Reflections On The Property Market As The Year Ends


As the year comes to a close, there is no better time to reflect on the annum’s Lightstone data, specifically with a focus on one of the most important components of the property sector: the residential market.

 This months’ Residential Property Index provides great insights which you are welcome to use within your own content at your discretion. Here are a couple of key highlights:

 National year-on-year house price inflation is at 4.7%, marking a third consecutive month of 5%-or-undergrowth.

  • Inflation across the provinces is a bit of a mixed bag, with the Eastern Cape, Free State, Gauteng, and Limpopo all trending down, KwaZulu-Natal, the North West, and Western Cape on the up, and Mpumalanga and the Northern Cape remaining unchanged from last month.


Included, you will also find easy-to-read graphs and infographics. Here are a few examples of what you can share with your audience:

Latest/ Current Provincial Inflation Status:



Property Inflation: Freehold vs Sectional