Wouldn’t it be great if the price tag on your new house was all you had to pay? Well, in reality, there are a lot of hidden and compulsory costs of home ownership. And these have often come as an unpleasant surprise to consumers, especially to first-time buyers who are often dazzled by the prospect of owning their own properties. What are these obscure costs and what purpose do they serve?
Watch Yilungelo Lakho every Friday at 13:30 on SABC 1. Catch the programme again on Mondays at 12:00 on SABC 1.
Yilungelo Lakho an interactive live show, aims at informing and educating consumers on their rights. Every Friday we focus on a particular topic for the entire hour – kicking off with an insert which serves as a background/scene setter, after which our studio guests/experts or commentators analyse the issue. Telephone lines are open during the whole show for viewers to participate.
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