Blog posts filed under Suburb

Clifton, Cape Town, Atlantic Seaboard

18
Jan
2019

Clifton is all about the Monaco lifestyle with properties to affirm this fact. The apartments and freehold homes all without fail make full use of the views over the Atlantic and the white Clifton beaches. With an architecture which can be described as earthy contemporary with ample light and space.

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De Tijger Estate, Parow

16
Jan
2019

The property usage in De Tijger consists of freehold homes. Townhouses and cluster homes with a price range that will appeal to the middle and upper income groups thus ensuring good sales movement and in so doing ensuring a growth market.

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Eversdal, Cape Town

14
Jan
2019

The aesthetic appeal of Eversdal begins with tree lined streets, neat and clean pavements which are borrowed from landscaped manicured gardens. Eversdal is also set on the rolling hills of the upper parts of the Durbanville Hills which offers splendid views to the south making Table Mountain a focal point along with some views of the Durbanville wine estates which are; Durbanville Wine Valley Association, Durbanville Hills Wine Estate and Kronendal Boutique Winery which add a sense of nostalgia to Durbanville and its suburbs.

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Hoheizen, Cape Town

11
Jan
2019

Hoheizen is one of Bellville’s older well-established suburbs with these characteristics evident. These and other factors are what set a degree of demand for the suburb. Other factors contributing to demand for homes in the suburb such as the architecture, proximity to industrial and commercial hubs, access roads and property usage.

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Fresnaye, Atlantic Seaboard, Cape Town

09
Jan
2019

The property usage does mean there are prospects for the well-heeled to purchase a holiday apartment offering the exclusive comforts of a family home and will always be a long-term growth prospect or an inheritance.

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Kenridge, Bellville, Cape Town

07
Jan
2019

Kenridge is one such suburb that offers it all in terms of property usage, landscape, architecture and proximity to various tourist and residential amenities.

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Loevenstein, Cape Town

04
Jan
2019

Loevenstein is one of the suburbs which have attained an exclusive status catering for the middle to upper income groups. The aesthetic appeal of Loevenstein is apparent by the tree lined streets and neat pavements which is tranquil and speaks of a familial atmosphere.

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Northmead, Benoni

02
Jan
2019

Northmead in Benoni is a highly sought after middle-class suburb with a mixed property usage which consists primarily of freehold homes and some sectional title townhouses.

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Albemarle, Germiston

31
Dec
2018

Due to the prime location of Albemarle it goes without say that demand for homes in the suburb is high. The suburb will also appeal to a wide age group which is in part ascribed to the property usage which consists of freehold homes, townhouses, cluster homes and apartments.

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Bronberg, Pretoria East

28
Dec
2018

Due to the relatively young age of the suburb property values are higher and lean more towards a prestigious status within the marketplace, this also means the architecture is current thus adding further value to the general property values. The benefit of the fashionable architecture is that it will be a long time before trends change which is an asset in the resale of property and it is generally accepted that interior finishing are up to date and modern which is also a benefit when considering resale, as this is often a drawback when older properties come onto the market and is often a point of reduced value at time of negotiation.

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Herolds Bay, George

26
Dec
2018

The district is home to various exclusive estates and residential holiday resorts. Herolds Bay is a suburb set in an alcove on the George coastline which brings nature right into homes with the backdrop of the Outeniqua Mountains.

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Lynnwood Park, Pretoria East

24
Dec
2018

The mixed architecture is conventional and then more contemporary designs as the suburb grew. The trend in the late 70’s early 80’s was a contemporary spin on the Mediterranean architecture of which many homes in Lynnwood Park have. Lynnwood Park is a small suburb that will appeal to a large market because of its familial and safe environment.

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Queensburgh, KZN

21
Dec
2018

Queensburgh has the status of a middle-class suburb with a number of guest houses added to diversify the market slightly in terms of property usage. Many of the stands in Queensburgh are large and some have already been rezoned for subdivision of which owners have developed sectional title simplexes and duplex residential units on.

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Salt Rock, KZN

19
Dec
2018

The KZN Dolphin Coast has been a favoured holiday destination with the public for many years. KZN weather conditions must be one of the most important factors in attracting holiday tourists and property investors to towns like Salt Rock.

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Shaka’s Rock, KZ, Dolphin Coast

17
Dec
2018

Property usage in Shaka’s Rock then consists of freehold homes falling more within the prestigious category, apartments likewise falling more into the prestigious market and for the D.I.Y. types there is the benefit of vacant stands to construct that dream residential home or that second vacation home. No expense need be spared as it is a high demand market in both instances of permanent residents and holiday homes.

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St Francis Bay, Eastern Cape

14
Dec
2018

The property usage will attract a sizable market and apartments are ideal as the lock-up and go holiday apartment for the younger generation and there are of course larger apartments which will suit larger families. These apartments are in high demand in holiday season and whale season which is one of St Francis Bay’s major attractions.

