The Indian Ocean along KZN has been competing for the same part of the property market as other prestigious seaside resort towns.

It is obvious from the outset that Umdloti is a prestigious residential suburbs and seaside resort town.

For residents to Umdloti the same factors the drive demand apply as to any other residential suburb like its location, service delivery, status of the suburb, property usage and proximity to amenities.

Umdloti has a small commercial hub which means there are a number of residents that don’t really travel that much but for those who do work outside the suburb Umhlanga with its expanding commercial hub is a mere 9km away and with less congested roads compared to Gauteng means travel time is worth the minor inconvenience of living in a larger town like Umhlanga.

Property usage in Umdloti consists of apartments, townhouses, freehold homes and cluster homes which mean a wider spectrum is invited into this exclusivity through the more affordable properties like townhouses and apartments. It needs to be mentioned though that there are a large number of high end apartments and townhouses which caters for the executives and younger families seeking the status of Umdloti.

For the second holiday home investors Umdloti is ideal with property values keeping trend with other exclusive suburbs and this makes for a good long term investment.

For investors seeking property in the holiday rental market Umdloti properties are in high demand and more so in peak holiday seasons which is a reward on an investment both ways.

For permanent residents that travel to say Umhlanga there are major roads which reduce travel time such as the N2 connecting Umhlanga and the M4 for a more scenic route.

For residents to Umdloti there are of course a number of public and private schools catering for educational needs such as La Mercy Primary School, St Anthony’s School and Seatides Secondary School.

Malls that cater for both residents and tourists are Protea Mall, Gateway Theatre of Shopping and Balito Junction.

Take a tour of the homes in Umdloti via the Myroof web-site.

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