Blog posts filed under Suburb

Kosmos, Hartebeespoort

03
Apr
2020

One of the main features of the suburb is the Krokodilrivier and the Magaliesrivier that merge before the suburb which is a major factor in driving property values and demand to put the suburb in the middle- to upper-class income brackets. Properties are exclusive as many of them offer a view over the dam and surrounding country side which is the perfect bushveld and tranquil setting.

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Meerhof Northwest Province

01
Apr
2020

Meerhof in the Northwest Province is one of those rare gems of a suburb which is set in a tranquil almost bushveld setting with lush trees and the water’s edge of the Swartspruit.

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Dullstroom

30
Mar
2020

Some of the important factor to take into account when considering Dullstroom as a residence is the fact that it is also a major tourist destination with fly fishing, hiking and other outdoor activities on offer. This opens the market of farms and small holdings to the potential income generating prospect of guest houses and B&B’S.

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Van Der Kloof, Eastern Freestate

27
Mar
2020

Tourism and farming are one of the major sources of sustainable income to the region which brings another dimension of property usage to the town and surroundings. That and activities linked to watersport and outdoor activities.

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Universitas

25
Mar
2020

The suburb can be described as a middle-class suburb which has a mixed property use which comprises sectional-title townhouses, apartments, clusters and freehold homes. It can also be described as a tranquil and well-established suburb with all the important amenities in place like commercial hubs, schools, industrial hubs, shopping malls and major and minor roads.

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Summerstrand, PE

23
Mar
2020

Being a seaside suburb means it will serve well as a holiday getaway investment prospect with apartments, townhouses, clusters and freehold homes making up the property use. It is aimed at the middle-class income group which means property values are on the higher end of the scale and this is an indication as to the degree of demand the suburb enjoys in both the holiday and permanent residence market.

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Grahamstown

20
Mar
2020

Grahamstown today is a tranquil town bustling with students and families seeking the country style of living in what can be described as a middle class town made up of apartments, freehold homes a Central Business District and townhouse complexes. This means the town has expanded and will continue to expand with the need for property in this quaint town.

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Pomona, Kempton Park

18
Mar
2020

The ever expanding suburb is made up of freehold homes, townhouse complexes; apartment and cluster homes which mean a large market will find their ideal property in the suburb. Investors should also consider the suburb when seeking investment opportunities as the suburb is surrounded by the countries major industrial hubs like Isando, Meadowdale, Germiston and Jet Park.

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Blackheath, Johannesburg

16
Mar
2020

Blackheath is a suburb which can be described as middle to upper-class suburb located north of Johannesburg within the Randburg municipality. This by itself should be the first indication of the prime location and secondly the property values and growth.

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Winchester Hills

13
Mar
2020

The mixed property use which comprises freehold homes, clusters and sectional-title apartments and townhouses means the larger market will find what they are after and within the architectural specifications of their taste too.

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Townsview, Johannesburg

11
Mar
2020

The suburb is in a prime location with tree-lined streets creating the idyllic setting to raise a family or starting one. This would then mean that the whole market is catered for from singles to young married couples and retired persons.

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Andeon

09
Mar
2020

Andeon is a suburb north-west of Pretoria within the Pretoria North municipality. The suburb is filled with a mix of freehold homes and townhouses. These are newer in design and this factor caters for a broader income market. It is thus a suburb which commands stable growth in property value, which also has a strong letting and investors market.

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Austin View

06
Mar
2020

This mixed property use is still under development with loads of vacant land up for grabs at reasonable prices. The demand for property in the suburb stems mainly from its location in relation to suburbs like Midrand which is a major industrial and commercial hub and also the proximity of the suburbs to freeways like the N3 Highway, Old Pretoria Main Road and the Bucchleuch interchange which leads east west south and north.

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Albertinia

04
Mar
2020

Tourists and residents alike are spoilt when it comes to the various activities on offer for outdoor enthusiasts like bungee jumping, visiting one of the many nature reserves in the region or hiking and cycling on the many routes available.

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Lakeside

02
Mar
2020

The suburb commands a high demand which stems from a stable market related growth rate in property values and the relative safety of the suburb of which some parts are within a boomed security area. This factor further adds to the value of the properties. Most of the homes are spacious and architecture leans more towards the modern end of the spectrum which will please a larger market.

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Floracliffe

28
Feb
2020

Floracliffe very much performs on its own merits in terms of property value and attraction which are a stable growth, a high demand and an architecture which suits a larger market. Property use comprises freehold homes, cluster homes and sectional title town houses. This means a very large market will be satisfied.

