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More women buy real estate in Taiwan than Men: Broker data

More women than men bought real estate in 2014, a situation a researcher at HB Housing, one of the largest real estate brokers in Taiwan, attributed to an increase in women’s financial independence. The ratio of male to female buyers in the real estate market stood at 49:51 last year, according to Jessica Hsu, head of HB Housing’s research department, ...

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Nigerian, Chinese investors to boost real estate sector in the south west part of the country

In a move to boost the nation’s real estate industry, Nigerian investors are exploring opportunities with a Chinese firm to promote housing developments in the South West part of the country, especially Ondo, Osun and Ogun States. Senior officials of the Chinese firm, Messrs Sinafri-Hongye visited Nigeria last week to hold discussions with the private investors led by Niger-Sino and ...

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Reps urge ministry to supervise erosion

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Members of the House Committee on Environment have urged the Federal Ministry of Environment to take the core responsibility of coordinating the Nigeria Erosion Watershed Management Project (NEWMAP), maintaining that environment remains the line ministry in the implementation of the project. They argued that stakeholders have made tremendous counterpart contributions towards the success of the project. For instance, World Bank has already ...

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Real Estate business in Nigeria is Challenging – Ubuwere

The Chief Executive Officer, Triumphant Gate Properties, Mr. Peter Ubuwere, has described the real estate business in the country as challenging. Ubuwere spoke during the allocation of 30 plots of land to one of its major subscribers to its Alexander Acres in Lekki in Lagos, C&I Co-operative Society. He said Real estate business in Nigeria is challenging but it is ...

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Foreign practitioners must show respect for local Architects – NIA chairman

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Set to checkmate foreign incursion into its territory, the Nigerian Institute of Architects (NIA), Lagos Chapter has begun extensive audit of all projects going on in the state. This is specifically to ensure that no foreign counterpart practices in Nigeria without fully complying with the International Union of Architects (UIA) Professional Practice Accord, and where deliberate disobedience to the pact ...

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T.B. Joshua loses bid to stop coroner’s inquest: Judge backs coroner

Synagogue Collapse: Court adjourns ruling on a suit by an engineer to Nov. 9

Justice Lateefa Okunnu of the Lagos State High Court Ikeja, on Friday, described as lacking in merit, an application filed by the Synagogue Church of All Nations and its founder, Prophet Temitope Joshua, asking the court to halt the ongoing coroner’s inquest into its collapsed guesthouse. Justice Okunnu dismissed the application for also being premature. The inquest was set up ...

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Is he Nigeria’s biggest landlord?

As a kid growing up in the suburbs of Festac, I heard a story of a man that was said to be the biggest landlord in Nigeria. “What was that his pompous name, again?”… Yeah, Alhaji Ismaila Erukujeje; that was what he was known by. My Dad once told me that he deserted his mansion to another of his numerous ...

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Top 20 real estate tycoons

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According to Forbes 2015 billionaires list, of the 20 richest property moguls in the world, more than half (12) hail from Asian-Pacific nations. Seven are from Singapore, three from China, and one each from Singapore and Taiwan. Four of the wealthiest 20 property billionaires are American, three are from the U.K., and one is from the United Arab Emirates. Hopefully in ...

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How oil prices could affect Nigerian Real Estate.

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In an article originally posted on huffingtonpost.com, Kian Mioni, co-founder at Lamudi – an online real estate marketplace with operations in 32 countries, has expressed his fear in the real estate business in Nigeria considering the changes in oil prices. He stated that Changes in oil prices and the devaluation of the Naira have had a significant impact on the ...

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Haven Homes unveil new designs for 2015

One of Nigeria’s top real estate companies delivering affordable luxury homes, Haven Homes has completed and delivered a brand new set of home designs to its subscibers at Richmond Gate Estate situated in Lekki. Speaking on the concept behind the 2015 home designs, the company’s spokesperson Mr. Sonuga explained that the new designs were conceptualized with more sensuality and adaptation ...

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