Three reasons why investment properties in South Africa make an excellent ROI

Over the past decade the world’s real estate market has seen many trophy properties across many countries flaunted, but none are as financially rewarding as investment properties in South Africa. As one of the few investments that yield a return while your investment grows in value, properties in South Africa are without a doubt one of the most inviting investments that has witnessed a wave of interest from both local and international buyers.

Despite a turbulent year driven by increased inflation and interest rates, the South African real estate market is finally on the rise. In fact, over the past few years residential and commercial properties have increased by almost 20%. This year property experts are expecting it to increase by another 12 to 15%. Yes, the tide has certainly turned and investing in property in South Africa is not only one of the greatest investments you can make, but there is no better time than to do so right now. Everyone is talking about the remarkable opportunities of investment properties in South Africa. However, if you’re uncertain about whether you should invest, then here are three reasons that will sway your mind.

 

#1 South Africa is one of the leading holiday destinations in the world

Everyone loves South Africa. In fact, it has become one of the leading holiday destinations in the world. Ranking high on bucket lists throughout the globe – South Africa promises a combination of every kind of holiday all-in-one, and it never disappoints. More than just a holiday destination, South Africa offers visitors unique and authentic experience that for most, only ever happen once in a lifetime. Considered by many as the most beautiful country in the world, South Africa is full of beauty, both natural and man-made.

This country is home to both the Atlantic and Indian Oceans, sandy white beaches, lush forests, green winelands that produce international award-winning wines, Table Mountain (one of the 7 wonders of the world), and nature reserves that are home to some of the most prized and most beautiful animals. If that’s not enough, South Africa is one of the few places on the planet where you can get up close and personal with one of the sea’s biggest predators – the Great White Shark. A rainbow nation alive with culture, tradition, ancient African tribes, perfect climate, warm residents and beautiful big homes with lush landscapes – with so much to offer - who wouldn’t want to invest in South Africa.

 

#2 A favourable exchange rate

If South Africa’s diversity and natural beauty isn’t enough to steal hearts, it also has a favourable exchange rate. If you’re earning dollars, euros or sterling, then you’re in a much better position than South Africans when it comes to the affordability of properties. When you consider the current ZAR value versus the dollar, euro and sterling, investment properties in South Africa are incredible value for money.

 

#3 It’s a smart investment with lucrative short term and long term ROIs

While investing in the stock market can often bring good ROIs, it’s also risky. And with today’s experts advising investors to rather invest in property, South Africa has become an attractive alternative for generating lucrative returns. As the second strongest economy on the African continent, you’re almost guaranteed to yield excellent long-term returns on your investment.

For both price-to-rent ratio and price-to-income ratio, South Africa is arguably the most attractive country for property investments. Moreover, properties offer huge resale opportunities, as well as high rental opportunities.

With these three very good reasons as to why you should invest, there really is very little reason why you shouldn’t. So, if you are ready to fall in love with the best investment of a lifetime – chat to Fine & Country South Africa.

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MULTI-AWARD WINNING


Our consistent efforts to offer innovative marketing combined with a high level of service have been recognised by the industry for an astounding fifth year in a row, winning Best International Real Estate Agency Marketing at the International Residential Property Awards.

INDEPENDENT EXPERTISE


Every Fine & Country agent is a highly proficient and professional independent estate agent, operating to strict codes of conduct and dedicated to you. They will assist, advise and inform you through each stage of the property transaction.

GLOBAL EXPOSURE


With offices in over 300 locations worldwide we combine the widespread exposure of the international marketplace with national marketing campaigns and local expertise and knowledge of carefully selected independent property professionals.

UNIQUE MARKETING APPROACH


People buy as much into lifestyle of a property and its location as they do the bricks and mortar. We utilize sophisticated, intelligent and creative marketing that provides the type of information buyers would never normally see with other agents.

PARK LANE OFFICE


Access the lucrative London and international investor market from our prestigious Park Lane showrooms at 121 Park Lane, Mayfair. Our showrooms in London are amongst the very best placed in Europe, attracting clients from all over the world.

Our International Network


Connecting offices on over 300 locations worldwide, our referral system combines local knowledge and expertise with an international network to find the right buyer for you wherever they are, at the same time as finding you your ideal next move

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We interact with customers on the main social media channels including Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, LinkedIn, Pinterest and Google+, giving each property maximum online exposure.

 

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MEDIA CENTRE Our internal Media Centre is a team of experienced press relations managers and copy writers dedicated to liaising with newspapers, magazines and other media outlets to gain extensive coverage for our properties in national and local media.

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