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Aerorand

26
Feb
2020

Being geared more towards the industrial manufacturing sector, most of the suburbs are sustained by companies manufacturing stainless steel products and mining support industries and the mining of coal which is the primary source of income for the larger sector.

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Diamant Park

24
Feb
2020

The mixed use of property caters for a large income group and there are also a number of new sectional-title town houses available as investment, rental and starter homes. The architecture of the newer homes are in keeping with current building trends which adds to the overall value of the suburb.

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Eden, George

21
Feb
2020

Being a residential suburb first and foremost it also serves as a holiday destination for the well-heeled investors seeking the opulence the homes in the suburb offers. Naturally the property values and growth are comparable to similar suburbs across South Africa.

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Upington

19
Feb
2020

The property market and values are driven by demand which stems from size and property use made up of small holdings, farms and freehold homes. One feature of property in the town is the architecture which is a mixture of old world farm style charm with thatch roofs to modern designer homes more in keeping with modern trends.

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Kimberley

17
Feb
2020

Property investment prospects have increased with the construction of the Sol Plaatje University in 2014 which means student accommodation will be up for grabs in the form of townhouse complexes close to the university. This construction has also added value to the surrounding property values.

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De Kelders

14
Feb
2020

As far as holiday destinations go De Kelders is the ideal tranquil weekend getaway. De Kelders meaning The Caves which was derived from the caverns formed by the waves pounding the lime stone cliffs of The Klipgat Mountains of the beach front.

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Albertynshof

12
Feb
2020

Albertynshof is a well-established and upmarket suburb of the greater Kimberley. The lush gardens and tree-lined streets are a tranquil setting promoting family living.

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Strydompark

10
Feb
2020

The suburb is a mixed use suburb which comprises commercial and residential property. The residential properties are on the middle to upper-class end of the spectrum with freehold homes, clusters and town-houses. This opens up the market to some extent to the lower end of the middle class wanting to enter the market in an upper-class suburb like Randburg.

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Naturena

07
Feb
2020

The property use is mixed with town-houses and freehold homes. Town-houses range from the mid R400’s to above the R600 mark and freehold homes are equally priced depending on the specific property and what they have to offer. The rental market is huge in the suburb not due to any misnomer but is in high demand partly due to the current economic climate thus making buy-to-let investments a sound prospect.

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Kelvin, Johannesburg

05
Feb
2020

The other benefit is the mixed property use of townhouse complexes and freehold homes. The architecture is the other draw card with mostly modern designs and loads of double-storey homes on the market. This fact would mean the suburbs residents are reasonably young or well-established families making up the ages.

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Castleview

03
Feb
2020

Germiston is a central hub in many respects and the suburb of Castleview makes full use of this prime location for travel to amenities like schools, malls, commercial and industrial hubs which surround the suburb.

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Zinkwazi, KZN

31
Jan
2020

Homes in this town take full advantage of the surroundings to produce spectacular architectural homes with terraced natural gardens typical to the KZN coast with wooded areas low bush and dunes.

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Meer-En-See, Richards Bay

29
Jan
2020

Meer-En-See can be described as a middle to upper-class suburb with a few important factors like the fact that it is located at the seafront and flanked by the Mzingazi Dam which flows into the ocean making it both a tourist destination and a residential address. The property values are reasonably high but this could be attributed to the proximity of the unspoiled beaches and the idyllic setting.

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Kloof, KZN

27
Jan
2020

The suburb commands a high degree of demand which is in part due to the exclusivity of homes in the suburb and the other is the location of the suburb. The architecture of the homes is varied which is the other driving factor in property values which are modern and conventional.

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Glenashley, Durban North

24
Jan
2020

The suburb of Glenashley is also an ideal holiday home investment prospect for people from as far as Johannesburg. The target market is not limited to apartments as many investors seek the exclusivity of suburbs like Glenashley and its growth in property values.

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Big Bay, Western Cape

22
Jan
2020

Big Bay gained some of its growth in property values from two estates, namely Blouberg Hills Estate and Sandown Estate. The new fresh and modern architecture was the other factor in determining the generally high value of individual properties and thus creating a high level of demand for homes in the suburb.

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Westridge Somerset West, Cape Town

20
Jan
2020

Westridge is a middle-class suburb with a mixed property use comprising townhouses, freehold homes, cluster homes and a number of guest houses and B&B’s making it an all-round property market.

