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Are Tenants Now Haunting Landlords?


There was a time when the word landlord sent chills down the spines of erring tenants; the days of old when an eviction notice was like a death penalty.  Albeit what is obtainable these days is that tenants now believe they have equal footing with their landlords, they can even go on to call their bluffs and possibly commit arson. ...

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Five Basic Tips For Investing In Real Estate

Investing in real estate

If you’re just beginning to invest in real estate, you’ll find that there’s a lot to learn. In this article, we share five basic tips for investing in real estate. Real estate investing is more complicated than investing in stocks because of the financial, legal, and extensive due diligence requirements involved. That’s why it’s a good idea to give yourself ...

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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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The Effect of Recession on Property Management Practice in Nigeria


Property management is an act of inter-mediation between owners and occupiers on issues affecting the parties arising from ownership and occupation of buildings. It is a conscious process of guiding and tailoring an investment in land into profitable venture. Its main concern is the optimization of the owners’ investment. On the other hand, an economy is said to be recessed ...

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The Pros and Cons of Paying Rent on a Monthly Basis (Short-term Lease)


In Nigeria, the most common type of rental agreement in today’s rental market is a fixed-term lease that can have a duration of a year or more depending on what is agreed upon between the landlord and tenant. This article analyses the pros and cons of paying rent on a monthly basis (short-term lease). Earlier this month, Punch reported that Nigerians may ...

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Bad Market – Episode 8

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There was so much noise emanating from the premises of the hostel at Onike, Yaba when we arrived. I immediately parked the car just in front of the gate since the hostel had no parking space. Dad did not even wait for me to turn off the engine when he alighted from the car and tarried into the compound and ...

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Who do you think should do house repairs: landlord or tenant?

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A lot of questions have been raised in time past as regards house repairs. In fact, this has generated a lot of argument. Both tenants and landlords constantly feel cheated because either feel they are being forced to pay for house repairs supposed to be handled by the other. We asked people on Facebook to air their opinions on who ...

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