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Buying & Selling

If we must move forward as a nation, we need to whittle down a penchant for raw use of power, coercion and extortion. a while ago it was reported that soldiers were used to stop ikoyi’s 850 capacity car park project been carried out by the lagos state ...

as i wrote in part (1) of this series, there is a plethora of nasty tales resulting from paucity of due diligence before buying or renting a property in nigeria. as we say in our local parlance over here, "shine your eye well well" before you part wi...

we wrote in one of our previous articles that arrangements are in advanced stage by the lagos state government to start issuing electronic c of o's to landowners in lagos state. this step will not only make the process transparent but it will also ch...

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. this is because many su...

If feelers from the lagos state government is anything to go by, the state is poised to launch a state-of-the-art geographic information system (gis) which it believes will facilitate issuance of land titles such as land information certific...

Here are some things to consider before you buy any piece of land in nigeria. 1. due diligence /investigation it is crucial to engage the services of a legal professional to carry out investigation at the land registry and surveyor-general'...

Case study no.1 (dodgy surveyors) everyone knows that i have been a foremost promoter of doing a survey plan search with a surveyor before buying and if possible going to the land with an alausa surveyor to confirm whether it is free from acquisition or no...

Quite a while i wrote an article on nairaland relating to property issues and to be honest i've learnt more tricks from land fraudsters in 2010 than i could ever imagined. i thought i knew every trick in the book and how to deal with them but they kept on c...

Hey, welcome! this blog explains how buying, building or renting a house works in nigeria. it makes an interesting reading for newbies and outsiders, expats and newcomers, and basically anyone who is not familiar with nigerian real estate market. thanks f...

There are a great number of things to look out for and keep in mind when buying a new home or land property especially in a place like lagos nigeria. the following 6 steps are crucial and will serve as guideline while you make that investment in property in...

Nigeria property centre does not subscribe people to the homs scheme. visit the lagos state government website for details on how to subscribe. the lagos state government unveiled a new home ownership and mortgage scheme (homs) which is aimed at aiding lag...