Posted On: January 2014
If acquiring mortgage loan is a challenging and an exasperating option for many average Ghanaians, the interest rates that come with it is proven to be a catastrophic burden to all. In Ghana, many people have decried the rates at which interests are being charged by financial institutions and mortgage brokers, describing them as outrageous!
In Ghana, a standard single room must be approximately 14 by 14 feet and comprise a toilet, a bathroom, a kitchen, and in some rare cases, a porch.
Cement is the most commonly used building material in Ghana. Many commodities, goods and services including petroleum products, have seen price hikes over the years with cement not being an exception. The price of cement within the last three years has been increased by almost 120%, causing controversies.