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Braamfontein Werf, Johannesburg

28
Sep
2020

Many young single executives prefer the close proximity of Braamfontein Werf and its vibrant downbeat lifestyle above the more glitzy lifestyle of other high end suburbs.

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Lambton Gardens, Gauteng - East Rand and Vaal

23
Sep
2020

Lambton Gardens is one of Germiston’s middle-class suburbs which have a good balanced mixed use property range consisting of freestanding homes, apartments and townhouses.

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Kyalami A.H Gauteng – Midrand

21
Sep
2020

Take leisurely drive through the well-maintained streets and one immediately gets the sense of prestige, landscaped lush manicured gardens and modern breath taking architecture with homes set on large grounds.

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Edelweiss, Gauteng – East Rand and Vaal

18
Sep
2020

The suburb is well-established with older architecture interspersed with some homes with a more modern architecture. First-time buyers, young families and established families will find a home within their budget in this familial tranquil atmosphere.

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Oriel

16
Sep
2020

These mansions are architectural master pieces for the wealthy and demand is thus high for the properties. This also stems from the location of the suburb which is prime by any definition. Central to commercial hubs like for example the JSE, teaching hospitals, Sandton with its law chambers and the home of the countries commercial hub and of course Rosebank with its exclusive malls and retail outlets. These are all important to residents of suburbs like Oriel and then of course access to the amenities like the OR Tambo Airport, major freeways and schools.

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Abbotsford

14
Sep
2020

The suburb is very individual in architecture and also spacious with many of the grounds measuring in excess of the normal 2000 m2 of conventional suburbs. Lush designer gardens are the one feature if the homes that invites occupants to the outdoors.

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Berea, Joburg

11
Sep
2020

The suburb is primarily made up of apartments which is a strong market segment at present due to affordability and demand.

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Germiston

09
Sep
2020

The advantage of entertaining the idea of investing in the older suburbs means there are properties which are more than worth renovating with high pressed ceilings and wooden floors and the period defining feature of red painted veranda floors and bay windows.

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Linksfield North

07
Sep
2020

The mixed property use will cater for all within this market segment with town-house complexes, freehold homes and clusters like the Royal Estate which displays the affluence of the properties in style.

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Primrose Hill

04
Sep
2020

The mixed property use of Primrose Hill is ideal for a large market segment with apartments, town-houses and freehold homes. The suburb should be viewed as a middle-class suburb that has not reached its full market potential due to a mythical fallacy that the suburb is not worth investing in.

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Parkrand

02
Sep
2020

Parkrand is a Boksburg suburb thus located on the East Rand. It is a well-established and highly sought after suburb for various reasons like its prime location, proximity to amenities and stable growth in property values. The suburb can be described as a middle to upper-class suburb with a good mixture of property use.

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Sonneveld

31
Aug
2020

Free-hold homes are a mixture of older architecture and then the modern designs currently the fashion across Gauteng thus property values cater for a large market segment within the middle to upper-class segment. The suburb will satisfy a very large portion of the market seeking property on the East Rand.

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Strubenvale

28
Aug
2020

Clusters and townhouse complexes are in the upmarket scale and this segment caters for younger families, newly weds and single young executives.

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Sunward Park

26
Aug
2020

Sunward Park is one of those suburbs which begs to be explored. It is a well-established suburb with a mixed property use that caters for a large market segment with clusters, townhouse complexes and freehold homes. The feel of the suburb is idyllic with its tree-lined clean streets and manicured gardens.

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Lombardy East

24
Aug
2020

The suburb is a purely residential suburb consisting mostly of freehold homes with two or three apartment buildings which are ideal starter homes and will serve well in the buy-to-let market, with an older architectural flavour and a few newer architectural designs.

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Glen Erasmia Boulevard

21
Aug
2020

Investment opportunities like Glen Erasmia Boulevard are a sure indication that the region as a whole offers stable property value growth and the rental market is as much in demand.

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Kosmosdal

19
Aug
2020

There are new developments being undertaken at regular intervals which are a good indication of the degree of demand the suburb commands. The number of lifestyle estates within the suburb is a further indication of demand of property in the suburb.

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Lanseria

17
Aug
2020

Property in the town is today of a mixed use which comprises small holding, commercial, residential and farm land with large tracts of undeveloped land also in the market. The location of the suburb is one positive factor to consider even if the property is in the form of small holding or farms.

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Noordhoek, Western Cape

14
Aug
2020

The mixed property use which comprises freehold homes and clusters is somewhat limited but this echoes the idea of an uncrowded laid back living style of the suburb.

