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(PRINT) WITNESS - Property Prices: Average House Value Still in Decline, But Not for First Time Buyers

The value of the average house in South Africa declined by 1,1% year on year to R823 476 in October, reports bond originator ooba.

18 November 2011
(3RD Party) iAfrica.com - More bad news for homeowners

"According to the oobarometer price index released by ooba, South Africa’s leading bond originator, negative year-on-year price growth of 1.1 percent (-6.8 percent when taking inflation into account) to R 823 476 was recorded in October 2011, down from R 832 705 in October 2010."

16 November 2011
(3RD Party) iol Business - Consumers unaware of credit profile

"According to a recent poll conducted by bond originator ooba, three quarters of South African consumers are unaware of their credit profile.

07 November 2011
(3RD Party) Property24 - Have you checked your credit profile?

"Many of South Africa's consumers with bad credit records are unable to secure home loan finance to enable them to buy property, according to ooba.

07 November 2011
(3RD Party) iNet Bridge - Most consumers unaware of credit profile

"According to a recent poll conducted by bond originator ooba, three quarters of South African consumers are unaware of their credit profile.

07 November 2011
Positive house price growth continues; deposits down

ooba, South Africa's biggest bond originator recorded a 4.6% growth in the average house price from R868,174 in February 2012 to R908,658 in February 2013.

10 April 2013
Be an Informed Home Buyer

If you’re making your first – o

29 April 2013
ooba Statistics Reveal Continued Growth in Average House Prices and Reduced Deposits

 

29 April 2013
ooba’s Guide to Home Buying for the Self-Employed

If you run your own business, you may find it trickier, rather than easier, to buy a new home.

06 May 2013
Buying Property in a Digital World

With a growing first-time buyer market and the average age of buyers in the mi

13 May 2013
ooba’s Record Performance Trend Continues

ooba, South Africa’s biggest bond originator, has set a new record in April.

15 May 2013
ooba Continues to Record Growth

The latest statistics from ooba, South Africa’s biggest bond originator, show that the average house purchase price has increased 4.5% year on year and 0.5% month on month to R908,802.

21 May 2013