Investing in property for sale in Johannesburg (GPS: 26°12′16″S / 28°2′44″E) puts investors at the epicentre of trade, business and a cosmopolitan urban lifestyles. As South Africa’s largest city, it is situated in the provincial capital of the country; Gauteng. This region is also home to the capital of SA in Pretoria. This is where you’ll find the constitutional court, also very accessible from Johannesburg. This is also why it’s considered the wealthiest province in the country, largely thanks to its rich mining history and vigorous commerce.
Established in 1886, the area of Johannesburg was originally inhabited by indigenous San People. However, when gold was discovered in the Witwatersrand area in 1884 it lead to an influx of people descending to the area – which would become known as the Witwatersrand Gold Rush. With so many people coming in to get their fair share of the fortune, it became necessary to establish a government and name for the popular area.
This bustling city is governed by the City of Johannesburg Municipality. The CBD spans approximately 334.81km² while the Metro is 1,644.96km² - this size is due to the poor planning that went into the establishment of the town, as it was forced to grow rapidly during the Gold Rush. However, contemporary developers and urban planners have done a wonderful job of creating amazing residential spaces in between bustling centres of commerce and commute. The massive city used to be made up of eleven regions but now, since restructuring in 2006, properties in JHB are now divided into seven regions which are lettered A to G.
Region A (formerly region 1 and 2): Diepsloot, Midrand, Fourways, Sunninghill, Woodmead,
Region B (formerly region 3 and 4): Ward 90, Rosebank, Bryanston, Randburg,
Region C (formerly region 5): Bram Fischerville, Thulani, Florida,
Region D (formerly region 6 and 10): Soweto only
Region E (formerly region 7): Parkwood, Highlands North, Alexandra, Wynberg, Morningside
Region F (formerly 8 and 9): Glenvista, Ormonde, City Deep, Benrose, Kensington
Region G (formerly 11): Lenasia, Eldorado Park, Protea
Johannesburg is a thriving CBD that’s constantly on-the-grow. Since its inception, JHB has been the city that thousands of people call home. Therefore, residents have easy access to a host of services and amenities when investing in property in Gauteng and particularly the houses for sale in Johannesburg.
There are over 65 hospitals in Johannesburg and depending on the region that you’re living, you can find a collection of government and private medical facilities in and around JHB too. You’ll find that most of these are also easily accessible by both private and public transport. Helen Joseph Hospital, Selby Park, Netcare Rand, Yeoville, Westdene, Sandton and Sophiatown centres are just some of the facilities here. Additionally, there’s also support services dotted around the city, including day clinics, pharmacies, mental health facilities and ambulance services.
Many of the properties for sale in JHB are centrally located to a prosperous collection of schools. As the city is home to a diverse population of individuals, you can count on there being a government or private school to suit any budget or learning requirements here. Vuleka Primary, Bellavista, Parktown High, Torah Academy and Khomanani Primary are just some of the schools located in various regions of Johannesburg. Each institution boasts a safe and stimulating environment for the learners and employ nurturing and passionate educators.
Johannesburg is also home to some of the most prolific universities and often property investments in JHB are based upon their location to tertiary education facilities. The University of Witwatersrand (WITS) boasts several campuses across the city, depending on the area of studies you wish to follow. The University of Johannesburg (UJ) is also one of the most reputable facilities in the city, with many notable and influential people as part of their alumni. In addition, there are several independent, technical and online colleges in and around the city of Johannesburg too.
This South African city is easily the shopping capital of the country. Home to the biggest mall on the continent – the Mall of Africa, and also boasting a number of high-end brand stores, such as Gucci. Notable malls include Sandton City, which is the focus point in this area that is also known as the richest mile and a half – named for the business transactions of a block of commercial property. The city of JHB is renowned for its retail and a shopping centres of a variety of sizes and offerings are readily available throughout the city regardless of where you choose to have your property investments.
From lush, green parks to museums and monuments documenting prolific times in South African history, there’s a lot to see and experience in Johannesburg. As the perfect collection of wide open spaces and city-living, there’s a host of outdoor adventures waiting to be had. Hot air ballooning, water sports, abseiling and 4x4 tours are just some of the offerings in Johannesburg. This is why houses for sale here are so popular with growing families and young professionals alike.
