Nairobi has over 30 estates, where most of them are built for middle-income earners. The best estates to live in Nairobi are those with plenty of water, provide easy access to roads, are secure and affordable.
The most expensive estates are the best in terms of security, availability of water and the comfort. But it’s hard to manage the rent since most of the apartments in these estates go for at least Ksh 50,000 per month.
The best estates for the rich include:
If you are earning Ksh 300,000-Ksh 1.5million, these are the estates to live, but if your salary is less than Ksh 300, 000, there are estates better for you.
The best and most secure estates for the middle-income earners in Nairobi include:
- South B
- South C
- Nairobi West
- Dagoretti Corner
- Kahawa Sukari
- Imara Daima
The rent in these estates is Ksh15, 000-Ksh25, 000 per one bedroom house. Bedsitters cost Ksh 9,000-Ksh15, 000 while a two bedroom apartment goes for Ksh 20,000-Ksh45, 000.
They are suitable for people earning Ksh 40,000-Ksh 150,000. There are also houses for people who earn less than Ksh 40,000.
Finally, if you are earning less than Ksh30, 000 and you don’t want to overspend in order to sustain your life, these are the best estates for you.
- Kahawa West
We have left estates like Mathare, Kibera, Korogocho and Huruma because of many factors that would not favour you.