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The Real Costs of Buy to Let are the Ones we Don’t Think About

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Investment and holiday-home buying accounted for 24 percent of all home sales in the US in the past year but only 10 percent in South Africa. Shaun Rademeyer, chief executive of BetterBondHomeloans, says that those who are new to this type of investment need to know the cost before investing. Find out more about these costs that include bond repayments and deposit, rates and taxes, levies, home insurance, maintenance, finding good tenants and vacancy allowance.

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