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ooba launches innovative mobile app for expert home loan information on the go

ooba, South Africa’s largest bond originator, has developed an innovative mobile application to simplify the home buyer and real estate agent’s experience in

13 November 2014
October Results from ooba Signify that Outlook for Property Market Remains Favourable

October 2014 data recorded by ooba, South Africa’s largest bond originator, reflect sustained growth in the property market.

19 November 2014
ooba celebrates 15 years in business

In 1999 a company was launched that would change the face of the residential property market and it is still going strong 15 years later.

01 December 2014
Spend your 13th cheque wisely

Tempting as it may seem to let an annual bonus slip slowly – or quickly in some cases – through your fingers on a big-screen television or exotic family vaca

03 December 2014
Consumers urged to remember household insurance this festive season

'Tis the season to be jolly, but make sure that amidst all the celebrations, you don't forget to be sensible too.

11 December 2014
Property market outlook 2015 ‘surprisingly positive’ – ooba

The property market has fared relatively well in 2014 against the backdrop of an estimated economic growth rate of only 1.4%.

11 December 2014
ooba top tips for first-time home buyers

Buying your first home can be a very exciting time!

20 January 2015
Saving for your first home? Tips to help you get onto the property ladder

Married only six months, Aaron and Michelle were already the proud owners of their first home.  With wedding, honeymoon and other debt responsibilities, frie

03 March 2015
A joint bond that binds

When Khaya and Alice returned to South Africa (SA) with some hard-earned savings, their first thought turned towards getting the best start back in the count

16 April 2015
Smart renovations that add value to your home

Whether adding a new room to your house or giving it a new coat of paint, renovations can add huge value to your property.  The entrance, which often sets th

16 April 2015
Take the headache out of home buying – know what questions to ask

Whether buying your dream home or a fancy new set of wheels, doing your homework upfront and knowing what questions to ask is essential in preventing any sur

13 May 2015
How a good credit record can positively impact your home loan approval

If you’ve been diligent about paying off your retail accounts and study loan, you have a better chance of having your

27 July 2015