All You need To Know About Durban

Durban, KwaZulu Natal, South Africa

Welcome to Durbana capital city of Kwa-Zulu Natal provinceDurban, also known as eThekwini from a Zulu word, itheku which means bay or lagoon, is the busiest bay in South Africa if not the entire Africa and it is also the second most prolific South African manufacturing hub after Johannesburg.Durban,together with its neighbouring areas of eThekwini metropolitan municipality, shares a population of about 3.5 million, making the municipality a largest  in KZN, abbreviation for Kwa-Zulu Natal. 

Because of its warm subtropical climate and far-reaching beaches along the east coast of the African continent, this historically wealthy city  is certainly one of South Africa's most popular tourists' destinations. The average summer temperature in Durban is about 28 °C while winters' average ranges around 20 °C, making Durban's weather the most ideal for tourism through out the year.

Some interesting stats about properties in Durban

There are a total number of 116 suburbs in Durban. In the past 12 months (2013-04-01 to 2014-03-31) there were 9,566 property sales with an average registration period of 120 days. Total count of Full Title sales were 4,412 and 5,154 for Sectional Title properties.

The sales in the prior year (2012-04-01 to 2013-03-31) was 8,699 property sales with an average registration period of 115 days. Total count of Full Title sales were 4,260 and 4,439 for Sectional Title properties.

The total Real Estate Sales value for Full Title and Sectional Title sales in Durban were R 22,553,000,559 with the median price of R 750,000 compared to R 27,543,736,592 with the median price of R for the prior period.

The total Real Estate Sales value for Full Title sales in Durban were R 17,113,025,923 with the median price of R 850,000compared to R 23,051,859,304 with the median price of R 850,000 for the prior period.

The total Real Estate Sales value for Sectional Title sales in Durban were R 5,439,974,636 with the median price of R 695,000compared to R 4,491,877,288 with the median price of R 660,000 for the prior period.

For more information regarding property valuations and suburb trends for Durban visit www.SAPTG.co.za

A list of available Durban property types on CyberProp.com:

  • House
  • Flats
  • Warehousing
  • Cluster
  • Offices
  • Duplex
  • Sectional Title
  • Agricultural Holding
  • Retail
  • Bed and Breakfast
  • Apartment
  • Residential
  • Commercial
  • Single Storey
  • Vacant Land
  • Simplex
  • Townhouse
  • Double Storey
  • Factory
  • Cottage

Amenities in Durban

Shopping malls such as:

  • 21 or 25 Delta Road Shopping Centre
  • Arcade Board Walk
  • Arcadia Shopping Centre
  • Avonmore Shopping Centre
  • Beach View Mall
  • Bluff Shopping Centre
  • Cambridge Shopping Centre
  • City Market Shopping Centre
  • Danco Shopping Centre
  • Ebony Shopping Centre
  • Florida Shopping Centre
  • Glenore Shopping Centre
  • Hillary Shopping Centre
  • Isipingo Junction Shopping Centre
  • Jusain Shopping Centre
  • Kingston Boulevard
  • Kwa Farouk Shopping Centre
  • Mangrove Beach Centre
  • Modis Shopping Centre
  • Musgrave Shopping Centre
  • Newlyn Shopping Centre
  • Northway Centre
  • Orient Plaza
  • Pine Shopping Arcade
  • Redbros Shopping Centre
  • Rinaldo Centre
  • Sav on Centre
  • Sparkport Shopping Centre
  • Springfield Value Centre
  • The Arcade Shopping Centre
  • The New Berea Shopping Centre
  • The Wheel Shopping Centre
  • uShaka Village Walk - uShaka Marine World
  • West Street Arcade
  • Willsons Wharf
  • Windermere Shopping Centre
  • Almil Centre
  • Arcade Boardwalk
  • Argyle Shopping Centre
  • Bay Terrace Convenience Centre
  • Bluff Pick 'n Pay Centre
  • Bluff Towers Shopping Centre
  • Central Superette
  • Commercial City Shopping Centre
  • Davenport Square Shopping Centre
  • Everfresh Markets - Virginia
  • Game City Shopping Centre
  • Glenwood Village Shopping Centre
  • International Plaza Shopping Centre
  • Isipingo Mall
  • Kensington Square
  • Kingston Village
  • Lotus Park Shopping Centre
  • Market City Shopping Centre
  • Montclair Shopping Centre
  • New Era Shopping Centre
  • North Beach Walkway Shopping Centre
  • Orient Mall
  • Overport City Shopping Centre
  • Queensmead Mall
  • Reservoir Hills Centre
  • Salisbury Centre
  • Southway Mall
  • Springfield Park Shopping Centre
  • Summer Square Shopping Centre
  • The Home Shopping Centre
  • The Palm Shopping Centre
  • The Workshop Shopping Centre
  • Waterfall Shopping Centre
  • Westwood Mall
  • Wilson's Wharfside Mall

