Real Estate

14 popular amenities to look for when renting an apartment

Apartment amenities are features of a building that you wouldn't expect to find everywhere. The more amenities a building has, the more likely it will gain a competitive edge in attracting prospective tenants. When you are apartment/house hunting, you should keep in mind which amenities are most important for your lifestyle. This will be your home for months, even years, therefore a thorough background...

7 Essential Steps to Successful Land Banking

Land banking is a real estate investment strategy for investing in undeveloped land to sell it at a future date for a profit. Most real estate investors typically purchase land parcels located in areas with high population growth or strong economic prospects to maximize the value of their investment. Many people invest in land because they believe it to be a safe bet — the market value of land...

Is a Joint Venture The Right Choice For Your Business?

A joint venture between companies can open the way for expansion into a new line of business by each participant at a relatively modest cost. In fact, it sounds ideal: Each company contributes its own expertise, but the cost of the venture is split among them. It’s only ideal, though, if the companies have a shared vision and an equal commitment to the success of the joint venture. What Is Joint...

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 5 Keys Benefits of Property Management

Property management is the supervision of real estate properties. Property managers can manage residential properties like apartments, condos, townhomes, or detached single-family homes, as can commercial assets like office parks and retail establishments. Property management acts as a link between the landlord and the renter. The manager frequently oversees maintenance and physical upkeep,...

Top 4 Benefits of City Living

Living in the city is hectic. Life is about work, traffic, and speed. Some people view city life as convenient, thrilling, and daring, while many find it monotonous and driven by pressure. These are four benefits of city living: More job 0pportunities Nairobi serves as the beating heart of Kenya, which explains why nearly 90% of corporate and governmental headquarters are found there. All businesses...

4 Factors That Determine a Good Location

A good location can mean different things to different people, of course, but there are also objective factors that determine a home's value. Depending on your personal needs and preferences, you may not be able to buy a home with all of these factors. And that's OK. After all, a home is much more than just an investment. When you are home-hunting, pay attention to nearby amenities. Buyers usually want...

Common Investment Myths Debunked

There are many financial myths persisting in the society as people are still glued to old school ways of investments. The old saying “it’s better to keep your money safe in your savings account than investing in riskier portfolios” doesn’t hold ground today. Most people still think managing personal finance perfectly is difficult in terms of complexity & planning. This blog is an attempt to...

Buy Or Rent a House?         

Buying or renting a home – which is best? It’s an age-old debate, but one that really comes down to individual needs and circumstances. To help you make the decision, we’ve explored the pros and cons of buying and renting and outlined everything you’ll need to consider. Whether it’s better for you to buy or rent will depend on your personal and financial circumstances. If you’re not able to...

5 Ways to Earn Good Money from Eighth Acre Plot

Land is one of the biggest challenges facing farmers in Africa and Kenya. However, if you have 1/8th acre piece of land, there are various types of small-scale farming that you can do. Examples include: Mushroom farming They do not require a huge area of land. Since button mushrooms do not grow tall, they can be cultivated on an 1/8th acre. It is enough to set up an incubation house....

How To Spot a Pyramid Scheme

In the classic "pyramid" scheme, participants attempt to make money solely by recruiting new participants, usually where: The promoter promises a high return in a short period of time; No genuine product or service is actually sold; and The primary emphasis is on recruiting new participants. All pyramid schemes eventually collapse, and most investors lose their money. Fraudsters...

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