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Luxury estates, residential property developments, large farms and newly built apartments are just some of the property types you will find in this thriving province. Property investors can’t go wrong when investing in a property close to the University of the North West. Due to its proximity to two major Gauteng cities, Pretoria and Johannesburg, Hartbeespoort is a perfect place for a weekend getaway home.

The University of North West, which is in the heart of Potchefstroom, has helped the local rental property market grow from strength to strength. The allure of Rustenberg is still attracting new tenants to the area with its various property types - from apartments to beautiful townhouses

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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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Call of the African bush attracts city dwellers and overseas buyers to secure wildlife estates
15 Oct 2019
As the densification of major centres continues, many city dwellers are drawn by the compelling appeal of nature on secure, wildlife lifestyle estates, where your next door ‘neighbours’ include free-roaming game and an abundance of birdlife, set in serene, bushveld landscapes and yet still easily accessible to all amenities.
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The worst crime-ridden areas in South Africa
13 Sep 2019
The recently released statistics for the 2018/19 period from the South African Police Service (SAPS) has revealed the areas with the most recorded crime.
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Flat rental growth is good news for South Africa
14 Aug 2019
The PayProp Rental Index reveals second quarter growth (measured year-on-year) of 3.86%, a similar number to the growth rate measured in Q1 2019. PayProp’s Johette Smuts says that adding a moving average trendline highlights longer-term trends. In this case, it shows good news for landlords – rental growth remained steady over the last quarter and is not trending downward anymore.
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