Keeping Warm At Home

    Nairobi has been getting colder by the minute (it rains every night) and before you know it, we will be bundled up in scarves, fleece jackets, heavy socks and a cup of hot chocolate to keep our selves warm on those chilly days. Not every family has the advantage of sitting around a …


Housing Market Performance in 2020

  We had a sit down with our Head of Sales – Shaif Sharif – to talk about the property market performance in the last year. How did the property market perform in 2020 as a result of the pandemic? Commercial Office – Commercial office space uptake was at a standstill in the first two …


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 …