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Flamingo Vlei, Western Cape

12
Aug
2020

For permanent residents the suburb offers a sense of community and this is echoed in the tree-lined streets and general aesthetics of the suburb and exclusive homes of which there are more than enough to choose from in the market presently.

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Dunkeld, Johannesburg

10
Aug
2020

The proximity to Sandton with its ever expanding commercial hub has further entrenched the high degree of demand for property in Dunkeld. And further access to suburbs north east and north west with their large commercial hubs are within easy access on major roads such as Jan Smuts Avenue, Bompas Road to Park Town and Westcliff, Hyde Park and Sandton, Rosebank and further afield to suburbs such as Bryanston, Randburg and Fourways on William Nicol Drive.

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Dainfern Ridge

07
Aug
2020

Even though properties are within the exclusive category of the income spectrum apartments offer a dual usage, firstly as a good entry point into estates and secondly as a long term investment prospect within the rental market. Apartments are well priced and are more or less competitive to apartment values of properties outside estates which further improve the rental investment prospect. They also offer an alternative to first home buyers to enter a market with almost unrivaled growth and stability with the benefit of double security synonymous with townhouses and apartments.

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Florida View, Roodepoort

05
Aug
2020

The mixed property usage of the suburb will attract a large market consisting of the younger generation entering the market where townhouses and apartments will be ideally suited, clusters homes for the young growing families and freehold homes for the middle-class and established families.

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Allen’s Nek Roodepoort

03
Aug
2020

Property usage in Allen’s Nek consists of freehold homes, apartments, townhouses and cluster homes with a varying pricing structure thus inviting a large market to invest in the suburb. Many of the townhouse complexes have a more modern contemporary architecture which will appeal to young executive families preferring the privacy and security from living in a townhouse complex with the benefit of a lock-up and go lifestyle.

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Mouille Point, Cape Town

31
Jul
2020

Apartments come in a large variety of sizes from bachelor pads to 4 bedroom units and most offer stunning views of the blue Atlantic Ocean and the boardwalk from Mouille Point all the way to Greenpoint.

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Marina da Gama, Cape Town

29
Jul
2020

This is made possible by the number of apartments and townhouses available in Marina da Gama which is in high demand due to the stable growth in property values the suburb offers and the degree of status that comes from residing in the suburb.

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Llandudno, Atlantic Seaboard, Cape Town

27
Jul
2020

From the outset the suburb attained a highly prestigious status and this is due to the ultramodern generously sized homes and in part due to the views of the Atlantic Ocean on offer. Property values are way above the R10 mil mark and vacant land will fetch in the region of R5 mil depending on placement within the suburb.

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Cinderella, Gauteng - Boksburg, Brakpan

24
Jul
2020

The general architecture in Cinderella is perfectly mixed which means a broad spectrum of buyers will find a home to cater for their taste and this would naturally also be a determinative factor in capital layout or purchase value. The diverse property usage in Cinderella consists of freestanding homes, townhouses and apartments which caters for a broad income spectrum. So, first-time buyers, start-up families and established families make up the demographic of the suburb.

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Dawn Park, Gauteng - Boksburg, Brakpan

22
Jul
2020

The diverse property usage in Dawn Park caters for a broad income spectrum from first-time buyers to established families and the new sectional title townhouse and apartment developments are the largest or possibly the most competitive market currently due to the income spectrum they cater for and their reasonable affordability and quick resale and growth in value.

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Parkdene (JHB), Gauteng - Boksburg, Brakpan

20
Jul
2020

The mixed property usage in Parkdene is well-balanced and with the number of newer security estates and some lifestyle estates indicates that demand for homes in the suburb are high. The mixed property usage consists of freestanding homes, apartments, townhouses and then the homes in estates which all make up a strong average median property graph which shows a steady growth. The pricing structure of property in Parkdene puts it in the middle to middle upper-class segment giving the suburb a broad demographic from first-time buyers, single persons, medium and established sized families.

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Parkhaven, Gauteng - Boksburg, Brakpan

17
Jul
2020

Fresh modern eco-friendly or even green homes set the trend and of course, apartments draw from this modern approach to provide buyers a high standard of interior fittings and accessories with the benefit of drawing from the average median value of freestanding homes in the estates to yield a buoyant market for first-time buyers and young couples.

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Bedworth Park, Gauteng - East Rand and Vaal

15
Jul
2020

The mixed property usage is another factor which appeals to the buyers’ market as property usage consists of freestanding homes, townhouses and apartments. Single persons, young couples, medium sized families and established families will find a home to cater for their needs and then there is also a diverse architecture in the suburb consisting of conventional to more modern architecture.

