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Nairobi building collapse death toll now rises to 21, with 73 people still missing

Nairobi building collapse death toll now rises to 21, with 73 people still missing

The number of people killed after a residential building collapsed in Nairobi’s Huruma estate has risen to 21, officials said on Sunday. Nairobi police chief Japheth Koome told journalists that… Read more »

Green homes gain popularity as Kenyans seek cost savings

Green homes gain popularity as Kenyans seek cost savings

As the demand for green homes rise in Kenya, builders have adopted new construction technologies that have replaced traditional building materials to construct eco-friendly homes. Through the use of energy… Read more »

Prefabs can solve Kenya’s housing crisis

Prefabs can solve Kenya’s housing crisis

Prefabricated houses in Kenya are commonly used as temporary shelter for construction workers, but can they become a solution to Kenya’s housing shortage? The general manager of the National Housing… Read more »

How Kenyans can lower house prices

How Kenyans can lower house prices

High cost of land in urban areas, high interest rates as well as the rising cost of construction have been cited as the main challenges facing potential home-owners in Kenya…. Read more »

Top 7 rules for buying off plan property

Top 7 rules for buying off plan property

Before committing yourself to buying off the plan property in Kenya, you need to remember the following rules:- 1. ) Adopt an attitude of healthy skepticism towards off the plan… Read more »

7 Tips to lower building costs

7 Tips to lower building costs

Putting up a house is always an expensive affair. However, it is possible to lower home building costs by adopting these easy-to-follow strategies. 1.) Size – It is advisable to… Read more »

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