Province Overview

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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Average Gauteng rent leapfrogs to second place
10 Mar 2020
According to the PayProp Annual Review of 2019, rents in Gauteng overtook those in KwaZulu-Natal and the Northern Cape during the past year. With an average rent of R8 360, Gauteng is now the second-most expensive province in which to rent after the Western Cape.
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Advice for property buyers and sellers in Kuruman
03 Mar 2020
The latest stats from Lightstone Property reveal that house price growth in the Northern Cape has caught up with the ever-popular Western Cape. Annual house price inflation for both these provinces is at 3.9% which is well above Lightstone’s national average of 1.7%.
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Home buyers increasingly turning to Port Elizabeth for lifestyle and value
12 Feb 2020
Buyers from around South Africa, as well as returning expats, are acquiring homes in Port Elizabeth, says Justin Kreusch, Pam Golding Properties joint area principal.
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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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