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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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Factors that determine the best moment to put up property for sale

Mr Kosta Kosta Kioleoglou, regional managing editor, Africa Plantation Capital. PHOTO| COURTESY In Summary During the financial cycle, capital flows affect prices, while the physical cycle (of demand and supply) determines vacancy, which then drive rents and values. (Kioleoglou Kosta) Everyone gets into property investment with varied reasons and for an investor, it is to […]

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Are interest rates to blame for real estate market woes?

There is a lot of discussion regarding the implementation of interest rate cap law and how it has affected the economy and the real estate market over the last two years. However, it’s important to understand if (IRC) interest rate cap is the reason behind the industry’s stagnation and bad performance, or if it is […]

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Kenya : Will 2017 Fair Any Better?

The world witnessed changes, unexpected overthrows, the Brexit referendum, the US elections, wars, terrorism, signs of instability in Europe, a wind of change for the Asian markets and Africa tried to overcome challenges amid a global storm in the year 2016. For many analysts, this was a preparatory period, a rehearsal before what is expected […]

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Going green the way to produce sustainable wealth

Did you know that agriculture is, maybe, the oldest investment and one of the most lucrative business opportunities directly connected with the survival of the human race? Well, for dozens of centuries, vast fortunes have been created around the world from farming; plantations and agriculture, while hundreds of millions of people have been making their […]