In the Eyes of the Kenyan Home Buyer: The Irresistible Allure of Rusticated Stone

  The first impression of a home with rusticated stone is one of an awe-inspiring grandeur. Sue Kimani looks more at the  allure of the rusticated stone.  It may not be the case for books, but when it comes to houses, they are often first and foremost,  judged by their outward appearance. It therefore suffices [...]

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Key Steps to Property Investments

The following is a guest post from George Wachiuri, the CEO/Founder of Optiven Limited   The property market is on the upwards trend in Kenya and East Africa. Many individuals, Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs), entrepreneurs, and corporate organizations are very keen to own properties.  What bothers the purchasers is the entire process of acquiring [...]

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3 Ways to Transform Small Spaces

The following is a guest post by Anne Samba So you are fresh out of campus, just gotten your first internship – or a paying job if you are lucky- and it’s now time to leave that shared hostel or your parents’ house and move into your own space. Where do you start? Finding a [...]

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The ABCs of Real Estate Investing in Kenya

Why invest in real estate in Kenya? According to George Wachiuri, the CEO/founder of Optiven Limited, one needs to invest for high capital growth, a stable investment, security, and increase in net worth. Mr. Wachiuri gave this and more helpful advice at last month’s League of Young Professionals‘ event. The theme for the night was [...]

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Real Estate Opportunities in Kenya

The following is a guest post from George Wachiuri, CEO/Founder of Optiven Ltd. He is an Entrepreneur, Author, Motivator, Philanthropist, Family man, Lecturer and a smart Businessman. He serves in the Church as an Elder.   Kenya as a country is a land of massive opportunities, it is destined for great progress. Lately we have seen investors from [...]

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Our Ideal Space

If you’ve watched the Ideal Space, you know that Tim Njiru, the show’s host is not only a property enthusiast but also focuses on a property’s art and design. He featured the One Africa Media office space where our late co-founder of One Africa Media, Carey Eaton, gave him an in depth tour. Check it [...]

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Spotlight: Henry Kiiru, Diamond City Villas

I spoke with Henry Kiiru, the director of Diamond City Villas, and this is what he had to say about his company and the real estate market in Nairobi: 1. Can you tell me more about Diamond City Villas? Diamond City Villas has been around for 6 years. We offer quality service and results as [...]

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