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Official Statistics for Transfers, Purchases and Bond Registrations
The information below shows the official statistics of property transfers and bond registrations from the Deeds Office for the period starting from 1995 to 2019. Please take note of the drop in prices and bond registrations since the beginning of global recession in 2008, the market is just recovering from such.

 

City Abbreviations
BFN Bloemfontein
CPT Cape Town
JHB Johannesburg
KIM Kimberley
KWT King Williams Town
LMP Limpopo
MPU Mpumalanga
PMB Pietermaritzburg
PTA Pretoria
UMT Umtata
VRY Vryburg

 

Property Trend [1995 - 2019]
Disclaimer: Please note, the statistics below include new transfers.

1995 BFN CPT JHB KIM KWT LMP MPU PMB PTA UMT VRY TOTAL
Transfers 17,542 87,428 49,941 4,963 5,860 0.00 0.00 54,502 89,748 1,082 3,903 31,4969
Bonds (R) 14,627.00 68,497.00 50,000.00 2,357.00 5,553.00 0.00 0.00 43,418.00 79,172.00 643.00 2,948.00 26,7215.00
Purchase Price (R) 3,993,220,421.59 10,619,492,317.11 8,057,089,570.00 450,507,676.39 643,447,346.24 0.00 0.00 7,606,546,181.44 15,385,703,349.24 35,450.00 579,798,958.00 47,335,841,270.01
1996 BFN CPT JHB KIM KWT LMP MPU PMB PTA UMT VRY TOTAL
Transfers 19,758 109,320 55,656 6,137 6,873 0.00 0.00 54,934 112,650 1,474 3,978 370,780
Bonds (R) 16,773.00 86,759.00 59,511.00 3,059.00 5,986.00 0.00 0.00 48,136 98,781.00 631.00 3,382.00 323,018.00
Purchase Price (R) 2,013,939,860.43 14,464,393,664.45 8,581,684,171.72 265,936,834.52 755,199,780.15 0.00 0.00 14,371,165,573.00 16,796,967,526.10 123,400.00 302,036,532.00 57,551,447,342.37
1997 BFN CPT JHB KIM KWT LMP MPU PMB PTA UMT VRY TOTAL
Transfers 28,538 132,517 69,231 4,557 7,118 0.00 0.00 53,580 177,783 662 5,227 479,213
Bonds (R) 16,215.00 89,977.00 55,759.00 2,806.00 6,642.00 0.00 0.00 46,347.00 123,842.00 539.00 3,733.00 345,860.00
Purchase Price (R) 5,804,446,021.88 20,428,243,648.79 13,470,336,861.00 863,602,625.70 743,125,154.33 0.00 0.00 15,089,358,132.00 35,208,712,003.70 0.00 1,161,981,225.00 92,769,805,672.40
1998 BFN CPT JHB KIM KWT LMP MPU PMB PTA UMT VRY TOTAL
Transfers 29,029 142,989 96,248 5,334 21,314 0.00 0.00 65,458 152,685 857 4,944 518,858
Bonds (R) 14,597.00 83,190.00 47,291.00 3,251.00 5,325.00 0.00 0.00 43,146.00 92,324.00 534.00 4,051.00 293,709.00
Purchase Price (R) 2,919,934,518.33 20,848,237,202.17 9 272,141,074.79 279,249,356.12 736,229,781.83 0.00 0.00 9,262,835,568.00 30,036,090,435.42 16,800.00 474,570,534.14 73,829,305,270.80
1999 BFN CPT JHB KIM KWT LMP MPU PMB PTA UMT VRY TOTAL
Transfers 33,167 124,829 84,365 3,986 12,404 0.00 0.00 67,415 161,343 7,336 3,858 498,703
Bonds (R) 12,822.00 67,599.00 38,499.00 2,566.00 3,835.00 0.00 0.00 36,357.00 75,374.00 494.00 2,374.00 239,920.00
Purchase Price (R) 3,532,855,169.04 19,402,565,572.00 43,601,418,257.00 310,682,445.89 648,820,240.11 0.00 0.00 7,475,105,101.00 92,432,004,361.34 12,446,985.87 463,849,056.24 167,879,747,188.49
2000 BFN CPT JHB KIM KWT LMP MPU PMB PTA UMT VRY TOTAL
Transfers 52,062 131,236 86,990 4,938 8,658 0.00 0.00 70,517 157,401 3,699 4,647 520,148
Bonds (R) 13,737.00 81,289.00 50,175.00 2,402.00 4,078.00 0.00 0.00 41,107.00 90,124.00 610.00 2,276.00 285,798.00
