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Expatriates guide to buying property in South Africa

Expatriates guide to buying property in South Africa

Are you considering expanding your property portfolio? One of the best ways to diversify your property portfolio is by investing in overseas real estate. In recent years Africa has emerged as one of the top investment destinations with high returns. Compared to other countries in the African continent, the potential attractiveness of South Africa is high. Buying a house in South Africa for expatriates has...

Top real estate investment destinations in Africa

Top real estate investment destinations in Africa

Africa has for the last few years displayed significant signs of economic growth. Various economic sectors including real estate have shown steady growth. For Africa-focused investors, real estate is one of the best investment opportunities. As Africa has continued to grow and catch up to the rest of the world, the demand for high quality residential as well as commercial real estate has increased....

Buying property in Africa

Many serious property investors are always on the lookout for the next best real estate market to invest in. Africa has in some instances proven to be a viable investment destination with profound financial gains and substantial returns. The following insights will aid you in the event you are considering buying property in Africa. The real estate market in Africa In the first instance, it is important...

5 Roofing Alternatives

Not all roofs have to be the same. To start with, there are several traditional roofing options to pick from. However, it might also be worthwhile to consider an alternative roofing material. Many lesser-known options can outlast conventional materials, and some can even lower your electricity bill! Here we have compiled 5 roofing alternatives to consider. Stone-coated metal Firstly we take a look at...

Living in Africa

When you decide to step out of your comfort zone and move to another country as an expat, student or migrant it can exponentially change your life for the better. Africa is no exception, therefore a move to the 54 country continent isn't such a bad thing. In fact, there are a whole host of reasons why people decide to move to Africa. After all living overseas can offer new opportunities, new lifestyles,...

The future of building in Zambia

The suburban dream of years gone by is no longer viable due to vast technological advancements, rapid urbanisation, awareness of the need for more sustainable living and the scarcity of property close to economic centres. The Future of building in Zambia has undoubtedly changed and in this blog article we will try to explore this in greater detail. Millennials, the new generation of investors are...

How to steer clear of rental property scams

The frequency of potential tenants that are scammed out of their hard earned savings is alarming. Online classifieds websites tend to the hunting ground for scamners who target consumers looking for homes to rent. All this has financially devastating consequences for consumers. We have compiled guidelines on how to steer clear of rental property scams and hang on to your hard-earned cash. Don't be...

What to know about Kitwe

Of all the cities in Zambia, Kitwe is the second largest after Lusaka. This measure is in terms of size and population. Kitwe is geographically an integral part of the Copperbelt Province. Here's what to know about Kitwe. Kitwe is located in the northern part of Zambia and has a total population of approximately 522,092 inhabitants.  Situated sixty four kilometres west of Ndola, Kitwe is the hub of...

National Housing Authority Zambia

The National Housing Authority Zambia (NHA) is a government agency responsible for public housing. Therefore it is structured as a government-owned and controlled corporation under the National Housing Authority Act. National Housing Authority Act Under the National Housing Authority Act, NHA is mandated to make better provisions for the development and control of housing...

7 things you didn’t know about Livingstone

Livingstone is known as the tourist capital of Zambia. To start with this seemingly small town is famous for the Victoria Falls. Secondly the town is well known for its natural setting that is immersed in nature. Lastly, Livingstone is attained legendary status for its well-known diverse wildlife. Livingstone has many other things worth knowing. Here are 7 things you didn't know about Livingstone. 1....

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