Hermanus at a glance

The Greater Hermanus area is situated between two large lagoons namely the Botrivier Lagoon on the Western side & the Kleinrivier Lagoon to the Eastern side, with the small Onrus Lagoon in the middle. A diversity of people live harmoniously in this beautiful heart of the Cape Whale Coast.

The mild Mediterranean climate, champagne air, mountains covered by Fynbos, a rich marine life and the best land-based whale watching in the world, make Hermanus one of the most magnificent and desirable eco-destinations in the country and encourages around-the-year tourism seasons during the winter months.

The beauty and magic of Hermanus have attracted many famous artists. The town has thus become home to boutiques, art galleries, cafes. Restaurants and craft markets provide a creative, cosmopolitan and hospitable framework to complement the attractions.

Wines from the Hemel en Aarde Valley (R320 Wine Route) are internationally applauded and proudly served with cuisine made from locally grown and nurtured ingredients.

Luxury hotels, boutique guest houses and a vast array of other accommodation cater for visitors from all over the world and the tourism-based economy is anchored with excellent medical and educational facilities. As a destination or a place to live, this seaside resort ranks high on any list.

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Market & Opinion
Multi-generational house sharing on the rise
07 Oct 2020
Many new trends have emerged within the real estate sector as a result of the national lockdown, one of which is the increase in multi-generational living. No longer able to afford the costs of living alone, many have combined households to share the living expenses.
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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
Unchanged repo rate - The property industry reacts
17 Sep 2020
The Monetary Policy Committee’s decision to keep the repo rate stable was not entirely surprising, as the 300bps rate cuts for the year to date are still taking effect, given the fact that the economy was in lockdown during Q2, and with restrictions not yet fully lifted
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Market & Opinion
The post-COVID real estate landscape in SA and global emergent trends
03 Jul 2020
When the real estate market clawed its way back from the devastating global cascade of the sub-prime collapse of 2008/09 it was not easy or fast, but it had a tried and tested economic textbook roadmap and traditional real estate models to successfully guide the process.
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