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Kenya Property Market 2019 : The Fall…

Real estate in general is a tricky investment option. People have the wrong belief that since real estate is an asset-backed investment and it has liquidation value, it is risk free. That is completely wrong. Property does provide more security compared to some of the other types of investments but it is not risk free. Its […]

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Kenya House Price Index and Property Market Analysis Q3 2018

Almost a year after the end of political instability in the country, all market data clearly presents a challenging environment for the property market. Kenya’s real estate industry has been one of the strongest pillars of the economy for several years and therefore normally used to measure economic growth. The temporary strength of the property […]

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Africa’s Housing Finance Markets in 2015

Innovation in housing finance –in terms of products, players, and approaches, not to mention target markets – is a key feature across the continent, creating new opportunities for investment and delivery. As both local and international investors chase growth opportunities in a sluggish global economy, they are employing diversification strategies to manage the risks of […]

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Kenya:Knight Frank too expects Nairobi rents to stagnate

Knight Frank has joined property players reporting stagnation of rents in top market segments.The Knight Frank Prime Global Rental Index shows rent for Nairobi’s high-end property market did not increase between March and September of 2015 as a result of increased supply. “The high-end rental market was relatively slow in the period due to a […]

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Kenya : Knight Frank says attacks slowed down property market

Insecurity slowed down prices in Kenya’s high-end real-estate market last year according to a report by property consultancy Knight Frank. The Africa Report 2015 says a spate of terrorist attacks in cities was one of the factors the 2014 prime property market was sluggish. An increase in the number of high-end properties that went up […]

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Businesses from China try to tap Kenyan property market

**A view of the Nairobi CBD Chinese businesses have been moving into Kenya’s property market, where failed investments are rarely reported, the 21st Century Business Herald reported. There is no exact figure about the number of Chinese property developers operating in Kenya, and even the Chinese embassy in the African country cannot give such information. […]