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Alberton at a glance

Alberton is one of the most popular residential areas with most of its workers commuting to a nearby town, suburb or city to earn their livelihood.

From a town planning perspective, Alberton is truly unique in that is does not have a reason for its location apart from its proximity to the major population centre. It boasts large industrial areas and has now become a part of the Ekurhuleni Metropolitan Municipality. There are a variety of shopping centres, libraries, clinics, hospitals and entertainment facilities available here. The massive East Rand Shopping Mall is just minutes away.

Over the years development sprawled out into adjacent areas, and today Alberton is made up of 19 suburbs:

  • Aarton
  • Alberante
  • Albertsdal
  • Alberton North
  • Alrode
  • Brackendowns
  • Brackenhurst
  • Eden Park
  • Florentia
  • General Alberts Park
  • Mayberry Park
  • Meyersdal
  • New Redruth
  • Newmarket Park
  • Palm Ridge
  • Randhart
  • Raceview
  • Roxton
  • South Crest
  • South Downs
  • Thokoza
  • Verwoerdpark

Property Types

  • Houses
  • Townhouses
  • Apartments
  • Vacant Land


  • Alberton High School
  • Alberton Primary School
  • Alberview Primary School
  • Bracken High School
  • Brackenhurst Primary School
  • Hoërskool Alberton
  • Hoërskool Dinamika
  • Hoërskool Marais Viljoen
  • Kenton Primary School
  • Laerskool Generaal Alberts
  • Laerskool Jan Meyer
  • Laerskool President Steyn
  • Laerskool Randhart
  • Umtholo Primary School
  • Winile Secondary School
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Market & Opinion
Gauteng rental market grows, but still the most affordable metro
23 Jun 2022
Gauteng is home to the largest rental market in the country and according to TPN the rental market now stands at about 48% of all households.
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Market & Opinion
Neighbourhood Guide - Alberton
27 May 2022
Property in Alberton caters to all types of budgets and offers an excellent environment for families. Situated on the East Rand and in close proximity to Johannesburg means that Alberton is an ideal option for buyers looking to stay in the suburbs while being close to the hustle and bustle of the city.
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Market & Opinion
The best value-for-money suburbs in Johannesburg and surrounding areas
25 Apr 2022
At just 4.4% as of the end-March 2022, house price inflation grew at the slowest rate in Gauteng, accordingly to Lightstone Property’s latest newsletter. The national average annual inflation according to this report is 4.51%. This presents opportunities for those searching for homes on a tight budget.
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