Early this morning, i felt the need to draft a series of 12 tips that an ordinary man can use as a detector to avoid the prevalent real estate scams mushrooming online.
Lemme do a quick thread. Maybe it will help someone avoid the next Real Esatate Get Rich without sweat scheme. #12Points
— Sacrinos 🏡 (@dnahinga) March 8, 2017
I spared some time to turn it into an infographic. I am inspired by the thought attributed by Edmund Burke, that “The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing.”
I hope all the good people out there, both in the built environment and outside will use this as a detector of sorts. There may be more pointers but let us continue the conversation online and offline. Let us all strive to build a better society.
By the way, don’t underestimate the power of prevention. Last week, we heard a report that a scandal by Simple Homes has one under after 16,000 or more Kenyans had invested millions of shillings. Simple Homes Housing Co-operative shatters dreams of new homeowners (The Standard)
— Sacrinos 🏡 (@dnahinga) March 6, 2017
This is becoming an epidemic that needs a concerted effort to contain.
The vice is slowly creeping into Kigali after leaving Nairobi weeping.
Tracked further. Now in Kigali.. pic.twitter.com/060vQ6Of02
— Naomi Mutua 🐱🐾 (@AKenyanGirl) March 7, 2017
Here is our little contribution to sanity.