Where Young People Want to Live in Ghana

Where Young People Want to Live in Ghana

As young people, there are certain neighbourhoods that appeal to us because of its proximity to the main parts of the country’s capital or the prestige associated with that neighbourhood. Wondering where these neighbourhoods are? In our previous episode, Mr Stephen Mawutor wanted to live in Dzorwulu because of its accessibility to lovely hangouts and […]

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Why You Should Consider Living in Takoradi

Why You Should Consider Living in Takoradi

Takoradi is the capital of Ghana’s Western Region, rapidly developing and home to a very vibrant community of friendly Ghanaians. The people here speak Fante, a language some say is poetic when rolling off the tongue of a native. It is also developing the reputation of being the land of oil with the moniker “Oil […]

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INFOGRAPHIC: Average Rent Costs in Accra

INFOGRAPHIC: Average Rent Costs in Accra – 2016

One question we receive daily is “How much can I find a place to rent for?”. A very interesting inquiry with a not-so-easy answer. Rent costs are affected by several factors including location, size and amenities of the property itself and the neighbourhood in which it is. In Ghana, the real estate industry is unregulated, […]

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Living in Accra: East Legon

Living in Accra: East Legon

One of the most admirable and coveted residential areas in Accra, located northeast of central Accra, 10 minutes from the Accra Mall, 20 minutes from Kotoka International Airport and bordered by the Tema motorway, Spintex and the Legon-Madina road, is the neighbourhood of East Legon. Best of Both Worlds: East Legon boasts beautiful residential houses […]

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Five Locations Made Popular by Educational Institutions

Five Locations Made Popular by Educational Institutions

A lot of towns are noted for one activity or another. For instance, there are towns in Ghana noted for mining activities like Obuasi for gold and Akwatia for diamond. Likewise, there are certain towns and neighbourhoods that are vibrant because of the presence of educational institutions, especially at the tertiary level, that have made them […]

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How to Rent a Property as an Expat

How to Rent a Property as an Expat

Renting a house as an expat is relatively easier than buying a property. It is important to note that non­Ghanaians cannot obtain freehold ownership of properties; they can only lease them for a renewable period of 50 years. It is highly advisable to seek the services of a lawyer who knows the terrain better to […]

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The Beauty of Ghana: Kumasi

Kumasi, also known as Oseikrom, is the capital of the Ashanti Region. It is famous for its lush landscape. No wonder it has been nicknamed the Garden City. Kumasi is located about 250 kilometres away from Accra. The vegetation gives it a cooler temperature as compared to Accra and Tamale. If you were to ask […]

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Neighbourhood Spotlight:Tantra Hill

Neighbourhood Spotlight:Tantra Hill

Located between Achimota and Nsawam, Tantra Hill is one of the residential areas of the Ga West District. Tantra Hill is surrounded by other communities including Taifa, Achimota, Dome, Mile 7 and Sowutuom. It is a quiet neighbourhood with residents who are mostly migrants. This area is for professionals who are seeking accommodation that is […]

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Time Management Tips for Real Estate Agents

Time Management Tips for Real Estate Agents

Real estate agents, like all other professionals, need to manage their time adequately to get the best out of themselves. The life of a real estate agent/broker is one full of hectic schedules. The endless calls from clients and house-hunters, visits to properties, marketing strategies, etcetera are a few of the hustles such individuals are […]

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Accra Neighbourhood Watch: Dansoman

Dansoman is one of the oldest and largest neighbourhoods in Accra and known to be the largest estates in West Africa. Dansoman City or DC (for short) is one of the oldest and largest neighbourhoods in Accra, popularly known as D.C or Dansoman City. Dansoman is known to be the largest estates in West Africa with quite […]

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