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High interest rates slow down housing sector

High interest rates slow down housing sector

The super-high interests charged on loans by commercial banks has slowed property development in the country, a new study shows. The higher rates and escalated cost of construction materials have… Read more »

Exorbitant fees take bite out of Nairobi home construction

Exorbitant fees take bite out of Nairobi home construction

High land rates and construction fees imposed last year by the Nairobi County government have taken a bite out of home construction, and there are signs that the sector is… Read more »

Low cost housing designs in Kenya

Low cost housing designs in Kenya

Mortgage financier Housing Finance (HF) has unveiled an initiative that will make it possible for Kenyans to own homes for as little as Sh1.6 million. The initiative dubbed Makao housing… Read more »

LBDA in Sh24bn Kisumu housing project

LBDA in Sh24bn Kisumu housing project

The Lake Basin Development Authority (LBDA) has initiated a Sh24 billion project to build affordable houses and office space in Kisumu County. The project will be implemented in two phases… Read more »

English Point Marina builder to hand over units

English Point Marina builder to hand over units

The long awaited English Point Marina – the first 5-star marina in East Africa – is in its final stages of construction, with buyers expected to move into the facility… Read more »

How to lower building costs

How to lower building costs

Building a home can get you in a financial mess if you do not know how to manage your costs. Here are tips to help you lower building costs. 1.)… Read more »

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