REITs: The Most Lucrative Way To Invest In Real Estate

REITs in Kenya: The Nairobi Securities Exchange (NSE) in partnership with the REITs Association of Kenya (RAK), Acorn Holdings Limited and ILAM Fahari I-REIT...

Real Estate Can Lead To Personal Finance Stability

Real estate prices are really soaring at an unprecedented level today, but this doesn't mean that you need to end up priced out of...

How Lloyd & Masika Built Multi-Billion Real Estate Empire

Its services include valuation, consultancy, management and agency (letting & sales). The name has led many to mistakenly believe that the firm was named after a person known as Lloyd Masika.

Tenants in Control as Nairobi Offices Drop Rents Under Pressure

Across Africa, the performance of office rents remained mixed. Financial services and technology sectors have been the most notable sectors driving up occupier demand, a trend mirrored around the world.

Hackers Issue Illegal Approvals After Breaching NMS System

They targeted the system's Quick Response (QR) code, part of the e-construction development plans application system. With the digitally signed approvals, developers do not require hard copies with stamps as evidence of the city's permission.

5 Ways To Earn Good Money From Eighth Acre Plot

Many people get surprised by the practical applications of raw land, but there is a vast world of opportunity out there for those seeking to become landowners. This post covers some of the simplest and most common ways to put raw land into profitable use. This will help you understand how versatile and profitable it can be and spark interest in the various ways that land can be used.

Find Out How Much Your Land Is Worth With This Simple...

There are many ways through which you can determine the value of your land. The most basic of which is by hiring a real estate agent that can help evaluate the price of your land. Keep in mind that by land, we are talking about the area only and not the property itself. Alternatively, you can use websites like this which help you automatically calculate the value of your land.  Apps like this help you understand all of the important factors that affect the housing market and the price of your land. Moreover, it helps give you an accurate look at what you can expect when selling your house as compared to the price of land in other cities.

Smart Strategies To Keep In Mind Before Investing In Real Estate...

Investing in property and holding it for an extended period is a low-risk investment strategy that can garner favourable returns in the long run. Instead of selling the property based on market fluctuations, you will hold the property and collect income from rent to fulfill short-term cash-flow requirements as the property’s market value appreciates over time.  You must conduct thorough research and choose an area primed for property value appreciation in the future.

Tax Shock For Company That Sold Garden City Land

Ruaraka Diversified Investments Limited is associated with private equity firm Actis, which sold the land on Thika Road where Garden City Mall stands and a separate property to Safaricom in 2015. Tax Appeals Tribunal agreed with the taxman that Ruaraka Diversified Investments should remit the money to KRA because it failed to pay tax from profits of about Ksh1.4 billion earned in three transactions, after acquiring the land from East African Breweries Ltd (EABL).

KCB Plots Ksh6B Thika Road Housing Venture

Student accommodation, for instance, is being considered for the project and represents one of the hottest real estate investments at the market. Developers such as Acorn have been able to raise over Ksh10 billion for various projects under their Qwetu student living brand.