Developers of three-bedroom maisonettes have for the first time gained higher renting returns in the past one year compared with investors in two-bedroom flats and single-room houses, signalling recovery of the top-end housing segment after years of a lull. The Kenya National Bureau of Statistics (KNBS) data shows that rent […]

Rent increase of maisonettes overtakes two-bedroom flats

1. Answer your phone. “Customers usually hire the first agent who connects personally with them.” 2. Be responsive. “You can’t be afraid to say, ‘I don’t know, but I’ll find out.’” 3. Be service-oriented. “You’re not just their Realtor. You’re their reference point for doctors, hairdressers, everyone. You need to have a full inventory of professionals […]

7 Easy Ways to Win at Real Estate

Be wary of picking someone you’re too close to. You’ll spend a lot of time with your agent, so you need to be able to have serious conversations with them and be confident in their negotiation skills. Here are 7 questions to ask a potential real estate agent or consultant. […]

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Brett Furman, Broker/Owner of RE/MAX Classic in Wayne, Pennsylvania, was well aware of the potential challenges when he agreed to list a 10,490-square-foot Federal-style mansion that was once home to an Italian consulate. Furman took a strategic approach to cover every marketing angle that might result in finding the right […]

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While the Internet is an extremely useful tool, it has also made it easier for criminals to prey on prospective tenants – with the number of incidences on the increase. The stress of finding an apartment is almost inevitable – the search, the competition, the upfront money, most renters avoid frequently moving […]

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