Our main desire is to build the home of our dreams and forget about the landlord and paying rent, this will be a relief since your expenses would have decreased. But, to hundreds of families, building a house has been a great hassle. This is because of the appreciating cost of land and construction. It has made house designs in Kenya and cost expensive.

From rough estimation, we come up with Ksh45,000-60,000 can build a square meter floor of a house, this will greatly depend on the size that you want, the modifications you need in a house and it may help you estimate the amount of cash you need for your dream house.

Factors that may determine the type of house designs in Kenya and cost

1.     The land sizes

A bigger land will give you a choice of building either a bungalow or maisonette, a small land may not, it may pin you down to a maisonette or a small bungalow. The size of the land will give you ideas on how to decorate your homestead, whether to have a car park and a visitors car park, swimming pool, garden, a basketball court, or just a simple compound that will still be presentable.

2.     Family size and needs

Having the best house design in Kenya and a cost-minimizing plan is the idea we need to pick. The size of the family does not matter since, with experienced architects, a suitable plan will be derived. Mothers will always want a presentable house and they may be strict on the design and layout of the rooms more so the living room, dining room, and kitchen. Also, the children may want their rooms to be designed to their own liking.

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Classifications of house designs in Kenya and cost.

There are several house designs in Kenya with different costs depending on the size and specifications you need for the house design.

1.      Fabricated house

This is the cheapest modern house design in Kenya. It is a design that is renewed from the ruins of a building, the ruins are taken to a factory that manufactures the ruins into new materials within some hours. It is later taken to the site of construction for assembling the parts. This design can be of great use in times of tragedy like floods since it is fast to build.

2.      Contemporary homes

These are well-designed homes that adapt to any new trending technology. It is an ancient type of house design in Kenya which with time changes due to the changing environment, it may be a mixture of various designs of the house, this helps it to suit any age of time. For example, the design in the 21st century is an upgrade from the 20th century.

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3.      An apartment

An apartment might be a single unit in one big building which can be used as a home. It can be owned by a tenant or an owner.  Apartments are well vanished and can have up to four bedrooms. It encourages the community lifestyle and maintenance to the tenants in the interior only. They share facilities like swimming pools, and a clubhouse, it may have servant quarters around it.

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Looking for beautiful  types of house design in Kenya and cost, West Kenya Real Estate Company is a well-known construction company with well-known architects and beautiful designs of houses we provide construction, property letting, property valuation, management, sale, and house plans. Why should you choose us as your construction company, we are affordable, quality, detailed and modern contact us via email at info@westkenyarealestate.com or SMS, call, or WhatsApp (+254789217685/+25424481087). You can also visit us in our offices in Kisumu or Nairobi.

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We are a Design and Build Construction Company in Kenya with over 25 years of experience in active building construction in Kenya. We mainly do house plans, project planning, building construction, renovations and extensions, institutional building, commercial office blocks and plumbing and drainage services.

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