Think You Can Be a Landlord?

Think You Can Be a Landlord?

Being a landlord transcends waiting for a cheque from your tenants when their rent expires. It comes with a whole lot of responsibility and sometimes, backlash and badmouthing from tenants. Locally, most landlords are often the butts of many jokes. So, being a landlord may not be as easy as you think. Here is what […]

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10 Popular Landmarks in Accra

10 Popular Landmarks in Accra

Accra has a number of distinct landmarks that add to the vibe and soul of this city. Landmarks are great for identifying places and can serve as symbols to represent a particular vicinity. If you are an indigene or tourist who cannot identify some of the spots on this list, it’s time to get out […]

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Why You Should Consider Living in Cape Coast

Cape Coast might no longer be Ghana’s capital city but it is every bit as wonderful a place to live in. It is the capital of the Cape Coast Metropolis and the Central Region. It was Ghana’s first administrative capital. This was before Accra was named the new administrative capital. As such, it is very […]

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The Proposed Reform of The Ghana Rent Act (220) and What It Means to You

The Proposed Reform of The Ghana Rent Act (220) and What It Means to You

Ghana currently has a housing deficit of 1.7 million which tilts the power to the supply side of the housing sector. With landlords at the supply end, tenants at the demand end and demand exceeding supply, landlords have become incredibly powerful (regardless of their limits in the Ghana Rent Act) and thus dictate the terms of […]

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A Throwback To 5 Things That Defined A Traditional Ghanaian Home

A Throwback To 5 Things That Defined A Traditional Ghanaian Home

Culture is dynamic as it changes to suit and reflect the demands of a particular era. Before modernisation and globalisation, there were some objects that were distinct and peculiar to the Ghanaian people. Although, modern technology has rendered some of these objects redundant by replacing them with more efficient gadgets, let’s take a jog down […]

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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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Top Six Investment Opportunities to Use in Ghana

Top Six Investment Opportunities to Use in Ghana

Wealth creation can be achieved through tactical and calculated steps. Ghana has a  lot of investment opportunities. This post is directed to both expatriates and Ghanaians willing to put blood and sweat into the right channel of investment for optimal returns. The average person seeks to secure a good job, hope to purchase that prestigious car […]

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Ghana’s MeQasa.com Raises $500,000 Investment To Become Zillow Of Africa

MeQasa.com, one of Ghana’s leading online real estate classifieds businesses, has secured a $500,000 investment from Frontier Digital Ventures, a global VC firm headquartered in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Frontier Digital Ventures’ portfolio includes companies in five key frontier regions including Central America, Middle East & North Africa, East Africa, West Africa and South Asia. MeQasa […]

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Five Unique Locations in Accra

Lets go through some unique places;mention Hollywood in Los Angeles and what readily comes to a lot of people’s minds is movie production. Silicon Valley and the first thought of everyone is the technology hub located in South Africa. There are a number of hubs located here in Accra as well. In this post, meqasa.com has compiled […]

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