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Dal Fouche´, Gauteng – East Rand and Vaal

13
Jul
2020

Due to the age of the suburb, there is a vast distinction in architecture ranging from typical period homes from the inception of the town and suburb and then a steady progression as fashion changed to the modern architecture of today. Of course, age determines a part of the property value which is indeed reflected in the sales values of individual properties. This gives the suburb a very broad average median pricing curve and at the same time draws a broader spectrum of buyers of all classes within the middle income to upper middle income groups.

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Dinwiddie, Gauteng – East Rand and Vaal

10
Jul
2020

Young couples that are not yet in the position to afford substantial bonds will find that there are apartments and townhouses that will suit their pocket and taste and likewise expanding families will find homes to suit their specific needs.

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Jansen Park, Gauteng – East Rand and Vaal

08
Jul
2020

Single professionals, young married couples, established families and pensioners enjoy the tranquil lifestyle the suburb has to offer and there is a sense of pride in the suburb which one can see when taking a drive through the leafy roads and tidy sidewalks and manicured gardens.

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Lambton, Gauteng – East Rand and Vaal

06
Jul
2020

Lambton is one of the suburbs in Germiston, which like its neighbours is highly sought after. There are factors like its prime location, vast mixed property usage and stable average median growth value. Forming part of the greater Ekurhuleni Municipality means all the respective industrial nodes are within easy access and then naturally the respective commercial nodes too.

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Van Dyk Park, Gauteng – East Rand and Vaal

03
Jul
2020

Being a lower middle to middle high income residential suburb means there is value to be had in property located in Van Dyk Park. Some are of the opinion that Van Dyk Park may be slightly remote but this like many other factors is more a case of relativity.

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Ravensklip, Gauteng – East Rand and Vaal

01
Jul
2020

Ravensklip is an old well-established suburb located in the Ekurhuleni Municipal district which means the suburb has access to all the industrial nodes on a route that includes the nodes of Benoni, Germiston, Boksburg and all the way through to Booysens.

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Bailey’s Muckleneuk

26
Jun
2020

The suburb is very secluded which adds to the attraction and charm yet is highly sought after. Property values are this driven by demand which is partly due to the mystique surrounding the suburb.

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Erasmusrand

24
Jun
2020

Perched on the hilly countryside overlooking the valley of Erasmuskloof and parts of Waterkloof make for interesting architecture and this adds to the property value which is more in the middle to higher income groups.

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Lydiana

22
Jun
2020

Lydiana in the old Pretoria East is a well-established sought-after suburb primarily for the property values which are performing well in the current market. The location of the suburb is well situated to amenities, schools, malls and major roads which lead to commercial and industrial hubs which are a core to the suburb.

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Bloubosrand

19
Jun
2020

The suburb of Bloubosrand is well established and sought after due to location and proximity to amenities, roads, schools and venues. It is also a suburb of Randburg which is by itself a major draw card for property investment in terms of family homes and residential property.

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Boksburg

17
Jun
2020

The town is a mixture of residential, commercial, retail and industrial hubs spread out over that surface area with at least 25 suburbs.

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Sherwood

15
Jun
2020

Sherwood is well established and in high demand due to its proximity to the beach and amenities which are positive factors driving and stabilizing property prices.

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Pilanesberg

12
Jun
2020

Towns surrounding the nature reserve and Sun City are well established and expanding as this is also a mining and farming region.

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Camphersdrift – George

10
Jun
2020

Here one can take a drive to the beach for the day, spend time in the botanical gardens or explore the hiking trails on the Outeniqua Mountains.

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Bodorp – George

08
Jun
2020

Most of the suburbs in George are attractive and it is hard to put a finger on it as there are so many factors which one can attribute to this. It could be the lack of the high-pressured pace of larger cities, the undeniable natural beauty and the status many of the suburbs have attained. Truth is all these factors are what appeals to many home owners in the country. Who would not want to wake up with a mountain covered in a blanket of mist and the smell of fresh pine forests instead of city noise and the angst of city life?

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Bruma

05
Jun
2020

The mixed property use of the suburb is the other major factor in the high demand which comprises apartments, sectional-title townhouse complexes and freehold homes.

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Craighall

03
Jun
2020

Apartments are desirable with buy-to-let investors and first time home buyers in the executive income bracket with the benefit of turning a good profit on resale.

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Cresta

01
Jun
2020

Surrounded by popular exclusive suburbs means Cresta is highlighted as a prime family oriented suburb with tree lined streets and well maintained public parks and spaces.

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