LIGHTSTONE UNPACKS SEMIGRATION TRENDS ACROSS WESTERN CAPE, KZN, GAUTENG

Nearly 15% of homeowners who sold and bought homes in the three years leading up to 2020 have moved from cities to smaller towns. This is according to recent data shared by Lightstone Property which highlights that most of these purchases from the Western Cape and KwaZulu-Natal show the appeal of opting for a quieter setting within their respective provinces, but Gautengers are moving all over the country.

Lightstone’s information also shows the provinces of choice for those moving to small towns. The majority of people in the Western Cape and KZN who left cities for smaller towns stayed within provincial borders (WC – 81% average; KZN – 77%). While those leaving Gauteng’s cities were more evenly spread across the provinces, with the Western Cape and KZN being the most popular destinations outside the province, while Mpumalanga, Eastern Cape and North West were also well-liked destinations. Read more

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