February 2023


Ardhisasa is a digital platform, launched on 27th April 2021 to help streamline the process of buying and selling land in Kenya. The platform seeks to improve land management in Kenya by resolving the numerous historical land problems experienced by Kenyans by providing a centralized, transparent and efficient system for land ownership, transfer and registration. The platform offers services relating to due diligence; land registration of cautions, leases, charges, replacement of title; land administration processes such as payment of land rents, extension and renewal of lease; physical planning activities such as the acquisition of approvals for development; valuation of property; adjudication and settlement; and land allocation by the National Land Commission.

Legal Remedies Available To A Landlord For Late Payment Or Default In Payment Of Rent By A Tenant

One of the most frustrating things for any landlord is dealing with tenants who persistently default in paying rent when it becomes due. Non-payment or late payment of rent amounts to a breach of contract and the law grants a landlord the right to claim and recover any rent amount that is in arrears. The law provides the following legal remedies a landlord may pursue to recover unpaid rent

Interpretation Of Various Commercial Agreements In Kenya

In commercial settings, the terms ‘lease’, ‘license’, and ‘tenancy’ have been interpreted and used interchangeably to mean the same thing. However, each of these terms is different, possess unique features and imposes different rights and obligations on the parties involved. It is important to distinguish the terms to be aware of which agreement to or not to bind yourself into in order to guarantee you full rights and protection in cases of disputes.

Factors To Consider Before Investing In Commercial Property In Kenya

Commercial property can be one of the most lucrative investments in real estate as it offers investors the ability to acquire more clients while growing their business interests. However, it is crucial to keep in mind that the dynamics of investing in commercial property differ from that of residential property since its more complex and involves more risk.

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