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Building codes

A building code is a set of rules that specify the minimum standards for constructed objects such as buildings and non-building structures. The main purpose of building codes are to protect public health, safety and general welfare as they relate to the construction and occupancy of buildings and structures. The building code becomes law of a particular jurisdiction when formally ...

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Confidence in UK Housing Market falls slightly

Confidence in the UK housing market has fallen slightly despite the fact that interest rates were held again and average house prices continued to increase. According to the latest monthly Halifax Housing Market Confidence Tracker the headline House Price Outlook balance, that is the difference between the proportion of people across Britain that expect the average property price to rise ...

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Michael Jackson’s Neverland Ranch is up for sale

If you are one of Michael Jackson’s Superfans then here is a chance to purchase the ultimate piece of MJ memorabilia: his Neverland Ranch home! Complete with a train station, lake and floral clock, the ranch can be yours. But you have to have $100 million! The 2,700-acre property, located in Los Olivos, a small town in central California, is ...

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Iyana Ipaja Market razed by Fire

Iyana Ipaja Market area of Lagos state got razed by Fire at 1am today, 2nd June 2015. It was gathered that around 1am today, a petrol tanker fell off the bridge running into a nearby mosque as it supplied the drainage systems with plentiful amount of fuel. Residents were awakened to a rapidly spreading fire from the point of impact ...

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Commissioner for Lands and Housing kidnapped in Kogi

The Kogi State Commissioner for Lands and Housing, Mr. Stephen Maiyaki, has been kidnapped. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) gathered that Maiyaki was kidnapped by people numbering up to six at about 8.30 a.m. on Sunday in his farm at Osara in Adavi Local Government Area. The Police Public Relations Officer in the state, Mr Shola Adebayo, confirmed the ...

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#MyFirstHouse “Artisans are highly unreliable” – Bolaji Adejana

Owning a house of your own and to escape the ever price hiked rent in Nigeria, especially in the highbrow states, is always a dream come true and a relaxing experience for any citizen of Nigeria. Sharing his 1st house experience with Nigeria Real Estate Hub’s correspondent, Elsie Godwin, Mr. Bolaji Adejana, an Internal Control Officer at Realty Point Limited, ...

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Realty Point Limited awards #SackYourLandlord winners

Realty Point Limited

I am sure most people who came across the Sack Your Landlord contest would have called it a fluke and moved on with their daily internet surfing without giving it a second thought, but hey, ‘action will always prove the doubt that theory cannot solve’.   It was all smiles yesterday for the 3 contestants who emerged winners of the ...

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JAMAICA: Pulse looks to sell its real estate holdings

Shareholders of Pulse Investments Limited have given the model agency’s board permission to offload the company’s real estate holdings, although CEO and chairman Kingsley Cooper says there are no immediate plans to sell. Pulse Investments has a stake in Pulse Centre at 38A Trafalgar Road in Kingston as well as the Villa Ronai Spa and Suites in Stony Hill, St ...

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UAE real estate firm eyeing ‘Smart City’ projects in India

An Abu Dhabi-based real estate firm has formed a strategic partnership with an Indian construction firm to establish ‘Smart City’ projects in India. ‘Smart City’ is Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s ambitious project aimed at recasting the urban landscape of the country by making cities more livable and inclusive, besides driving the economic growth. Each selected city under the scheme would ...

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‘Retiring without owning a house is a major driver of corruption’

'Retiring without owning a house is a major driver of corruption'

AS Nigerians from all walks of life continue to seek solutions to wide spread corruption in the nation’s polity, the Bureau of Public Service Reforms (BPSR), is of the view that corruption especially, in the Federal Civil Service will reduce drastically if arrangements are made for workers to own their houses at retirement. The Director-General of the Bureau of Public ...

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