How Can I Make Money from Real Estate?

There have been many discussions about how lucrative the real estate market is, and how to make money from this sector. The Ghanaian market, judged to be the most attractive real estate investment opportunity in West Africa, is expected to deliver the highest level of profits over a short term (2-3 years) or long term (10 […]

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5 Steps to Becoming a Successful Real Estate Agent in Ghana

5 Steps to Becoming a Successful Real Estate Agent in Ghana

Being a real estate agent can be rewarding, especially if you have the required knowledge and skills for the business. Here are the processes to go through in order to be successful in your career. Acquire Basic Knowledge In some countries, there are structured courses to learn how to be an effective real estate agent […]

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Q&A: Is it Better to Buy or Rent a Property?

Which is better, to buy or rent a property? This is a recurring question that has several answers dependent on different conditions and more often than not, one’s financial standing. In some cases, this question is best answered within a cultural context where in some places, it’s more appropriate to rent property than to buy […]

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Ghana Real Estate Glossary: Vol. 8

Ghana Real Estate Glossary: Vol. 8

Here are explanations to some real estate terms you’re likely to hear when trying to purchase or sell real estate property. Appraisal This is the evaluation of a property by a licensed appraiser on its price based on sales of similar properties.  This appraisal also helps banks determine lending limits and also the property seller […]

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House-Hunting Myth Dispelled

House-Hunting Myth Dispelled

Women in emerging countries including the Philippines, Bangladesh and Mexico are dispelling the myth that men drive the house-hunting process in these regions. Leading property portal Jumia House (meqasa.com in Ghana) made available new research that shows the majority of home-buyers in these countries are women. The figures are based on an analysis of search behaviour […]

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3 Things To Know About Renting or Buying Houses in Ghana

3 Things To Know About Renting or Buying Houses in Ghana

If you’re from outside Ghana or are new to renting and buying, you will most likely find that renting or buying houses in Ghana, especially where real estate agents are involved might be very different from what you’re used to back home or what you would expect. Here are a few of such differences you […]

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Property Valuation: Why and How to Go About It

Property Valuation: Why and How to Go About It

  Most people ask “What is property valuation anyway? And why should I bother to know about it?” Well, for starters, property valuation is a very important step in putting up a property for sale or rent. Having knowledge about property valuation is a great advantage to a valuer or property owner and to each […]

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