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Oscar Pistorius - home sold to mining consultant

The home of Paralympian Oscar Pistorius has been sold to a mining consultant from Boksburg for R4,5 million.



Louwtjie Lourens bought the home situated in the exclusive Silver Lakes Estate, Pretoria and according to reports he will be renting out the four bedroomed home.

Last February during Pistorius’s bail hearing, documents showed that the home was valued at R5 million. The home was put on the market earlier this year to cover legal fees.

His estate agent confirmed to AFP in March this year that the home would be sold during a closed auction and that bids would start at R5 million.

The house is reportedly 700 square meters, which means that Lourens had paid R6 428 per square meter. Other homes in the estate currently sell at between R7 000 and R8 800 per square meter.

(Source: Huisgenoot)


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