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What credit score is needed to buy a house in South Africa?


610+ is the minimum credit score if you want a good chance of home loan approval.

Here’s a more detailed breakdown:

  • 670+ = excellent.
  • 650 – 669 = good.
  • 634 – 649 = average.
  • 610 – 633 = below average.
  • Below 610 = very poor.

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