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3 exciting reasons to buy property for sale Kakamega County

There are several compelling reasons why you should invest in property for sale in Kakamega County. For those not very conversant with the county, Kakamega County formerly headquartered the old western province. It’s still headquartered in Kakamega town but it remains the epicentre of most of the counties in the western region.

A visit to Vihiga, Busia and Bungoma counties for some services will take you back to Kakamega. Certain National Government functions and services are still being offered from Kakamega County to the rest of the three counties formerly districts in Western province.

So as an investor, you will be keen on some key indicators why you should be at peace investing in Kakamega County or buying a property for sale Kakamega. In this article, I will discuss five reasons why you should invest in land for sale Kakamega or just a property for sale Kakamega.

Climate

Kakamega County experience what is classified as a tropical climate. It is characterized by a great deal of rainfall even during the dry months. The average temperature 20.4c and annually, an average of 1971mm of precipitation falls. This climate is good for Kakamega real estate investment and indeed for Kenya real estate investment. By investing in a property for sale in Kakamega, you are sure the climate will not cause demand for properties to fall, instead, of its one factors that will sustain property demand in the region.

Road network

The county government of Kakamega in 2016 embarked on a plan of constructing roads up to 10km per ward in all 10 wards. This moved by their governor, H.E Hon. Governor Wycliffe Ambetsa Oparanya has transformed Kakamega County and makes it very attractive for investors. Lurambi sub-county got 60km of road constructions in its 6 wards, Ikolomani got 40km for its 4 wards, Shinyalu got 60km for its 6 wards among other areas. A visit to Kakamega will expose you to a new city in the market with smooth tarmac roads spanning from all directions. It’s a perfect setting for great times ahead. Invest now in a property for sale in Kakamega and you will witness tremendous growth in few years to come.

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Kakamega County Governor Wycliffe Ambetsa Oparanya

There is also the ongoing highway construction from Kisumu to Webuye. The ongoing construction of 83-kilometre Kisumu-Webuye is one of the actions changing Kakamega’s visibility. Kakamega is at the Centre of the project.

“The highway is a key transit route which is also critical to the local industrial and agricultural communities,” says Matembe

Works on the 43-kilometre section from Kisumu to Kakamega has been completed while the 40km Kakamega – Webuye section is near completion with about 80 per cent complete.

Local traders say the highway upgrade has reduced hours spent on the road from Kakamega to Eldoret, Bungoma and Kitale. “Initially, the road was full of potholes and one could spent about two hours travelling from Kakamega town to Kaburengu junction, however, things have changed for the better,” says Florence Mukabana, a local trader.

Limited housing

In 2018, the county government of Kakamega started an ambitious Ksh3billion housing project. This is after realizing the huge housing problem in Kakamega that make it difficult for investors to put up more investments there and also make individuals seeking rental units to struggle.

Governor Wickliffe Oparanya is quoted to have said, “There is a big shortage of housing in Kakamega. We don’t have decent houses. This has forced us to look into the problem by putting up modern houses,” 

This is a clear picture that there is a huge housing problem in Kakamega and so if you land property for sale Kakamega chance, you should always take it as the demand for housing will continue. The county government project is for those who will buy via a mortgage and not everyone is either keen on buying or qualify for a mortgage.

Ready to invest in houses for sale Kakamega? Talk to us, West Kenya Real Estate. We have been in this market and have a deeper understanding of the opportunities and all underlying factors in this area. We can find you not only a suitable property but one which also meets your budget allocation, taste and preference. We are here to make your dream comes home.

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