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Relocation as a last resort in the event of a disaster

Relocation is defined as a process whereby a community’s housing, assets, and public infrastructure are rebuilt in another location. Relocation is sometimes perceived to be the best option after a disaster for one or more of the following reasons: (1) People have already been displaced by the disaster (2) Their current location is judged to be uninhabitable, or (3) Relocation ...

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Pros and cons of real estate investing

Buying an investment property can be an overwhelming yet a dicey decision especially in this part of the world. Any type of property, whether it’s commercial or residential, can be a good investment opportunity. For your money, commercial properties typically offer more financial reward than residential properties, such as rental apartments or single-family homes, but there also can be more ...

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The right kinds of homes for kids in a sane world

“The right kinds of homes” is relative to that part of the world you find yourself. If you are in a developed society, then it may probably be easy to get. However its a different tale for my counterparts in developing countries while under-developed countries are worse of. White kids have luxuries but do you think black kids don’t love ...

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LUXURY HOMES: Is it a necessity?

Banana Island: Arguably Nigeria's most expensive neighbourhood

The opulence, architectural significance, size, environment and probably the location of a particular property determines the type of property it is. One man’s simple home is another man’s castle it all depends on how consequential that building is to the owner and how he/she perceives the property. A home targeted to high net worth individuals is a home for few, ...

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Housing is one of man’s key needs. Most people would like to own their own houses. Unfortunately, there are far too many obstacles stifling the achievement of this dream of owning their own homes. In spite of Nigeria being Africa’s largest economy with a GDP of $510 billion, the housing and construction sector accounts for only 3.1% of the rebased ...

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20 interesting real estate facts you need to know

Real estate is serious business, but within the paper works and all the extra work that goes into securing a home, there are also a lot of interesting facts you should get acquainted with. There is really nothing bad, as a real estate professional, to know some interesting real estate facts.  I believe you will have a totally different and ...

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Issuance of Certificate of Occupancy in Ogun State

A Certificate of Occupancy (C of O) is a document issued by Authorities to a land owner as evidence of ownership of land. It contains the terms and conditions for the grant of the land. A C of O is issued by the Governor of a state or the President in the case of Federal Capital Territory (FCT) which power ...

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Research: Why Office space in Lagos costs more than New York

office space

When you think about the most expensive offices space in the world, cities like New York and London,with their reputations as global financial centers, spring to mind. However, when it comes to pricing, Lagos, the commercial capital of Africa’s largest economy has managed to find a comfortable spot among them. Dolapo Omidire of Quartz.com examines how Lagos has arrived at ...

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How to find a home

When searching for a place to call home, many of us get carried away with the prospects the agents offer as regards the place you hope to rent/buy so much that we don’t put other factors that could make our stay unpleasant in retrospect. You can’t afford to let anyone make you feel you can’t be choosy because that person ...

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