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Ten major issues affecting Real Estate Industry in Nigeria

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In the real estate industry, Nigeria is experiencing rapid urbanization, with an estimated annual national population growth rate of just over 2% and an annual urban population growth rate of about 4%. The population is becoming more and more focused to the urban areas, towns and cities with just under 50% of the population living in urban areas — and ...

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What are the importance of social housing?

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Social housing gives people a home. It’s cheaper to rent than privately rented housing and usually provides a long-term tenancy, giving renters the chance to put down roots. Social landlords tend to be councils or housing associations. The Nigeria National Housing Policy defines ‘Housing’ as the process of providing functional shelter in a proper setting in a neighborhood, supported by ...

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Questions Every Agent Must Ask Their Clients

As agents, helping clients find their dream home is about understanding what their needs are and making sure you do your best to meet or exceed them. While it’s common that buyers ask you questions, you should also be asking them questions to help you get a bigger picture of their needs. I know that sometimes the easiest path to selling ...

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Real Estate Collaboration: Sharing Versus Keeping the Edge

Small businesses and real estate investors are discovering that the new business landscape demands a ‘share or die’ mentality. However, when is it smart to participate in real estate collaboration efforts and when is it more beneficial to keep information to yourself? Several articles have been published on sharing and real estate collaboration. Recent developments in social media have made ...

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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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7 Important Reasons Why You Should Invest In Real Estate

In a bid to attain financial stability, many go about searching for proper investments with their income. Real estate is one of the most robust investment options, especially in the long run. Highlighted below are 7 important reasons why you should take advantage of this robust investment option and invest in real estate. It’s as Safe as Houses  “Safe as ...

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All you need to know about National housing fund scheme

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NREH was in an interview with Mr. Odukwe Emmanuel, the head of mortgage banking services at Citicode mortgage Nigeria. This interview addresses the things you need to know about the National Housing fund scheme. Things like the criteria needed, those that are eligible to apply, frequently asked questions and how long it takes to process. Mr. Odukwe: Criticode is one ...

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Risks to Avoid When Using Leverage in Real Estate

Leverage is the use of various financial instruments or borrowed capital to purchase and/or increase the potential return of investment—the term is used on both Wall Street and in the Main Street real estate market. The easiest example for real estate is a mortgage, where you’re using your own money to leverage the purchase. In most cases, a 20% down ...

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How to Invest In Real Estate With Little or No Money

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When you invest in residential real estate, you are getting more than a home or a piece of land upon which to build a home. Real estate investment has become a popular way for people to make money, and it is not uncommon to buy a house or land without any intention of living there. Some people simply buy and ...

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Successful men in Nigeria real estate sector you should know

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This article contains the profile of successful men in Nigeria real estate sector that are making waves in their various fields. In no particular order, we have Reverend Ugochukwu Chime He is currently the President of Real Estate Developers Association of Nigeria (REDAN). Chief Jide Taiwo He is founder of Jide Taiwo & Company. He has a vast professional experience ...

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