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Property News, Tips and Advice

There is some cheery news for prospective home/house owners in nigeria. nigeria’s federal executive council recently approved the request of the minister of finance, dr. ngozi okonjo-iweala, to secure a $300 million loan from the international development...

In the preceding part of this essay, i shared about six tips you need to consider, know while before renting an apartment/office space in nigeria, here is five more points for you. 7. beware paying down payment for unfinished or uncompleted properties. th...

Preamble searching for and renting an apartment in nigeria is undoubtedly an arduous task. the nigerian public space is awash with acerbic and nasty tales associated with renting. a lot of people have fallen and continue to fall prey to the caprices, s...

Recall the good old days of real estate boom in £the united states of america? now fast forward to the current situation of depreciating prices in the us, dubai and other places. some analysts contend that the current recession, depression bedeviling the u...

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...

7. uninterrupted power supply - yes power holding company of nigeria (phcn) is been unbundled and privatized; there is hope that electricity supply will improve soon and this will resuscitate hitherto moribund businesses. business ideas and careers entwined...

5. private security industry - because of the unprecedented terrorism, insecurity (kidnappings, armed robbery) challenges bedeviling nigeria, the security industry (provision of private guards, sales of security gadgets) is a money-spinner. there is no sign...

In the introductory part of this series, i drew your attention to some of the inherent challenges of doing business in nigeria. i also gave examples of individuals that have excelled in the nigerian business environment. herein are some of the fastest growi...

Introduction albeit inherent synthetic challenges, nigeria is pretty much tantamount to a virgin land with a superfluity of business opportunities. all the man-made societal and infrastructural challenges in nigeria and indeed many developing countries a...

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...