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Are foreigners allowed to own property in Nairobi?

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When we asked expats in Nairobi if foreigners are allowed to own property, they answered...

"Yes, foreigners are allowed to own property in Nairobi. However, there are certain restrictions and conditions that apply. Foreigners can only own property on a leasehold basis, with the lease period typically ranging from 33 to 99 years. This means that the foreigner does not own the land on which the property is built, but rather has the right to use and occupy the land for the duration of the lease. Additionally, foreigners may be required to obtain approval from the Kenyan government before purchasing property, and they may also be subject to certain taxes and fees. It is important for foreigners to consult with a local attorney or real estate agent to ensure they understand and comply with all relevant laws and regulations when purchasing property in Nairobi," said another expat in Nairobi, Kenya.

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