Full mortgages scarce

Muller, Joan
January 2010
Finweek;1/28/2010, p37
The article focuses on the mortgage loan condition of several homebuyers in South Africa. It mentions the unavailability of the 100% mortgage loan in the country and notes the increasing number of the new mortgage applicants as of December 2009. Furthermore, the introduction of mortgage loans to middle and upper homebuyers is also cited.


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