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Do I Report The Illegal Activities In My Compound?

My compound

“How the heck did this dude manage to convince my good-natured and highly disciplined landlord to lease his apartment to him?” That was the question that kept roving in my mind when I finally made it to my two bedroom apartment after a hard day’s job. My wife and kids had gone for our church’s vigil, so I had returned ...

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10 Different Types of Nigerian Landlords

Nigerian Landlords are arguably the most interesting characters in the subconscious of the average Nigerian Tenant. In this article, we take a critical look at 10 different types of Nigerian Landlords that besiege us. For Nigerian Landlords, there is the good, the bad and the ugly side to them. Nigerian landlords come in different flavours or would it be fair ...

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Why A Duplex Is A House Design Worth Considering

House Design

Just like every real estate property, building a duplex is a great investment for homeowners and landlords. This article talks about why a Duplex is a house design worth considering. Home owners all across the country are looking for clever ways to get more from their block of land. With land prices on the rise and opportunities to build new ...

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How to buy Property using Peer Approach

peer approach

There are various approaches to buying property depending on what suits you. You can buy property as a lone ranger, some choose to use the peer approach in acquiring properties while others opt for the cooperative approach. In this piece and in the audio that comes after, you will get to learn how to buy a property using peer approach. ...

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Would you like monthly rent payment or yearly rent payment?

Would you like monthly rent payment or yearly rent payment?

Last week Punch reported that Nigerians may start monthly rent payment going by the latest resolution between the federal and state governments on the matter. According to Punch, the clamour for the monthly payment of rent by clients in the housing sector received attention at the recently concluded sixth meeting of the National Council on Lands, Housing and Urban Development. ...

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The Travails of a Lagos Tenant

Tenant in Lagos

Getting an accommodation in the city of excellence is never a walk in the park. In most cases a tenant in Lagos does pass through thick and thin to find shelter because of the competitive nature of the city which is the fastest growing city in Africa, with a population of over 21 million people. In this piece, Solomon Izuagie,a ...

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5 Common First-time Landlord Mistakes to Avoid

Landlord mistakes to avoid

Owning a rental property in Nigeria or anywhere else in the world doesn’t come easy, so if you are lucky enough to own one, you must guard your investment jealously. This article points out 5 common first-time landlord mistakes to avoid. Managing a rental property requires experience, knowledge or expertise, perseverance and of course good inter-personal skills and people management ...

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