SA’s top suburbs: where you should be buying, and selling
As home-buying patterns shift on the back of the Covid-induced ‘Zoom boom’ and record low interest rates, up-and-coming suburbs could replace tried-and-tested stalwarts in the capital growth stakes
SA’s housing market got off to a shaky start this year, with buying activity reportedly at three-year lows. So when Covid-19 hit the country’s shores in March, most commentators expected residential property sales and prices to fall off a cliff.
That didn’t happen. The housing market has staged a remarkable recovery since June, when lockdown restrictions were eased. In recent months, to the astonishment of many, estate agents and mortgage originators have been reporting record sales numbers...