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Ballito at a glance

Nestled between the lush rolling hills of KwaZulu-Natal and the warm waves of the Indian Ocean, lies Ballito - the perfect location for a year-round summer atmosphere.

The golden beaches stretching over the coast entices visitors and residents alike to enjoy days spent soaking up the sun and surf, here surfers and fishermen share the ocean’s warm water on a daily basis, while the shops and restaurants buzz with activity.

From its holiday town beginnings, Ballito has evolved into a popular choice for young families due to its leafy suburbs and while it is close to Durban, it is much quieter.

In recent years, there has been a population boom in Ballito. Various safe, gated estates have been built in and around the town on land that was previously used as sugar cane farms. Many new hotels and resorts have opened, drawing even more tourists into this picturesque part of the KwaZulu-Natal coast. Plans are currently on the table for new schools to be constructed, a new town centre, a taxi rank, and a larger clinic. The main entrance to Ballito from the N2 highway is currently being upgraded, with the construction of a spaghetti junction to ease the traffic, the widening of the road to four lanes in Ballito Drive, and proper pedestrian walkways.

It is easy to see why the slogan “Buy, Build & Play at Ballito Bay, The Caribbean of the North Coast” was used when it was first advertised to property investors.

Property Types

  • Houses
  • Townhouses
  • Apartments
  • Vacant Land

Schools

  • Ashton International College
  • Reddam House Ballito
  • Beaches Independent Primary School
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Contained inflation made the case for an easing in the repo rate
17 Jan 2020
With limited, modest growth anticipated for the year ahead (2020), it encouraging that the Monetary Policy Committee saw fit to reduce the repo rate by 25bps in order to help kickstart the economy and foster increased confidence among consumers who are feeling the pressure of ever-rising costs.
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Signs that the residential property market is beginning to stabilise
08 Nov 2019
Until there is greater clarity on the prospects of a recovery in the local economy, the housing market, which remains resilient but is currently weighted in favour of buyers, is unlikely to enter another fully-fledged recovery.
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Gardens to inspire
02 Sep 2019
Spring has sprung and as the days grow warmer and our gardens slowly start to wake-up from their Winter sleep we take a look at some garden inspiration from properties across South Africa.
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KZN North Coast region the new ‘property capital’ of SA
10 Jun 2019
With King Shaka International Airport on its doorstep, and nine international flight routes – including three BA flights per week from London’s Heathrow airport – the North Coast region of KwaZulu-Natal continues to attract an influx of home buyers from the rest of the province, Gauteng and other regions, and even globally.
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