Creating a Home Library

  Building a library does not mean reading as many books as you can, jotting down your best titles or keeping them on random surfaces around the house. It means setting up a physical space for your collection. Bookworms take great pride in their collection but more importantly, they enjoy their reads and the feeling …


Household Rules for the Family

  Have you hanged a list of rules in your house, do you have any rules at all or are there some unwritten rules you expect everyone to follow? Some parents don’t create house rules at all because they expect a certain level of responsibility from their teenagers. But come to think of it’s these …


Christmas Gifts for the Home -Part 3

Every Christmas we emphasize the value of gifting and why it would be more meaningful if you gifted someone an item that can serve them for a long time. Last time we listed five unique gifts for people who have different interests, i.e., CD player for the music lovers, custom-made book holders for the readers …


Getting Your Home Ready for the Holidays

Christmas season is right around the corner which means it’s time to get your house ready for hosting. It’s a season of merry-making and feasting, which means most people would prioritize their ladders and overlook other necessities such as bedding, toiletries, securing you home against burglars etc. Below is a guide on where to start …


Keeping Your House Clean During COVID-19

If there’s one thing that’s certain in the minds of many people by now it’s that COVID-19 is here to stay, but that doesn’t mean that our lives should come to a standstill. We must simply find ways to cope with this virus and more importantly, take appropriate measures to curb its spread and keep …


Thinking About Investing in Real Estate?

  When you think of the term investment, what is the first word that comes to your mind? It is risks? Yes this is because there are people who put their money into an asset and are ready to face any setbacks that come along with it. As an individual what exactly do you look …


Household Safety Checklist

How safe is your home? By safe we mean more than just burglar proofing, we are talking about common accidents that occur within the house such as tripping down a loose board or a fire accident. Make it a habit to evaluate your household safety every month and you can start by adding the below …


Nairobi Commercial Market Overview

A comprehensive market report by Pam Golding Commercial and Actis Macro Overview: Economic growth eased to 5.7% in 2019 and as we all are aware of, the real estate market has been on a steady decline since 2016. This is due to a number of factors including the interest rate cap taking effect into the …


First-Time Buyer Guide: Buying a home in 2020

  Is becoming a property owner one of your New Year resolutions? Owning a home is one of the best financial decisions one can make. It’s more than just cutting down on rental expenses or providing a home for your family.  It’s an investment that can result in a steady cash-flow if you ever decide …


Six reasons why you should invest in London

The British Capital is the prime property market in the UK attracting scores of tourists and investors annually. So what makes London such a popular choice for the investors? We highlight the top 6 reasons to get you interested.   Free & Open Market  There are no legal restrictions on ex-pats buying a property in …