Car financing

8 09, 2020

How monthly payments for rent-to-own will work

By |2020-09-22T06:46:29+02:008 September 2020|Blog, Car Finance, Rent to buy|

A rent-to-own or rent-to-buy agreement involves renting a car on a monthly basis per agreed upon contract. This is done instead of financing it through a financier such as a bank. In this agreement, you will pay an agreed minimum deposit or percentage of the vehicle’s value. This is followed by fixed monthly finance instalments (or rent) which results [...]

11 08, 2020

Things to consider when buying a new car

By |2020-08-04T15:15:50+02:0011 August 2020|Blog, Car Finance|

Buying a new car is a significant investment, and preparation is essential. This article will provide you with a few things to consider before deciding on which vehicle suits you.  1. Your lifestyle  We would all love that top of the range sports car that we see gleaming through the showroom window, but let's be honest, is it a [...]

13 04, 2020

Top 3 Ways to Buy a Car in South Africa

By |2020-04-01T08:51:07+02:0013 April 2020|Blog, Car Finance, Rent to buy|

Do you want to own your own car? Are credit checks creating a challenge? Finding ways to finance a car, can be more difficult than not only deciding on the car make and model that meets your needs, but also finding it. At Earn-a-Car, we will help you find and finance a pre-loved car that is in good condition.  [...]

9 03, 2020

Five Reasons why People Lease a Car if they are Blacklisted

By |2020-03-11T08:40:19+02:009 March 2020|Car Finance, Rent to buy|

Most South Africans find it difficult to live without credit. The Debt Counselling Association has recently released staggering figures that reveal 40% of South African consumers who are in debt, are struggling to make their monthly repayments.  If you fall within this bracket, an approved car finance application may be difficult. We’ve listed five of the most common reasons [...]

10 02, 2020

5 Expert Tips for First-Time Car Buyers

By |2020-01-29T13:35:47+02:0010 February 2020|Blog, Earn a Car|

Owning a car means freedom! The freedom to stay out with friends for as long as you want to, or leave for work without waiting for public transport. Consider a rent-to-own car. We offer nearly one thousand pre-owned vehicles as well as an easy 3-step car finance process.   Here are a few top tips for first-time car buyers in [...]

12 08, 2019

Under Debt Review? This is how You Can Still Buy a Car

By |2019-07-24T15:22:33+02:0012 August 2019|Vehicle finance|

Being under debt review is stressful. In South African, you will need to manage the debt review process and manage other uncontrollable factors such as the low economic outlook, rising living costs and high levels of unemployment. If you are blacklisted, you won’t be able to enter into any new debt. It is possible, however, to get blacklisted car [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

10 09, 2018

SA Banks are Making Car Loans even more Difficult to get

By |2018-09-10T09:24:55+02:0010 September 2018|Blog|

Many banks in South Africa are cutting back on credit extensions. Johan Burger, CEO of FirstRand, attributes consumer affordability issues to the dilemma. Last year, more South Africans took on mortgages, but unsecured lending in the form of personal loans and credit cards were declined. Burger said that credit extension is going to be low for the next few [...]

13 08, 2018

Increasing Inflation and Petrol in South Africa- Make sure your Car Installments don’t Increase too.

By |2018-07-30T15:18:04+02:0013 August 2018|Blog|

The petrol price in South Africa reached a record high at the beginning of July 2018, with 95 Octane now costing R16.02 inland and R15.43 in coastal regions. Petrol rose to 82 cents a litre for both 93 and 95 octane fuel and the diesel price increased between 85 and 87 cents per litre, with illuminating paraffin shooting up [...]

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