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I Go Dye’s real estate dealings lands him amongst Nigeria’s top 5 richest Comedian

The Nigerian comedy industry is getting bigger, with comedians getting richer and having a net worth of millions of Naira. According to a list compiled by nigerianbulletin.com, a popular comedian known as ‘I Go Dye’ makes a top 5 list of Nigeria’s Richest Comedians, thanks to his involvement in real estate, properties and road construction asides making people laugh. He ...

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Property Industry Contributed About 12% of Australia’s GDP

According to figures released by the Property Council of Australia this week, the property industry contributed almost 12% of Australia’s gross domestic product last financial year. Figures in a report commissioned by the Property Council from consulting firm AEC Group show that property-related financial, professional and construction services contributed $182.5 billion to the economy last year, which makes up 11.5% ...

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IFC Partners with CITIC Construction to Develop Affordable Housing in Sub-Saharan Africa

affordable housing in Sub-Saharan Africa

IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, and Chinese multinational construction and engineering company, CITIC Construction Co., Ltd  on May 29 launched a $300 million investment platform, CITICC (Africa) Holding Limited, to develop affordable housing in Sub-Saharan Africa. The platform will partner with local housing developers and provide long-term capital to develop 30,000 homes over next five years. IFC ...

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The SackYourLandlord Contest Comes To An End

Realty Point Limited is a dynamic multifaceted Pan-African real estate going concern primarily involved on the supply side of the industry with strong presence in REAL ESTATE Development, Investment, Publishing, Training / Consultancy and Marketing Syndications. With a vision to be Nigeria’s real estate reference point, empowering all strata of people towards achieving set real estate investment goals.   As ...

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Irish property prices rises again in April

Irish residential property prices rose by 0.6 percent in April to push prices 15.8 percent higher year-on-year following falls earlier this year that briefly slowed a recovery from a 2008 real estate crash. Property prices in Dublin, which led the recovery climbed 1 percent on the month to stand 20.2 percent higher than a year ago. While prices across Ireland ...

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Difference between Leasehold and Freehold

There are two fundamentally different forms of legal ownership: freehold and leasehold. Although estate agents tend to gloss over it, the difference can be between a home that is worth buying and one that isn’t. Many people who don’t sort this out when they buy a home end up regretting it – getting it wrong can be hugely expensive. For ...

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Lagos state government to rebuild Makoko

Lagos State Government said it has concluded plans to rebuild Makoko by constructing a housing estate on the waterfront. Makoko is a slum area with an estimated population of about 100,000 people living in squalor and poor sanitary conditions, with structures constructed on stilts above the Lagos lagoon. Commissioner for Physical Planning and Urban Development, Toyin Ayinde, who disclosed this, ...

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100 exhibitors set for the forth-coming 9th edition of Abuja Housing Show

Abuja Housing Show, which took place for the first time in 2006, organized by FESADEB Communication Limited has become a must attend for major players in the Nigeria Housing industry, Professionals & building materials manufacturers, scholars & students all over the world. Over 100 exhibitors have indicated interest to showcase their products in the forth-coming ninth edition of the Abuja ...

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‘Real estate cabals sabotage signing into law a bill to control rent’

The Senate Committee Chairman on Federal Capital Territory, Senator Smart Adeyemi has expressed regret and disappointment over the doggedness with which cabals within real estate industry sabotage the signing into law a bill to control rent. He said the bill, pending before President Jonathan for assent, was meant to do the nation good. While speaking Wednesday immediately after plenary session ...

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