Real Estate

10 Tips to Invest in Real Estate

10 Tips to Invest in Real Estate - Points to be remembered Real estate investment does not come with a map, or a road to riches is often winding. Buying an investment property is one of the best ways to invest. A Real Estate investment should be about increasing your wealth and securing your financial future. But with the fact that property investing always delivers positive returns, it will not be...

Factors to Consider When Buying a House

What are the Factors for Buying A House?

8 Most Important Factors to Consider When Buying a House In this article, you will understand the most critical factors to consider when buying a house. Take it as your checklist or criteria that must be met before bringing out your hard-earned money to pay for any home. Are you tired of living in a rented apartment? Or you’ve saved a large sum of money over the years so that you can...

How to become a Landlord

7 Must-Know Requirements to Be a Landlord

Owning a house is a good achievement but being a landlord is even better. You don't just have a house of your own, you also have one or more houses that you can lease to people to generate more income for yourself. To be a successful landlord of one or more multifamily apartments, duplex, bungalow, 2-bedroom apartment, or any other apartment at all, there are some must-know requirements...

Sell Land

Complete Guide on How to Sell Land by Owner

Land appreciates overtime, and you can never overlook the profits. Land selling requires strategic planning and effort to enable you to tackle the challenges that you might encounter in the business. There are some essential steps required to make the process an easy task. Although land selling might require different strategies or means, you can apply the strategies needed to sell homes towards...

Different Soils and How They Affect Foundations in Construction

Sizes of Land in Nigeria Explained – Plot, Acres & Hectares

As a foreigner living in Nigeria or a potential plot buyer wishing to build a new house, you will often find things are not done quite the way you are used to, and buying land is no exception. The first hurdle is understanding the system of land measurements in Nigeria. In Nigeria, land is measured in Hectares, Acres, Meters and Feet. These measurements are affected by factors which include but not...

Tenancy Agreements in Nigeria for Landlords and Tenants

Tenancy Agreements in Nigeria for Landlords and Tenants – Best Practice

Tenancy Agreements are used worldwide to define the tenancy relationship, and this is also the case in Nigeria. What is a Tenancy Agreement? A Tenancy Agreement is a contract between a Landlord and the Tenant which sets out the rights and obligations of both the Landlord and the Tenant when renting property in Nigeria. A Tenancy Agreement is not mandatory, and the fact that a tenancy agreement does...

Difference Between a Mini Flat and Self Contained

The Difference Between a Mini Flat and Self Contained Explained

There seem to be some misunderstanding as to what precisely a "self-contained" apartment and a "mini flat" is. The purpose of this essay is to clarify the ambiguity surrounding the aforementioned notions. A self contained apartment or room is a single room that has all the facilities such as toilet, bathroom and most probably a kitchen en- suite. On the other hand, a mini-flat is an apartment that...

Best Practice When Buying Property in Nigeria

Best Practice When Buying Property in Nigeria

The wanton incidents of prospective property, land buyers been duped of their hard earned money can be attributed to the paucity of doing a due diligence investigation prior to paying for the envisaged property or parcel of land in contradiction of the best practice. This is because many survey plans, deeds of assignment, certificates of occupancy, government allocation letters, and government gazettes...

Documents when buying land Property in Nigeria

Avoid Being Duped, Documents when buying land Property in Nigeria

Buying land (check this blog post) in Nigeria is one of the common property law transactions, which is administered by various legislation depending on the jurisdiction in Nigeria. Conveyance, as it is known, is the process by which ownership of land is transferred between a seller and a buyer. This can include both residential and commercial land transactions. Thus the most common way of proving...

Building A House In Stages - A Complete Guide

Building A House In Stages – A Complete Guide To Avoid Failure

Most people undertake construction of their houses in phases. The reason for this is mainly financial. Loans and mortgages are hard to get and very expensive. Saving up enough to construct an entire home at once is also very difficult. Therefore the next best thing is to space out construction to allow self-funding of the project from personal income. This is a slow process but on the positive side you are...

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