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Dubai’s Arabtec Signs Deal to Build A Million Egyptian Homes

Arabtec Holding has signed a $40 billion deal with Egypt to construct one million middle-income homes in various locations throughout Egypt. Under the agreement, Arabtec Real Estate, a recently formed subsidiary, will develop one million housing units in thirteen locations, delivered in phases over a span of five years, according to a company announcement. The value of the overall development ...

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What is Mesne Profits?

The word ‘mesne’ or ‘mesne profits’ should be familiar to anyone who has a dream to own a land or property or already has but if it is not, you are on the right page. Like the word ‘Economics’ which can be defined in various ways but has certain basic terms, ‘mesne profits’ can also be generated in different ways ...

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Debo Adejana Mentorship Program

mentorship program

Top of the day to you, I have been asked over and over by so many people for mentorship in Real Estate and Business generally. More so because I give lectures in a number of places on various business subjects and real estate investments in particular and people who subscriber to our free monthly newsletter, listen to me on radio, ...

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The Ogun State Homeowners’ Charter Initiative

Certificates of Occupancy

Customarily, property ownership are largely informal and undefined, whereby there are no documents to prove ownership and lands are self protected which has led to many resorting to self-help in order to physically protect their property. As a result of this problem, the Ogun State Government has shown an uncommon understanding of the issues and has designed a new system ...

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Landlady Assaulted by Tenant


Usually, landlords are the ones who hold power over tenants, after all a quit notice can be issued when they feel like it, want to increase the rent or just want you out of their house. Tenants are usually at the mercy of house owners since the flock of people looking to take your place are many and never-ending because ...

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Tenant dies over leaking pipe

Issues between landlords and tenants are not uncommon. That is why the Citizens’ Mediation Centre, an arm of Lagos State Ministry of Justice handles landlords/tenants matters through mediation. Here, landlords and tenants can resolve their issues amicably. However, that is not the case with Mr Adebayo Akinrinlade, the landlord of the house at No. 40, Church Street, Aboru, Iyana-Ipaja who ...

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Regulatory Bodies in Nigerian Real Estate


The Real Estate Industry is a massive one and it’s no wonder there are quite a number of regulatory bodies for the various professions contained in the industry. The regulatory bodies in Nigerian Real Estate include but are not restricted to the following; Estate Surveyors and Valuers Registration Board of Nigeria (ESVARBON) The Estate Surveyors and Valuers Registration Board of ...

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The Lagos State Residents Registration Process & Its Benefits

It’s no secret that Nigeria has over 160 million people,and Lagos is teeming with the majority of them. To of course cater for these enormous population is no small feat. Housing is one of the major malaise within the State as many have no roofs over their heads or are living in less than suitable environments. The decision therefore, to keep ...

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