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AGENT’S DIARY: My Best Real Estate Deal Yet

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This narrative was first shared on February 2, 2015 at the onset of the Economic recession. It is a story about how a real estate top shot encountered his best real estate deal yet whilst just a mere real estate agent. Without mincing words, I can tell you that it is not everybody that is feeling the cash crunch. Yes, ...

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Hutbay Unveils Custom Webpages for Estate Agents and Developers

Lagos-based online marketplace for properties, Hutbay, has unveiled customizable web pages for estate agents and developers, to boost their online presence. Hutbay made this known to TechCabal via an email conversation with company CEO, Owolabi Olatunji. According to an official release from Hutbay, the customizable web pages, which has been in beta for some weeks now, will allow real estate ...

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Agent’s Diary: My worst nightmare

Our second story in a long series of Agent’s diary dwells on the private life of a Real estate agent who happens to come from a very wealthy home. This is a sojourn into the personal life of arguably the youngest and one of the most talked about agent in Lekki; Kunle Irepodun (real names withheld). We decided to share ...

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Agent’s Diary: Strange cries in the basement

We brought you the ‘FIRST EVER REAL ESTATE FICTION SERIES’ that has been opening our eyes week in, week out to the challenges tenants go through with their landlords and even their fellow tenants. The Brouhaha of Oga Martins is believed to have also created a broader perspective as to the hurdles real estate agents and practitioners have to cross ...

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Real Estate agents reveal their dirty little secrets

Unfortunately, the real-estate-agent business is saddled with a poor reputation. According to the real estate agents surveyed by consumerreports.org, that reputation is sometimes earned. Here are a few of the top bad behaviors the real estate agents surveyed say they’ve witnessed, all of which breach the ethical code of Realtors . They’re listed in the order of how frequently they ...

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KEEPING UP WITH A LASGIDI REAL ESTATE AGENT

KEEPING UP WITH A LASGIDI REAL ESTATE AGENT

Unemployment is an epidemic in Nigeria right? Or so I have heard. I live in Lagos and I have a job, so I shouldn’t complain. Wish that were so. Don’t get me wrong, I love my chosen field, at least unlike many of my peers am actually doing what I made up my mind to do, and then am working ...

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Estate Agent dupes 56 people

A developer and four estate agents have been arraigned before a magistrate’s court sitting in Lagos for allegedly collecting a sum of N19.4m from 56 persons under the guise of letting out a self-contained apartment on Yusuf Street in the Iyana Ipaja area of the state. We gathered that the accused persons – Chief Adeoye Ogundipe (70), Chief Wasiu Jinadu ...

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KEEPING UP WITH A LASGIDI REAL ESTATE AGENT

MONDAY- 05/08/13 Entered the office around 7:58am, wrote my weekly report and proceeded for management meeting, was given a target to sell 2 properties in a month, we discussed our major challenges. As an agent my major challenge is how to distinguish between the serious Clients/Agents and the Time/Resources Wasters.  After the meeting,  I drove off for inspection at Ikeja ...

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KEEPING UP WITH A LASGIDI REAL ESTATE AGENT

MONDAY- 1/07/13 Into office at 8am. Received cheques for  a year and six months rent, Agency and Legal fees at 10% each of a shop at Lekki. Wow, this week would be very good for me. In our usual meeting Surveyors were asked to state the income generated from past weeks activity,  when it got to my turn I mentioned ...

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