If you are planning to acquire a new home from a real estate company, then your first consideration is to look for a reputable Real Estate company or and construction company you can work with.
By making a small, deposit you can own your own home and complete the payment in instalment. Most Real estate companies allow for installment payment and allow you to own the house.
Factors to consider when choosing a real estate company in Kenya
Kenya has unique market when it comes to land issues and policy guidelines when buying a property such as house. Below are some of th3e factors you should consider when selecting a real Estate company or a construction company to buy a house from
Go for a company has a good reputation. Companies that keep their words should be most trusted while companies with negative public image should be avoided at all costs. The real estate company should have already competed projects and some ongoing projects you can see from.
If the cost does not match the quality, then your investment won’t be much valuable enough.
The size of the houses constructed and the material used should match the price of the property. If you are buying a unit on flats, then the Real estate agent should not pass the whole cost of land on you.
Authenticity and ownership
With most Real Estate companies promising ready titles, carrying out some background check to determine if indeed the Real estate company is the actual owner of the land is a step in the right direction.
Real Estate companies who promise ready title deeds while the land is owned by a third party are Marely giving a false promise.
Real Estate companies should be able to deliver what they have promised within the specified period of time. Any variation in end product delivery compared to what was promised should be a red flag. Some real estate company have a tendency of luring customers to make initial deposit but end up dragging the construction period.
Below is a list of some of the top real estate companies in Kenya that have a positive reputation.
Top 10 Real Estate Companies in Kenya
Optiven is a leading brand in the region and has a number of flourishing Strategic Business Units (SBUs) that include Optiven Real Estate, Optiven Construction, Optiven Insurance, Optiven Homes and Optiven Water. The firm has also gained a foothold into the hospitality industry with its GMC Place in Kitengela and two food franchises that include Eagle Peak Spur and Panarottis.
Optiven boosts of over 50 comple3ted projects with 6500 title deeds having been disbursed to home owners.
The company has also won over 10 awards has always continued to prove to be a trusted brand
Tilisi Development is a real estate company within Nairobi that de3livers high quality construction projects to its clients.
The Tilisi team combines a wealth of experience from the property development market by diligently selecting and combining a group of consultants consisting of planners, designers, architects, engineers and environmental consultants that have been working with Tilisi since 2013.
Tilisi has pitched its tend on Superb location with direct access off A104 (Nairobi-Nakuru highway) and Limuru road.
The company has over 100 acres of quality infrastructure to support development
AMG Realters is a premier real estate company in Kenya.
They deal in land in Nanyuki, Naivasha, Nakuru, Emali, Malindi and the Aberdares. In every project AMG embark on, they always seek to fulfill value in 3 ways; scene, site and sense.
Their guiding principle is integrity and in line with this, AMG Realtors acquire land in bulk, sub divide it, acquire free hold title deeds for each and then sell it to you, giving you the peace of mind that your land is legitimate. With the founder having lost money while abroad trying to acquire property, he decided to come back home and bring sanity in the real estate business.
Knight Frank Kenya (KFK)
Knight Frank Kenya (KFK) real estate company was Established in March 1998, the company works closely with Knight Frank Tanzania and Knight Frank Uganda to complete a regional network that cements the Knight Frank group’s expanding Central and South African interests.
The company deals in selling and Advising national and international commercial and residential developers, investors, owners and occupiers on various properties.
Their clients include, The British High Commission, Mobil Oil Pension Fund, Embassy of France, Plan International among others.
Set on approx. 1.2 acres this 5 bedroom home on Windy Ridge in #Karen has been lovingly designed by its sellers.
Completed to high standards it features a unique art deco style and the property includes a pool and staff quarters.
— Knight Frank Kenya (@KnightFrankKE) July 12, 2021
You can contact Knight Frank Kenya using the below contacts
Knight Frank’s Website: www.knightfrank.co.ke
Contacts: Westlands, Lion Place, Ground Floor (Waiyaki way)
P.O Box 39773, Nairobi
Telephone: +254 20 4239000
Fax: +254 20 4440040
The Homes Universal property developers is a real estate consortium company in Kenya that together over 10 subsidiaries that provide services ranging from property development and management, sales and lettings, valuations of properties, and even interior design.
Homes Universal has been on the go when it comes to anticipating the needs of the market. By reading the market dynamics, the realtor adapts quickly to provide exactly the kind of services convenient to the client’s thanks to its many subsidiaries.
6th Floor, Rehema House, Westlands, Nairobi
Phone: +254 20 444 7444 or +254 20 230 9074
Azizi Realtors was formed with a view of offering professional real estate consultancy above board by creating synergies in the operational real estate through integrity, transparency and speed of service delivery. The company directors and key management staff have a total combined experience of over 30 years in a property sale, letting, property management and investment advisory.
The company specializes in prime properties, in Nairobi and the rest of the country.
Azizi realtors markets, sell, let and manage properties using reliable information in real estate and deliver a flexible, responsive and timely customer service.
Wezesha Real Estate Company
Wezesasha Real Estate Company is a premier real estate company empowering Kenyans to own genuine, strategically located and economically viable properties in Embu, Nanyuki, Konza, Malindi, Joska and Kitengela.
The company currently deals with land subdivided into plots for immediate settlement or capital gain.
Wezesha Real Estate is a solution – oriented real estate company incorporated under the companies act of Kenya, with a strong aim at empowering Kenyans in ownership of real property for wealth creation, income generation and wealth preservation.
Their deliver properties come with a perimeter fence, estate gate, internal access roads graded, borehole drilled and electricity installed making your property ready for immediate development.
Office Location: Nairoview Plaza, Thika Superhighway, Ruiru
Contacts: 0707 351112 or email email@example.com
Diamond properties is another top-ranking real estate company in Kenya. Diamond Properties is an award-winning leaders of property investment in the country. According to Diamond properties, very many people and businesses have gained a lot of wealth as a result of its input.
This property developer has won the Top 100 Mid-sized Companies in Kenya, Overall Winner 2016-2017 and the Second Runners Up 2018-2019. Meaning that this is a top real estate company.
With 3770 titles issued and 50 phases completed in just 19 years, Diamond Properties boasts of 4 things: best offers, the best value, experienced experts, and a 24/7 work-around.
Phone: +254 724330000, +254 724444400, + 254 721 441111
Ryden International Limited
Ryden International Limited Is another well known real estate company in Kenya. Ryden International Limited has properties up for sale in different cities of the country, including the upcountry. Like its peers in the industry, this agent is located in Nairobi.
Whether you are looking for houses, apartments, residential plots, farms, ranches, beach plots, commercial, name them; Ryden International is equipped to the full.
It specializes in estate agency, property valuation, consultancy and provision of site acquisition services.
The success of the company is highly attributed to the values instilled by its founder, Iain Illingworth, who placed great importance to personal integrity, prompt and efficient service, and a personalized approach to the business.
Last but not least is MySpace Properties is a real estate and property firm that offers a unique and unprecedented value proposition, skills and requirements fundamental to the success of a real estate venture.
The company is actively involved in property development to meet the ever-increasing needs for housing in Kenya. Whether you are looking for space to rent or property to buy, MySpace properties is ready to meet your needs
It is also among the firms incubated in Nairobi Securities Exchange IBUKA Program. MySpace first appeared in the KPMG top rankings in 2018 and then 2019 became the top real estate firms in the market.