vehicle finance companies

6 05, 2019

How is Rent-to-Buy Different from Car Loans?

By |2019-04-26T13:47:28+02:006 May 2019|Rent to buy|

When researching vehicle finance options, you will find a variety of funding mechanisms and financing options that are available to you. A rent-to-buy car finance option is often misunderstood, which is why car sales representatives don’t always tell you about it. In the past, a leased car or rent-to-buy car finance plan was not considered to be a viable [...]

8 04, 2019

Want to Buy a Car? This is why you should choose to Rent-to-Buy!

By |2019-04-01T12:32:21+02:008 April 2019|Rent to buy|

Transport costs are very expensive in South Africa and these costs are increased every six months. What can you do to minimise the high expense? Instead of taking on a new line of credit, why not opt for a rent-to-buy vehicle finance solution? At Earn-a-Car, we make it quick and easy for South Africans to get a car that [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

10 12, 2018

I’ve got a Poor Credit Rating, how do I Buy a Car?

By |2018-12-03T09:05:17+02:0010 December 2018|Blog|

Blacklisted and need to buy a car?  Often, people do not want to pay a bank’s high finance and interest rate costs but also cannot afford to buy a car with cash upfront, or cannot get car finance because of a poor credit history. Rent-to-own car finance plans offer buyers a different purchase model where you can rent a [...]

15 10, 2018

It’s Hail Season! Here’s How to Protect Your Car:

By |2018-10-02T13:56:15+02:0015 October 2018|Blog|

If you live in the Highveld, you’re aware of the stormy summer rains which means you need to be aware of the weather when you are on the road and protect your car from hail damage. Here are a few tips to protect your car from hail: Pay Attention to where you Park your Car It is so easy [...]

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 [...]

9 07, 2018

Want Car Financing? Your Credit Score Matters to Banks

By |2018-07-03T11:19:08+02:009 July 2018|Blog|

Credit bureaus empower people to know the intricacies of applying for a loan, having it approved, and fulfilling their obligation – all of which translate to financial responsibility. These determine the creditworthiness of an individual. While a bank will have information about the debt that you owe their institution specifically, the information that a bank has is limited to [...]