How to apply for a bond

How to apply for a bond

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Friday, 15 April 2011

How to apply for a bond
Marius Crook*
06 April 2011

A simple step by step guide.

Applying for a bond is often one of the most important and daunting processes one can go through. In order to successfully secure a bond, it is essential for potential home buyers to ensure that they take the correct steps. Marius Crook, regional sales manager for ooba, South Africa’s leading bond originator, supplies an easy to follow step by step guide to applying for a bond.
Step 1: Know your bond limitations
Ensure that you know what you can afford. Contact your bond originator consultant, complete the interview form and provide the necessary supporting documentation to receive the pre-approval certificate. With this in place you are now in a position to officially enter the property market.
Step 2: Find your dream home
A good tip for finding your ideal home is to narrow your search to a particular area, learn about its history, schools, security measures and other unique selling points. Once you have found your dream home ensure that it is within your price bracket.

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