with their asking prices to sell in this market
13 Oct 2023
While there are always exceptional areas, the reality for the market is that with fewer buyers, a slower pace of sales and lower prices being offered, sellers must now be realistic with their asking prices, says Samuel Seeff, chairman of the Seeff Property Group.
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