A home to call your own

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Lerato is 25 years old, has a good job that guar­an­tees a steady in­come and is ready for a place of her own.

She is one of mil­lions of young peo­ple who want to take the first steps to­wards be­com­ing home­own­ers, but she is not sure how to go about it.

Does this sound fa­mil­iar? Are you in the same po­si­tion?

Don’t worry – City Press, in part­ner­ship with FNB, is launch­ing a 10-part se­ries deal­ing with the nitty-gritty of own­ing a home. Dur­ing the course of the se­ries, we will try to an­swer all your ques­tions about home­own­er­ship, bonds and loans. We will also deal with the le­gal­i­ties of own­ing a home, what to look for once you walk into a show­house and all the things you need to do be­fore the keys to that spe­cial place are in

your hands.

Each SMS costs R1.50. Make sure that you in­clude your name and a con­tact num­ber. We will for­ward your ques­tions to the FNB ex­perts so that they

can help you.

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