Buying a property in South Africa

Buying a property in South Africa
Buying a property in South Africa

Did you know that the festive periods in one of the busiest in the real estate industry in South Africa?

Many many foreigners decide to take the plunge and purchase a holiday home, permanent residence or an investment property.

We have asked Marco Garuti from SAHomeBuyers for his top 5 tips on buying a property in South Africa. Read more Buying a property in South Africa

Costs of buying a property in South Africa

House buying costs in South Africa
House buying costs in South Africa

For many of you out there interested in buying a property it can come as quite a shock when you discover just how much all the associated fees can cost you in addition to any deposits and costs you incur with renovations and furnishing your new home.

These costs can have a big impact for first buyers and for our many foreign readers may come as a nasty surprise compared to what they are used to in their home countries.

So below we give you the breakdown and pass our thanks on to http://www.sahomebuyers.co.za/ and Intergate Immigration for their help in putting this article together.

There are 2 main costs associated with buying a property in South Africa

  1. The costs associated with the actual property purchase
  2. The costs associated with any bond (home loan) that you may take out to fund your purchase.

Lets first examine the property purchase costs. Read more Costs of buying a property in South Africa

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