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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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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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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Living in Accra: Osu

Living in Accra: Osu

Location, location, location! Osu is known to be an amazing, centrally-situated residential area; a neighbourhood synonymous to fun and adventure. In terms of living, it is somewhat of a Jekyll and Hyde — on the one hand very quiet and friendly further from the central Oxford Street, strolling residents are quite amicable and open to […]

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Living In Accra: Dzorwulu

Living In Accra: Dzorwulu

Home to one of Ghana’s former presidents, Dzorwulu is a beautifully planned residential area catering to the middle and upper classes of Accra society. Bordered by Roman Ridge, Abelemkpe and, Shiashie, most residences in this neighbourhood are walled and many residents have hired private security guards, which makes it a haven for the more security-conscious. […]

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A Glorious Ghanaian

A Glorious Ghanaian ‘Colonial’ Home

We all dream of having that cozy and exotic home which reminds us of the majestic places strewn around the world – a home that would get jaws dropping, eyes glued and hearts freezing for a little moment. One with a perfect location, caught between the traffic of a busy street and the imposing colonial […]

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Accra Neighborhood Watch: Airport Residential Area

Accra Neighborhood Watch: Airport Residential Area

The Airport Residential Area as the name suggests is located just around Accra’s International Airport and is the first neighbourhood one notices coming right out of the Kotoka International Airport. This area is located just about 10km northeast of the city centre and about five minutes drive west of the Kotoka International Airport. It goes […]

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