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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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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Market & Opinion
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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Market & Opinion
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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Market & Opinion
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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