Tag Archives: safety

Inside Kenya’s first purpose-built retirement village

Emmanuel Kamau and his wife Elizabeth Muthoni are in their mid-sixties. The two former civil servants retired a few years ago, long after their four adult children moved out of home, leaving the two of them in their expansive five-bedroom house in Lower Kabete, a place they have called home for over 27 years. EMPTY […]

How to avoid being conned when buying land / house

Ask for the title deed You need the title deed to do a search at the Ministry of Lands to confirm the real owner or if the title has any caveat on it. Ensure there are no unpaid rates It is important for a land buyer to confirm with the county governments whether there are […]

Factors of convenience to consider before buying a property

How safe is the area? If you’re staying in a gated community then this shouldn’t pose a problem. If not, then you would have to look at the neighbourhood to see if there are sufficient people living around the neighbourhood or sufficient public resources around. Is the property easily accessible to major roads? To avoid […]