4 Silent Attractions why investing in Property for sale in Homabay County is good
A few days ago, a lady called asking for a property for sale in Homabay County Rodi area and that inspired this article. Why would you invest in Homabay County even if it’s not your county of birth or work station?
One of the things I have realized is that all the 47 counties have unique features or investment opportunities. Homabay County is such county with such unique features or attractive investment proposition for you to consider. How well do you know Homabay County?
Homabay has a rich history which will amaze you. Homabay County is formerly Homabay district and part of Nyanza province. Covering over 3183 square kilometres, Homabay borders 5 counties namely Migori County to the south, Nyamira and Kisii Counties to the East and Kericho and Kisumu Counties to the North East. It also borders Lake Victoria. Homabay County is home to mainly Luo and Suba people. Other communities living in Homabay are Kisii, Teso, Banyore, Bukusu and Samia.
Some of the economic activities in Homabay County include fishing and small scale farming of maize, sugar car, millet, potatoes and vegetables.
After talking about the background information, let’s come back to the silent attractions which a real estate investor would love. In Homabay County, there are several key attractions which can cause you to invest in any property for sale in Homabay. In this article, I will address four attractions.
Beach County and Port
Homabay County is blessed with several beaches which not many Counties do not enjoy. From Homabay town to Mbita area with multiple islands. The Kisumu Port project is also linking with Homabay. Do we have a good infrastructure around the beaches and port? That is something to think about but from where we sit, we need more investment in the property market in Homabay County.
Less Developed Property Market
If you visit Homabay County and explore the tourists’ attractions there, you will be amazed at what the county can offer. For would-be first time visitor, Homabay County has some of the most amazing tourist attractions.
There are several islands in Homabay County which you can visit and explore. These include Yokia, Mfangano, takawiri, Ringiti and Mulungu islands. You can visit these islands via a ferry transport commonly referred there as water Bus. These islands are grouped and jointly called Mfangano Islands. One of the amazing islands here is Takawiri. It has a nice sandy white beach which is the main tourist attraction and holidaymakers elsewhere. This is a place that requires massive property investment in hotels, villas, beach resorts and all other kinds of accommodations. it has a great scenic view of Lake Victoria.
Did you know that the largest National Park in Western Kenya is found in Homabay County? This is Ruma National Park. It sits on a 120km and among the tourist attractions to expect here include the Big Five and the rare Roan antelope. It’s also in Homabay County where you find this unique lake, Lake Simbi Nyaima.
It’s a volcanic lake with legendary take. According to the legend, the site of the lake was once a bustling village that was submerged in water after the villagers chased an old woman who had sought shelter there during a heavy storm. Flamingoes from Rift Valley also migrate seasonally to the lake so if you are lucky, you might get a glimpse of some of them.
It’s also in Homabay County that you find Homa Hills Hot springs. The water is hot and salty and the evaporation leaves behind salt scums called in native language ‘Bala’. The salt scums are commonly used by locals as salt for livestock. Other tourists attractions here include Gwassi hills, Homa hills, Tom Mboya Mausoleum and Nyamgondho site. Indeed Homabay County is made of legendary stories. It’s a vast county that visiting would leave you amazing with what nature can offer. The question is whether Homabay County property market is well developed to attract enough foreigners and business? How many five star hotels do we have in Homabay?
A drive-in Homabay town will give you a picture of a place that yearns for more development. There are few commercial buildings within the Central Business District (CBD). More investments need to be done in this area. An opportunity to invest in property for sale in Homabay is certainly a good one as the county is busy attractive more investors and road infrastructure is also being improved.
Huge tracks of fallow land
Homabay County is the largest county in the former Nyanza Province. It has areas with fallow lands where you can get 50 acres, 100 acres, 200 acres and even more. Regardless of the project, you want to put, Homabay County is one such place where land will not be such an issue. Those side of Mbita, Gwasi, Ndhiwa as well as Rangwe are possible areas to get land. We have handled several clients with huge tracks of land looking for customers.
An agriculturally productive county with no industry
Homabay County experiences a fairly good amount of rainfall as compared to other counties in the former Nyanza province. It benefits from the rains that emanate from highland hills of Kisii and Kericho. There are places in Homabay where you can do agricultural activities throughout the year.
You can see why Homabay County is an attractive county to invest in their land for sale Homabay or just any property for sale Homabay.
As you contemplate investing, remember you need a partner with the local information on where to get a property and at the right place. You need to contact West Kenya Real Estate. We have field representation and offices across eight counties in the Western region of Kenya. As a key play in Kenya Real Estate market, West Kenya Real Estate Limited will not only find you a good land for sale in Homabay or property for sale in Homabay but will help you will all due diligence and paperwork.
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