At Procompare, we have been tracking prices and seasonal trends for many years. Based on our proprietary data of historical project costs (acquired from thousands of our Pros) and other cost data from various respectable sources, we have put together a 2021 3-bedroom house cost guide, where we have gathered all the necessary information for you to make the best possible decision.

3-bedroom house — cost per sqm
Average cost R11,000 / sqm
Cost range R7000R15,000 / sqm

Even though we are witnessing a rapid increase in the proportion of two bedroom homes in SA, three-bedroom houses are still the most popular choice. A spacious 3-bedroom house can measure up to 200 sqm, but it usually measures between 120 and 150 square metres. The average cost of a 3-bedroom house is R11,000 / sqm, or typically between R7000 / sqm and R15,000 / sqm.

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Velddrif
City (or suburb) where you need the service: Velddrif, Western Province, South Africa.
What kind of property do you have?: House/Townhouse
What do you want to add to the existing property?: Other
Approx. size of the addition: Less than 100 sqm
What kind of design work has been done?: I have architectual plans and designs
Estimated project start: 1–3 months
This is a small extension of an enclosed braairoom +- 11m sq and the fitting of 2 existing windows and a newly constucted 4 m stack door. The roof is not tiled but some sort of metal or composite water proofing, light enough not to need a metal lintel. You are welcome to telephonically arrange a meeting to view the structure and professional plan, so I can discuss my requirements before accepting any quote. Kindly call only between 09:00 - 17:00 Mon - Fri.
Building contractors, Building contractors
Sunnyside
City (or suburb) where you need the service: Sunnyside, Pretoria
What kind of property do you have?: Flat complex
What do you want to build?: Boundary wall
Estimated project start: Within a month
We require quotations to: 1. Build & plaster (or rhinolight) a solid boundary wall measuring 4 x 4 meters between an enclosed car parking space that separates two properties. 2. Re-build a 1 meter by half meter (one line) boundary wall with Corobrick clay bricks. I have estimated brick count of 78 at a price of R1.26 per brick. URGENT REQUEST: This project is urgent to mitigate a security risk & threat that has been raised & identified in a crime ridden residential area.
Building contractors, Building contractors
Strandfontein
City (or suburb) where you need the service: Strandfontein Village
What kind of property do you have?: House/Townhouse
What do you want to build?: Other
Estimated project start: Within a month
I have an existing balcony, timber, that needs to be demolished and a new balcony constructed (concrete) I already have approved building plans for it I'll forward pictures and videos of the existing balcony when you contact me. Kindly do so via whatsapp, I won't be able to answer my phone during the day.
Building contractors, House extension - Woodstock
Woodstock
City (or suburb) where you need the service: Woodstock, Cape Town
What kind of property do you have?: Flat complex
What do you want to add to the existing property?: Bedrooms/Living room/Dining room
Approx. size of the addition: Less than 100 sqm
What kind of design work has been done?: I have approved plans and all permits
Estimated project start: 1–3 months
Addition to existing studio / room in the roof. What is required is brickwork, roof, floor (pine), no sanding and painting, and the windows and door (Aluminium): Engineering drawing for pinning the roof against the walls. No plastering inside / only outside. No plumbing / no electricity / no bathroom / no balcony. Thats it, unless I prefer email contact for the quotes.
Margate
City (or suburb) where you need the service: Margate
What kind of property do you have?: House/Townhouse
What rooms do you want to renovate/remodel?: Deck/Patio/Balcony, Garage, Other
Approx. size of the renovation/remodel: 100–200 sqm
What kind of design work has been done?: None
Estimated project start: 1–3 months
i am buying an old split level house (on pic)& needs improvement & facelifting: 1. i need to put stairs connecting the main house to the balcony (inside) 2. add verandah to the front of the house (similar to th picture) 3. replace some windows with glass doors leading to patio 4. change small front door to a larger size
Building contractors, Kitchen renovation
Brackenfell
City (or suburb) where you need the service: Brackenfell, Cape Town
What kind of property do you have?: House/Townhouse
What rooms do you want to renovate/remodel?: Bathroom(s)
Approx. size of the renovation/remodel: Less than 100 sqm
What kind of design work has been done?: None
Estimated project start: Within a month
Bathroom renovation: Remove existing bath, basin and toilet pan Repair 40ml drainage pipe (leak) Install new close couple toilet pan to new position Install new vanity Create new shower base Install new drainage for shower Waterproof shower base Install new shower taps and shower head Install new shower screen TILING Remove wall and floor tiles Primer walls Tile 20m2 walls Tile 2.5m2 floor Tile 1.2m2 shower floor Remove all rubble
Morningside
City (or suburb) where you need the service: Morningside, Durban
What kind of property do you have?: Flat complex
What rooms do you want to renovate/remodel?: Bathroom(s)
Approx. size of the renovation/remodel: Less than 100 sqm
What kind of design work has been done?: None
Estimated project start: Within a month
It's a small bathroom in a 1 1/2 bed flat, it needs a makeover. The washbasin is next to the shower, the toilet by the door, I want the toilet next to the shower and the washbasin by the door. Then I think the shower, toilet and washbasin need an upgrade and the bathroom to look like a fairly good hotel one.
Building contractors, Construction contractors
Genadendal
City (or suburb) where you need the service: Genadendal
What type of property do you want to build?: House/Townhouse
Approx. size of the new build: 200–600 sqm
What kind of design work has been done?: None
Estimated project start: 1–3 months
Porch Front entrance sunken Into Open plan. Kitchen extending into lounge sunken one step Dining room tv room area sunken one step Standard size 5 bedroom Build in cupboards In bedroom 3 bathroom 1 bathrooms share the 2 bedrooms on either side 5th bedroom in middle of 2 bedrooms each side 5th bedroom ensuite Outside paving Small to medium size Pool with Lapa
Faerie Glen
City (or suburb) where you need the service: Faerie Glen, Pretoria
What kind of property do you have?: House/Townhouse
What rooms do you want to renovate/remodel?: Kitchen
Approx. size of the renovation/remodel: Less than 100 sqm
Do you have all the necessary building plans?: No plans are required
Estimated project start: Within a month
Want to remodel the kitchen, this includes the following: 1. Breakdown 1 wall and build a wall where there is currently an entry way 2. Install new cupboards, counter tops, island, lights, appliances, faucet, back splash, floors 3. The space is estimated at 10 square meters 4. The style will be Traditional and color scheme is White with little insert of light wood cupboard and dark island. Light counter tops and gold handles
Building contractors, House extension - Cape Town
Cape Town
City (or suburb) where you need the service: Cape Town
What kind of property do you have?: House/Townhouse
What do you want to add to the existing property?: Bathroom(s), Bedrooms/Living room/Dining room, Deck/Patio/Balcony
Approx. size of the addition: Less than 100 sqm
Do you have all the necessary building plans?: No plans – I need the Pro's help
Estimated project start: More than 3 months
I'm considering the possibility of adding a 2nd story to my house. Would like a similar layout to the ground floor with the exception of a kitchen on the top floor and using that extra space for a outside balcony section. House 60sqm and would want the top floor to consist of 2 bedrooms and a bathroom, with a open space for and entertainment area and balcony area. I attached the original plans for the house.