Last yr year, nearly seventy two,000 single girls sold residential residences in South Africa, in line with the belongings and vehicle studies group Lightstone.
This is notably more than each single guys (62,000) and additionally greater than couples – making unmarried ladies the largest institution of shoppers in South Africa.
The graph under compares the number of residences offered to unmarried ladies (brilliant blue), to those bought to single guys (dark blue), married couples (bright inexperienced) and multiple buyers (dark green).
Cindy Bezuidenhout, lead analyst at Lightstone Property, says girl buyers were regularly growing for the reason that 2016, particularly overtaking the male and married couple markets.
Single female belongings shoppers in large part dominate in Gauteng and then with the aid of a smaller margin in the Eastern Cape. Married couples outnumber other customer kinds within the Western Cape and KwaZulu-Natal.
But whilst single ladies constitute the maximum belongings sales, they are still buying less expensive homes.
South African married couples purchase houses with the highest fee, accompanied by way of unmarried men.
So a long way in 2019, married couples have offered houses with an average sale rate of almost R1.2 million – as compared to round R1 million and around R800,000 for single girls.
Since 2013, women had been the main consumers of homes below R250,000.
A Lightstone document launched remaining yr, confirmed that ladies have been chargeable for 48% of recent motors income at dealerships inside the six months to July last 12 months.
Almost 70% of Fiat motors were offered by using ladies, accompanied with the aid of Hyundai (sixty three%), Mazda (sixty two.6%) and Kia (fifty nine%). Some 15% of Ferrari shoppers had been ladies, and 6% of Porsche automobiles.
The file confirmed that the maximum popular automobile types among women had been the Mazda 3, Mazda CX-2, Ford EcoSport, VW Polo and Polo Vivo.
The survey showed that 60% to eighty% of women are probable to soak up gives of coverage, service plans and extended warranties, compare to among 50% and 70% of men.