Purchase Price (R) 2,623,309,134.17 23,799,099,582.96 13,351,832,908.00 352,810,805.42 798,747,025.93 0.00 0.00 10 439,674,342.00 32,297,399,536.04 78,238,966.33 434,358,252.3 84,175,470,553.15
2001 BFN CPT JHB KIM KWT LMP MPU PMB PTA UMT VRY TOTAL
Transfers 37,035 126,900 84,009 4,665 7,553 0.00 0.00 72,213 165,912 1,954 3,439 503,680
Bonds (R) 13,850.00 85,041.00 54,706.00 2,083.00 4,136.00 0.00 0.00 44,528.00 100,864.00 498.00 2,082.00 307,788.00
Purchase Price (R) 4,626,503,042.81 31,371,160,921.59 50,985,452,487.00 476,891,527.73 957,815,870.16 0.00 0.00 25,382,659,420.01 100,350,914,213.49 125,047,976.51 5,509,024,558.77 219,785,470,018.07
2002 BFN CPT JHB KIM KWT LMP MPU PMB PTA UMT VRY TOTAL
Transfers 31,311 139,122 99,405 3,066 9,355 0.00 0.00 78,330 176,805 3,583 3,585 544,562
Bonds (R) 14,441.00 88,458.00 59,073.00 2,106.00 4,379.00 0.00 0.00 46,604.00 111,276.00 553.00 2,090.00 328,980.00
Purchase Price (R) 210,779,726,894.22 33,154,415,303.21 19,589,734,821.00 3,192,571,622.00 1,264,792,562.71 0.00 0.00 13 479,112,692.95 53,345,047,166.94 120,337,965.01 591,666,624.00 335,517,405,652.04
2003 BFN CPT JHB KIM KWT LMP MPU PMB PTA UMT VRY TOTAL
Transfers 37,788 153,374 98,739 4,822 8,412 0.00 0.00 82,642 191,138 4,760 3,774 585,449
Bonds (R) 15,401.00 95,036.00 65,087.00 2,327.00 4,901.00 0.00 0.00 46,082.00 121,070.00 575.00 2,387.00 352,866.00
Purchase Price (R) 6,873,966,884.60 44,891,836,993.00 22,351,384,062.14 577,620,835.26 1,327,260,243.08 0.00 0.00 19,144,455,471.83 55,621,510,781.74 133,622,069.83 659,571,245.40 151,581,228,586.88
2004 BFN CPT JHB KIM KWT LMP MPU PMB PTA UMT VRY TOTAL
Transfers 39,301 165,717 92,432 5,719 7,807 0.00 0.00 74,350 188,915 3,342 4,170 581,753
Bonds (R) 20,855.00 129,938.00 87,568.00 3,242.00 6,684.00 0.00 0.00 63,363.00 159,188.00 606.00 2,787.00 474,231.00
Purchase Price (R) 8,062,186,972.23 65,424,563,670.38 289,383,382,617.92 771,437,184.22 1,836,334,913.00 0.00 0.00 29,964,829,024.06 234,809,443,961.89 244,138,346.87 3,463,651,953.5 633,959,968,644.07
2005 BFN CPT JHB KIM KWT LMP MPU PMB PTA UMT VRY TOTAL
Transfers 34,890 146,459 88,730 3,589 7,727 0.00 0.00 72,617 195,698 2,103 5,592 557,405
Bonds (R) 25,284.00 151,279.00 102,696.00 3,845.00 8,306.00 0.00 0.00 75,407.00 194,941.00 709.00 3,542.00 566,009.00
Purchase Price (R) 7,385,270,642.82 76,794,831,800.00 36,754,553,386.00 984,361,982.44 2,292,812,841.40 0.00 0.00 30,652,444,698.00 2,102,188,430,103.55 215,723,812.22 1,329,535,002.20 2,258,597,964,268.63
2006 BFN CPT JHB KIM KWT LMP MPU PMB PTA UMT VRY TOTAL
Transfers 33,170 150,292 91,248 4,636 8,430 0.00 0.00 70,274 198,508 1,503 4,333 562,394
Bonds (R) 27,516.00 159,054.00 110,763.00 4,400.00 8,937.00 0.00 0.00 78,886.00 213,985.00 8,87.00 4,353.00 608,781.00
Purchase Price (R) 10,357,768,046.52 95,204,178,254.51 65,595,795,466.64 1,536,068,523.91 3,553,886,882.82 0.00 0.00 44,475,874,409.64 171,092,179,839.27 235,594,136.4 1,561,091,562.00 393,612,437,121.71
2007 BFN CPT JHB KIM KWT LMP MPU PMB PTA UMT VRY TOTAL
Transfers 32,296 153,032 89,783 3,698 7,509 0.00 0.00 69,746 198,162 1,498 4,726 560,450
Bonds (R) 24,799.00 141,504.00 104,535.00 3,881.00 8,634.00 0.00 0.00 70,485.00 198,630.00 1,039.00 4,276.00 557,783.00
