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Western Cape

Situated in the south western corner of South Africa, the Western Cape is one of the country’s most popular locations and destinations. Boasting the exquisite allure of the Winelands, the Karoo and the splendour of the Garden Route, the province also houses Cape Town – the Mother City – a haven for its culturally practised and tasteful residents.

KwaZulu-Natal

Also known as the Garden province as a result of its coastal sub-tropical climate, KwaZulu-Natal has always been one of South Africa’s favourite holiday destinations. While the coastline is dotted with picturesque small towns, the province’s interior consists mainly of inspiring and spectacular rolling hills.

Eastern Cape

The Eastern Cape includes such diverse landscapes – from the arid Karoo to the wet and windy Grahamstown – that any person can find their nirvana here. This province also boasts South Africa’s only snow skiing resort, which is situated in the Southern Drakensberg.

Free State

With Bloemfontein as its capital city, the Free State is found in the very heart of South Africa. The lovely climate and fertile land have made the province a thriving agricultural community. The Free State’s chief tourist attraction is the Golden Gate Highlands National Park nestled in the foothills of the breathtaking Maluti Mountains.

Mpumalanga

Meaning literally “the place where the sun rises”, Mpumalanga is divided into scenic highveld and savannah lowveld. Main attractions in the province include the Kruger National Park, the Sudwala Caves and the Blyde River Canyon.

Limpopo

As the northernmost province in South Africa, Limpopo shares its borders with Botswana on the west, Mozambique on the east and Zimbabwe in the north. Limpopo’s proximity to these African countries has gifted it with the beauty and contrasting landscapes that has made it a favourite among travellers and adventure seekers.

North West

The North West province is a picture of authentic African bushveldt beauty that encourages adventure. From the quiet beauty of the Pilansberg Nature Reserve to the bold decadence of Sun City, the North West offers both culture and comfort.

Northern Cape

The Northern Cape is the biggest and most sparsely populated province in South Africa, dominated by the Karoo Basin. This natural gem includes the Kalahari Gemsbok National Park, the Augrabies Falls as well as the famous Namaqualand region.

Standard Bank lists repossessed and mandated properties for sale via ONLINE AUCTION as well as online offers. Standard Bank will settle all arrears rates and taxes on a property, in addition to paying all rates and taxes due until the date of registration. To make the process even easier on the pocket, there are no transfer duties payable by the buyer when purchasing a repossessed Standard Bank property.

 

When buying repossessed property through Absa in a personal capacity, the buyer will not be held liable for payment of transfer duties on the property. An added bonus is that should you finance your new home through Absa Home Loans you will enjoy the benefit of discounted attorney fees. Why not start your search for your dream home today?

 

FNB takes the majority of the work out of buying repossessed properties by offering buyers up to 100% bond financing. The buyer will not be liable for any transfer duties, and FNB will furthermore pay any outstanding property rates and taxes up until the date of registration.

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23
Aug
2012

When Eskom announced its intention to build its second most advanced coal-fired power plant in the municipal area of Delmas in Mpumalanga, few realistically anticipated the pressures this would place on the rental property market in the areas surrounding the plant.

It appears that properties in Witbank, in particular, are in very high demand as a result of the large number of contractors and employees of the power plant look for housing.

As Witbank is known for the coal-mining in the surrounding districts, it has become a popular business destination for many of South Africa’s large corporations including Anglo American and Eskom. Within the municipal radius there are more than 22 coal-mines, as well as a steel mill and several power stations. The construction of the Kusile Power Station has merely added to the number of people streaming into Witbank for business reasons.

This sustained economic growth has resulted in the farm lands surrounding the town to be rapidly bought up by investors and developers to accommodate Witbank’s development and expansion. The pressure to develop the city’s suburbs to accommodate more residents has been increased by the gradual de-population of the surrounding coal-mining villages and, most significantly, the continued development of power stations in the immediate area surrounding Witbank.

In real estate terms, this has created an increasingly active property market with a shortage of rental homes escalating the sales of property. New residents are opting to invest in homes given that investors with rental homes are not actively making these available.

Many young families are particularly attracted to the newer developments for sale and free-standing homes for sale in the more popular suburbs like Reyno Ridge. Another alternative for younger couples or families seeking to buy a home are the family houses for sale in Witbank that were built years ago specifically for the coal-mine workers, as these homes are normally on fairly large erf stands and are well-built and spacious.

Another property trend seems to be the demand for small holdings for sale in the areas surrounding Witbank, with buyers hoping to capture the best of both worlds – essentially having the convenience of living in close proximity to a city and it’s amenities as well as having the peace and quiet of living in the ‘country’. As these properties are in such high demand, and there are very few available, most buyers opt instead to buy properties within the city itself.

Sales of properties under R1-million are at a frenzied high, with homes between R750 000 and R1-million now in short supply. With the first tower of the Kusile power plant scheduled to be completed in 2014 it is safe to say then, should you have the means to buy-to-let, Witbank and it extensions are a smart and safe investment to make.

Be sure to have a look at MyRoof.co.za for a great list of private properties and repossessed property for sale in Witbank.

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