It’s unanimously agreed that real estate investment is a worthy undertaking. Everyone desires to have a property they call a home or a real estate investment. To achieve this desire, you need to be conversant with some of the leading real estate companies in Kenya and more so those to work with in 2022 and beyond.
There are number of real estate companies in Kenya and the number keeps increasing by day accustomed by the growing middle class and economy. However, there have been worries in engaging land selling companies with many people falling prey in the hands of a few fraudulent individuals. Such situations include land ownership being claimed by more than one person, lack of a title deed for the land one claims to own, fake title deeds, and boundary disputes.
The most dramatic, sometimes tragic, situations are mainly because clients demonstrate more passion and emotion in regard to buying and selling land than they demonstrate in other cases of for example child custody. There is, therefore, a need to conduct due diligence before engaging a real estate firm.
It should also be noted that appearing on this list does not in any way become endorsement from Real Estate Journal Kenya. We recommend you conduct your own due diligence before engaging in any transaction with each company.
Below are the top 10 genuine and most reliable real estate companies in Kenya.
West Kenya Real Estate Ltd is a considered a kid on the block and yet they offer a good option whenever you want to do a real estate project. The company offers a combination of services that will ensure that a customer’s needs are met under one umbrella.
Other than dealing in selling land, they also do valuation, house plan drawing, constructions, sale, management and letting. The company has registered valuers handling valuation and at the same time registered with National Construction Authority to offer construction services.
During out research as we were preparing this article, we found several happy clients that the company has assisted buy land and build for them around the country. Is that not a relief from having to source different service providers for a real estate project?
Unlike majority of other top companies based in Nairobi, West Kenya Real Estate Ltd head office in Kisumu but with regional offices in Nairobi, Kakamega, Homa bay and Uasin Gishu.
Office Location: Cairo Road Milimani Estate, Behind Xaverian Primary–Kisumu.
Optiven Group is a leading brand in the East African Real Estate Sector.
The Group’s main objective is to economically empower and transform the society through its value-added properties which are designed for immediate settlement and futuristic capital gain through property growth and appreciation.
The group flagship products are genuine, state of the art transformed plots suitable for immediate settlement or futuristic capital gain focus. The company has been ranked at number 4 in East Africa among real estate companies by East Africa. It also has over 20 awards in its belt ranging from marketing, customer service, PR, product innovation etc.
Office Location: 14th Floor Wing A, Barclay’s Plaza – Loita Street, Nairobi
Username has been in the real estate industry for just 5 years and has fast scaled up to become a leading Kenyan real-estate development and Investment Company.
The firm is rated 4.6* out of 5 by 175 people on Facebook and was awarded the 1st prize as the best land and investment company at the Kenya homes expo 2018.
Username offers value-added plots mainly targeting the mid and low middle-class Kenyans and has so far successfully completed 31 projects and has issued 5,500 title deeds (Source: Company website).
Office Location: Le’Mac Towers, 4th Floor, Church Road – Westlands
Phone: 0725 000 444
Established in March 1998, Knight Frank Kenya (KFK) 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.
With expert knowledge of factors affecting national and international property markets, Knight Franks endeavors to improve operations, maximize returns on investments.
Wezesha 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.
Office Location: Nairoview Plaza, Thika Superhighway, Ruiru
Contacts: 0707 351112 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Hass Consult Limited is a real estate company and its vision is to improve and change the patterns of real estate in the country. It has a great business cycle and property cycles and has a wealth of experience.
The company has a great policy. It keeps inventing new products and keeps the house buyers interested. It has a very great financial structure and up to date technologies.
Fanaka Real Estate has over the years continued to position itself as the best investment partner when it comes to providing cheap and affordable land in satellite towns around Nairobi.
With most of its property along Kangundo road in Machakos County, the company has proven to be a dominant force and the go-to choice for those looking for affordable residential, commercial, and speculative pieces of land in areas such as Kamulu, Joska, and Malaa townships, all growing satellite towns along Kangundo road.
Their offices are located along Kangundo road in Ruai town, Dune plaza next to Lake Oil petrol station.
Villa Care is a company that owns some of the best real estate agents in Kenya. It provides quality and customized services to its clientele.
The fast and steady growth of the company ensures that you deal with the best in the industry.
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.
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.
Lloyd Masika also makes to the real estate companies in Kenya. Lloyd Masika is a leading valuation and estate Agency firm providing professional valuation and estate agent services in Kenya.
It has been structured in three main departments, which are complimentary in the provision of services.
With many years of offering good services in the industry, the company is dedicated with the competent workforce and a large clientele base which include small and large property investors; both in the commercial and residential sector.
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