Blog posts filed under Suburb

South Beach, Durban Central

20
Sep
2019

With all the highly rated hotels in South Beach and North Beach means that status rubs off on the residential market to some extent benefiting property owners in the long-term.

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Wynberg, Cape Town Southern Suburbs

18
Sep
2019

There is much to be said about property in the southern suburbs of Cape Town. Various images are conjured up like old oak trees lining cobble-stoned roads, Cape Dutch and British Colonial, Georgian and German Gothic architecture sprouting from an age old Settler’s history to present day.

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Umzumbe, KZN

16
Sep
2019

The picturesque rolling hills and woodlands with the backdrop of the India Ocean is the idyllic place for the second holiday home. Not as overcrowded as holiday resort towns like say Port Edward or Shelley Beach in peak tourist season, which means it is a sedate getaway.

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Red Hill, KZN

13
Sep
2019

As for the prime location of the suburb, not enough can be said as it is in a well-developed commercial hub and of course the industrial hub making travel to the office convenient. People working further afield have easy access to the N2 freeway and other roads such as Umgeni Road, the Inanda Highway and Queen Nandi Drive.

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Klevehill Park, Sandton

11
Sep
2019

The vibrant lifestyle of Sandton spills over into its suburbs which could be viewed as an asset for people that enjoy entertainment and nightlife and of course the benefit of Monte Casino being almost on the doorstep adds to the entertainment experience.

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Bryanston West, Gauteng

09
Sep
2019

The architecture of the suburb is a good mixture of homes dating back to the establishment of the region to modern and ultramodern. This has created a possibility for a mixed income group to enter the market in this tranquil suburb with homes that utilize manicured gardens to display unique architectural features. Freehold homes are generally located on large stands which will please families with children and for families oriented towards outdoor entertainment.

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Craighall Park, Johannesburg

06
Sep
2019

Even at the high property values of the suburb there is also a huge demand for rental property in the market with foreign executives working in the commercial hubs of Rosebank, Rivonia, Sandton and Hyde Park. Thus the prime location of the suburb is utilized to its full potential and this factor further add to the high demand homes in the suburb enjoys.

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Cedar Lakes, Johannesburg North

04
Sep
2019

The architecture in the suburb tends more towards the modern end and this generally means it is a younger investor or young families residing or renting in the suburb. The mixed property usage of the suburb comprises townhouses, clusters and freehold homes of all sizes and this also means the rental market is in high demand.

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Sea Point, Cape Town

02
Sep
2019

The suburb of Sea Point has for a long time been the haven for tourists both in and out of season. The mixed property usage of the suburb comprises mostly apartments facing the seafront and beaches with the boardwalk from Sea Point to Green Point.

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Plattekloof, Cape Town

30
Aug
2019

The suburb is classified as an exclusive suburb as is indicated by the high property values. The are many features to the suburb which are beneficial and add to the general value of the properties like the fact that the suburb is located on rolling hills on the northern side of Bellville, easy access to amenities and the views the homes offer.

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Berario, Johannesburg

28
Aug
2019

Property usage in the suburb consists of freehold homes, apartments and townhouses and the demand the suburb enjoys springs from factors like the utter tranquility and stable growth in property values. Tree lines streets and well-maintained roads speak of pride and this is echoed in the manicured and lush tree rich gardens which translate to a sense of community and family. The rental market in the suburb commands a high degree of demand due to its prime location and for investors this is the ideal market segment to consider as an investment.

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Rondebosch, Cape Town

26
Aug
2019

Rondebosch is classified as middle to upper-class suburb with a mixed property usage which comprises apartments and freehold homes. The fact that many of the homes are located higher on the slopes of Chapman’s Peak gives them a vantage point over to the north and also adds to the dramatic architecture.

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Parktown North

23
Aug
2019

The mixed property usage in Parktown North comprises commercial property, freehold homes and apartments. Because it is such a mixed vibey young culture that flock to the suburb it has brought with it the demand from this young executive culture a need to find exclusive homes in the suburb.

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Melrose Estate

21
Aug
2019

The attraction to the estate and suburbs is also driven by its central location as you could almost walk to the office, access to major roads like Oxford Road, the M1 north and south and 11th Avenue east and west, access to the Gautrain Terminal in Rosebank, schools and malls which for part of the estates needed infrastructure.

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Melrose, Johannesburg North

19
Aug
2019

Like its neighboring suburbs Melrose is an affluent suburb with palatial homes and breathtaking architecture and wise use of land. Property usage in the suburb is diverse which consists of freehold homes, apartments, cluster homes and townhouses. None of the properties are inexpensive by any definition of property values but the location, up-to-date architecture, growth in property value and surrounding amenities make up for this.

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Fourways Gardens, Sandton

16
Aug
2019

Property usage in the suburb consists of freehold homes, cluster homes, duets and townhouses. For people starting out in the property market townhouses and clusters would be an ideal staring point with slightly lower values but offering stable growth in value and for resale their value is supported by the high degree of demand for homes in the suburb in general.

