Tips for Listing Your Rental Home on Ghanarent.com

Worldwide, people are turning towards the internet for their property needs.  In fact, in some parts of the world where property is at a premium (such as London), a house doesn’t stand a chance unless it has an online listing.  And, there are parts of Ghana, especially Accra, that experiences such a high level of housing competition that having an…

Maintaining Your Home: Tiles

Whether you are renting a home in Ghana or you own your house, you are likely to have tiles in many different areas.  Tiles can be relatively inexpensive (or, conversely, extremely expensive) and usually quite easy to maintain.  That’s especially true in Ghanaian homes, where other types of flooring can sometimes be impractical.  But, even though tiles are easy to…

6 Essential Home Maintenance Tasks You Must Do Annually (Even if You’re Renting)

Every home needs maintenance.  And, even if you’re renting, there is a certain amount of maintenance you’ll need to do annually to make sure that your home isn’t a hazard – and that you’ll get your deposit back.  Fortunately, these projects aren’t huge; you should be able to get through most of them quite quickly.  The important thing is that…

African Interior Design Trends in 2014

Africa has always had its own way of doing things.  And why not?  The entire continent is filled with unique treasures, diverse artistic talents and incredible ingenuity.  So, it’s little surprise that African interior design follows the beat of its own drums.  If you want to stay on top of current African interior design trends, here’s what you need to…

What Street Names Mean for Your Home in Ghana

Anyone who has ever visited Accra knows the difficulties inherent in getting from point A to point B – there are only a few streets with actual names.  Residents are adept at giving descriptive directions, but there are times when even the best directions fail.  As soon as an indicator house repaints, or a business relocates (and it will happen…

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