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Real Estate in George, South Africa

By Betsy Burlingame

Last updated on Jul 08, 2023

Summary: People living in George, South Africa offer advice about real estate. How do you find a home in George? Should you buy or rent? What is the cost of housing?

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How do I find a place to live in George?

We asked expats how they chose their neighborhood and found a place to live. They answered:

"Finding a place to live in George involves several steps. First, you need to determine your budget and the type of accommodation you're looking for. This could range from apartments, houses, or even shared accommodations. Next, you should research the different neighborhoods in George to find one that suits your lifestyle and preferences. Some popular areas include Heatherlands, Kingswood Golf Estate, and Fancourt. Consider factors such as proximity to work or school, safety, and the availability of amenities such as shops, restaurants, and parks. Once you have a clear idea of what you're looking for, you can start your search. There are several online platforms where you can find listings for rental and sale properties in George. Websites like Property24, Private Property, and Gumtree have extensive listings for George. You can filter these listings based on your preferences for location, price, and type of property. Alternatively, you can engage the services of a real estate agent. They can provide you with expert advice and help you navigate the local property market. They can also arrange viewings and handle negotiations on your behalf. When you find a property you're interested in, arrange a viewing to inspect it in person. Check the condition of the property and ask about any additional costs such as utilities or maintenance fees. Finally, once you've found a place you're happy with, you'll need to sign a lease or purchase agreement. Make sure to read this carefully and understand all the terms before signing. If you're renting, you'll likely need to pay a deposit and the first month's rent upfront. If you're buying, you'll need to secure a mortgage and arrange for the transfer of ownership," explained one person living in George, South Africa.

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About the Author

Betsy Burlingame Betsy Burlingame is the Founder and President of Expat Exchange and is one of the Founders of Digital Nomad Exchange. She launched Expat Exchange in 1997 as her Master's thesis project at NYU. Prior to Expat Exchange, Betsy worked at AT&T in International and Mass Market Marketing. She graduated from Ohio Wesleyan University with a BA in International Business and German.

Some of Betsy's articles include 12 Best Places to Live in Portugal, 7 Best Places to Live in Panama and 12 Things to Know Before Moving to the Dominican Republic. Betsy loves to travel and spend time with her family. Connect with Betsy on LinkedIn.

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