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Better Life

  • Home loans up to R8,500,000
  • Low-interest starting from 7.25%
  • Repayment up to 20 years

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Better Life - Fast affordable home loans

The Better Life group offers financial loans online that include home loans, pre-approved bonds, short-term and life insurance as well as personal loans. 

They have various subsidiaries that trade with them such as Betterlife, BetterBond and MortgageMax.

Better Life goals  

  • They believe in using the right people to build their dream and make it a reality
  • Their quality service is guaranteed to inspire you to smile
  • They believe in recognising talent and rewarding it to help it grow
  • They believe in their brand and live it in their daily lifestyle. Live the brand
  • They strive to make a difference every day in every way

Their Better Life vision

They would like to change your life for the better by helping you make your dreams of owning a home come true and making this process as trouble-free as possible.

Home loans

Everyone dreams of owning their own home and they would like to help you make this dream a reality. Better Bond takes the hassle out of applying for a home loan. Simply fill out the application form online and they will do the running around for you. Their excellent consultants will get you pre-qualified. They will let you know how much you qualify for and how much you can afford to borrow. They will help you every step of the way from when you first call when they hand you the keys to your new home.

You only need to apply once

You only need to apply once, then they will go ahead and apply to all the leading banks, including the bank you are currently a client with. By having options and shopping around. You will be able to compare prices and interest rates to make sure you make the correct decision.

They have the complete package for home loans and insurance

The services they offer include home loans, personal loans, insurance products and their snappy home service.

Personal loans

Once you have the keys to your new home, you will need to decorate it. They will grant you a personal loan so you can decorate to your heart’s content. Partnering with DirectAxis financial services they will loan you the cash you need to be able to buy all the things you want for your new home. 

How much may I borrow?

Their personal loan service will let you borrow as little as R5 000 to as much as R150 000 and you will be able to choose your repayment terms ranging from 24 months to 72 months depending on the agreement you sign.

How do you apply?

If you are a new client, please visit their website and you will be asked to complete a short survey to make sure that you qualify.

You will be asked for the following details:

  • First name
  • Surname
  • ID number
  • Cell Number
  • Alternative number
  • Email address
  • Loan amount required

You will then be asked to consent to a credit check. Once they have determined your level of affordability, they will contact you and guide you through the rest of the process.

How much interest will you be charged?

The interest rate that you will be charged will be determined by your unique personal profile and will be based on your credit score and level of affordability as well as your chosen repayment terms. The quicker that you pay back the property finance loan, the less you will be charged.

Better Life – Home loan

  • Loan Type Home loans
  • Interest Rate from 7.25%
  • Loan Amount up to R8,500,000
  • Repayment 24 months to 20 years

Benefits of Better Life

  • Affordable home loans
  • Insurance
  • One application for multiple quotes

Better Life - They will help you buy and insure your dream house

Home insurance is very important. It would be terrible to spend so much money on getting a home loan only for your home to be damaged or robbed.

They will help you ensure that your building's physical structure is insured. Give one of their consultants a call and they will guide you in choosing the correct product to meet your needs.

Better Life protection

They would like to offer you protection against unexpected circumstances. All their Direct Axis products include a protection plan then will cover the outstanding amount in the event of your death, permanent disability or if you are retrenched.

Why choose Better Bond for your bond?

If you are looking for a home loan or thinking about buying a home your first call should be Betterbond. Like their name says Bettebond will do everything in its power to get you a better deal.

Confidence to make the correct choice

With Betterbond they will pre-qualify your online loan application before you even start to look for the house of your dreams. This will allow you to know exactly how much you have to spend and will be sure to keep you in your budget range.

Expert experience 

Their experts in the field will assist you in finding the home of your dreams using their many years of experience in the field while helping you find the best deal to suit your budget.

Convenience is key

Once you have found the home of your dreams, Betterbond will guide you through the entire process from start to finish. You will conveniently only need to apply once, they will then take your application and apply to all the major banks for you. This will increase your chances of being approved for property finance and getting the deal that you deserve.

They give you the choice

They will provide you with all the information that you need so that you will be able to compare and make a choice to ensure that you get the best deal possible.

They want to save you money

Their unique service is free of charge - there are no hidden costs or initiation fees. They will help you secure the home of your dreams and it won’t cost you a cent.

Uplifting those in need

They believe in the greater good, and with every successful transaction, they will give a portion of the transaction to uplift those in need making a difference to those who need it most.

Contact them today

They are standing by to help you find the home of your dreams, simply use their online form and one of their friendly consultants will give you a call. Or locate your nearest branch and give them a call. Alternatively, call their head office on 0860 555 540

Customer Reviews & Testimonials

April 2019

Purchasing a home is the largest decision that I have ever had to make which is why I needed to be certain that I was doing the right thing for my family and myself. All I needed to do was comple...

Mary S
— Benoni —

February 2019

Better Life ensures that you receive the best possible deal for your money. They ensured that I got the lowest interest rate and best repayment term for my current financial situation and afforda...

Pete R
— Centurion —

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Physical Address

  • Fusion Quarter, Waterford Place, Block 4, 1st Floor, Century Boulevard, Century City Cape Town Western Cape 7441 South Africa
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Opening Hours

  • Monday 08:00 – 17:00
  • Tuesday 08:00 – 17:00
  • Wednesday 08:00 – 17:00
  • Thursday 08:00 – 17:00
  • Friday 08:00 – 17:00
  • Saturday – Closed
  • Sunday – Closed