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7 Tricks To Watch Out For In Your Ideal Realtor

7 Tricks To Watch Out For In Your Ideal Realtor

So, what tricks should you look out for in your ideal realtor when buying or selling a home? Tucked away in the arsenal of every realtor, are tricks (or skills as some will call it) that a lot of people know little about or appreciate. These tricks are sometimes learnt through education, but in most cases through years of practical experience. These unconventional tricks, when employed by ...

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Africa50 mobilises $108b to bridge infrastructural gap

Africa50

Africa50 has emerged a key player in driving infrastructure investments with commercial rates of return in the region, an effort to bridge the continent’s infrastructure financing gap estimated at $108 billion, after two years operations. The infrastructure investment platform that contributes to Africa’s growth by developing and investing in bankable projects, catalysing public sector capital, and mobilising private sector funding, ...

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Niger pledges to build 20 hostel rooms for 60year old school

hostel

Worried by the state of infrastructure, especially accommodation at the Nigerian Military School (NMS), Zaria, in Kaduna State, the Niger State Government has offered to build 20 rooms hostel accommodation for the 60 years old school. Governor Abubakar Sani Bello made the pledge at the school’s 60th graduation ceremony held, on Saturday, in Zaria. Governor Bello, who is an Old ...

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Building collapse: FCTA to commence massive integrity tests

FCTA

The Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA), through the development control department, said that it would soon embark on massive integrity tests on buildings in parts of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) to ascertain their integrity status. Speaking during the demolition of a three-storey building, under construction at 3rd Avenue in Gwarinpa district, at the weekend, the director, department of development ...

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Citizens react to FIRS’s property valuation for company tax

FIRS

More reactions have continued to trail the decision by the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) to commence the use of the value of the property housing the offices of companies to generate figures that will be charged as Company Income Tax (CIT). Sometime in 2016, in its drive to increase tax revenue generation, the FIRS started applying the value of ...

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CBN introduces dispute resolution platform for mortgage banks

CBN

In a renewed effort to build public confidence as well as engender soundness and stability in the mortgage banking sub-sector of the Nigerian banking industry, the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has established a Sub-committee on Ethics and Professionalism for Mortgage Bankers. The sub-committee which is a self-regulatory body is the Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) Platform/Financial Ombudsman for the mortgage ...

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51 year old man faces N20m property fraud charge

property fraud

Property Fraud – A 51-year-old man, Hakeem Garba, who allegedly defrauded 300 people of N20 million on pretext of building apartments for them, on Monday appeared before a Yaba Chief Magistrates’ Court, Lagos. Garba is facing a two-count charge of conspiracy and obtaining by false pretences. According to the prosecutor, ASP Roman Unuigbe, the accused committed the offences with three ...

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CBN set to promote Nigeria’s mortgage guarantee scheme

CBN

A Pilot feasibility study for the establishment of a mortgage guarantee scheme which provides credit loss protection to lenders in case of borrower default is underway. Tentatively christened Nigeria Mortgage Guarantee Company (NMGC), Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) is promoting the scheme in collaboration with World Bank and other stakeholder partners under the Nigeria Housing Finance Program (NHFP). The scheme ...

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NIOB seek collaborative support from private sector, government

NIOB

Private sector, Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) at all levels of government have been called upon to collaborate with the Nigerian Institute of Building (NIOB) to meet housing needs of citizens. Besides, President of NIOB, Mr. Kenneth Nduka, called on governments at all levels to respect and enforce the unique roles of builders in all aspects of building project delivery ...

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Obaseki showcases 1800 Emotan gardens, land at Edo worldwide convention

worldwide convention

With less than four weeks to the 27th edition of the Edo National Association Worldwide Convention (ENAW), holding in Toronto, Canada, the Edo State Government is set to parade her achievements in the housing, education and other sectors at the event. The Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, will lead the state’s delegation to the Toronto convention, which has become ...

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