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Attractive Real Estate Deals for Kenyans in Diaspora

By Paul Adede Kenyans living overseas are constantly sending money home whether for investments, to support family members or save. With regards to diaspora remittances, data from Central Bank of Kenya in mid-2017 puts the figures at $1.72 billion (Ksh172 billion) worth of remittances, meaning that for three years running, diaspora remittance remained the country’s […]

How to invest in Real Estate

By Paul Adede The Kenya National Bureau of Statistics’ (KNBS) annual Leading Economic Indicators Survey released in August this year indicates that the real estate and the construction sector’s contribution to GDP rose from 12.6 in 2010 to 13.8 per cent in 2016. Real estate has consistently outperformed other asset classes in the last five […]

What can be done to make housing more affordable

The acute housing shortage in the country is often blamed on the fact that developers have concentrated on building for the high-end market, to the disadvantage of low-income earners. Besides, the cost of property in Kenya is among the highest, not just in the continent, but also in some countries in the West.  For instance, […]