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Is Real Estate a Good Investment for Retirement?

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Is real estate a good investment? With the right set of knowledge and skill, It certainly can be. I’ve seen many people secure a comfortable lifestyle by building a portfolio of real estate, and I’ve seen others lose their shirt, and everything else to go with it. It takes knowledge, skill, intuition, and guts to invest in real estate. If ...

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What You Should Know Before Renting Your Property Out

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Owning a rental property in Nigeria sounds like a great idea, doesn’t it? You buy a property in a nice area, find tenants and let the cash flow. However, there are some matters you have to consider before owning a rental property. Below are a few pros and cons of owning a rental property and a few tips to help ...

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How Efficient is the Practice of Real Estate Agency in Nigeria?

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Agency is described as a relationship existing between a principal and an agent, where an agent is given rights of authorization from the former to act on his behalf. Such relationship could be established when principals are convinced that the involvement of agents will produce more effective returns usually due to their vantage in training, commitment and knowledge in the ...

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5 Seller Mistakes that can sink a Home sale

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Selling a home may seem like a simple process. You clean it up, show it to a few people and one of them buys it. The trouble is that the process is actually much more complicated, with legal and practical considerations you may not know much about. Sometimes, sellers make simple mistakes that could cost them big, even after the ...

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A Rant about The Menace Of Omoniles: Is Government Doing Enough?

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Are you preparing to start construction on your landed property in Lagos? Have you budgeted a portion of the construction fee for the Omoniles? For how long will this trend continue? Shouldn’t the government take drastic measures to tackle the menace of Omoniles? If the pronouncement by the Lagos state government is to be taken seriously, then the days of ...

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8 reasons why you will need a real estate agent forever!

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In certain situations it’s important to have the expertise of a trained and experienced professional. Their experience from their past clients has provided them with insight that can help you when you need it the most. This might remind you of a time when you needed to visit a doctor or another professional, then what if you’re about to buy ...

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Are Home Inspections Important?

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Home Inspections are they Important? Should a buyer get a home inspection for a home they are buying? Should a seller order a home inspection prior to putting the property on the market? There are advantages for both. Simply put, a home inspection is a visual examination of both the physical structure and major systems of the entire home including: ...

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