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Waterkloof Heights, Pretoria

14
Aug
2019

Townhouses in Waterkloof Heights is one good way of entering the suburbs competitive market which are still reasonably high priced but this reflects the exclusive status of the suburb.

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Nieuw Muckleneuk

12
Aug
2019

The suburb of Nieuw Muckleneuk is a diverse and evolving suburb although it is a well-established suburb. One of the major reasons for this is its prime location in relation to amenities like schools, commercial and retail hubs along with main roads in the suburb that offer commercial property usage for gust houses and B&B’s.

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Dunvegan, Edenvale

09
Aug
2019

Property usage in the suburb is diverse with a make-up of freehold homes, cluster homes and townhouses which all lean towards the exclusive end of the value spectrum. The main driving factor in property values is the architecture which mostly modern and sizes of the homes which in many respects compare to homes in the north of Johannesburg in suburbs like Fourways and Bryanston and Sunninghill with the added benefits of the close proximity to major highways and access to the industrial and commercial hubs located in Sandton, Bedfordview and Bucchleuch.

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Blythedale Beach, KZN

07
Aug
2019

The architecture which tends more towards the modern end of the spectrum is one strong feature in setting a high degree of demand for homes in the suburb within the permanent residential market and second holiday home market.

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Atholl Gardens, Gauteng

05
Aug
2019

The rental market in Atholl Gardens is always in high demand which is ideal for investors as this ensures a stable growth in rental income and then the increase in property value added to that. The other added attraction to owning an apartment in Atholl Gardens is the views many of these apartments offer over the Johannesburg skyline.

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Muckleneuk, Pretoria

02
Aug
2019

Most of the apartments offer secure living with access control via electronic gates which also means it is the ideal suburb to enter the property market in. Coupled to the high degree of demand and stable growth in property values it is the ideal young address.

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Maroelana, Pretoria East

31
Jul
2019

Maroelana is a middle-class suburb located in the highly sought after Pretoria East region. This factor is truer for suburbs like Maroelana as it is in a prime location which is one factor in determining the stable growth in property values and then the property usage which consists of freehold homes, cluster homes and townhouses.

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Lukasrand, Pretoria East

29
Jul
2019

Properties in this region of Pretoria are highly sought after due to their property values, the exclusivity which originated from the fact that there are a number of embassies which have taken up residence in the suburbs and its prime location in relation to amenities like schools malls, universities and major roads.

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Southdowns Irene Country Farm

26
Jul
2019

Southdowns Irene Country Farm as the name implies, is a lifestyle estate aimed at sedate country living in the sphere of cluttered city life. Property values as within most estates are driven firstly by demand and secondly by the exclusivity factor along with the security levels which in this estate comprises a 24 hour manned access control point.

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Country Lane Estate, Pretoria East

24
Jul
2019

The large number of lifestyle, eco, golf and security estates in Pretoria East has increased the demand to such an extent that these developments are almost taking precedent over freehold homes in conventional suburbs. It has been a trend where property developers are buying up large tracts of vacant land specifically for the purpose of estates which has increased market demand and also reduced the risk of land claims, thus serving a dual purpose.

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Clearwater Fly-fishing Estate, Pretoria East

22
Jul
2019

The apartments also offer great investment opportunities for investors in the letting market as rental income is determined by the exclusivity of the estate in general and add to that the overall growth in property values makes for the ideal investment prospect.

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St Andrews, Gauteng

19
Jul
2019

Benefits of the suburb extend to travel abroad with the OR Tambo airport only minutes away meaning the Gautrain terminal at the OR Tambo airport is a convenient mode of transport to commercial hubs like Sandton or even Midrand and Pretoria.

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Kelvin View, Sandton, Gauteng

17
Jul
2019

The mixed property usage in the suburb which comprises, cluster homes, townhouses and freehold homes caters for a broad market and due to its proximity to suburbs like Woodmead, Gallo Manor and Marlboro Gardens means the overflow of buyers from those suburbs will find the ideal home in Kelvin.

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Sharonlea, Johannesburg North

15
Jul
2019

Freehold homes are generally constructed on large spacious stands which makes it ideal for younger and established families. The aesthetic appearance of the suburb speaks of tranquility and wellness lending to a sense of community and a degree of safety. These aspects are mirrored in the neat manicured gardens which enhances the individual homes characteristics.

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Kyalami Gardens

12
Jul
2019

Kyalami Gardens is one of the suburbs in the region which makes full use of its prime location which is certainly the most important factor in attracting tenants, investors and buyers alike. The recently constructed Kyalami Estate also adds to the stable growth in property values and demand for property.

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Bryanston, Gauteng

10
Jul
2019

Property usage is diverse which comprises freehold homes, apartments, which have become the trend for many home owners opting to subdivide their very large stands and erecting cluster homes and finally townhouses.

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Blue Valley Golf and Country Estate

08
Jul
2019

Blue Valley Estate has all the obligatory services synonymous with estates like 24 hour manned access control, minimum restrictions on the sizes of the homes and architecture. These factors are important to preserve the integrity of the exclusivity of the estate. The architecture of the estate is modern, which is a factor in determining market value in the estate and then the size of the specific homes and location within the estate. Because the estate is set on rolling hills means the architecture can be quite unique.