Since the establishment of Johannesburg it has always been a sought-after destination, particularly for people in the corporate sector. This plays a huge role in influencing property prices in Gauteng. Houses still dominate the type of properties sold in Johannesburg, with an estimated value of approximately R 1 200 000 (as per date of publishing 2018), while apartment values are estimated at R 620 000 (as per date of publishing 2018). Today, the dominant age-range for current property owners in Johannesburg are people aged between 36 and 49. However, recent buyer’s statistics saw an increase in the 18 to 35 year old bracket, but was still dominated by the 36 to 49 age range.
Gauteng is one of the smallest but most powerful provinces in South Africa in terms of commercial punch. As the most populous province in the country, it’s been referred to as the City of Gold, attributing to its Gold Rush past. The oldest known fossils of humankind were found at the Sterkfontein Caves and the largest diamond ever mined are both products of Gauteng. Home to approximately 14 million people, it’s the fastest growing province in the country, making it a sought-after destination for those looking to invest in property.
However, property for sale in Johannesburg is not restricted to city-based dwellings. Many of the suburbs that interconnect Gauteng and Johannesburg boast beautiful homes, gated communities and apartments – while on the outskirts you can find small-holdings and vacant plots. With a network of easily accessible highways, getting around Gauteng is easy.
Whether you’re looking for your first piece of real estate or you’re a regular investor, property for sale in Johannesburg puts you in a prime position. Owning land in the busiest city of the country is an exceptional step into the property market here. Depending on your preferences, you can live in a high-rise apartment in Sandton, a beautiful home in Diepsloot or run a commercial business listing in Hyde Park – It’s the cosmopolitan city with a lot to offer. Enquire at your nearest RE/MAX agency about property for sale in Johannesburg.
Available from 5th January 2024.
This neat and up-to-date ground floor unit is located in secured complex overlooking a golf course. Situated in the heart of Observatory this property is conveniently close too various amenities, schools and shops.
RE/MAX All Stars (Alberton)
Enquiry about property Ref:RXCR-25178
Ideally located in a high-end family orientated neighbourhood, Craighall.
Walking in – you are welcomed by the grand entrance with a stairway and a double-volume door with stunning chandelier, taking you to the green courtyard surrounded by trees.
The stylish kitchen has ample cabinet space with granite countertops.
RE/MAX One (Kramerville)
Enquiry about property Ref:RMOK-1535
It is a fully furnished unit, dstv ready (Subscription not included), with covered carport parking, remote controlled gate, Free Wi-Fi access.
In the center of various attractions, schools and malls. 4km to Greenstone mall, 9km to Eastgate mall, 8km
RE/MAX Advantage (Rosebank)
Enquiry about property Ref:RADV-12860
This beautiful immaculate family home is situated one road from Linmeyer on the border of Risana. Close to absolutely everything and anything you need. This beautiful golden oldie still has the spacious bedrooms reminiscent of the good old days.
OFFERING MAIN HOUSE:- Four Spacious Bedrooms with BIC's - Two FULL bathro
Full Status Property Practitioner
RE/MAX Superior (Mulbarton)
Enquiry about property Ref:RXDR-35252
This lovely double storey townhouse is nestled in the heart of Bassonia close to the Comaro and Bassonia Centre
OFFERING- Three Bedrooms with BIC's- Two bathrooms (main en suite)- Open Plan Kitchen, Dining Room and Lounge leading to undercover patio and communal garden- Undercover Parking - Price excludes electricity,
Enquiry about property Ref:RXDR-35251
Immerse yourself in the epitome of modern luxury with this immaculate and recently renovated secure apartment—perfect for a lock-up-and-go lifestyle. Nestled in a well-maintained and highly sought-after area, this residence offers a lavish lifestyle estate in proximity to all essential amenities.
Designed for the disc
RE/MAX Masters (Bryanston)
Enquiry about property Ref:BRYN-14279
The unit is situated in a secure complex, providing peace of mind for residents with excellent 24-hour security. The private balcony, complete with a built-in braai, offers great views, making it the perfect spot to unwind after a long day. The compl
Enquiry about property Ref:RXDR-33784
This Spacious contemporary 2 bedroom upstairs unit is available to let.