 

As the third busiest container port in the Southern Hemisphere, Durban's coastal location and its large port has turned the city into a powerhouse of Kwa-Zulu Natal's economy. Although Johannesburg is South Africa's wealthiest city, it depends on Durban Port for the shipment of products to countries abroad, making Durban a third richest city in the country.

Popular schools and nurseries in and around Durban

Primary Schools

  • Addington Primary School
  • Al - Azhar School of Durban
  • Alipore Primary School
  • Anjuman Islam Primary School
  • Assegai Primary School
  • Athlone Park Primary School
  • Austerville Primary School
  • Avoca Primary School
  • Bantuvukani Senior Primary School
  • Bellair Primary School
  • Berea Primary School
  • Bhekaphambili Primary School
  • Bonela Primary School
  • Briardene Primary School
  • Brighton Beach Senior Primary School
  • Bushlands Primary School
  • Carrington Heights Junior Primary School
  • Carrington Senior Primary School
  • Cato Crest Primary School
  • Charles Hugo Primary School
  • Chelsea Primary School
  • Christopher Nxumalo Primary School
  • Clairwood Boys' Primary School
  • Clairwood Hospital Primary School
  • Clarence Primary School
  • Clareville Primary School
  • Clayton Primary School
  • Collegevale Senior Primary School
  • Collingwood Primary School
  • Columbia Primary School
  • Corovoca Primary School
  • Daydawn Primary School
  • Dirkie Uys Primary School
  • Durban East Primary School
  • Durban North Junior Primary School
  • Durban Primary School
  • Durban South Primary School
  • Durwest Primary School
  • Effingham Heights Primary School
  • Ekukhuleni Senior Primary School
  • Embokodweni Primary School
  • Embury College
  • Fynnland Senior Primary School
  • Gardenia Primary School
  • Gibson House Primary School
  • Gijima Primary School
  • Glenardle Junior Primary School
  • Glenashley Junior Primary School
  • Glenashley Senior Primary School
  • Glenmore Primary School
  • Glenwood Junior Primary School
  • Glenwood Preparatory School
  • Gokul Primary School
  • Gordon Road Girls' Primary School
  • Greenwood Park Primary School
  • Greyville Primary School
  • Gugulethu Junior Primary School
  • H.P. Ngwenya Primary School
  • Hartley Road Primary School
  • Hillary Primary School
  • Isipingo Beach Primary School
  • Isipingo Hills Primary School
  • Isipingo Primary School
  • Juma Masjid Primary School
  • Junagarth Road Primary School
  • Kamalinee Primary School
  • Keitsleigh Primary School
  • Kenmore Private Primary School
  • Kenville Primary School
  • King George Hospital Primary School
  • Knightbridge Collegiate Primary School
  • Livingstone Primary School
  • M.L. Sultan Saint Mary's Primary School
  • Manor Gardens Primary School
  • Marlborough Park Junior Primary School
  • Mayville Primary School
  • Montclair Junior Primary School
  • Montclair Senior Primary School
  • Morning Side Primary School
  • Msizi Dube Primary School
  • Nagari Pracharni Primary School
  • Nizam Road Primary School
  • Northcrest Primary School
  • Northlands Primary School
  • Northway Primary School
  • Nsimbini Primary School
  • Orient Hill Primary School
  • Orissa Primary School
  • Our Lady of Natal Convent School - Junior Primary
  • Overport Senior Primary School
  • Palmiet Primary School
  • Parsee Rustomjee Primary School
  • Pemary Ridge Primary School
  • Penzance Primary School
  • Pioneer Primary School
  • Platt Drive Primary School
  • Primrose Primary School
  • Resmount Primary School
  • Rippon Primary School
  • Rosehill Primary School
  • Rossburgh Primary School
  • S.M. Jhavary Primary School
  • Saint Anthony Catholic Primary School
  • Saint Augustine's Primary School
  • Saint Mary's Primary School
  • Saint Michael's Primary School
  • Saint Theresa's Primary School
  • Sea View Primary Senior School
  • Settlers Primary School
  • Sherwood Primary School
  • South Coast Madrasah Sa Primary School
  • Spearman Road Primary School
  • Springfield Hindu Primary School
  • Springfield Model Primary School
  • Stellawood Primary School
  • Surat Hindoo Primary School
  • Sycamore Christian Academy
  • Sydenham Primary School
  • Ukukhanya Kwelanga Public Primary School
  • Umbogintwini Primary School
  • Van Riebeeck Park Primary School
  • Wentworth Primary School
  • Wiggins Primary School
  • Windy Heights Primary School
  • Woodlands Primary Campus
  • Woodlands Primary School
  • Yellowwood Park Primary School

