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Although much of the property market is centered around the historic city of Kimberley, house hunters in search of the peace and tranquility you can only find in the Karoo have ensured that many small towns are experiencing an upsurge in property interest.

This dramatic landscape provides the perfect setting for prospective tenants to find the rustic charm you will only find in the Karoo.

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Market & Opinion
Here are the emerging trends among property buyers & sellers
28 Sep 2020
Lockdown restrictions may have eased, but life has still been altered by the effects of COVID-19. A few months outside of Alert Level 5 and 4 have allowed real estate professionals the opportunity to spot the emerging trends among property buyers and sellers during this tumultuous time.
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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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Market & Opinion
KwaZulu Natal's North Coast has made a comeback during lockdown
13 Aug 2020
After almost three months without the ability to buy and sell real estate, the property market has seen a flurry of activity since real estate became fully operational again. This resulted in the largest real estate group in Southern Africa, RE/MAX SA, reporting a record-high sales month of 2.38 billion in June. Certain regions within the group, namely KZN among others, stand out as being the forerunners for this recovery.
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Market & Opinion
Cape Town dethroned as strongest market but still boasting pockets of strong growth
10 Jul 2020
For almost a decade, consistent double-digit growth ensured the Western Cape’s undisputed position as market-leader but the playing field has been levelling since 2017 with Lightstone’s June 2020 house price index revealing significant shifts in the market place.
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