Blog posts filed under Suburb

Pinelands, Cape Town Southern Suburbs

06
Aug
2018

By today’s standards Pinelands is a upper-class or prestigious suburb with a mixed property usage which consists of free standing homes, apartments and some newly constructed retirement village apartments. The obvious affluence in the suburb is somewhat subdued adding a sense of mysterious appeal.

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Stellenberg, Cape Town Northern Suburbs

03
Aug
2018

This suburb is for young and old and a mixed property usage relates to this fact with townhouses, free standing homes and apartments making up the property usage. The other factor which is more of a draw card for the younger executive generation is the mixed architecture which is mostly contemporary modern

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Langeberg Ridge, Cape Town Northern Suburbs

01
Aug
2018

The architectural timeline of Langeberg Ridge attests to the various eras of development form its inception to the current contemporary modern architecture. This fact means there are affordable homes in the suburb still falling within the middle-class category making it possible for a larger market to invest in this expanding suburb.

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Kenridge Heights, Cape Town Northern Suburbs

30
Jul
2018

The prestigious status of Kenridge Heights influences the sectional title market in the suburb with apartments and townhouses selling for higher than the average values. It is still the perfect entry level home for executives starting off in the property market or newlyweds with a young family.

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Kleinbosch, Cape Town Northern Suburbs

27
Jul
2018

Some of the factors which make the suburb appealing are its location high up on the Plattekloof Hills, the mixed property usage, reputable schools situated nearby, entertainment and retail venues and industrial and commercial hubs which contribute to the sustainable income of households in the suburb.

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Glencairn Heights, Western Cape

25
Jul
2018

Removed from the bustle of the city sprawl does not detract from its prime location as the suburb is close to all the important amenities like schools, malls, industrial and commercial hubs with the benefit of the tourist attractions like the beaches and the various nature reserves close to the suburb.

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The Crest, Cape Town Northern Suburbs

23
Jul
2018

The mixed architecture of homes in the suburbs plots the age of the suburb with conventional architecture and modern contemporary designs. This adds to the character of the suburb and also indicates a younger executive age group residing in the suburb.

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St James, Cape Peninsula, False Bay

20
Jul
2018

This seaside harbour town is quaint and contemporary at the same time as many of the homes in St James have been upgraded to display the modern trends. Yet others have opted to renovate existing homes to preserve part of the original historic value of the properties.

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Scarborough, Cape Town Peninsula

18
Jul
2018

Scarborough is a prestigious coastal resort type town for those who enjoy or love being in the nature and those who prefer the serenity that comes for a more secluded or private country lifestyle.

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San Michel, Noordhoek Cape Peninsula

16
Jul
2018

The Silver Mine Nature Reserve is the backdrop for San Michel. Like Noordhoek San Michel is a prestigious seaside resort town with a mixed architecture which in many respects maintains integrity of a fishing village appeal. The Cape Dutch and fisherman’s cottage theme is just some of the architectural themes that will not stand out like a sore thumb in San Michel.

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Claremont, Cape Town Southern Suburbs

13
Jul
2018

Claremont is one of those prestigious suburbs that draw buyers from a large market for various factors such as the status, the varied property usage, the tranquillity of the suburb, that close proximity to universities and exclusive schools and industrial and commercial hubs.

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Blouberg Rise, Cape Town West Coast

11
Jul
2018

The tranquillity and laid back lifestyle is what draws permanent resident to Blouberg Rise and then the benefit of white beaches and sunny skies.

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Constantia Heights, Cape Town Southern Suburbs

09
Jul
2018

Landscaped and manicured gardens are the order of the day for these stately homes adding further aesthetic appeal and tranquillity. Homes in Constantia Heights are large and spacious which does reflect a more established sized family residing in the suburb and of course pensioners falling in the executive end of the market.

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Bracken Heights, Cape Town Northern Suburbs

06
Jul
2018

Factors which set a high degree of demand for property in the suburb are factors such as the range of property values which is, in the current economic climate, the price bracket with the most movement, the prime location of the suburb in relation to amenities like schools, malls, industrial and commercial hubs and major roads connecting to these hubs and other major suburbs and the varied property usage.

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Century City, Milnerton Cape Town

04
Jul
2018

Century City can in some way be described as South Africa’s down toned answer on Las Vegas. This is prestige that comes in all forms of property usage where apartments are the predominant use.

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Die Wingerd, Somerset West, Cape Town

29
Jun
2018

Today Die Wingerd is classified as a middle-class suburb with a mixed property usage consisting of free standing homes, townhouses and cluster homes.

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Soneike, Cape Town Northern Suburbs (Kuilsriver)

27
Jun
2018

A mixed property usage which consists of freestanding homes, townhouses and duets attracts a wide spectrum of family sizes, ages and of course there is the singles that will find the prefect townhouse in the suburb. This also appeals greatly to the pensioners of the town specifically for the tranquil surroundings.