Purchase Price (R) 17,000,203,095.34 497,069,819,715.55 80,512,119,547.00 1,632,259,811.37 3,498,304,852.56 0.00 0.00 54,942,692,937.00 746,552,598,694.03 300,580,363.08 2,703,838,518.00 1,404,212,417,533.93
2008 BFN CPT JHB KIM KWT LMP MPU PMB PTA UMT VRY TOTAL
Transfers 25,511 118,476 70,932 3,141 6,856 0.00 23,724 64,673 136,437 1,880 5,028 456,658
Bonds (R) 15,603.00 88,072.00 65,443.00 2,355.00 6,144.00 0.00 17,351.00 44,605.00 108,644.00 829.00 2,996.00 352,042.00
Purchase Price (R) 13,851,328,894.52 107,317,252,397.08 45,269,781,390.53 1,521,126,545.69 8,320,221,921.05 0.00 24,525,857,945.83 56,639,460,261.40 174,013,467,400.18 283,193,880.97 2,207,055,561.00 433,948,746,198.25
2009 BFN CPT JHB KIM KWT LMP MPU PMB PTA UMT VRY TOTAL
Transfers 28,975 87,374 47,841 3,051 4,497 0.00 16,013 50,530 91,336 2,005 3,843 335,465
Bonds (R) 8,388.00 42,939.00 31,686.00 1,225.00 3,136.00 0.00 8,081.00 23,720.00 52,336.00 427.00 1,658.00 173,596.00
Purchase Price (R) 6,987,412,089.53 67,068,620,109.67 49,929,358,473.00 1,555,280,205.08 2,130,712,600.65 0.00 8,470,165,109.02 45,807,411,563.00 132,996,949,285.43 349,212,861.41 1,783,013,655.00 317,078,135,951.79
2010 BFN CPT JHB KIM KWT LMP MPU PMB PTA UMT VRY TOTAL
Transfers 18,246 92,508 50,333 2,458 5,148 0.00 17,202 44,086 100,652 661 3,268 334,562
Bonds (R) 9,023.00 45,869.00 34,058.00 1,302.00 3,361.00 0.00 8,800.00 24,281.00 59,434.00 399.00 1,841.00 188,368.00
Purchase Price (R) 10,862,071,403.63 423,616,626,143.86 38,455,704,622.00 1,524,912,499.75 2,936,361,927.06 0.00 21,128,534,166.53 31,952,003,299.41 106,982,919,613.93 404,992,209.85 1,875,537,597.00 639,739,663,483.02
2011 BFN CPT JHB KIM KWT LMP MPU PMB PTA UMT VRY TOTAL
Transfers 23,161 92,471 54,057 4,678 4,894 0.00 14,385 45,242 102,511 694 3,588 345,681
Bonds (R) 8,960.00 45,243.00 36,804.00 1,332.00 3,318.00 0.00 8,917.00 24,452.00 59,678.00 351.00 2,012.00 191,067.00
Purchase Price (R) 8,795,480,489.04 95,135,549,730.57 64,321,101,135.00 1,325,687,567.74 4,686,606,564.24 0.00 17,015,315,257.00 35,088,946,340.00 218,661,716,588.59 329,010,690.58 2,308,743,492.00 447,668,157,854.76
2012 BFN CPT JHB KIM KWT LMP MPU PMB PTA UMT VRY TOTAL
Transfers 18,056 90,941 55,304 3,729 4,774 0.00 15,475 43,936 109,801 967 3,079 346,062
Bonds (R) 8,819.00 43,234.00 35,825.00 1,345.00 3,160.00 0.00 8,627.00 22,641.00 57,912.00 382.00 1,791.00 183,736.00
Purchase Price (R) 11,461,312,595.56 86,700,284,099.43 50,452,974,362.00 2,878,233,992.47 3,258,213,256.56 0.00 11,615,803,852.00 51,967,719,855.54 120,186,271,209.46 473,459,078.63 2,285,404,954.00 341,279,677,255.65
2013 BFN CPT JHB KIM KWT LMP MPU PMB PTA UMT VRY TOTAL
Transfers 15,714 93,181 56,185 2,159 5,775 0.00 16,466 45,352 119,694 878 3,934 359,338
Bonds (R) 8,463.00 45,655.00 35,414.00 1,369.00 3,066.00 0.00 8,671.00 22,660.00 62,414.00 314.00 1,836.00 189,862.00
Purchase Price (R) 12,020,368,945.29 93,654,343,109.71 61,264,932,032.00 1,918,128,284.04 3,471,206,462.14 0.00 36,332,938,408.00 53,880,079,513.73 138,423,324,883.85 404,924,772.78 4,334,368,444.00 405,704,614,855.54
2014 BFN CPT JHB KIM KWT LMP MPU PMB PTA UMT VRY TOTAL
Transfers 15,394 99,356 58,926 2,591 5,713 0.00 19,819 47,769 120,840 687 3,149 374,244
