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Top real estate investment destinations in Africa

Top real estate investment destinations in Africa

Africa has for the last few years displayed significant signs of economic growth. Various economic sectors including real estate have shown steady growth. For Africa-focused investors, real estate is one of the best investment opportunities. As Africa has continued to grow and catch up to the rest of the world, the demand for high quality residential as well as commercial real estate has increased....

Managing your property investment

Managing your property investment

To start with, buying an investment property is merely the first step on your investment journey. Actually managing the property is the next step. As your investment grows into a portfolio of properties the effort and resources required will also grow. Hence you need to be vigilant at all times and carefully plan every detail so as to attain success. As an investment property owner, there are specific...

5 Roofing Alternatives

5 Roofing Alternatives

Not all roofs have to be the same. To start with, there are several traditional roofing options to pick from. However, it might also be worthwhile to consider an alternative roofing material. Many lesser-known options can outlast conventional materials, and some can even lower your electricity bill! Here we have compiled 5 roofing alternatives to consider. Stone-coated metal Firstly we take a look at...

Impact of exchange rates on real estate

Impact of exchange rates on real estate

Globalisation is a worldwide phenomenon that accords investors the chance to own real estate anywhere in the world. The property keeps on being one of the most alluring and financially rewarding sectors for investors. In most instances, you won't really give exchange rates a second thought if you're seeking to purchase property locally. However, it's different if you are considering expanding your property...

Best of Tanga city Tanzania

Best of Tanga city Tanzania

Tanga isn't solely the name of a city in northeast Tanzania, however it's conjointly the name of the encompassing region. Furthermore, Tanga district covers huge zones of coastline, protecting ancient coelacanth fish. Here is what you need to know about Tanga city Tanzania. History 1. Early history Tanga was at one time another stop over for caravans en route to the backwoods of Central Africa....

The value in bathrooms

The value in bathrooms

The most profitable rooms to renovate in a property are the kitchen and the bathroom. As such they should be on every investor's list. In this article we are going to take a closer look at the value in bathrooms. That a bathroom is one of the most profitable rooms to renovate is unquestionable. However, it can be a huge undertaking, in terms of cost and the scale of work. Many inadequately prepared...

First-time home buyer mistakes

First-time home buyer mistakes

First-time home buyers are susceptible  to varying degrees of mistakes. Here are some common first-time home buyer mistakes and how to steer clear of them. First-time home buyers trek into the unknown and make the same preceding generations. However, today’s first-time buyers can stop the cycle. Here are mistakes that first-time home buyers make and what to do instead. Not figuring out how much...

Getting to know Dar es Salaam

Getting to know Dar es Salaam

Dar es Salaam is a city in the East African country of Tanzania. The name is derived from Arabic, Dār as-Salām, meaning "the house of peace". This article is about exploring the city and getting to know Dar es Salaam better. Dar es Salaam is the largest city in Tanzania with an estimated 4 – 6 million inhabitants. Moreover it is widely regarded as the most influential city in Tanzania. It is...

What you didn't know about Bagamoyo

What you didn’t know about Bagamoyo

Bagamoyo is a town in the east African country of Tanzania. Once one of the most crucial outposts along the east African coast, Bagamoyo was established at the end of the 18th century. The town used to be the capital of German East Africa and a strategic trading post. Here's what you didn't know about Bagamoyo. In the colonial era, Bagamoyo was the managerial and economic capital of German East Africa....

What is a property manager?

What is a property manager?

A huge percentage of people struggle to find enough time to manage their everyday deeds. In the first place, there are barely enough hours in the day to manage households, with work, kids, groceries, home maintenance and other chores to attend to. Furthermore, if you're a property owner, you're responsible in many ways for managing your tenants as well. For this reason, an excellent solution is to seek the...

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