There is a real sense of community in the Boksburg suburb of Reigerpark and not to stereotype the community but this seems to be more common in the coloured community as is the case in Reigerpark.
The suburb is a well-established residential suburb that is experiencing growth and fluctuations like any other residential suburb across the country. Assessing the value of properties on the market currently one can glean that it is a middle-class suburb with a diverse architectural influence which is most likely driven by income. This also opens up the market for buyers to step into the next category of income status into Reigerpark. The suburb has also expanded to the extent that it now boasts several extensions.
The suburb did gain in that at some point in time property was fairly well-priced and many homeowners have opted to improve on their existing homes by adding more bedrooms or bathrooms and upgrading fittings like kitchens and bathrooms. In any corner of the property market, this is always a wise long-term benefit as this is a costly exercise to undertake especially when it is time to sell. Having up-to-date fittings puts the property in the correct market slot making a sale easier.
The architecture of the suburb ranges from classic conventional, modern, and some period style-inspired homes. It also needs to be mentioned that Reigerpark has a history spanning back to the mining era and this is where some of the era-style homes originate from.
The suburb is close to a large number of schools, malls, and commercial and industrial nodes along Elsburg Road and Rondebult Road.
Schools servicing the suburb are St Anthony’s Education Centre, Lakeside Primary School, and Oosrand Secondary School.
Malls that cater to shopping and entertainment are East Rand Mall and Lakeside Mall and there are many more nearby.