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Knight Frank Nigeria clocks 50

Headquartered in Lagos, Knight Frank Nigeria – trading as Knight Frank Nigeria Partnership – has grown to be one of the largest firm of estate surveyors and valuers in Nigeria and across Sub-Saharan Africa. Founded in Nigeria in 1965, the partners attributed the firm’s growth down to their high-standards of professionalism, commercial acumen and integrity. Knight Frank Nigeria is part ...

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AEAN, NIESV, seeks rebranding for estate agency


The first annual conference estate agency, coming under the Association of Estate Agents in Nigeria (AEAN), in conjunction with NIESV, with the theme: “Branding and Public Perception of Estate Agency Practice in Nigeria” was staged by the bodies which brought together stakeholders at the Lagos Airport hotel, Ikeja in Lagos Nigeria, last Thursday. The event had in attendance government officials ...

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UN-Habitat suggests seven point agenda to transform Nigerian cities

The United Nations Human settlements programme (UN-Habitat) has proposed a seven point housing agenda, and if adopted by the in-coming Buhari administration, this could transform Nigerian cities into functional, productive, equitable, resilient and safe place to live in. The proposed agenda is consistent with research findings and policy advocacy that the agency have pursued over several years, harped on the ...

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Xenophobic attack to affect foreign investment in SA’s property market

As affordability levels in South Africa have deteriorated in the recent years, developers from South Africa are eyeing real estate markets in neighboring countries.  However, Xenophobic attacks in Durban recently may also deter foreign investment in South Africa’s property markets in the short term, if not the long term, experts believe. A fast-growing population is the key reason why international ...

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Nigeria is likely to be one of the continent’s strongest property market

A report by Knight Frank research estimates that Nigeria is likely to be one of the continent’s strongest property markets, stronger even than South Africa as it will be home to a quarter of the total African population. Nigeria’s economy has also rebounded and grew to nearly US$892 billion in 2014. According to the Knight Frank research, Nigeria’s Lagos, Tanzania’s ...

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Africans spend over $900 million on luxury residential property in London.

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Wealthy Africans are investing in some of London’s most upscale real estate properties with some reportedly spending as much as $37 million on houses alone. These wealthy investors having a considerable impact on London’s property market and they mainly come from just six countries of Nigeria, Ghana, Congo, Gabon, Cameroon and Senegal. Property experts, Mayfair, Kensington and Chelsea say African ...

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Agbakoba draws Buhari’s attention to housing

The former National president of the Nigeria Bar Association, Mr. Olisa Agbakoba has pointed out housing as one of the many sectors with issues requiring urgent governmental attention. He therefore advised the president-elect, General Muhammadu Buhari (rtd), to borrow the strategies of the 32nd president of the United States, President Franklin Roosevelt, who is renowned for his programme for relief, ...

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Why Lagos State Mortgage Board?

Purpose THE Mortgage and Property Law 2010 established the Lagos State Mortgage Board (LMB). The law outlines the functions of the agency. Some of these functions include generating a conducive environment for citizens of the state to secure affordable mortgages or charges to enable them purchase their own homes; advise the Governor on the funding, administration and structure of the ...

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