About This Course

So you're considering buying a home. It’s a dream that many if not all of us have for our lives. Homes mean security, and we've often heard they are a cornerstone of building wealth. But we also know it’s not as simple as finding your dream home, making an offer and living happily ever after. Home ownership is a powerful thing and an asset, but it’s also a long-term commitment. Before you make the leap, make sure you consider all the options available to you.

Offered by

Nedbank MoneyEDGE

What You Will Learn In This Course:

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  • 01. Home loans - building a home

    allocated module duration : 5 minutes

    Building your dream home is very exciting, but along with the advantages come various challenges that you should consider. In this module, you will learn all about them.

    • 02. Home loans - renting

      allocated module duration : 5 minutes

      Renting a home may be more accessible than buying or building a house, but have you considered the pros and the cons? This module will cover all the bases.

      • 03. Quiz

        allocated module duration : 5 minutes

        Take this mini quiz to find out what you’ve learned thus far in this course.

        • 04. What is a home loan?

          allocated module duration : 5 minutes

          You’ve more than likely heard of home loans but do you know of all the intricacies? In this module, you will learn all about them.

          • 05. What to consider before deciding to buy a house

            allocated module duration : 5 minutes

            Like every financial decision, it’s crucial to consider all the information available to you. In this module, we outline the various things you need to consider before taking the plunge.

            • 06. Interest rates and how they work

              allocated module duration : 5 minutes

              Interest rates, love or hate them, have a massive impact on your level of debt. It’s important that you understand how they work before taking out a loan.

              • 07. Upfront costs

                allocated module duration : 5 minutes

                Although home loans are paid off over a longer period of time, there are a number of upfront costs to understand before deciding to purchase a home.

                • 08. Ongoing costs

                  allocated module duration : 5 minutes

                  After learning about upfront costs, this module outlines the ongoing costs involved in buying a house.

                  • 09. Making an offer to purchase (OTP)

                    allocated module duration : 5 minutes

                    It’s big decision time. In this module, you will learn about OTPs and how to make one.

                    • 10. Understanding a home loan

                      allocated module duration : 5 minutes

                      In this final module, you will learn about the basics of a home loan.

                      • 11. Final exam

                        allocated module duration : 15 minutes

                        Put everything you’ve learned during this course to the test in this final exam.