Global Property Guide

Financial Information for the Residential Property Buyer

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South Africa $ 4,214
Kenya $ 1,687
Cape Verde $ 1,300
Tanzania $ 700
Gambia $ 667
Madagascar $ 520

Africa: Square metre prices, premier city centre, US$.

Average per square metre (sq. m.) prices in US$/€ of 120-sq. m. apartments located in the centre of the most important city of each country, either the:

  • Administrative capital; and/or
  • Financial capital; and/or
  • The centre of the rental market


Residential square metre prices published by the Global Property Guide are based on in-house research, using a simple method we systematically scan web advertisements, looking at offers for sale, and offers for rent, of resale apartments and houses.

Properties are in excellent condition, with good facilities, and have been refurbished or redecorated within the last five years.

Newly-built and pre-sale property prices are not included. Buyers should expect the prices of new properties to be higher than house prices published by the Global Property Guide.

When was this data collected? Click on individual countries to see the data collection date.

Many countries produce residential house price time-series.

Source: Global Property Guide Research

Statistics for Africa. Africa is a desert so far as house-price statistics are concerned. The exception is South Africa, where ABSA Group releases good house price data, and has a monthly house price index.