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Agulhas, Overberg

12
Dec
2018

Agulhas is a picturesque town set on limestone hills amongst the rare and protected fynbos which is synonymous with the Western Cape and to add to the quaint setting is the mixed architecture in Agulhas which in part is to maintain some semblance of historic value of the Dutch Settlers and the architectural styles of Cape Dutch homes. The architecture has over time been evolving and this brought the more contemporary designs to Agulhas and has also increased the value of property ion the town.

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Sable Hills Waterfront Estate, Roodeplaat, Pretoria

10
Dec
2018

A full environmental study was conducted into the implementation and impact of the estate on the ecology and then the integration of urbanization of the region. The ecological study was conducted on the 250ha of land that is the common footprint of the estate. The idea of the estate is to maintain the integrity of the development as an inclusive biosphere of fauna and flora. This in itself is a major contributing factor in determining property values within the estate.

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Somerset West and surroundings, Western Cape

07
Dec
2018

The benefit of Somerset West is the fact that the town has a high volume of tourists who visit and frequent the town and region all year round. This is of benefit to exposure of the various properties on the market which is all year round.

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Stellenbosch, Western Cape

05
Dec
2018

Today Stellenbosch consists of suburbs with their own demographic and appeal. Stellenbosch Central for example is the ideal student centre and property usage in this node consists of apartments, townhouses and freehold homes. This is also a particularly lucrative investors market as students are a revolving income generating source and not that dependant on tourism although this could also be an ideal opportunity to tap into an underutilised market for tourists wanting to use the town as a base from which to explore.

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St. Helena Bay, Western Cape

03
Dec
2018

The small fishing village of St. Helena Bay is a sought after resort holiday destination and residential town. As far as residential property categories go St. Helena Bay property and homes can be classified as middle to upper-class homes with a mixed use of holiday cottages and residential homes.

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Strand, Western Cape

30
Nov
2018

Strand is a mixed use residential town with commercial property, residential property which consists of freehold homes, apartments, townhouses and cluster homes. The market in Strand is driven by the same factors as other residential suburbs with the benefit of the additional use of property as either second holiday homes or holiday rental homes. In either respect property is in high demand which brings stability top the market making it a sound investment prospect.

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Eco Park Estate, Centurion

28
Nov
2018

Eco Park Estate consists of a number of sectional title developments with their own identity, architecture and layout. This is currently the most stable and high demand property market and this makes it the ideal opportunity for investors to invest in this high demand market with good returns from rental income.

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Solridge, Sandton

26
Nov
2018

The street appeal is the first thing you notice about the suburb as the streets are tree lined and that is followed by the landscaped gardens and well-proportioned contemporary architectural homes. There are a number of classic homes with functionality in mind adding to the diverse income and age group attracted to the suburb within the exclusive segment.

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Kensington B, Johannesburg

23
Nov
2018

Kensington B is a suburb of Randburg which has a middle-class status with stable growth in property values which are in line with the current market trends for middle-class suburbs. Factors that benefit Kensington B are factors like a well-established suburb with consistent service delivery, educational infrastructure with reputable reputations and the close proximity to various commercial and industrial hubs.

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Kentview, Sandton

21
Nov
2018

Property usage will vary depending on where exactly the specific is located. Kentview is a suburb which consists mainly of apartments with a number of freehold homes which sets a certain status for the suburb as a middle-class income group suburb.

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Khyber Rock, Sandton

19
Nov
2018

The exclusivity status of Khyber Rock is openly on display in the contemporary dramatic architecture, the sometimes palatial sized homes, landscaped, manicured gardens and the same manicured sidewalks.

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Magaliessig, Sandton

16
Nov
2018

More well-established, Magaliessig attracts the middle-class and part of the exclusive income groups in the market. The property usage consists of freehold homes, apartments, cluster homes and townhouses.

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Needwood, Sandton

14
Nov
2018

The suburb is aesthetically pleasing and will find favour with the younger generation stating families with the added benefit of the great number of security estates which is also convenient for those who prefer the lock-up-and-go convenience estates offer.

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Moodie Hill, Sandton

12
Nov
2018

Property usage consists of freehold homes which generally offer generous space and are aimed at family living and entertainment then there is cluster homes offering the younger executive generation the opportunity to step into the higher end of the property market and then finally the sectional title market with townhouses and apartments which will suit single persons and the investors in the rental market.

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Mill Hill, Sandton

09
Nov
2018

The property usage consists of freehold homes, townhouses and apartments with cluster homes making up a well-balanced residential suburb which promotes demand and a stable growth in property values for homeowners and investors alike.

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Ceres, Western Cape, Boland

07
Nov
2018

Residential property in Ceres can be classified as middle to upper-class property which is obviously apparent by the property values. The architecture in this appealing town has in some way maintained the colonial history and ancestry which is quaint and reflected in some of the period type homes which will appeal to renovators.