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Silver Oaks, Northern Suburbs Cape Town (Kuilsriver)

25
Jun
2018

Demand for townhouses in the suburb is also the perfect place for newlyweds to plant roots and enter the property market with the benefit of long-term demand for townhouses not losing momentum, thus ensuring, to some degree a good return. There is also still vacant freestanding stands in Silver Oaks which will be a major costs saving to develop oneself as that dream home in the heart of the “Backcountry” of Cape Town’s northern suburbs.

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Margate, KZN, Hibiscus Coat

22
Jun
2018

Margate, a town on the KZN Hibiscus Coast is a highly sought after town with a mixed property usage catering for the residential and second holiday home market of which both are highly rewarding as a long term investment.

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Rua Vista, Centurion West

20
Jun
2018

The reasonably young age of Rua Vista may also be an indication of the age group attracted to the suburb which is presently the income group with the strongest buying power. This would then give the suburb as a middle-class suburb. The mixed property usage will also attract the younger executive generation to the suburb as the usage consists of freestanding homes, duets, townhouses and apartments.

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Glenwood, George, Western Cape

18
Jun
2018

Glenwood is by any measurable property standard a prestigious suburb with character and a huge amount of appeal. This rich timeline of mixed architecture consists of some of the best restored and preserved period homes in the region which displays period architecture like Cape Dutch, British Colonial Georgian, Gothic German, conventional and modern contemporary designs.

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Bergsig, George, Western Cape

15
Jun
2018

The general values of homes in George have also been fueled by the number of new golf and lifestyle estates which have become common ground in property developments which brings with it a general surge in property values of homes nearby. George has seen this effect on the value of the past number of years as a positive influence.

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Tembisa, East Rand, Gauteng

13
Jun
2018

The property usage in Tembisa consists of freestanding homes with two and three bedroom homes being the norm and of course a large amount of exclusive homes which caters for the whole income market. A varied architecture is in some way driven by the income and this seems to be in clusters like most other suburbs across South Africa. This factor then draws specific income groups to extensions. The first time buyers’ market in Tembisa is like most other suburbs and towns in high demand for their affordability.

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Uvongo, KZN Hibiscus Coast

11
Jun
2018

The popularity of Uvongo is increasing which is evident by the number of residential developments under construction at present particularly in the sectional title market. A large portion of this is of course permanent residence and some investors will jump in to capture this lucrative market.

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Dalview, Brakpan Gauteng

08
Jun
2018

The progress in architectural designs is important to most suburbs as this keeps drawing perspective buyers in the younger age groups to invest in these suburbs. Dalview has a number of these new residential developments currently under construction which means it is a high demand suburb which will continue to show growth in property values.

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Noordheuwel, Krugersdorp, Johannesburg

06
Jun
2018

Tree lined sidewalks and manicured gardens speak of a sense of pride and good service delivery which is also an important factor to consider when selecting that next family or starter home.

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Croydon, Kempton Park, East Rand

04
Jun
2018

Croydon is an old and well-established suburb with a mixed property usage consisting of freestanding homes and townhouses. Being and old and well-established suburb means the architecture of homes in the suburb tends more towards conventional and this factor also places Croydon in the middle-class income bracket.

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Greymont, Johannesburg Central West

01
Jun
2018

There are many factors which make Greymont the first choice as a residential address in the greater Northcliff region such as the era in which many of the homes were built, its prime location in relation to various employment hubs and the important amenities like good schools nearby.

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Isandovale, Edenvale, East Rand Johannesburg

30
May
2018

This mixed property usage is another important factor to the suburb as it means there is a larger income group and demographic that will be attracted to the suburb. First-time buyers can enter a middle-class suburb with a high demand thus making it more realistic to upgrade once the opportunity arises and the same goes for young married couples. The number of sectional title complexes is an indication confirming this fact.

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Kenilworth, Johannesburg South

28
May
2018

Tranquility is one of its many appealing attributes which only comes from age. The timeline of development of Kenilworth as a residential suburb is also recorded for posterity in the architecture which begins with the old world charm of red painted and polished porticos and bay windows to upgraded apartment buildings and modernized freestanding homes.

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Wychwood, Germiston, East Rand

25
May
2018

A mixed property usage attracts a large income base to the suburb with the property usage consisting of freestanding homes, townhouses and apartments. Townhouse complexes tend to be more resent in architecture which has brought with it an even younger generation with the more middle-aged families residing in the larger freestanding homes.

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Dorandia, Pretoria North West

21
May
2018

Well-established yet of a younger generation suburb like Dorandia enjoys a large share in the marketplace due to factors like its prime location, the familial and jovial atmosphere and the access to various amenities and services.

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Monavoni, Centurion West

18
May
2018

Currently the architecture is young and hip with all the features present like the Tuscan and Balinese designs and some off the wall contemporary designs for the more well-heeled owners. All this spells one thing for the individual homes, state-of-the art fittings and fixtures which come at a hefty price tag. But then this is an emerging suburb and these expenses are the norm to which older suburbs have to play catch up to.