Bonds (R) 8,092.00 46,068.00 35,196.00 1,505.00 2,827.00 0.00 8,174.00 22,889.00 62,291.00 280.00 1,888.00 189,210.00
Purchase Price (R) 11,068,994,432.42 108,453,150,819.62 66,536,203,465.00 2,096,559,116.43 3,721,778,051.93 0.00 65,428,879,629.00 48,251,724,000.45 139,565,130,494.28 398,429,341.23 2,825,718,727.00 448,346,568,077.36
2015 BFN CPT JHB KIM KWT LMP MPU PMB PTA UMT VRY TOTAL
Transfers 16,288 104,458 62,212 3,470 4,918 0.00 19,752 45,115 117,173 787 3,258 377,431
Bonds (R) 7,597.00 46,877.00 35,682.00 1,215.00 2,725.00 0.00 7,835.00 21,499.00 63,225.00 251.00 1,803.00 188,709.00
Purchase Price (R) 13,052,180,384.11 139,537,082,071.14 57,195,288,824.00 2,106,708,773.50 3,750,918,981.50 0.00 12,859,939,142.00 69,984,584,188.46 197,705,172,866.07 642,954,214.82 3,472,094,895.42 500,306,924,341.02
2016 BFN CPT JHB KIM KWT LMP MPU PMB PTA UMT VRY TOTAL
Transfers 17,357 111,298 58,199 2,849 4,797 0.00 19,840 43,851 125,487 1,115 2,967 387,760
Bonds (R) 6,741.00 44,528.00 31,864.00 1,057.00 2,500.00 0.00 6,370.00 19,206.00 56,235.00 243.00 1,142.00 169,886.00
Purchase Price (R) 14,406,306,453.09 153,899,329,284.34 58,620,435,785.93 2,387,319,944.87 3,457,960,747.08 0.00 12,980,330,003.00 119,361,577,331.65 148,901,459,299.71 494,278,412.75 2,041,370,070.44 516,550,367,332.86
2017 BFN CPT JHB KIM KWT LMP MPU PMB PTA UMT VRY TOTAL
Transfers 18,822 108,595 57,684 5,620 5,200 9,565 16,400 45,538 112,969 1,168 3,760 385,321
Bonds (R) 6,392.00 45,236.00 30,776.00 1,464.00 2,648.00 2,646.00 5,832.00 18,825.00 52,228.00 256.00 1,079.00 167,382.00
Purchase Price (R) 108,78,383,850.34 156,164,825,731.96 56,465,661,779.00 3,720,183,406.20 3,993,175,317.00 29,296,308,814.03 10,661,263,655.14 52,167,784,578.41 115 589,254,311.10 629,844,610.26 2,480,499,313.14 442,047,185,366.58
2018 BFN CPT JHB KIM KWT LMP MPU PMB PTA UMT VRY TOTAL
Transfers 12,209 49,575 31,898 2,598 12,098 6,555 9,692 25,009 59,995 1,049 1,390 212,068
Bonds (R) 3,804.00 21,342.00 17,915.00 846.00 5,225.00 2,070.00 3,379.00 10,649.00 28,854.00 155.00 613.00 94,852.00
Purchase Price (R) 15,392,989,685.11 128,695,505,621.09 56,098,027,221.30 3,549,592,165.13 16,178,886,286.70 40,698,018,184.13 29,110,371,303.00 52,023,866,520.64 113,195,503,830.76 630,807,441.06 2,686,225,694.76 458,259,793,953.68
2019 BFN CPT JHB KIM KWT LMP MPU PMB PTA UMT VRY TOTAL
Transfers 14,919 59,378 42,208 3,851 16,460 9,157 11,871 31,850 73,268 1,264 2,845 267,071
Bonds (R) 9,441.00 45,597.00 35,807.00 2,544.00 12,012.00 4,986.00 7,128.00 22,376.00 57,848.00 316.00 1,650.00 199,705.00
Purchase Price (R) 12,439,224,691.65 100,604,125,417.24 51,608,276,741.00 4,070,149,666.39 20,298,866,245.55 9,736,422,385.36 42,376,325,330.43 48,258,019,244.18 126,711,800,494.59 555,040,547.16 2,903,058,640.76 419,561,309,404.31

 

Annual Statistics of Court Reports Drafted by Deeds Registries Involving Property Disputes
The information below shows the official statistics of court reports collected from Deeds office branches for the period from 2017 to 2019. Please be informed that more details will be updated as they are available.
Court Disputes [2017 - 2019]
BFN CPT JHB KIM KWT LMP MPU PMB PTA UMT VRY
2017 41 - 353 19 19 0 7 0 34 - -
2018 34 - 43 16 36 0 5 1 44 - -
2019 8 - - - 10 0 - 0 22 - -