Top 3 Cape Town suburbs for first-time buyers

Just 25 minutes out of the Cape Town city centre, lies the Northern Suburbs, a vast area encompassing, amongst others, areas such as Panorama, Welgemoed, Plattekloof, Bellville, Parow, Tygerberg, Durbanville Brackenfell, Kraaifontein and Kuils River .

Cape Town North has always pride ourselves on the beauty of our lush green suburbs, set against the magnificent background of the hills and Mountains. Some are located in the splendid valleys. However, all are central to facilities of convenience.

Central to a couple of upmarket private and public hospitals, malls, famous Wine Routes as well as Cape Town International Airport, it is the ideal and most convenient place to spend a holiday or to invest in property.

Statistics indicate that the Northern Suburbs homes are more affordable and offer better value for money. With the N1 being so close, allows one to access any tourist attraction or entertainment venues very quickly. The area is abuzz with restaurants, pubs, the finest shops, theatres and a Golf Course. Many of these suburban residents say that they don’t have the need to every leave the area.

It is extremely scenic and very clean. There are many security complexes as well as retirement complexes where people feel safe to live.

The fast growing suburbs with the highest growth are Brackenfell, Kraaifontein and Kuils River

As many as 30% to 40% of all buyers in these areas are what is called “millennials”, often first-time buyers.  The Northern suburbs are also particularly well suited to family buyers and offer outstanding value.

Some of the top schools are situated in the Northern Suburbs.

The Brackenfell, Kuils River and Kraaifontein areas remain among the most sought-after property areas, and it is expected that there will always be good opportunities for sellers and buyers.

So, if you are looking for a home in which to live, or an investment to rent out, it is suggested to focus on these areas.

Bev Moss-Reilly

THE WORD SPECIALIST

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