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Real Estate in Plettenberg Bay, South Africa

By Betsy Burlingame

Last updated on Apr 04, 2023

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

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How do I find a place to live in Plettenberg Bay?

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

"Finding a place to live in Plettenberg Bay, involves several steps. First, you need to determine your budget and the type of accommodation you're looking for. This could range from a small apartment to a large house, depending on your needs and financial situation. Next, you should research the different neighborhoods in Plettenberg Bay to find one that suits your lifestyle and preferences. Some areas might be closer to the beach, while others might be closer to the city center or have better access to public transportation. 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 rentals and properties for sale in Plettenberg Bay. Websites like Property24, Private Property, and Gumtree have extensive listings for this area. You can filter your search based on your preferences, such as the number of bedrooms, price range, and location. Make sure to read the descriptions carefully and look at all the photos to get a good idea of what the property is like. If you're not comfortable conducting the search on your own, you can also hire a real estate agent. They can help you find properties that match your criteria, arrange viewings, and guide you through the process of renting or buying a home. Once you've found a property you're interested in, you'll need to contact the landlord or real estate agent to arrange a viewing. This will give you a chance to see the property in person and ask any questions you might have. If you decide to proceed with the property, you'll need to negotiate the terms of the lease or sale, complete any necessary paperwork, and arrange for the payment. Make sure to read any contracts carefully before signing. Finally, once everything is in order, you can move into your new home in Plettenberg Bay," explained one expat living in Plettenberg Bay, South Africa.

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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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