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Is blockchain the key to foolproofing deals?

Nairobi, March 28 -- The biggest headache in any property transaction is the assurance beyond any doubt that the title that an investor holds is genuine and holds true to the promise of ownership as p... Read More


Insecurity nightmare dims the homeownership dream

Nairobi, March 14 -- Imagine sweating yourself out for several years, saving and doing all that you can so that you can build your family a nice home and escape the yoke of monthly rent, then having t... Read More


Shauri Moyo muddle after Ruto's 25-floor directive

Nairobi, March 7 -- President William Ruto's directive changing the design of one of the most ambitious multibillion-shilling affordable housing projects in Shauri Moyo, Nairobi has dug its implementa... Read More


Will fixed rate solve Kenya's big home ownership riddle?

Nairobi, Feb. 28 -- You best believe it--you can now own a home valued at Sh1 million by paying Sh8,700 per month for a period of 25 years at a 9.5 percent fixed interest rate. For those with slightl... Read More


Will fixed rate mortgage solve Kenya's big home ownership riddle?

Nairobi, Feb. 28 -- You best believe it--you can now own a home valued at Sh1 million by paying Sh8,700 per month for a period of 25 years at a 9.5 percent fixed interest rate. For those with slightl... Read More


How homeowners end up with property valued less than loan

Nairobi, Feb. 21 -- When Joe Kariuki's fortunes changed after a handsome bonus in a particularly bumpy returns season in 2018, he did what any sound investment-conscious person would do; cement and di... Read More


Short accommodation: Checks and balances that cut Airbnb revenue losses

Nairobi, Jan. 31 -- A fortnight ago, netizens were treated to copious amounts of laughter after a viral tweet indicated that some Kenyans book short-term rentals popularly known as 'Airbnbs' to use ga... Read More


Why brokers are weakest link in property deals

Nairobi, Jan. 24 -- 'When it comes to property scams, it is time to hold all professionals in the conveyancing process accountable' --William James. The last couple of weeks have been bad for the pro... Read More


Why Kenya mortgage market is not growing

Nairobi, Jan. 17 -- The Kenyan dream of home ownership through mortgage loans has been thrown into a whirlwind after financial institutions began announcing new risk-based interest rates pricing formu... Read More


Space dilemma: Will 2023 be year of great repositioning?

Nairobi, Jan. 10 -- While real estate remains the investment option of choice, recent global and local socio-economic-politico developments have ushered in an era of re-evaluation that is bound to res... Read More