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Montana Gardens, Pretoria North

16
May
2018

A mixed property usage consisting of high density townhouse complexes, apartment buildings and freestanding homes draw a wider income group to the suburb filling the gap from the middle-class income group to the upper-class. The middle gap townhouses and apartments are the younger generation target market with good sales recorded which keeps the market turning steadily thus bringing about a stable investment environment.

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De Klerkshof, Edenvale, East Rand

14
May
2018

The homes in De Klerkshof have a charm that reminds one of a familial atmosphere and tranquillity. The architecture is a mixture of conventional designs which have functionality in mind and then some more current designs which all contribute to a variety of choice.

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Florida Lake, Roodepoort, Johannesburg West

11
May
2018

Florida Lake is a mixed use property suburb with loads of familial appeal and is tranquil and serene like the proverbial old lady she is. Neat sidewalks and manicured gardens speak of a sense of pride for residents which in turn add to the overall aesthetic of the suburb.

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Hamberg, Roodepoort Johannesburg West

09
May
2018

Old and quaint will be the perfect description to accompany the suburb made up of freestanding homes, townhouses and apartments.

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Klopperpark, Germiston, East Rand

07
May
2018

Klopperpark is the perfect suburb to consider as the suburb for those who are first-time buyers as the demand for homes in the suburb translates to stable growth and the mixed property usage also means there is a home for every budget.

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Mulbarton, Johannesburg South

04
May
2018

Mulbarton is one of those privileged suburbs to have been constructed in the right place. The hills south of Johannesburg do offer some of the best nighttime views over Johannesburg at night and these homes have in some respects captured this as part of their features.

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Pine Park, Randburg, Johannesburg Central West

02
May
2018

With Pine Park Classified as upper middle-class suburb with a mixed property usage, attracts a larger buyers’ market, thus keeping the sales of homes in the suburb buoyant. Townhouses allow the first-time buyers to buy into the middle-class with the status that will help appreciate the value of their homes in a more controlled or stable manner. Townhouses also vary in selling prices which means the smaller families can also find property in the suburb.

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Ruimsig, Johannesburg West

30
Apr
2018

The architecture of Ruimsig will appeal to a large market with architecture consisting of modern contemporary and some architectural homes. Townhouses and apartments tend to be more current in design which will appeal to the younger market.

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Ridgeway, Johannesburg, South

27
Apr
2018

The suburb has a mixed property usage which puts the suburb in an advantageous position of having the more affordable townhouses and apartments for first-time buyers and single younger people and the freestanding homes which is perfect for established larger families.

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Rabie Ridge, Johannesburg North East

25
Apr
2018

There is a real and visible sense of pride seen in the homes of Rabie Ridge which also speaks of a familial appeal echoed by the neat sidewalks.

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Rembrandt Ridge, Johannesburg East

23
Apr
2018

The essence of the suburb can be described as jovial and familial with neatly maintained sidewalks and manicured gardens which display perfectly against the mixed architecture.

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Suideroord, Johannesburg South

20
Apr
2018

Suideroord is also a middle-class suburb with an architectural flavour that is a timeline of its development. One will find the functional conventional, the current Tuscan and Balinese styles and some architectural homes which also adds to the status of the suburb.

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Willowbrook, Johannesburg West

18
Apr
2018

A tranquil serene atmosphere greets one whilst driving down its roads with sidewalks lined with manicured grass and fresh trees. Another reason one could safely assume that Willowbrook is a suburb for the younger generation is the number of sectional title townhouses and cluster homes which still fall within the prestigious en of the market.

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Meyersdal, Bracken, Gauteng

16
Apr
2018

With a mixed property usage there is a large variety of properties to choose from in the market within the more prestigious end which consists of freestanding homes, apartments, townhouses and full title cluster homes. Meyersdal also has a part of its prestige found in the Meyersdal Natural Estate which has had the beneficial effect of free advertising and exposure for the slightly lower property values to perspective buyers.

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Johannesburg Central, CBD

13
Apr
2018

There are so many benefits to living in the Johannesburg Central CBD in today’s economic climate such as the reliable public transport systems in Johannesburg, the close proximity to all the major financial institutions offering employment to the hungry, the close proximity two of Jo’burg’s major universities and for those who enjoy history there are a plethora of cultural and historical treasure troves to explore in the Johannesburg Central CBD alone.

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Horison View, Johannesburg West

11
Apr
2018

This road will happen upon Horison View, one of the many suburbs which make up the greater Roodepoort. Driving into Horison View one soon becomes aware of the tranquillity in the suburb. Manicured gardens displayed against well-maintained homes of various architectural styles, sized and use brings to mind the idea of a close-knit family.

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Horison Park, Johannesburg West

09
Apr
2018

Tree lined sidewalks and tree rich manicured gardens tell a story of a jovial familial atmosphere with the added benefit of being tranquil is yet another factor that makes the suburb so appealing.

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