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Bungled shift to one-stop-shop delays billions of investments

It was billed as a game-changing one-stop-shop, but two years since its launch, Ardhi Sasa is the bane of many stakeholders in the real estate sector. Lawyers, property financiers, property agents and surveyors estimate that transactions worth at least Sh100 billion are stalled at Ardhi House due to the inefficiency of the Ardhi Sasa system--an online national land information system-- on delivering on...

President Ruto to scrap stamp duty for first-time home purchasers

President William Ruto has announced plans to exempt first-time home buyers from paying stamp duty to all in a bid to ease house ownership costs among workers battling the rising cost of living amid largely stagnant pay. Dr Ruto said his administration would seek to strike a revenue balance by removing stamp duty for first-time homeowners and raising compliance for other property-related levies like land...

5 Steps to Earning Passive Income with a Rental Property

Passive income is money that you earn without a regular daily time investment. Creating a passive income stream from rental income involves work upfront but allows you to reap financial rewards for years to come. One common passive income stream is real estate investing and rental management. Step 1: Research, Research, Research Before you even think about buying a rental property, you’ll need to do a...

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