24 08, 2021

The hazards of public transportation

By |2021-08-13T17:34:44+02:0024 August 2021|Rent to buy, Vehicle finance|

Millions of South Africans rely on public transportation for their daily commute. Public transport gets people to and from their homes and places of work, and drives the economy. However, it is also a risky way to travel. Most people use public transport because they generally can’t afford to buy their own vehicles, although there are ways to work [...]

17 08, 2021

Types of rental car insurance coverage

By |2021-08-13T17:34:28+02:0017 August 2021|Car Insurance, Rent to buy|

When you rent a car - including a rent-to-own car - it is very important that you have the proper insurance coverage so that you are covered for all eventualities. There are several types of rental car insurance coverage, and you need to have all of them to keep you and the vehicle protected. Let’s take a look at [...]

10 08, 2021

Why buying a new car is a bad investment

By |2021-08-13T17:34:19+02:0010 August 2021|Car Finance|

While the appeal of driving off a dealership’s lot in a brand new, out-the-box car is attractive when it comes down to it, the prospect of buying a new car really isn’t all as glamorous as it’s made out to be. This makes buying a new car not particularly a good idea for most people. Car ownership is pretty [...]

3 08, 2021

Rent-to-own vs buying a vehicle

By |2021-08-13T17:33:59+02:003 August 2021|Rent to buy|

It’s very exciting to buy a new car - until you consider the liabilities you have to take on in terms of payment and paperwork. Is it perhaps a better option to rent-to-buy vs buying a vehicle? Which of the two options will make the process of acquiring and owning a car easier? Let’s take a look at the [...]

27 07, 2021

Red flags while buying a pre-owned vehicle

By |2021-07-16T08:12:15+02:0027 July 2021|Blog, Second-hand cars|

Getting a pre-owned vehicle as opposed to buying a brand new one can be a very rewarding decision. However, this decision should be coupled with a great deal of research, or you could face the risk of compromising on quality and efficiency. While most pre-owned cars may be fine, you don’t want to get stuck with a faulty vehicle [...]

20 07, 2021

Importance of an independent mechanical inspection

By |2021-07-15T11:37:59+02:0020 July 2021|Blog, Second-hand cars|

Found your dream pre-owned vehicle at a great price? That’s reason enough to celebrate. But have you done your due diligence by getting a qualified mechanic to conduct a thorough vehicle inspection? This step can save you thousands of Rands in the long run, while giving you the peace of mind that you have purchased a reliable and safe [...]

13 07, 2021

When considering owning a pre-owned vehicle

By |2021-07-15T14:20:37+02:0013 July 2021|Blog, Second-hand cars|

A competitive price is often a compelling deciding factor when looking at buying a pre-owned vehicle. While this may be a motivating factor, it is important to keep in mind the other factors that make up a value-for-money pre-owned vehicle offer. A great starting point to this process is asking the right questions, doing your due diligence, and checking [...]

6 07, 2021

What to know before buying a pre-owned vehicle

By |2021-07-14T14:02:23+02:006 July 2021|Blog, Second-hand cars|

Looking to buy a pre-owned vehicle that suits your family’s needs within a tight budget can be a daunting task. Once you have decided on a realistic buying budget, unforeseen expenses seem to trickle their way into the picture, almost always catching buyers off-guard. Which begs the question: why not get a dependable pre-owned vehicle from a rent-to-own dealer, [...]

22 06, 2021

Three different car dealership business models

By |2021-06-04T11:45:35+02:0022 June 2021|Blog, Second-hand cars|

At first glance, most car dealerships seem to function pretty much alike. They will have vehicles on display, salespeople on hand to show you the available options, and administrative staff in the background to keep paper trails up to date. However, the way they go about their business can be vastly different, which can have broader implications on your [...]

15 06, 2021

Benefits of paying off your vehicle finance early

By |2021-06-04T11:40:10+02:0015 June 2021|Blog, Car Finance, Vehicle finance|

As with most loans, it is generally in your favour to pay it off sooner. Settling your vehicle financing sooner is always a good idea as you tend to save on interest charges over the long term. The National Credit Act permits you the right to increase your monthly premium. If you choose to pay in a lump sum, [...]

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