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Luxury estates, residential property developments, large farms and newly built apartments are just some of the property types you will find in this thriving province. Property investors can’t go wrong when investing in a property close to the University of the North West. Due to its proximity to two major Gauteng cities, Pretoria and Johannesburg, Hartbeespoort is a perfect place for a weekend getaway home.

The University of North West, which is in the heart of Potchefstroom, has helped the local rental property market grow from strength to strength. The allure of Rustenberg is still attracting new tenants to the area with its various property types - from apartments to beautiful townhouses

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Market & Opinion
Impact of pandemic on residential rental sector evident
01 Sep 2020
The PayProp Rental Index for the second quarter of 2020 shows sub-inflationary rental growth rates for April, May and June at 2.3%, 1.1% and 1.6% respectively (year on year). This is despite inflation dipping to its lowest level in years.
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Rental Arrears worsen with a further decline expected
02 Jun 2020
The first PayProp Rental Index for 2020 has been released, and with it a disturbing statistic. During March 2020, just over 20% of tenants were in arrears, increasing to almost 24% in April.
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Rental growth reaches its peak in the third quarter
18 Nov 2019
The PayProp Rental Index for the third quarter of 2019 reveals that September 2019 had the highest year-on-year rental growth for the year at 4.2%, beating inflation for the first time since April 2018 – although rental growth has remained flat for the quarter. Johette Smuts from PayProp says that the monthly growth figures reported from January to August 2019 fluctuated between 3.1% and 4.2% each month, following a flat trend similar to that seen in 2018,
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Call of the African bush attracts city dwellers and overseas buyers to secure wildlife estates
15 Oct 2019
As the densification of major centres continues, many city dwellers are drawn by the compelling appeal of nature on secure, wildlife lifestyle estates, where your next door ‘neighbours’ include free-roaming game and an abundance of birdlife, set in serene, bushveld landscapes and yet still easily accessible to all amenities.
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