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What does it take to become a Landlord?

Landlords don’t just collect rent checks. Successful landlords must understand the law, negotiate different personalities, and adapt to various problems that can pop up at any time. Here are six things every potential landlord should consider before taking a launch. Being a landlord is not a 9 to 5  job structure Landlords don’t punch time clocks and work regular hours. ...

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How I spent my entire savings on a house I can’t live in

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This is the true life story of a man who used his entire savings to build a house only to move out because of bad construction. The house is a story building with four-bedroom duplex at the front and 5bedroom apartment at the back; built on a plot of land(corner piece). It is situated around the Deeper life headquarters in ...

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Suspected hoodlums beat journalist to pulp over land dispute

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A broadcast journalist and former chairman of Radio Kwara chapel of the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), Alhaji ABDULAHI Adisa-Akodudu was on Thursday attacked and beaten to coma by suspected hoodlums over a land dispute in Ilorin. The incident occurred at lrewolede housing estate along Yidi road in Ilorin when the suspected hoodlums were demolishing two structures on the disputed ...

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Nigerian Military and Police Force clash over a piece of land

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The Nigerian military is said to be claiming ownership and began clearing a piece of land said to belong to the Nigeria Police Force along Kuje-Airport road in Abuja. Our reporter observed that the property already contained structures said to be accommodation and peacekeeping campground, bearing Nigeria Police insignia. But a large portion of the front part of the land ...

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BRIEF HISTORY OF IKEJA LAND

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The history of Ikeja which is the capital of Lagos state is not known by many. The origin comprises of two major components which are Ipodo Quarters and Isale-Awori Quarters. Ipodo Quarters were founded by an Awori called Ikudehinbu while Isale-Awori Ipodo Quarters were founded by Amore who came from Otta. Ikudehinbu was the progenitor of the present day Odu ...

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What do Landlords have against single ladies?

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Single ladies are disgruntled with the menace of landlords who deny them the right to have a roof over their head simply because they are single. A certain Facebook user once shared the ordeal she had with her landlord and it was quite embarrassing. When she was on a quest to get an apartment, most of the landlords refused to ...

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11 Ways To Resolve Landlord Tenant Disputes

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Once you have decided to become a landlord, you’ll need to be prepared for disputes that will inevitably arise with your new tenants. Being prepared will help you avoid being caught unaware by a dispute. This article aims at suggesting ways by which dispute between landlords and tenants can be resolved. Instead of immediately going to court, there are many ...

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How Landlords Can Keep Their Tenants Happy

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Majority of Nigerian tenants don’t believe the average Landlord can be nice and dandy or even have the tendency to be nice. This article talks about how landlords can go out of their way to be nice to their tenants. Honestly, I am tired of hearing tenants complain about their landlords. These days no one seems to have something good ...

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5 Nigerian Kings who are big players in the Lagos real estate scenery

5 Nigerian Kings who are big players in Lagos real estate scenery

In Nigeria’s real estate sector today, particularly Lagos, there are a number of top Nigerian kings and monarchs who have overtime, become quite influential when discussions regarding the sector are being made.  These are first-class Obas in their own right who have relative measures of strong-hold on their respective empires (communities) and bring about peace & orderliness among their people. To a large ...

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