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. ...Read More »
What do Landlords have against single ladies?
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 ...Read More »
11 Ways To Resolve Landlord Tenant Disputes
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 ...Read More »
How Landlords Can Keep Their Tenants Happy
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 ...Read More »
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. ...Read More »
Do I Report The Illegal Activities In My Compound?
“How the heck did this dude manage to convince my good-natured and highly disciplined landlord to lease his apartment to him?” That was the question that kept roving in my mind when I finally made it to my two bedroom apartment after a hard day’s job. My wife and kids had gone for our church’s vigil, so I had returned ...Read More »
10 Different Types of Nigerian Landlords
Nigerian Landlords are arguably the most interesting characters in the subconscious of the average Nigerian Tenant. In this article, we take a critical look at 10 different types of Nigerian Landlords that besiege us. For Nigerian Landlords, there is the good, the bad and the ugly side to them. Nigerian landlords come in different flavours or would it be fair ...Read More »
See Trouble oh! My neighbour has technically chased me out of my flat
Being a film director and creative writer, I love a quiet life especially when I’m not on a film location. My love for privacy and tranquility in any environment I find myself asides being on location is so extreme that I left my 6-bedroom family mansion immediately after my youth service because we had too many relations around. In fact, ...Read More »
5 Common First-time Landlord Mistakes to Avoid
Owning a rental property in Nigeria or anywhere else in the world doesn’t come easy, so if you are lucky enough to own one, you must guard your investment jealously. This article points out 5 common first-time landlord mistakes to avoid. Managing a rental property requires experience, knowledge or expertise, perseverance and of course good inter-personal skills and people management ...Read More »
5 Signs It’s Time You Break Up With Your Landlord
Do you know many tenants live in their rented apartments discontented, yet can’t show their landlords their discontentment? Well…it is normal to feel disconnected from what isn’t entirely yours. This article lists 5 signs it’s time to break up with your landlord. Just as it is with every relationship on earth, your landlord is usually all nice and dandy at ...Read More »