This cozy unit boast 2 very spacious bedrooms, one of which leads onto the balcony, as well as 1 full bathroom, and a large lounge area that opens up to a contemporary kitchen w
Enquiry about property Ref:RXDR-33317
AVAILABLE01 JANUARY 2023
Very neatand beautiful house consist of 5 bedrooms (2 main bedrooms with en-suite, BICand solar lights), 3rd bedroom no BIC, 4th and 5thbedrooms with BIC.
Modernfitted kitchen with solar light
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RE/MAX Finally Home (Mondeor)
Enquiry about property Ref:FIHO-0626
Spacious office space to rent on Columbine Ave in Mondeor.
Office consists of 4/5 rooms with built in cupboards and a bathroom which has a bathtub, basin and toilet, own entrance, very spacious.
Own secure access and plenty parking available.Access to amenities , Southgate mall , columbine square, Mondeor Schools, Mos
Enquiry about property Ref:FIHO-0625
Available: 01September 2023
No pets allowed
This groundfloor unit consist of 3 bedrooms with BIC, open plan kitchen and lounge,separate toilet and bathroom. This unit is situated in a well secured complexwith 24 hours security and electric fence throughout. The comple
Enquiry about property Ref:FIHO-0494
Lovely first floor bachelor unit available 16 December 2023
The rent includes the utilities except for the electricity where there is a prepaid meter.
The unit is open planned and spacious for a bachelor unit at 30sqm.
There is a bedroom with buil
Enquiry about property Ref:RXDR-30161
Rent is R6000 excluding electricity and water
Address: 3035/16 Jafta Steeet, Naturena ext 19
Available: 01 December 2023
The house consist of 2 bedrooms with BIC, one bathroom,fitted kitchen, lounge, outside room, house is fully paved, fully walled withlocked gates.
Enquiry about property Ref:FIHO-0623
2 bedroom 2 bathroom Semi in quiet and secure Melville Avenue. 24 hour street guard.
RE/MAX Masters (Weltevreden Park)
Enquiry about property Ref:WLTP-18418
This beautiful unfurnished 3-bedroom apartment is available at the brand-new FLEX on MURRAY complex. The apartment is located on the first floor with a balcony.
Surrounded by Jacaranda trees in the beautiful suburb of Waverley it is a short distance
RE/MAX Evolve (Fourways)
Enquiry about property Ref:RMEF-0668
**NB: No Parking
Bachelor apartment for rent. Conveniently located, this lovely apartment lies on the corner of Main Road and 2nd Avenue Melville across the road from the Shell garage and Mochachos. Entities you may find within close proximity
RE/MAX Town and Country (Krugersdorp)
Enquiry about property Ref:RXGB-19562
Presenting an exquisite single storey family home.
Nestled in the heart of Linksfield. Offering security, convenience, style and comfort.
Offering four bedrooms, two bathrooms, a guest cloakroom/toilet, office, lounge, dining room, entrance hall and kitchen in the main house. Two bedroom staff quarters with their own
RE/MAX One (Edenvale)
Enquiry about property Ref:REEV-8572
Modern 2 Bedroom Garden Cottage available immediately in Oakdene.
Situated close to all major shopping centers and easy access to highways.
OFFERING- Two Spacious Bedrooms with BIC's- One full bathroom and one guest toilet- Open Plan Kitchen, Dining Room and Lounge-Small private garden- Two Parking Bays- Prepaid Elect
Enquiry about property Ref:RXDR-35216
Cute bachelor cottage availble to rent 1 January 2024.This would suit a single person.Regret, no pets allowed
Situated close to all major shopping centers in Johannesburg South. OFFERING- Open plan bedroom/lounge- 1 Bathroom- Kitchen- Use of swimming pool-1 Parking Bay -Prepaid Electricity -Water included in rental pri
Enquiry about property Ref:RXDR-35215
A conveniently located spacious 2 bedroom apartment in an established building in Rosettenville.
Close to the main road, is easily accessible to The Glen, The City of Joburg, the southern suburbs, public transport routes and is convenient and practical for families.
With two spacious bedrooms, a communal kitchen and
RE/MAX One (Bedfordview)
Enquiry about property Ref:RXBD-9354
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