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Investors alert buyers of fraudulent off-plan property developers


Many prospective property investors are becoming wary of the gale of promotions for off-plan sales characterised by incentives for buyers of new homes. The concept has gone more radical recently, with the private developers offering mouth-watering discounts, installment payments and dangling other attractions to buyers. The traditional marketing ploys include the use of glossy and beautiful brochures and advertising to ...

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Finding reliable and competent site workers is a big challenge – Homeowner

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Nigeria real estate hub correspondent, Rianat Sanni was in an interview with Francis Osifo as he shared his sack your landlord experience with a real estate company called Realty point limited. He lamented about the menace of site workers and their incompetencies. Please read his interview below NREH: When was your first encounter with Realty point Limited? Mr Francis: I ...

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NSCDC arrests man who stole government property


The Imo state Command of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) says it has arrested one Chinaza Nwatamole, who allegedly specialised in stealing government property. Nwatamole (25), who hails from Umunyala Mbieri in the Mbaitoli Local Government Area of the state, was paraded on Tuesday by the state NSCDC Commandant, Mr. Raji Ibrahim. Ibrahim said the suspect was ...

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Real estate experts seek sustainable housing delivery


Built environment experts and other stakeholders have canvassed best ways to overcome housing and mortgage challenges in order to enhance home ownership among Nigerians and promote economic growth. Real estate developers, architects, builders, promoters of building materials, bankers, policymakers and mortgage providers among others, called on the government to look at funding issues among other impediments to affordable housing delivery. ...

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Developers lament high cost of building materials, may increase rent

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Port Harcourt – Developers in Rivers state have lamented the cost of building materials saying that what they are charging as house rent was not commensurate with the cost of constructing an apartment. Reports show that for three years running, the cost of building materials has skyrocketed, thereby reducing the number of developers or those who intend to build personal ...

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Dangote delivers N2 billion housing units for IDPs


200 Housing Units – The Dangote village is a self-sufficient set of 200 housing units worth N2 billion, with school, hospital, irrigation and poultry farms among others, to enable the occupants make a living. Dangote also gave each of the beneficiary N100,000 to start a new life. The foundation’s chairman, Aliko Dangote, said about N7 billion has been donated to ...

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BCGP enforces zero tolerance for building collapse in Lagos State

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Following cases of building collapse, the Building Collapse Prevention Guild (BCPG) has restated its commitment to attain a zero per cent tolerance in Lagos State. The Chairman of Lagos State branch of BCPG, Mr. Yinka Ogunseye, made the assertion at a workshop organised by Ikoyi-Obalande BCPG Cell in Lagos State. Ogunseye said that the rate of building collapse had reduced ...

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Why Building Projects Are Abandoned In Nigeria

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In today’s Nigeria, the landscape is littered with abandoned building projects, roads, rails, ports and other infrastructural projects at all levels of governance from local government through the state government to the federal territory. It is quite unfortunate that many of building and infrastructural projects in Nigeria are out-rightly abandoned even at conception. When we talk of abandonment, we mean ...

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