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Land owners to apply for new title deeds to replace those issued under past regimes

The ministry of Lands has embarked on a process of conversion of all parcels of land from the repealed statutes with a view to migrating to the new Land Registration Act 2012, meaning all land titles registered under the previous laws; Indian Transfer of Property Act of 1882, the Government Lands Act (Cap.280), the Registration of Titles Act (Cap.281), the Land Titles Act (Cap.282) and the Registered Land...

Apartment buyers will now get title deeds after president Kenyatta approves the new law

Good news for Apartment buyers as the president approved the new law on sectional property ownership. Previously, if the mother title was not put under Caveat by the apartment owners, the developer could easily get a loan and the bank could auction the entire property putting their investments at great risk, as it has happened in recent times. With the new law, there is a title deed for each...

Costs Involved When Buying Property in Kenya

The right time to buy a property largely depends on individual's available disposable income. However, it makes it easy if one takes a mortgage so as to spread the burden over a period of time, which most people prefer instead of depending on savings which may take longer before meeting the required amount. There are a number of costs that one need to pay on top of the deposit commitment. These costs...

Mortgage Application Process in Kenya

Having engaged the various mortgage financiers, their process are the same but the terms of the facility may differ hence one should find out the bank with favourable terms. Banks with seamless and simplified process are the most preferred and we at Kagen Properties always advise our customers so the they do not find themselves in a fix. Below are the steps that a mortgage application goes through. The...

Finding a reliable Real Estate Agent in Kenya

The real estate sector is experiencing a huge growth right now and it is a very lucrative market for people who wish to invest in this sector as the value of Real property will always accelerate with the improvement in infrastructure. Despite the growth, fluctuations in this market is not an uncommon thing, thus a real estate requires a certain level of skill and knowledge to make the correct decisions and...

Step-by-Step Process of buying Property in Kenya

When buying property in Kenya, it is prudent that the correct process is followed. Most people find themselves entering into transactions with strangers and end up losing huge amounts of money to fraudsters who are usually very smart. It is recommended that one hires the right people including Real Estate Agents, Lawyers, Surveyors or any other party that they trust will give them more confidence in...

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