Brief Overview of State of Housing in Accra in 2017

Brief Overview of State of Housing in Accra in 2017

Are you looking for property to rent or buy in Accra or even sell? It helps to know where to find available real estate and to have a fair idea of the costs involved in different parts of the city. These costs are influenced by several factors including location, size, amenities and proximity to facilities […]

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Secrets To Selling Property Faster Revealed

Secrets To Selling Property Faster Revealed

Selling property isn’t as simple as putting up a for sale sign, listing online or telling friends and waiting for buyers to run to your doorstep. It’s a process, and any good estate agent will tell you it takes time and smarts. If you’re a landlord looking to sell on your own, you should consider using […]

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Why Landlords Should Offer Short Let Rentals

Why Landlords Should Offer Short Let Rentals

If you are a real estate investor or have property to let, then you are in real estate as a business with the goal of making money. As a homeowner who has decided to make rental income by letting out your property, one decision you have to make is what lease period to offer it […]

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meQasa Celebrates 3 Years in Business

meQasa Celebrates 3 Years in Business

In a country where the process of finding property has historically been more a pain than pleasure, the birth of meQasa three years ago was a welcome relief. Founded by three Ghanaian graduates from Meltwater Entrepreneurial School of Technology (MEST), the startup’s product – meQasa.com – currently features over 23,000 residential and commercial properties from across the […]

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How An Entrepreneur Turned A Class Project Into One of Ghana’s Hottest Real Estate Tech Startups

How An Entrepreneur Turned A Class Project Into One of Ghana’s Hottest Real Estate Tech Startups

As seen on AFKInsider.com: Kelvin Nyame took a business idea formulated in school and turned it into one of Ghana’s hottest tech startups. Together with his partners, Rashad Seini and Kofi Amuasi, he’s offering a practical service that solves a local problem. meQasa.com is an online platform that lets users find residential and commercial property […]

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Mortgages: What You Should Know

Mortgages: What You Should Know

Buying a house is one of the biggest financial commitments most people will ever make. For many, it is the first large asset they will own. Most people do not have enough money to buy a house without a loan. Usually, you borrow from a lender who fronts you the money for a house, the […]

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10 Real Estate Terms Everyone Should Know

10 Real Estate Terms Everyone Should Know

If this is the first time you are apartment searching or looking into buying property perhaps you are hearing a whole lot of new words you never knew or cared to find out about before. Real estate is an incredibly exciting industry and can leave you in a head spin if you don’t know the […]

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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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GRA Starts 5% Home Tax Collection

GRA Starts 5% Home Tax Collection

Source: myjoyonline.com Prospective homeowners will now have to pay more for decent accommodation following authorization by the Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA) for real estate developers to start charging a flat rate of 5 percent Value Added Tax on all housing units sold from October 01, 2015. “We hereby write to inform you that, as agreed […]

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