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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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ODD WORLD: China Set to Build Smog-Eating ‘Forest City’

China Is Set to Build This Smog-Eating ‘Forest City’ Filled With Tree-Covered Skyscrapers The eastern Chinese city of Nanjing, like many of the country’s urban areas, suffers from intense smog. The Air Quality Index, which uses a scale from 0 to 500 (with higher numbers indicating worse pollution), rates Nanjing’s air quality as 132 – a level considered unhealthy for the public, especially ...

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The Impact of Mobile Technology On Real Estate Buying And Selling

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The real estate industry has struggled in the past years, with a nasty recession and housing bubble threatening the industry. But surveys have shown real estate icons are some of the most satisfied in the country—and the new technologies paving the way for their success means success for anyone looking to rent, buy, or sell real estate. Whereas gaps once ...

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How To Reduce Indoor and Outdoor Noise At Home

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Just like our minds control the thoughts we nurture so is our brain equipped with the capacity to filter noise and many times it filters background noise that reaches it without us even noticing. This article reveals ways we can reduce ambient noise within our homes. It is common knowledge that exposure to very loud noise can be damaging to ...

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10 Terrifying Facts You Never Knew About The Bermuda Triangle

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The Bermuda Triangle is a triangular region in the North Atlantic ocean that is somewhat bounded by Miami, Bermuda and Puerto Rico.This article reveals 10 terrifying facts you never knew about the Bermuda Triangle The area that harbours the Bermuda triangle has been known to exude paranormal activity and is even feared by many people. Although many skeptics will chose ...

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LAND CONFLICTS: How it started and why it still occurs

Land conflicts

All over the world, people struggle for land. Many of them struggle with land conflicts and some of them struggle to solve them peacefully. This article aims to facilitate the understanding of people’s position, attitude and behaviour, as well as their underlying interests and motivation when an asset such as land ownership is at stake. From the ancient Greek myths ...

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Why Building Information Modeling (BIM) Should Be Adopted in Nigeria

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One technology that has emerged over the last decade and a half is Building Information Modeling (BIM). This article highlights the importance of BIM to the construction industry in Nigeria. There were no significant changes in the building design methods observed until the mid-nineteenth century and engineers were used to describe their design by traditional methods (pen, paper, and ruler). ...

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