Home Buyers Advisory Blog

TOO MUCH CHOICE!!! Looking to buy a home but can’t decide which one is right for you?

21 Oct 2019 10:40:31 AM / by Daniel Esterhuyse in New developments, Buying a home

Buying a new home is a daunting task and with so much choice out there it is easy to lose your way and even worse, give up. 

One way to narrow down your choices is to decide which suit you best, a new development or an existing home. 

The key differences to note are:


DECLINED even though you have a ‘GOOD CREDIT SCORE’ - What’s up?

28 Nov 2018 3:22:54 PM / by Aidan-John Rothman in Buying a home, Credit scores, Credit profile

You did the responsible thing and checked your credit profile before you went house hunting... and your score was ‘good’.


Newly launched Mindalore Estate offers large stands and shopping options to cater for every need.

29 Oct 2018 2:34:48 PM / by Daniel Esterhuyse in New developments, Buying a home

Cosmopolitan Projects Johannesburg has launched its latest housing development, Mindalore Estate,  which is centrally situated adjacent to the well established Roodepoort suburb of Witpoortjie.


Buying a home? Find out the hidden upfront costs before you go house hunting

27 Oct 2018 2:35:32 PM / by Aidan-John Rothman in Bond calculators, Home Loan, Buying a home

So, your dream home is listed at R 1 000 000. It'll be a stretch to get the loan but maybe you can make it...

That is until you discover that that’s not all you will pay… the upfront costs are actually a total of...


Home buyer's checklist: 5 key considerations when choosing an area in which to buy

06 Sep 2018 9:04:25 AM / by Aidan-John Rothman in Buying a home

It’s a common mistake for people to search in areas that they can’t afford which can cause you to waste a lot of time and effort so make sure you spend some time thinking about the three most important aspects of buying a home before you go house hunting - “location, location, location”!

And always remember this sage advice - choose the best area you can afford rather than buying the best house in a poorer area.