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Can The Internet or Social Media Be Your Agent?

Can The Internet or Social Media Be Your Agent?

The number of consumers that go online each year to research at least a portion of a new home search is steadily growing year after year. Albeit, can the internet or social media really be your agent? As the internet and social media gains an even bigger foothold in Nigeria, its use is likely to steadily grow and accomplish much ...

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Implications of Climate Change on Nigerian Built Environment

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Climate change is an adverse environmental phenomenon that is causing enormous concern all over the world. In this article we look at the adverse effects of climate change on Nigerian Built Environment. Climate change refers to some anomalies in the climate system that is a result of human activities. These anomalies include increase in the concentration of Greenhouse gases (GHGs), ...

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LONDON BUILDING FIRE: What Went Wrong At Grenfell Tower?

Seventy-nine people are now believed to have died after a huge fire engulfed a west London tower last week. We give you an account of how it really happened and also ask questions about one of the worst disasters to plague London as reported on BBC NEWS. The Grenfell Tower fire occurred on 14 June 2017 at a 24-storey, 220-foot (67 m) high tower ...

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5 Reasons Why You Will Need a Real Estate Agent Forever!

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You may be right to say you can do without a real estate agent in the course of buying, selling or renting a piece of real estate, albeit how far can you really go without one? This article gives 5 reasons why you will forever need a real estate agent. If most of us had our way we would bypass ...

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Winners and Losers In Real Estate Investment

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If there is some sort of investment that has investors across the world pining for, it has to be the real estate investment arena. Investment in properties is not just rewarding, it is also exciting. This article takes a critical look at the winners and losers in real estate investment While there are several more options in investment like stocks, foreign ...

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What Is Responsible For Urban Decay?

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Urban decay occurs when a part of a city falls into disrepair and abandonment. Characteristics of urban decay include high unemployment rates, high crime rates, depopulation, desolate-looking landscapes, abandonment of buildings and split families. The factors that are responsible for urban decay is the focus of this article. Urban decay does not have one single cause, but rather a combination ...

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The Buyer Or Seller: Who Really Should Pay Estate Agents Fee?

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The Real Estate sector has become lucrative and it is contributing in its own way to curbing unemployment in Nigeria. There are different levels of people involved in Real Estate business, but there is a particular set of people in the industry who are not without controversy, as regards who pays them or should pay them. These people are the ...

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10 Interesting Real Estate Facts From Around The World

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From superstitions to roller coasters- these ten interesting real estate facts from around the world and through history, will intrigue and entertain. In Scotland, home owners paint their front door red when they pay off their mortgage. Throughout history, a red front door has symbolized many things — the ancient Hebrews believed it would protect firstborn children from the angel of ...

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