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Investing in the RIGHT Property

Investing in the RIGHT Property

Buying a property as an investment  is a major decision which requires careful planning, research and knowledge. Naturally, the correct purchase should be based on sound industry experience and know-how. Rent 360 offers this service with the ultimate aim being to turn the investment into one which gives you a good return. The important factors will always be a property which suits your pocket and your objectives. What are you prepared to spend? What is the required deposit, what are the bond repayments and the rates & taxes going to be? Rent 360 is an astute market leader in transforming investment properties into ones which pay for themselves. The rental income generated from an investment property is what makes the investment attractive. Turning the property into student accommodation provides income…
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Student Financial Aid

Student Financial Aid

"The National Student Financial Aid Scheme  identifies eligible students, provides loans as well as bursaries. It also collects student loan repayments to replenish the funds available for future generations of students." Sounds great, hey! So how can they help you? "NSFAS exists to provide financial aid to qualifying students at public TVET  (Technical Vocational Education and Training) colleges and universities." Which essentially means that they offer  access to higher education and training for students from poor and working class families who would otherwise not be able to afford to study. What do you need to apply? First of all, you kick-off by visiting http://www.nsfas.org.za where you need to create a MyNFAS account. The registration process is straight-forward. They ask a couple pertinent questions to help them immediately identify whether or not…
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Avoid the ‘Back-to-School’ Blues

Avoid the ‘Back-to-School’ Blues

After a long holiday, it can take a bit of time to get back into the swing of things. Whether it's your first year of university or your final one; it's been quite sometime since you have done any studying, handed in any assignments or sat in a lecture hall. Here are a few good tips on how to get the ball rolling again. Stay positive. The thought of an alarm clock going off at the crack of dawn can send shivers down the strongest of spines. The first day is always the hardest. For first year students; you might be a bit nervous and may not have had the best of nights sleep beforehand - relax and take it in your stride. Don't be shy to ask someone where…
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Piecing It Back Together

Piecing It Back Together

It always amazes how quickly life goes back to "normal" after the December holidays. The schools & universities reopen, people go back to work, traffic backs up and the gyms fill up. From here on in, until Easter at least, it's all systems go and the city awakens! Hard work pays off, alarm clocks, late nights and fresh beginnings. For students having already secured their off-campus student accommodation, moving in is always fun! Unfamiliar sounds and smells; new surroundings and making a place your own. For the owners of the properties, which students have rented, everything needs to be in good working order. Whether it be fixing a leaking toilet, a fresh lick of paint or a good spring clean. It needs to be done - after all students have…
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