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West Beach, Blouberg, Western Cape

17
Jan
2020

The suburb has a dual purpose property usage which is clear from the number of apartment buildings on the beach front serving as holiday apartments and permanent residence to young couples seeking this laid back tranquil lifestyle. Apartments are the ideal holiday investment prospect with high demand in and out of season with reasonably high seasonal rental income from tourists.

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Vredelust, Bellville

15
Jan
2020

The suburb of Vredelust in Bellville is a sought after well-established suburb. The prime location is one of the attraction points of suburb as it is close to close to three hospitals, major roads, and all the popular schools in Bellville, commercial and industrial hubs.

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Steenberg, Western Cape

13
Jan
2020

The suburb has it all on offer being close to the important amenities like schools, malls and commercial hubs with the benefit of being close to Muizenberg and its white beaches and warmer waters which is a major tourist attraction most year round.

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Sonstraal, Durbanville, Western Cape

10
Jan
2020

The property usage of the suburb comprises retirement villages, freehold homes and clusters which is another reason why the suburb enjoys such popularity. The presence of retirement villages is a good indication that the suburb is tranquil, has child safe environment and community centered.

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Oude Wetshof, Western Cape

08
Jan
2020

This developing suburb is very much for the astute property investor with exclusivity in mind. Bellville suburbs have reached their potential and the suburb is now expanding into the Durbanville Hills and onto small holding properties namely Oude Wetshof.

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Gordon’s Bay, Western Cape

06
Jan
2020

The use of property in the town offers various opportunities including holiday home investments which are popular with local and up-country buyers and investors. The rental income of apartments as well as town-house fares well in this market segment. Especially with a high degree of demand all year round from tourists abroad wanting to explore the Western Cape wine farms and white beaches which surround the town and region.

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Amsterdamhoek, Port Elizabeth

03
Jan
2020

The suburb of Amsterdamhoek is located in the greater Port Elizabeth municipality. Residents describe the suburb as tranquil and even though it is only 10 minutes’ drive from the major centers.

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Melodie, Hartebeespoort

01
Jan
2020

Melodie is a suburb of the ever expanding town of Hartebeespoort. More and more people are opting to live in more remote regions of Gauteng to escape the hum-drum of city life and Melodie offers residential living in an almost country like lifestyle as close to nature as can be.

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Pecanwood Golf Estate, North West Province

30
Dec
2019

Property surrounding the Hartebeespoort Dam has become prime property in recent years due to its proximity to the dam, which creates a sense of outdoor living and community.

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Athlone Park, Amanzimtoti

27
Dec
2019

The suburb can be described as a middle to upper-class suburb with a mixed use comprising townhouses, apartments, clusters and freehold homes. This mixed use attracts potential investors which increases demand for the suburb and as a result stable growth in property values.

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Camperdown, KZN

25
Dec
2019

Camperdown is a town in the KZN Province. This is a town which is still very much under development which means there are loads of property investment prospects from farms, small holding, commercial and industrial property to choose from.

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Dawncliffe, Westville, KZN

23
Dec
2019

The picturesque and tranquil suburb of Dawncliffe is located in KZN. The setting of the suburb upon rolling hills makes for some spectacular architecture for those who can afford the expanse. Most of the stands in the suburb are large which offers further development of the property by way of cottages which add to the property value.

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Drummond, Hillcrest, KZN

20
Dec
2019

With the number of country and lifestyle estates in the greater Hillcrest region it is a further indication of the high degree of demand for homes in the suburb and this may also translate to some of the vacant land being developed as more security and lifestyle estates and this in turn will have both a stabilizing and strong yield on property values.

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Hillcrest, Pinetown

18
Dec
2019

Properties in the suburb are of a mixed use comprising freehold homes, townhouses and apartments. There are a number of vacant stands in the suburb waiting for the right design which, in the suburb ranges from conventional to modern and ultra-modern. This means the suburb can be classified as a middle to upper-class suburb with large grounds of most of the homes.

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La Lucia, KZN

16
Dec
2019

Apartments are favored by permanent residents and out of town investors alike for the convenience and security they offer with the added benefit of walking access to the beaches and malls.

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Everton, Kloof, KZN

13
Dec
2019

Residing on the fringes of the hustle and bustle of the large metropolitan area of the greater Durban certainly has its benefits such as large open spaces, manicured tropical gardens and the use of the natural surroundings which all add to the demand for these stately homes.

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Malvern, Queensburgh, KZN

11
Dec
2019

The suburb of Malvern became one of the sought after suburbs and this led to the demand the suburb now enjoys. This has been the factor in ensuring that the property values in the suburb have increased steadily and now yields market related growth within the greater eThekwini municipality.

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