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Port Alfred, Eastern Cape

05
Nov
2018

The town has also had a demand for property within the R500k price range and a few developments have taken care of this need, and has further increased the movement in the towns property market. This also means the property usage has diversified into more sectional title townhouses with the rest made up of freehold homes, small holdings and farms.

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Meyerton, Gauteng

02
Nov
2018

The architecture in Meyerton would of course vary from contemporary, conventional and period specific which is also part of the appeal to the town.

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Ocean View, Durban South Coast

31
Oct
2018

The exclusive suburb of Ocean View on the South Coast of Durban is a highly sought after residential suburb. Factors which drive this demand are firstly the status as an exclusive suburb then its prime location to commercial and industrial hubs and then the major benefit of the close proximity to the white beaches and tourist attractions.

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Warner Beach, KZN South Coast

29
Oct
2018

Apartments in this scenic town are ideal as the second holiday home and apartments are in high demand both in and out of season with in-season tourists being prepared to pay prime rates for accommodation in self-catering apartments within the more exclusive end of the spectrum.

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Winkelspruit, KZN

26
Oct
2018

Property values are comparable to many other upmarket towns or suburbs along this specific stretch of coastline. Hotels line some of the prime locations in the town and this is interspersed with apartments, townhouses and freehold homes.

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Krugersdorp, Johannesburg

24
Oct
2018

Guest houses, B&B’s and game lodges are common in Krugersdorp as there is a large number of cultural, historical and natural heritage sites which attract tourists all year round.

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Umhlanga Rocks, Durban North Coast

22
Oct
2018

Buying an apartment in Umhlanga Rocks as an investment within the holiday accommodation market has good returns with prime rates being charged due to the exclusivity attached to the suburb and this is not limited to only seasonal tourists.

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Umhlanga, Durban North Coast

19
Oct
2018

The suburb of Umhlanga in KZN is reputed to be one of the fastest growing cities in South Africa. The fact is in part confirmed by the many commercial companies that have relocated to Umhlanga where a huge development project is still currently seeing the suburb expand.

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Umhlanga Ridge, Durban North Coast

17
Oct
2018

Umhlanga Ridge is a highly sought after developing suburb with a mixed use which consists of apartments, commercial property and residential property.

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West Riding, Durban North

15
Oct
2018

The architecture in West Riding is a good mixture of period specific homes like British Colonial, Dutch and contemporary which also adds to the general property values.

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Westville, Durban North

12
Oct
2018

The various cultural influences on architecture means almost every architectural style is found in the suburb from Tudor Styled homes, contemporary homes and newer apartment buildings, conventional and Dutch architecture. There is also a large part of Westville properties which falls in the prestigious end of the market to cater for those who prefer the suburb as opposed to say the higher end of the exclusive market like Umhlanga Rocks.

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Glen Marine, Cape Peninsula

10
Oct
2018

As far as a residential suburb goes Glen Marine can be classified as a middle-class suburb that will appeal to young and old with an appealing variety of architectural styles from log cabin type homes, conventional family homes and a few contemporary homes.

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University Estate, Cape Town City Bowl

08
Oct
2018

Part of the status of University Estate can be attributed to the luxury hotels which draw national and international clientele. This of course exposes the listed properties tempting interest to invest in the lifestyle.

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Vredehoek, Cape Town City Bowl

05
Oct
2018

The languorous lifestyle has a lot of its origin in suburbs like Vredehoek where apartments are possibly more dominant than freehold homes. The property values in Vredehoek are however not as sedate as the lifestyle and this is due to what the properties have to offer in terms of views, architecture their breath taking backdrop of Devil’s Peak and the views of the South Atlantic Ocean and of course Table Mountain.

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Vredekloof, Cape Town Northern Suburbs

03
Oct
2018

The upmarket suburb of Vredekloof in Brackenfell Cape Town is highly sought after as a residential suburb for factors like the mixed ages of the homes, the mixed property usage, its prime location in relation to amenities and access to major roads.

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Vredekloof Heights, Cape Town, Northern Suburbs

01
Oct
2018

The tranquil well-established suburb of Vredekloof Heights will appeal to the middle-class income group with a number of exclusive homes adding to the mixed property value.

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Welgemoed, Cape Town, Northern Suburbs

28
Sep
2018

Welgemoed is a suburb that carries a status of exclusivity. This is obvious from the sizes of homes, their architecture and the general property values in the suburb.

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Welgelegen, Bellville, Cape Town

26
Sep
2018

A mixed property usage which consist of freehold homes and townhouses means established and newly formed families can enter this middle-class suburb and there is generally a trend for people who reside here to upgrade to larger homes within the suburb due to its tranquillity and prime location.

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