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25 03, 2019

Is a Rent-to-Own Vehicle Finance Plan the Right type of Funding Structure for you?

By |2019-03-05T16:26:28+02:0025 March 2019|Blog, Car Finance|

Looking for really easy vehicle finance that is approved in record time? Then a rent-to-own car finance plan is something you should consider. Here is a brief overview of the main differences between buying a car by getting a loan and the rent- to-own car finance option:   Buying Rent-to-own Ownership You own the vehicle and get to keep [...]

18 03, 2019

Car Insurance, Roadside Assistance and more – all part of the rent-to-own deal

By |2019-03-05T16:18:20+02:0018 March 2019|Blog|

A rent-to-own car finance contract from Earn-a-Car includes a number of extras! Listed below are just a few of the value adds that form part of a rent-to-own contract, that provide you with extra peace of mind:   Accident management and emergency services We have partnered with Matrix so that if you are in an accident, whilst driving your [...]

11 03, 2019

Why Rent-to-own car financing is taking off in SA

By |2019-03-05T16:09:49+02:0011 March 2019|Blog, Car Finance|

Rent-to-own car financing is becoming increasingly popular in South Africa. In this blog post, we discuss a few reasons why: More affordable A new car is considerably more expensive than a pre-owned car and depreciates considerably within the first two years. More often than not, the monthly repayment amount that you will owe to the rent-to-own car company will [...]

5 03, 2019

These are the Questions to Ask when Choosing your Rent-to-Own Car

By |2019-03-05T16:02:34+02:005 March 2019|Blog, Rent to buy|

Buying a car, whether it is new or pre-owned, is often your second highest expense where the first, is buying a house. There are no quick fixes if you make the wrong decision and choosing a car that breaks down often, will not only cost you money that you did not budget for, but also your time and potentially [...]

25 02, 2019

Rent-to-own – All the Benefits of Owning a Car, None of the Obligations!

By |2019-01-31T15:40:16+02:0025 February 2019|Blog|

Rent-to-own vehicle finance programmes have become very popular over the past few years. In most parts of South Africa, you absolutely need a car to get around, but not everyone wants to take on all of the obligations involved in buying a car. Here are some of the top benefits of rent-to-buy car finance plans: No Bank Loans In [...]

18 02, 2019

Bad Credit? With Rent-to-own Programmes, you can still Buy a Car!

By |2019-01-31T15:32:50+02:0018 February 2019|Blog|

In 2018, credit bureau data collected by the National Credit Regulator showed that the proportion of South Africans with poor credit records is decreasing. At the last count, 39.1% of credit consumers visible to the formal system had an account overdue – the lowest in years. While this is positive news for the South African economy, it does not [...]

8 02, 2019

Top tips to ensure your car is in great condition this Valentine’s Day

By |2019-01-31T15:36:38+02:008 February 2019|Blog|

Very few scenarioscan dampen your perfect Valentine evening out more than a broken down car.  Car maintenance does not need to be a time-consuming and costly exercise if you keep at it on a regular basis.  Here are a few helpful pre-Valentine’s Day tips to help ensure your car is in good condition: Tyres Remember that the tyres are [...]

21 01, 2019

Ways to Finance your Car in South Africa

By |2018-12-18T11:11:10+02:0021 January 2019|Blog|

Buying a car can be exciting from deciding on the colour, to the make and model that meets your everyday needs, to selecting the type that is within your budget. However, deciding on how to finance your car can become a challenge. Here are four car finance options for you to consider: Mortgage If you have access to a [...]

14 01, 2019

3 Reasons why Buying a pre-loved Car makes Sense

By |2018-12-18T11:05:44+02:0014 January 2019|Blog|

The start of a new year signifies change and progress and a fresh start in many areas. From making firm commitments to a healthier lifestyle, starting a new job or making time to spend with friends and family more often. For many people a new year is also a time to get a new car. However, instead of opting [...]

7 01, 2019

Finding it Difficult to Rely on Public Transport?

By |2018-12-18T10:56:34+02:007 January 2019|Blog|

If you, like many South Africans have a less than stellar credit record, then you are fully aware of the limited options available to you when trying to buy a car. You basically have 3 options: Get a car loan at a very high interest rate from a bank, Purchase a vehicle in cash upfront, or Opt for a [...]