Showing posts from September, 2020

Uncompleted Houses w/ Land for Sale @ Gbetsile (Greater Accra Region)

Recently my lil homey Latif got the scoop on some uncompleted houses for sale in a part of Greater Accra known as Gbetsile.  Moreover the sales' package includes the land upon which the houses are situate.  In other words if you purchase the house then you get the piece of land underneath it also.  And there are three houses in total, located in a gated community.  Additionally each individual house, with its land, cost  GH¢65,000  - or $11,400 in American currency.   This is what we refer to as development real estate.  The fact that the foundation and other parts of the house are already built (as shown in the pics) saves the buyer the cost and hassle of having to do so on their own.  That is to say that they can just finish what the original builders have already started. Gbetsile is a part of the Greater Accra Region that some people may not have heard of.  I've never been there myself, but looking at it on Google Earth the most-general way to describe its location is as

Boyant Engineering Services (Elevator Installations in Ghana)

  A couple of days ago I found myself in a hospital in Ashaiman that had an elevator.  Honestly it's been years since I've seen an elevator, and I was even saying to one of the workers there like 'wow, an elevator'. Meanwhile, elevators are not what one would define as a recent technological development.  Indeed the owner of any structure that is at least three-storeys high should at least contemplate installing an elevator in the building.  Under such circumstances they are in fact necessary for the elderly, handicapped and infirmed.  Moreover you wouldn't want small children climbing up and down staircases on their own. And even as we speak, I live on a third storey.  Sometimes when carrying luggage or a lot of bags, I don't necessarily feel like traversing flights of stairs so burdened.  And yes, there will always be that person who says things like 'but it's good exercise'.  Yet what they fail to realize is that elevators are a staple of modern s