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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6 Tips to Turn Your Rental into a Home

6 Tips to Turn Your Rental into a Home

Ideally you would love to have a house of your own where you could add a personal touch to create a warm and loving space to call home.  This might seem out of reach if you rent and your landlord has stringent rules concerning making alterations to your living space.  So while you wait till […]

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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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To Rent or To Buy? 7 Questions to Help You Decide

To Rent or To Buy? 7 Questions to Help You Decide

Buying is often cheaper than renting, but the amount you’ll save depends on where and how you live. For many people, moving time means decision time: Do we buy a house, office building, apartment or find a place to rent? This dilemma isn’t just a young people starting out the problem but also has established […]

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8 Tips For a Stress-Free Move

8 Tips For a Stress-Free Move

Yayyyyy! You found that perfect new place, signed your lease and those dreams of waking up in a home you adore are closer than ever. Slow down though! There’s still the move and though relocating is definitely a challenging wrestle between time, money and getting everything over in one piece, it doesn’t have to be […]

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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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