Average Rental Increase In South Africa

What is Rental Increase?


Rent Increase means any upward adjustment of the rent from the base rent amount.

Average Rental Increase In South Africa

National: Pay Prop’s data shows that nationally rents increased by 1.8% YoY between Q1 2021 and Q1 2022, bringing the average rent to R7,958 in the first quarter of 2022, up from R7,819 a year earlier.

What is a fair rental increase in South Africa?

Real estate industry leaders report an average annual increase in the range of between 6% and 8%, with 8% considered excellent.

According to the Rental Housing Act Unfair Practices Regulations, the tenant and landlord need to agree on a reasonable and inflation-related rental increase.

What is the rent increase for 2020 in South Africa?

The average rent increased 1.3% year on year in the most recent quarter, bringing this figure to R8,232, up from R8,123 the year before.

What is the average rent in South Africa?

Summary of cost of living in South Africa

Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in expensive areaR 9,865
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in normal areaR 7,062
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas …) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 sqft) studioR 1,074

What is inflation rate in South Africa?

South Africa Inflation Rate Steady at 3-Month High of 5.9%

The annual core inflation, which excludes prices of food, non-alcoholic beverages, fuel and energy, quickened to 3.9% in April of 2022, the highest since October of 2019, from 3.8% in the prior month.

Is rent cheap in South Africa?

“South Africans currently spend anything between 17% and 24% of their salaries on rent. Compared to popular expat destinations like New Zealand, where rental costs can be as high as 58% of the average salary), South Africa still offers a very affordable general cost of living.”