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Stone Ridge Country Estate

05
Jul
2019

Property usage of the estate comprises freehold homes, sectional-title town-houses, clusters and apartments which means it is a step in the right direction for the middle-class income groups to buy into and upgrade within the estate as demand for property is high, the rental market in the estate is strong and property values are increasing and stable.

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Moreleta Park

03
Jul
2019

Moreleta Park is a middle to upper-class suburb which commands a high degree of demand which springs from factors like a stable growth in property values, its prime location and its property use which comprises townhouses, freehold homes, apartments and clusters which opens up the market targeting the middleclass in the sectional title group.

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Winston Park, Pinetown, KZN

01
Jul
2019

One very unique feature to most of the property in Winston Park is the fact that most of the stands are in excess of 2500 m2 which may also be an indication to the elevated property values. This poses ideal opportunities for subdivision of property thus reducing bonds or improvements for an extended family.

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San Lameer, KZN

28
Jun
2019

The property usage which comprises apartments, freehold homes, townhouses and clusters cater for a niche market which does not mean demand for property is dampened by this factor. Quite the opposite is true because many property investors seek San Lameer as the second holiday home.

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Brooklands Lifestyle Estate

26
Jun
2019

The estate has a townhouse development which means the middleclass income group has an opportunity to buy into the lifestyle and security with the benefit of drawing on the stability and growth of general property values thus making it a good starting point from which to upgrade from within the estate.

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Yellowwood Park, Durban South, KZN

24
Jun
2019

The suburb of Yellowwood Park is in a prime location in relation to tourist attractions and amenities for permanent residents such as schools industrial and commercial hubs. Due to the proximity of the University of KwaZulu Natal means the older families with students attending varsity have this as an added benefit.

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La Mercy, KZN

21
Jun
2019

The suburb of La Mercy commands a high degree of demand due to the fact that it is classified as an affluent suburb which is very much reflected in the high property values. Surprisingly many investors seek property in the suburb as a second holiday home.

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Birdswood, Richards Bay

19
Jun
2019

Architecture is a mixture of conventional and modern which will lead the market in a positive trend with new developments and for home owners upgrading homes adding more value to homes and the suburb in general.

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Dunkeld West, Johannesburg

17
Jun
2019

One major advantage the suburb of Dunkeld West has is that the main roads consist of commercial property this adding to the versatility of property usage which comprises freehold homes, townhouses and apartments. Haute luxury is the catch phrase for property in Dunkeld.

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Florida Glen, Johannesburg

14
Jun
2019

The architecture of the suburb is conventional and modern and some ultra-modern as can be seen when entering the suburb on the 14th Avenue of-ramp. The hills overlooking the north western region of Johannesburg is utilized to its full potential with some spectacular homes which also adds to the general property value of homes in the suburb.

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Fourways, Sandton, Johannesburg

12
Jun
2019

Fourways consists of a mixed property usage which comprises freehold homes, clusters, apartments and townhouses. Townhouses and apartments vary in value which will attract a sizeable interest in the suburb which will include startup families, young executives and middleclass income groups.

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Eastleigh, Edenvale

10
Jun
2019

Property usage in the suburb consists of freehold homes, townhouses and apartments which all fall within the middle-class income group. The architecture of the homes in the suburb will suite a large spectrum of tastes from conventional to modern, spacious and intimate.

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Gallo Manor, Johannesburg

07
Jun
2019

Gallo Manor is one of the greater Sandton’s exclusive suburbs. The fact that the suburb is well established is seen in the tidy relined streets and manicured gardens. A large part of Gallo Manor is cordoned off by security perimeters which have a huge benefit in the tranquility of the suburb as traffic is at a bare minimum and this factor lends an air of community and family.

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Glen Atholl

05
Jun
2019

Being an exclusive suburb is also seen in the modern architecture and the interior fittings of the homes which in turn add to the higher property values. It is not a large suburb which means sales volumes in the suburb is not high, what is however significant is the fact that the property values hold tread with market norms in growth and stability.

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Edenglen, Edenvale

03
Jun
2019

The property usage consists of freehold homes, clusters and townhouses and as can be expected the sectional title townhouses and apartments are the ideal starter home. This also means the rental market in this sought after suburb offers good yields on rental income with a steady growth in property values which are comparable to suburbs across Gauteng.

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Fellside, Houghton

31
May
2019

Homes in the suburb are a mixture of modern and dated homes with wooden floors and bay windows which will be the ideal restorers dream. Property values are within the middle-class income group which is a positive for the suburb as many buyers that want to live in this picturesque region of the central east of Johannesburg will find their dream home in Fellside which is a bit more affordable than homes in Houghton or Houghton Estate.

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Glenanda, Johannesburg South

29
May
2019

The suburb consists of freehold homes, townhouses, apartments and cluster homes which can all be classified as a middle-class suburb. Spacious stands and tree lined streets speak of a sense of community and wellness which further ads to the attraction of the suburb as a residential address.

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