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Gauteng is an inland province in South Africa. Although it covers only 18 000 square kilometres, there are over 12 million residents, making it the most populous province. Gauteng is urbanised with major, economical cities like Johannesburg and Pretoria. Midrand and Vanderbijlpark are mostly industrial areas. Residents work in financial, manufacturing, transport, and technology sectors. Headquarters for major companies like Porsche, Neotel, and Microsoft South Africa are located in the province along with over a dozen universities and educational institutions of higher learning. There are nearly 10 stadiums for major sports teams as well as zoos, amusement parks, botanical gardens, and expo centres. People can find property in Gauteng for all their living needs.
Gauteng is a popular province for tourists to visit because of all the attractions and recreational activities. Although it is not on the water, Gauteng has an abundance of holiday homes for tourists to rent. Sun City Vacation Club is a popular option for holiday homes, which offer negotiable prices for apartments, depending on the season people occupy them. People can purchase timeshare memberships for a variety of resorts as well.
Homes for Rent
Many local residents also find rental property in Gauteng. This may include cottages, town homes, or flats. Studio rooms or one-bedroom apartments range from R2 300 to R3 000, and two-bedroom garden flats typically cost around R4 000 to R5 500. Luxurious apartments are more expensive, especially ones with updated features and amenities. Private homes are also for rent, which range greatly in price depending on several factors, including the number of bedrooms and bathrooms. People can find property in Gauteng that includes a single room for rent in a home that is shared by others. It can still cost over R1 000 for a deal like that.
Property to Buy
Houses in Gauteng are also for sale. A new, two-bedroom house is worth about R370 000, but a four-bedroom can cost over R1 000 000 for an exceptionally modern home with garages, en suite bathrooms, fully equipped kitchens, under floor heating, fireplaces, laundry rooms, and storage rooms. Televisions are also included as well as patios with built in braais.
People can find property in Gauteng to be close to work or school or to have a permanent holiday home.
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