Post Covid Real Estate Investment in Accra – Fears and Opportunities

Author: Makafui Kuffo For the past few months, businesses, governments and organisations have had to re-strategize in a manner that anyone could barely anticipate. Like every other country in the world, Ghana suffered the effect of the global pandemic.  The prices of major commodities declined unexpectedly and there was a decline in trade volumes. AtContinue reading “Post Covid Real Estate Investment in Accra – Fears and Opportunities”

Am I Spending Too Much on Housing?

Author: Albert Ahiadu Housing is often too expensive for the average household to purchase outright. In developing countries like Ghana, people often resort to mortgages, informal loans, housing associations, incremental housing or simply renting. Regardless of the preferred method, it is important to keep track of how much is spent because it is usually theContinue reading “Am I Spending Too Much on Housing?”

Green Financing in Real Estate

Author: Robert Nutifafa Arku The submission of a group project report on a research study undertaken is a milestone in attaining a bachelor’s degree from the University of Science and Technology in Kumasi, Ghana. My preference was to explore topics relating to housing issues (e.g., housing deficits) in Ghana.  However, the team leader, Eunice, hadContinue reading “Green Financing in Real Estate”

It’s not only about the money; Why Ghanaians Avoid Mortgages

Housing is expensive and the most tasking singular expense many households ever bear. As such, most people who are unable to afford outright purchase resort to any of the following – mortgages, incremental housing, housing associations, informal loans and crowdfunding.   For the average Ghanaian, mortgages represent an alternative that is far too expensive and impractical,Continue reading “It’s not only about the money; Why Ghanaians Avoid Mortgages”