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As part of its commitment towards boosting housing stocks in the country, a real estate firm, Adkan Engineering Services has completed 37 units of fully-furnished duplexes in its Monarch Garden Estate situated at Life camp area, Abuja.

Adkan, which also developed Sun City and Model City says the houses are now on the stable for would be investors/buyers, who desire to enjoy the fulfillment the estate provides.


Significant changes to your home like a new extension or a redesign of a particular area will typically call for a professional hand. Then comes the question "what should I look out for while selecting a professional builder?". This question is even more important when you have little or no experience in the area. An article from The Guardian suggested the tips below.

Choosing a Builder

  1. Have a clear idea about the project you want to undertake.
  2. Start with referral from people you know.
  3. Ask the builder about previous projects. Request to see some of them if possible.
  4. Check if they are a member of any trade organisation such as the Nigerian Institute of Building (NIOB)
  5. Be clear about the bill. Know what is included and what isn't.
  6. Get quotes from at least two builders for comparison.
  7. Find out if the builder is insured in case of damage to your property or other accidents

You can read the full article here.


The thought of moving into a new house you just rented or bought is usually exciting. Its fun knowing you’re about to make a new home and a new nest for yourself and family. But at the same time moving into a new place can be very challenging. And tiring too!


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.

1. Understand the Nature of the Property