The Roadmap to Building Plans and Permits in Kenya: Your Simplified Guide 

Embark on a simplified journey through Kenya's building permit maze. From survey plans to site inspections, our guide demystifies the complex approval process. Uncover the challenges and the need for streamlining, highlighting the pivotal roles of stakeholders. Join us in shaping a future where legal compliance, safety, and sustainability define Kenya's thriving property sector.

Insights from the KPDA Stakeholders Forum: From Approval Hurdles to Affordable Housing Solutions  

Step into the heart of Kenya's real estate challenges and solutions at the KPDA Stakeholders Forum covered by CM Property Digest. Uncover strategic dialogues on approval processes, construction costs, affordable housing incentives, digitization reforms, and recent legislations. Learn how industry leaders and the government are shaping the future, and follow CM Property Digest's commitment to sharing insights for legal and real estate professionals navigating this dynamic landscape. Join the conversation, stay informed, and drive transformation in the real estate sector.

Your Home, Your Sanctuary: Understanding Tenants’ Rights to Quiet Enjoyment 

Your sanctuary deserves serenity! Uncover the legal cornerstone of quiet enjoyment, empowering tenants to live undisturbed in their rental havens. From defining the concept to tackling unreasonable noise, this article guides you through avenues to protect your peace. Assert your rights, initiate open communication, document disturbances, and explore legal remedies if needed. Dive into the delicate balance between tenant rights and landlord responsibilities for a harmonious and tranquil home.

Charting the Course to Property Ownership: Mortgages vs. Personal Loans 

Unlock the secrets of property financing in Kenya as we delve into the distinctions between mortgages and personal loans. Discover the advantages and trade-offs, from the security of property-backed mortgages with lower interest rates to the flexibility of unsecured personal loans. Whether you're eyeing a dream home or considering a fixer-upper, understanding the legal, financial, and practical aspects empowers you to navigate the diverse landscape of property investment. Your financial journey begins here – informed, confident, and tailored to your unique circumstances.

Understanding the Tax Appeals Tribunal Ruling on VAT and Its Impact on the Real Estate Industry 

Explore the recent Tax Appeals Tribunal (TAT) decision exempting real estate agents providing financial services from VAT on commissions. Unveiled on November 24, 2023, this ruling has profound implications for investors, agents, and regulators. Learn about the direct cost savings for investors, the competitive landscape for agents, and the decision's impact on regulatory clarity.

Housing Levy Deemed Unconstitutional by High Court

The High Court of Kenya has unanimously declared the proposed Housing Levy unconstitutional. The three-judge bench ruled that the levy, which was imposed on salaried workers in the formal sector to fund affordable housing initiatives, is discriminatory and violates Article 27 of the Constitution, which guarantees freedom from discrimination.

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