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FG Delivers On Its Housing Promise

Eight months ago, during the launch of the Nigeria Mortgage Refinancing Company, NMRC, the President, Dr Goodluck Ebele Jonathan promised to provide affordable housing to the millions of homeless Nigerians by the end of the second quarter of the year. This pledge was made good last week when the government launched the first 10,000 mortgages for  the presidential Initiative on ...

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How to Become a Real Estate Business Consultant

It really is simple… Do you know there’s a self-service suite for independent business development professionals to manage their businesses from remote locations, and deliver efficient customer service to their respective customers? You can run this business alongside anything you already do. As an Independent business Consultant in real estate, you automatically become your own boss. More so, besides leveraging ...

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Nigeria Becomes Africa’s Largest Economy Overnight

Does the continent’s most-populous country deserve its new title? Recently, Nigeria became Africa’s largest economy by recalculation of its GDP (Gross Domestic Product). How did this happen, and what are the implications? Here is an article by URI FRIEDMAN about it. Please comment after reading, we would love to have your thoughts afterwards. credits: www.crudeoildaily.com Something strange happened in Nigeria on Sunday: The ...

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Dubai’s Arabtec Signs Deal to Build A Million Egyptian Homes

Arabtec Holding has signed a $40 billion deal with Egypt to construct one million middle-income homes in various locations throughout Egypt. Under the agreement, Arabtec Real Estate, a recently formed subsidiary, will develop one million housing units in thirteen locations, delivered in phases over a span of five years, according to a company announcement. The value of the overall development ...

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What is Mesne Profits?

The word ‘mesne’ or ‘mesne profits’ should be familiar to anyone who has a dream to own a land or property or already has but if it is not, you are on the right page. Like the word ‘Economics’ which can be defined in various ways but has certain basic terms, ‘mesne profits’ can also be generated in different ways ...

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Regulatory Bodies in Nigerian Real Estate

ESVARBON

The Real Estate Industry is a massive one and it’s no wonder there are quite a number of regulatory bodies for the various professions contained in the industry. The regulatory bodies in Nigerian Real Estate include but are not restricted to the following; Estate Surveyors and Valuers Registration Board of Nigeria (ESVARBON) The Estate Surveyors and Valuers Registration Board of ...

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10 Unusual Grave Tombstones

1. Graves of a Catholic woman and her Protestant husband, who were not allowed to be buried together. In the Protestant part of this cemetery, J.W.C van Gorcum, colonel of the Dutch Cavalry and militia commissioner in Limburg, is buried. His wife, lady J.C.P.H van Aefferden, is buried in the Catholic part. They were married in 1842, the lady was 22 ...

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Get Equipped to do Real Estate Business the Right Way

Real estate has long been regarded as a sound business. Whole selling, Estate Agency and Property development and Management of commercial and residential property are just a few of the ways practitioners can profit from real estate, but it takes a little savvy to become successful in this competitive arena. There are certain characteristics that top real estate practitioners commonly ...

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Lagos State Tackles Quackery in Real Estate Through LASRETRAD

The era of real estate agents ripping off intending tenants will soon be over following the establishment of the Lagos State Real Agency Transaction Department (LASRETRAD) to tackle the housing challenge in the state and regulate the practice of estate agency. The department, which is under the Ministry of Housing, is expected to address issues such as treating tenants and ...

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