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Mistakes of a Real Estate Investor

Mistakes of a real estate investor

Though real estate investment can be highly profitable, it can as well be tricky and quite complex. In this article, we would take a look at common mistakes of a real estate investor in an attempt to break the banks. Even in our present recession people are still investing in real estate, foreclosure crisis persists and mistakes are still being ...

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How Flooding Can Affect Real Estate Value

imminent flooding in Niger, Kwara and Kogi

The issue of climate change and its consequences is all over the media and has moved up the political agenda. Occurrence and severity of natural disasters increases daily. Flooding is one of the most common natural disasters in the world.  The risk of flooding has always been present for buildings close to rivers or coasts but it has been growing ...

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Are High-Rise Buildings Good or Bad For People?

high-rise buildings

What is bad or good about high-rise buildings? In the light of the Grenfell Towers disaster in London where over 80 people have been confirmed dead, it is expedient we weigh the risk involved in living and working in high-rise building.  The Grenfell Towers fire disaster is not the first time an ugly incident in a high-rise building will lead ...

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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

Climate change

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!

think like a buyer

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

real estate investment

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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