How transport costs and traffic are influencing property value

Growing trends are emerging showing how the desire to avoid being stuck in traffic, or to avoid the growing cost of using private transports, are heavily influencing property purchasing decisions. In South Africa this is especially true for cities such as Johannesburg and Cape Town.

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Student housing and private investors

Over the recent years South Africa’s education system has attracted a growing number of foreign students from other countries in sub-Saharan Africa. This new wave of young adults aged 18-25, which is expected to increase to almost 100 million by 2020, is a huge opportunity for private buyers who are looking to invest in the housing market.