Alberton at a glance

Alberton is one of the most popular residential areas with most of its workers commuting to a nearby town, suburb or city to earn their livelihood.

From a town planning perspective, Alberton is truly unique in that is does not have a reason for its location apart from its proximity to the major population centre. It boasts large industrial areas and has now become a part of the Ekurhuleni Metropolitan Municipality. There are a variety of shopping centres, libraries, clinics, hospitals and entertainment facilities available here. The massive East Rand Shopping Mall is just minutes away.

Over the years development sprawled out into adjacent areas, and today Alberton is made up of 19 suburbs:

  • Aarton
  • Alberante
  • Albertsdal
  • Alberton North
  • Alrode
  • Brackendowns
  • Brackenhurst
  • Eden Park
  • Florentia
  • General Alberts Park
  • Mayberry Park
  • Meyersdal
  • New Redruth
  • Newmarket Park
  • Palm Ridge
  • Randhart
  • Raceview
  • Roxton
  • South Crest
  • South Downs
  • Thokoza
  • Verwoerdpark

Property Types

  • Houses
  • Townhouses
  • Apartments
  • Vacant Land


  • Alberton High School
  • Alberton Primary School
  • Alberview Primary School
  • Bracken High School
  • Brackenhurst Primary School
  • Hoërskool Alberton
  • Hoërskool Dinamika
  • Hoërskool Marais Viljoen
  • Kenton Primary School
  • Laerskool Generaal Alberts
  • Laerskool Jan Meyer
  • Laerskool President Steyn
  • Laerskool Randhart
  • Umtholo Primary School
  • Winile Secondary School
Alberton Map
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Market & Opinion
Property market trends: Pressure on prices and an increase in buyer interest
13 Jul 2020
The overall state of the South African housing market is best described as a buyer’s market with house price decline in real terms. Yet, the South African housing market is comprised of multiple micro-markets, each with their own trends in recent performance.
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Market & Opinion
The travel ban creates new trends in the rental market
01 Jul 2020
The travel ban has placed many travellers in precarious living situations, especially those who had plans to emigrate just before the lockdown started. This has led to new trends in the rental market, with fully-furnished, medium-term rentals becoming increasingly popular and Airbnb homes moving to the long-term rental market to avoid vacancies.
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Market & Opinion
This is how long your property will be on the market in Gauteng and Cape Town
14 Oct 2019
Selling real estate is not as instantly gratifying as selling shares or cashing in on other investments. Those hoping to sell within the current market are likely to wait for roughly 14 weeks (which is the national average) before closing the deal.
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Market & Opinion
Features buyers are currently looking for in a new home
30 Sep 2019
The current property market is tough for most sellers, with supply far outweighing demand in many areas. Sellers will therefore need to do all they can to make sure their property has the best chance of selling in this highly competitive market.
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