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5 WAYS TO RESOLVE A BLACKLISTING AGAINST YOUR NAME

The national lockdown has put a strain on many South African households – many of whom may have already been struggling before the economy ground to a halt. So, it’s understandable that you might have slipped behind on debt repayments over this time and tarnished your credit score. Thankfully, there are ways to resolve blacklisting and your credit score can be restored.    If you’re worried tha...

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LOVE CAN GUIDE YOU HOME

If you’ve finally decided to buy property, you shouldn’t settle for a house you can’t call home. On average, it takes a minimum of approximately five years to see real returns on real estate investments. Given that you will likely stay in the home for quite some time, you really cannot afford to settle for a house you don’t love.  Below are a few ways you can use your love for a home to guide y...

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WHAT YOU’RE PAYING YOUR REAL ESTATE AGENT TO HANDLE FOR YOU

Are you thinking about selling your home, but you’re not sure it’s worth paying a real estate professional? Well, it’s believed that you have to spend money to make money, and in this case, it’s true. Selling your home can be incredibly stressful, but luckily for you, real estate agents handle all of the nitty-gritty and tedious tasks, while working incredibly hard to ensure you get full value for...

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HOW TO PREPARE YOUR PETS BEFORE YOU GO BACK TO WORK

The lockdown has been a dream without end for our furry friends who have had us humans work beside them day after day. But, as we slowly return to business as usual, more and more pet owners will have to bid their good boy’s goodbye as they head back into the workplace. For pets with anxiety issues, this can lead to expensive consequences for their owners.         To ensure that your faithful com...

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WHAT HAPPENS TO YOUR SMEG WHEN YOU SELL

The temptation to purchase name brand appliances is undeniable. But, after many months of hard work and saving to be able to afford your beautiful designer appliance, you might want to consider what will happen to your beloved Smeg when you later decide to sell your home… What stays when you sell? Generally speaking, when the buyer purchases a home, they will receive the land, the permanent ph...

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5 PRACTICAL TIPS FOR BUYING A HOME ON A SINGLE INCOME

Married couples no longer dominate the real estate market in South Africa, as single females now make up the largest portion of buyers. Although the process of buying a home on a single income may seem daunting at first, it can be an extremely good financial move if done correctly. For those who want to ensure that their property investment is a success, below are 5 nifty tips to help you buy a...

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