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December 18, 2020 / By Square Foot Real Estate
HAPPY HOLIDAYS

The holidays are here with us once again. Since they are meant for spending meaningful time with close family and friends, we are preparing close up shop for the season. As such, we will remain closed ...

December 18, 2020 / By Stephen Osomba
Real Estate In Kenya: Predictions For 2021 That You Need To Know

Last year we made several predictions on Kenya's real estate outlook for 2020. Some of the forecasts came to fruition, for instance, increased government partnership initiatives in the development of affordable housing. However, it is important...

November 26, 2020 / By Stephen Osomba
Christmas in A Pandemic: 5 Tips For Tenants This Festive Season

The festive season is finally upon us. With all that has happened this year, it is somewhat a miracle that we’ve made it this far. However, even as we plan for the celebration with family and friends, this year’s Christmas is bound to be markedly...

November 11, 2020 / Squarefoot Real Estate
Resetting Excellence: A Special Message From The MD

2020 has been a rollercoaster. The COVID-19 pandemic has caused unimaginable disruptions both in business and personal lives. At Squarefoot Real Estate, we scaled back on our operations in line with health safety measures...

October 21, 2020 / By Stephen Osomba
Homeownership in Kenya: Lessons Learned From the Coronavirus Pandemic

While 2020 started on great vibes, the year has turned out to be, perhaps, one of the worst in the century. We probably all had great plans spanning from career, personal development to investments. However, ...

April 09, 2020 / By Stephen Osomba
Managing Your Living Costs After Buying A Home

The Coronavirus pandemic has virtually disrupted our plans in all facets of life; from having a great Easter holiday to finalizing that transaction on a home acquisition that you had started last year. Indeed, it’s a perilous time for...

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March 20, 2020 / By Square Foot Real Estate
Coronavirus Communique: Health Safety Precautionary Measures at the Company Project Site

As the Coronavirus pandemic escalates in the country, we as a company have a legal and moral duty of care for the health and safety of all our staff, suppliers/contractors, and...

March 20, 2020 / By Stephen Osomba
Investing for Rental Income: Furnished or Unfurnished House, Which is Best?

The real estate industry has carved its place as one of the most reliable investment avenues for those keen on long term wealth creation. Indeed, there exist several venture opportunities within...

February 21, 2020 / By Stephen Osomba
The Rise & Growth of Naivasha Town: The Next Big Real Estate Hub in Kenya

The journey of the rise and growth of Naivasha town is a tale of great inspiration and resilience. For the last 55 years, this once tiny market center has witnessed a...

January 15, 2020 / By Stephen Osomba
Dawn of A New Decade: Outlook of Kenya’s Real Estate in 2020

New Year provides a perfect opportunity for us to reflect on past experiences and plans for the future. For players in the real estate section, it important to ponder on the past and future of the industry as enter the...

November 06, 2019 / By Stephen Osomba
Opportunities and Challenges of Real Estate Agency in Kenya

Unbeknown to many, real estate agency is an old profession whose practice began in the early 1900s in the United States of America like many other things that trace their roots from the great land of opportunities...

October 01, 2019 / By Stephen Osomba
The Convenience of Residential Housing in Nairobi City: Does Location Still Matter?

Recently, one of the leading local TV stations aired a short documentary film titled Dawn Break. The news story delved into the issue of children waking up in the wee hours of...

October 01, 2019 / By Stephen Osomba
Impact of Devolution on Kenya’s Real Estate Industry

Devolution in Kenya has been lauded as one of the greatest governance and resource allocation intervention that has been operationalized since the country’s independence. Previously...

October 01, 2019 / By Stephen Osomba
Buyers Dilemma: Can We Trust Kenyan Property Developers

There is a silent but profound panic among real estate buyers in Kenya’s market. This comes after one of the pioneering real estate development company short-changed...

Why South B is Nairobi´s New Home of Real Estate Investment

A silent revolution is underway in Nairobi´s real estate industry. Long-standing hot property suburbs are facing an onslaught from non-traditional property nodes. Kilimani, Lavington, and Westlands have for the...

The Aftermath: Kenya’s 2019/2020 Budget and The Real Estate Industry

Every year, the annual budget speech brings its fair share of anxiety among the public and more so the business community. This year’s budget was read against...

Opportunities in Urban Housing: A Case of Nairobi City

With 22% of Kenya´ population living in the cities and an urban population growth rate of 4.4% every year, it´s estimated that the current housing in the country stands at 2 million houses. Kenya requires approximately 200,000 new housing units...

Part I: What You Need To Know About Land Investment in Kenya

Land is an important factor of production. In Kenya, just as in many other societies, it is essential for wealth creation and the ownership brings social and economic power depending on the acreage under one’s custody. Currently, about 80% of the...

Part II: Challenges Facing Land Investment in Kenya

Land investments in Kenya have truly transformed places that were previously desolate and had previously been thought to be inhabitable. From Kikambala in Kilifi County, this is a just one of the many makeovers happening across...

Part III [Final Series]: The Future of Land Investment in Kenya

Will Rodgers once said, "Buy land, they ain't making any more of it." This timeless adage in the real estate industry continues to hold true several decades since the words were first uttered. From the face of it...

Appraisal: Getting Ready To Buy Your Own Home

The journey towards home ownership can be long and daunting. However, after several years of hard work you now feel ready to actualize to live the dream. So, how do you assess yourself to know for sure that you are indeed ready to buy your own home? This is because the ...