Ghana’s Housing Situation-Household Facilities and Amenities

In Ghana, as at 2010,  44.5 percent of households occupy only one room, 24.8 percent occupy two rooms and 11.6 percent three rooms. More than half (54.4%) of household members sleep in single rooms, 24.3 percent sleep in two rooms and about 10 percent sleep in three rooms. Only 11.2 percent of households sleep in four or more rooms. More than 60 percent of households in Ashanti (64.5%), Central (64.0%)...

Ghana’s 2010 Population And Housing Census-Understanding The Basics

Ghana's 2010 Population And Housing Census-Understanding The Basics. This report, which is the first publication released by Ghana Statistical Service (GSS) on the 2010 Population and Housing Census (PHC), presents a summary of the final results. It contains priority tables required by planners, researchers and other stakeholders for planning, and programme implementation. The report provides...

What Are The Differences Between A Flat, Apartment, Condo or Townhouse?

The differences between a Flat, Apartment or Condo can be a bit confusing as a result of several factors-particularly geographical location. Ghana being a former British colony tends to refer to a lot of stuff same way the British do. But with the advent of rapid globalization comes the influence of the American English on Ghana's sociopoliticoeconomic dispensations. Flat: This term is very British...

What Is Mortgage?

A mortgage is a legal agreement by which a bank, building society, etc. lends money at interest in exchange for taking title of the debtor's property, with the condition that the conveyance of title becomes void upon the payment of the debt. In other words, a mortgage is a debt instrument, secured by the collateral of specified real estate property, that the borrower is obliged to pay back with a...

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