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SA’s property investors: They’re no longer male or middle-aged

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It is young women who are driving the investment market. It’s a shift that bodes well for a housing market recovering from a pandemic during an economic downturn. Picture: iStock/ Ridofranz
It is young women who are driving the investment market. It’s a shift that bodes well for a housing market recovering from a pandemic during an economic downturn. Picture: iStock/ Ridofranz

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Young, black and female. The profile of South Africa’s typical property investor has changed dramatically in the last decade. A few years ago, the typical property investor in South Africa was male and between the ages of 30 and 40, but latest figures reveal a significant change in who is investing in property in South Africa.

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