Established in 1998, Private Property has its headquarters in Durban with satellite offices in
Johannesburg and Cape Town. Private Property offers an online platform for
property sellers, estate agents, banks, developers and landlords to connect with buyers and
renters. Catering to approximately 1.5 million monthly visitors, it has 400 000 listed properties in
4000 suburbs across South Africa, as well as international listings.
Private Property is a vibrant team of people spanning a number of different disciplines. We
have designers, marketers, software developers, call-centre staff, managers of various
departments and a sales team spread out across the country. The differences in function and
geography create challenges when trying to promote cultural values and behaviors across the
Our hiring process is simple and uncomplicated. Basically all potential candidates are requested to come in for a screening discussion which lasts 30 minutes. The idea being that both the company and individual are offered the opportunity to asses compatibility and if they'd like to continue the process. It's kind of like test driving a car before buying it. Once complete, a short list is drafted and interviewed. Successful candidates are also asked to complete a job suitability test. Credit checks and all the normal stuff is also conducted.