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An Overview Of The National Housing Policy

Challenges of housing in terms of quality and quantity appear to be the same all over the world. The needy have less access to housing while the less needy have greater chances of accessing housing. In Nigeria, housing is generally inadequate in the rural areas in terms of quality, while the major problem in urban areas is more of quantity, ...

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IDPs: Another case of homelessness

Returning IDPs To Their North-East Homes Could Trigger Fresh Conflicts - Expert

Internally displaced persons (IDPs) are people or groups of people who have been forced or obliged to flee or to leave their homes or places of habitual residence, in particular as a result of or in order to avoid the effects of armed conflict, situations of generalized violence, violations of human rights or natural or human-made disasters, and who have ...

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Selling Dos and Don’ts

Get out that sold sign — these selling tips will make your property a hot commodity. Don’t do major renovations before selling. Huge construction projects aren’t likely to bring you a big return when you sell. Small changes that play up your home’s assets are more likely to increase your sale price. Do provide easy access for showings Selling your ...

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Real Estate Crowdfunding


The real estate business is a capital intensive one especially in a country like Nigeria where there are no proper mortgage systems and structures that make acquisition of real estate easy or convenient yet. Real estate developers, individuals and organizations have however found a way to survive in this harsh business environment and ensure that the sector doesn’t become decrepit ...

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Social Media as a viable tool in Real Estate

Social Media

Social media is a relentless globe trotter who has proven over the years that he is on an unending quest and like Duracell battery; “it never says die,” however don’t abuse it because doing so will be at your own peril Social media is one of the fastest and most cost effective ways to share your brand with a large ...

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Housing and Urbanization stretched beyond borders

Urbanization is an unavoidable global trend that has held sway since time immemorial. The situation is so intimidating that many governments are usually in a fix as to how to tackle its excesses. Though Africa is reportedly a late starter in the urbanization race, it is urbanizing at such an alarming rate that predictions suggest Africa will enter the urban ...

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Fundamentals of Real Estate Investment

Real estate investing involves the purchase, ownership, management, rental and/or sale of real estate for profit. Improvement of realty property as part of a real estate investments strategy is generally considered to be a sub-specialty of real estate investing called real estate development. Real estate is an asset form with limited liquidity relative to other investments, it is also capital ...

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Why Road Noise Should Influence Property Valuation

Due to the ignorance of Nigerians on the fact that there exist a close nexus between noise pollution and sustainable city, little or no attention is paid to the control of noise pollution in Nigeria. Motor vehicle, a significant symbol of modern civilization, not only brings convenient transportation to our society but also gives off unpleasant traffic noise in living ...

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Why Lagos State Mortgage Board?

Purpose THE Mortgage and Property Law 2010 established the Lagos State Mortgage Board (LMB). The law outlines the functions of the agency. Some of these functions include generating a conducive environment for citizens of the state to secure affordable mortgages or charges to enable them purchase their own homes; advise the Governor on the funding, administration and structure of the ...

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Real Estate Trend

Real estate trend is a generic term used to describe any consistent pattern or change in the general direction of the real estate industry, which must be based on fact and, over the course of time, causing a statistically noticeable pattern of change. This phenomenon can be a result of the economy, a change in mortgage rates, consumer speculations or ...

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