About Us

Make your new home come true with Urban Housing

  • At Urban Housing, we understand that a home is the largest single investment made by most people in their lifetime. A home is the foundation of a person's wealth, a place to live and grow a family in, to commute from, and to enjoy. We do everything we can to make it a pleasant experience for you!

  • Urban Housing is dedicated to making home ownership more accessible to first time home buyers. We are a multi-faceted property development company that specialises in top quality, affordable housing, designed to meet your needs. We will not compromise on the quality of the homes we build, nor on the quality of service we provide.

  • With Urban Housing, client service isn't just a dream, we pride ourselves in truly getting to know you, by matching your needs to your affordability. We take you through a step-by-step process and once you are pre-qualified, you are ready to select your new home from one of our pre-built homes in a select area. Upon transfer of the property, we deliver the home to you with complete confidence and a smile.

  • We are constantly increasing the number of pre-qualified home owners on our books, providing them with professional information and friendly, step-by-step guidance. This makes the process of home ownership more efficient, more enjoyable and easier to understand.

  • Urban Housing develops, markets and builds its own finance-linked houses and believes in pre-qualifying clients to ensure that they can participate in the different Urban Housing Projects.

Who we are and what we do...

Urban Housing, which is an Old Mutual joint venture initiative, are developer and marketers of top quality, housing in South Africa, working towards the alleviation of the shortage of good quality housing, and therefore driven to improve the lives of thousands of people.

Opportunities going forward

Urban Housing is presently building and delivering homes at Carnival Green Brakpan, Oasis Palms in Randfontein and Beverley Hills in Evaton.

What makes Urban Housing special is:

  • We have a thorough understanding of the market, client needs, requirements and expectations.

  • The benefit derived from having diverse, highly specialized skills concentrated under one company roof allows us to bring the right homes, in the right areas, to more people.

  • Having an in-house, highly professional construction company with a 17 year track record that not only delivers top quality homes, but also provides reliable after sales service.

  • We have an experienced marketing and sales team that facilitates a pre-qualification process, that carefully matches needs to affordability and assists in providing the right choice of home. In addition, we provide a training and orientation programme to make you feel more comfortable when in your new home.

  • We have a proven systems-driven administration function that competently deals with all the administrative issues such as home loan applications/approvals, the transfer/registration process and the final handover.

Why you should use Urban Housing:

  • The partners that comprise Urban Housing are all highly reputable, well established, professional companies with significant track records.

  • Our unique, Finance-Linked Home Ownership Process stage a proven, reliable cost-effective solution to bringing homes to first time home owners.

  • Each step in our process is designed to match our client's affordability to the right house type and accommodation.

  • Once qualified and you have been provided with an Urban Housing Enquiry Number, the whole procedure is shortened from the point of your signature to the delivery of your house.

  • There are no hidden cost surprises. The final price you are quoted is the final price you pay.

  • Our homes are quality built by Probuild, who are our in-house construction company and partner in the Urban Housing Joint Venture. They are members of The Master Builder's Association and have an excellent reputation for quality and service.

  • Our overall project management is done by On Track, whose staff are registered, professional project managers and they ensure that all deadlines are met on budget.

  • We are registered with the NHBRC,who provide a 5 year Warranty on your house.

  • We offer an after sales service in addition to a specific retention period to fix any potential snags.

The Authorities

The successful completion and handover of your home is dependent on the approval of the following authorities:

  • The NHBRC: As property developers, Probuild is required to be registered with The NHBRC, and it is compulsory to enroll/register each home it builds for your benefit. Click here to read about The NHBRC

  • The Local Authority. Each local authority is required to approve the plans for the issue of an Occupational Certificate.

  • The Banks: The leading banks conduct their own inspection before payment of the house.