Real estate firms get creative to woo elusive buyers

Property developers usually make money by putting up and selling new buildings, but when the real estate market cools, making it difficult to obtain financing, they often look for other ways to help turn a profit. Kings Pride Properties Ltd…
HF rebrands as it targets further growth

Property and financial solutions provider Housing Finance has embarked on a major rebranding initiative as it seeks to better market its products and services. The company has adopted a new name, HF Group Limited, after it was granted the go-ahead…
Mortgage advice for first time home buyers

A mortgages is a long term financial obligation (15 to 30 years) that impacts heavily on an individual’s personal budget. Taking a mortgage, especially for first time home buyers, requires you to seek expert advice and to make careful consideration…
Importance of mortgage insurance

Mortgage insurance, often referred to as MI, is an insurance policy that compensates the lender for losses incurred due to a mortgage default. Payable to a lender, this insurance helps reduce or eliminate loss in the case of a default…
Fractional home ownership gains steam in Kenya

Fractional ownership, a groundbreaking model of home ownership in Kenya, is enabling ordinary citizens to own luxury homes that were previously only afforded by the wealthy few. This concept is proving a hit in Mombasa and other coastal areas, where…
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 project offers land owners with an option of 57 different…