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Demand for sectional title living within secure estates on the KwaZulu-Natal North Coast remains high, with an average of 40 families relocating to the North Coast every month! And in just more than one year (13 months) R2,7bn worth of transfers occurred in the greater

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In June, house prices grew by 4.1% year-on-year, up from May’s 3.9% and February’s 2.9%. But when adjusting for consumer price index (CPI) inflation of 4.4% in May, house prices remained in negative territory at -0.5% year-on-year. This is according to FNB’s household and property sector

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Many consumers who are eager to finalise the house buying process often rush into taking out and ceding life insurance without first doing their homework. The ceding of a life policy involves legally transferring a portion of the cover amount to be used as collateral by

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Buy-to-let purchases are estimated at 7.24% of total home buying activity, according to Q2 2018 FNB Estate Agent Survey. This is down from Q1’s 7.9%. This is noticeably lower than the 9.77% estimate of Q2 2017, and continues a lengthy period of single-digit percentage estimates for

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First time home buyers and owners who are eager to sell often wait in anticipation to get feedback from the bank on the status of a home loan application. Stanley Mabulu, channel management head at FNB Home Loans, says the amount of time it takes for

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If you are fortunate enough to own a piece of land in an urban area or prefer to buy a stand and build the house of your dreams from scratch, there are a few important factors to consider when applying for a building loan from

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The latest 2017 FNB Inter-provincial Repeat Buyer Migration study shows 2017 to have been another year of increase in the rate of inter-provincial migration relative to overall repeat home buying. From 15.9% of total repeat property buying being estimated to be inter-provincial repeat buying in

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House prices in February grew by 2.3%, year-on-year. This is down from a revised 3.8% in January, and from 2017’s high of 5% reached in November. “This does not, however, alter our view that 2018 should be a mildly stronger housing market year than 2017,” said

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