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The Role of Credit Scores in the South African Bond Application Process

A credit score is a numerical representation of a borrower's creditworthiness. It is calculated based on various factors such as credit history, payment behavior, outstanding debts, and other financial indicators. In South Africa, credit scores are determined by credit bureaus, which collect and analyze credit-related data from various sources.

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Who Does Credit Checks in South Africa?

A credit bureau is a company that collects and maintains information about consumers' credit and payment histories. Their purpose is to provide credit providers with accurate and up-to-date information to assess the creditworthiness of individuals and determine their ability to repay loans.

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Understanding Your Credit Score - And How It Is Calculated

What is a credit score? A credit score, also known as a credit rating, is a number that reflects the likelihood of you repaying money you want to borrow. Lenders like banks and credit card companies will look at your credit profile and calculate your credit score based on that information as well as their own, which will show them the predicted level of risk in lending to you.

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Why Was My Bond Application Declined?

Buying an immovable property is one of the most fulfilling experiences in life, and when one embarks on that endeavor, hurdles along the way are definitely not appreciated. This is why more and more home buyers are finding it much easier and convenient to use the services of bond originators in the application process of home loans.

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How Does Debt Review Affect My Home Loan Application?

With the Covid-19 pandemic still wreaking havoc, it is not exactly clear when we will wave the last wave goodbye. 

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Avoid Doing This When Your Bond Has Been Approved

The approval of a Home Loan definitely comes with a priceless feeling of relief and security on the part of the consumer. For most, it will be a journey ending in tears of joy following tears of pain caused by numerous application rejections brought on by stringent criteria from financial institutions.

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Home Loan Application Rejected? – Here We Explain Why

The keen anticipation of a financial boost by way of a credit facility to fund a transaction is what makes its rejection of sombre mood. In irreverent terms, it is nothing short of adding salt to injury in situations where the consumer’s circumstances critically needed the funds.

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