Secondary Schools

  • A.J Mwelase Senior Secondary School
  • Avoca Secondary School
  • Bechet Secondary School
  • Bonela Secondary School
  • Brettonwood Secondary School
  • Burnwood Secondary School
  • Centenary Secondary School
  • Chesterville Extension Technical High School
  • Chesterville Secondary School
  • Christian Secondary School
  • Clairwood Secondary School
  • Clifton College
  • Danville Park Girls' Secondary School
  • Doctor A.D. Lazarus Secondary School
  • Durban Academy Secondary School
  • Durban Day Private Secondary School
  • Durban Girls' Secondary School
  • Durban Girls' Senior Secondary School
  • Durban High School
  • Durban Preparatory High School
  • Effingham Secondary School
  • Fairvale Senior Secondary School
  • Futura Secondary School
  • Ganges Secondary School
  • George Campbell Technical High School
  • Glenwood High School
  • Grosvenor Boys' High School
  • Grosvenor Girls' Secondary School
  • Hunt Road Secondary School
  • Isipingo Secondary School
  • Lamontville Senior Secondary School
  • Mayville Secondary School
  • Merebank Senior Secondary School
  • Mowat Park Secondary School
  • Natal Technikon Secondary School
  • New Forest Secondary School
  • New Forest Secondary School - Isleworth Entrance
  • Northlands Girls' Secondary School
  • Northwood Senior Secondary School
  • Overport Secondary School
  • P.R. Pather Secondary School
  • Parkhill Secondary School
  • Phambili Secondary School
  • Reservoir Hills Secondary School
  • Reunion Secondary School
  • Rossburgh High School
  • Sastri College Secondary School
  • Sea Cow Lake Secondary School
  • Sparks Estate Secondary School
  • Strelitzia Secondary School
  • Umbilo Senior Secondary School
  • Wentworth Senior Secondary School
  • West Ridge Secondary School
  • Wiggins Secondary School

Durban has hosted a number of international sports events from the 2003 ICC Cricket World CupICC World Twenty20, the 2009 IPL2010 Champions League Twenty20 to the 2010 FIFA World CupA1 Grand Prix and 2011 International Olympic Committee Session just to mention a few. If planning to become a resident of this vibrant city, CyberProp has a wide selection ofproperty for sale and to rent.

Info by: www.cyberprop.com/

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