Six qualities to check when choosing a real estate company

Six qualities to check when choosing a real estate company

One of the biggest concerns for majority of Kenyans looking to put money in the property market is whether their investments will be secure or not.

1.5 percent housing levy pay cut for workers to start March

1.5 percent housing levy pay cut for workers to start March

Formally employed workers could start paying a 1.5 percent salary deduction beginning March 1 to finance construction of cheap houses by the State.

7 Cleaning Hacks You Must Try at Home

7 Cleaning Hacks You Must Try at Home

Do you usually spend a lot of time trying to do chores in the house? And you feel like they are never-ending? Lucky for you, we have made a list of easy to do cleaning hacks that will help you save a lot of time and leave your house looking spotlessly clean.

How to protect your savings from a crash

How to protect your savings from a crash

Whereas we all agree on the importance of saving today in order to reap the benefits later, there has hardly ever been a clear-cut way of guaranteeing that these savings remain safe in the event of a market crash.

Securing Your Home While on Vacation

Securing Your Home While on Vacation

We are inching closer to the festive season and the last thing you want to think about when you are vacationing is the possibility that someone could be breaking into your house. This is the time when people take road trips over the weekend to different parts of the country, leaving the house empty. You […]

Renting vs Owning a Home

Renting vs Owning a Home

So you’re thinking of buying a home, perhaps the very first one? But you wonder whether you might be better off continuing to rent; and you have no idea how to figure out which choice makes more sense for you? Ultimately, the answer is dependent on a number of factors discussed below. Whether to rent […]

Court Approves Demolition of Grand Manor Hotel for Posing Security Threat to the US Nairobi Embassy

Court Approves Demolition of Grand Manor Hotel for Posing Security Threat to the US Nairobi Embassy

The multi-million-shilling Grand Manor Hotel located in Nairobi’s Gigiri area is set to be demolished following court orders. In a ruling, the High Court says the hotel owned by Nairobi billionaire Praful Kumar poses a threat to the adjacent United Nations offices and the United States Embassy among others. The court has approved the demolition […]

Kenya Macroeconomic Review

Kenya Macroeconomic Review

According to Kenya National Bureau of Statistics (KNBS), Kenya’s economy expanded by 6.3% in Q2’2018, higher than 4.7% in Q2’2017. This was due to (i) recovery of agricultural sector, which recorded a growth of 5.6% due to improved weather conditions, (ii) improved business and consumer confidence, and (iii) increased output in the real estate, manufacturing, […]

Land prices cool off as investors await affordable housing policy

Land prices cool off as investors await affordable housing policy

The Housing department has stated that it will among other initiatives invest in infrastructure in certain suburbs and satellite towns as well as develop some of its land holdings HassConsult on Tuesday unveiled land price trends for the third quarter of 2018 showing that prices, for both suburbs and satellite towns, are cooling off as […]

How to best mix your investment options

How to best mix your investment options

As an investor, the greatest concern is growing your investment to deliver higher risk-adjusted returns. Risk-adjusted return hones an investment’s return by measuring how much risk is involved in producing that return, the risks could be as a result of prevailing economic environment brought about by the cyclical nature of investments markets due to varying […]