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10 Interesting Real Estate Facts From Around The World

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From superstitions to roller coasters- these ten interesting real estate facts from around the world and through history, will intrigue and entertain. In Scotland, home owners paint their front door red when they pay off their mortgage. Throughout history, a red front door has symbolized many things — the ancient Hebrews believed it would protect firstborn children from the angel of ...

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Should You Buy or Rent Your Place of Business?

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In most cases the location of your business determines the level of success you will attain in that business, depending on the goods and services you render. This article tries to answer a vital question; Should You Buy or Rent Your Place of Business? Locating your place of business in an area that is not easily accessible to many is ...

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Take The #SackYourLandLord Test

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When it comes to finding the right apartment to reside in on lease or permanent basis, many of us misplace our priorities. And due to the excitement of finally getting a place after months of rigorous search especially in a densely populated place like Lagos, we fail to ask the right questions, now that’s just a part of it. There ...

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THIRD EDITION: ‘The Sack Your Landlord Contest’ RELOADED!

Sack your landlord contest

THE ‘SACK YOUR LANDLORD CONTEST’ comes alive this month. It’s a competition that creates the platform for writers and aspiring writers to share their worst and best Landlord/Tenant Experience. We all have different tales about our various rental apartments and how much our relationship with our various landlords does affect our lives; I am talking about those that are still ...

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ODD WORLD: China Set to Build Smog-Eating ‘Forest City’

China Is Set to Build This Smog-Eating ‘Forest City’ Filled With Tree-Covered Skyscrapers The eastern Chinese city of Nanjing, like many of the country’s urban areas, suffers from intense smog. The Air Quality Index, which uses a scale from 0 to 500 (with higher numbers indicating worse pollution), rates Nanjing’s air quality as 132 – a level considered unhealthy for the public, especially ...

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Using Social Housing Scheme to Solve Housing Problems in Nigeria

Housing Shortage in Lagos

When you talk about social housing for the masses, the words that come to mind are cheap, affordable, non-profit driven, mass produced houses that could be occupied by low income earners, who may wish to save towards eventually buying such houses with time. Considering the fact that Nigeria has a housing deficit of about 17 million units, any information that ...

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The Effect of Environmental Factors on Property Value

Canadian real estate worth several millions of dollars.

Environmental factors are largely responsible for property value. Man’s attitude towards the surrounding environment is not neutral because human beings search for locations that deliver a high quality of life. Those expectations particularly concern man’s daily surroundings, including residential areas or recreational grounds. The focus of this article is to analyse how environmental factors affect the value of properties. The ...

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