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Growth in online real estate market threatens agents

As the economic climate bites harder, making investment decisions in real estate has become tougher

According to The Guardian, figures from online real estate market are pointing to an increase in the number of owners and prospective tenants who are opting to sell their homes or rent property online without the use of an agent. The Guardian learnt that the number of renters searching for property online platforms rose to 10 per cent in 2016 – ...

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‘Future of estate surveying, valuation practice is bright’

‘Future of estate surveying, valuation practice is bright’

“From tomorrow, estate surveyors will converge on Imo State for their 47th annual conference, to acquaint the government and public with the peculiar roles of the profession in the economic development of the country. The Nigerian Institution of Estate Surveyors and Valuers president, Dr. Bolarinde Patunola-Ajayi, spoke with Property & Environment Editor, Chinedum Uwaegbulam on how it plans to expand ...

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Real estate agency tasked on professionalism

New land survey fees begin in Lagos, threaten homeownership

According to Nigerian Tribune, real estate professionals in Nigeria have been charged for improvement in estate agency aspect of their profession, by not allowing political and economic challenges that have plagued the country to negatively dictate their activities and that they should be committed to embracing new innovation and imbibe the culture of research. The Nigerian Tribune also reports that ...

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Professor Johnbull berates fake estate agents

Professor Johnbull

“Popular TV Drama Series, Professor Johnbull, this week takes a swipe at  the unholy activities of fake estate agents in Nigeria. The sitcom is bankrolled by telecommunications data grandmasters, Globacom.” –World Stage According to World Stage, tagged Estate Agents, the episode will be  on NTA Network, NTA International on DSTV Channel 251 and NTA on StarTimes at 8.30 p.m. on ...

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The Association of Estate Agents in Nigeria (AEAN) holds 2nd annual conference

AEAN conference holds in Lagos

The Association of Estate Agents in Nigeria (AEAN) held its 2nd annual conference in Lagos. Many delegates and guests from all over the country attended the conference which was tagged “Estate Agency Practice and National Development.” According to This Day, Mr Chudi Ubosi, the Chairman of the Association stated that AEAN is a body being midwifed and launched by the ...

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Estate agents tasked on research and innovation

2, 736 affordable housing units

The Guardian reports Members of the Association of Estate Agents in Nigeria (AEAN) have brushed aside political and economic challenges that have plagued the Nigerian nation, agreed to embrace new innovation and imbibe the culture of research. Stakeholders in the real estate sector, expressed some of these views at the second yearly conference of The Association of Estate Agents in ...

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Why You Must Own a House Before It’s Too Late

Rent-to-own

If there is an asset you must acquire before you depart this world, that asset is a house, no matter how small it seems. And I’m not talking about a rented apartment. The reasons are not far-fetched. There’s a level of peace that comes with owning a house; a serenity that is unfathomable. Unlike when people buy fancy cars and ...

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Tackling Quackery In The Real Estate Sector

LASRETRAD

There have been several cases of fraudulent practices in the real estate sector, especially in the aspect that involves securing accommodation or finding a place to rent. This has focused the searchlight on real estate agents. In fact the honest ones or professionals amongst them are not taken seriously by some members of the public who have experienced their fair ...

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Estate agent in court for alleged fraud, obtaining N301,000 from 5 persons

misconduct charge court stories alleged fraud

A 42-year-old real estate agent, Ramoni Azeez, has been arraigned in a Magistrate’s Court sitting in Ikorodu, Lagos State, for allegedly obtaining N301,000 to secure the same apartment for five persons. Azeez, who is facing a five-count charge bothering on stealing, was alleged to have separately obtained the money from five persons at different times and dates with a promise ...

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“The major problem facing estate agents in Nigeria is lack of unity” – Jide Odelola

Solving The Problem Of Affordable Housing In Nigeria

Mr. Jide Odelola, the Deputy Chairman of Association of Property Investment and Commissioned Agents in Nigeria (APICAN), who has journeyed through being an educationist into being a realtor in this brief chat with Nigeria real estate hub correspondent states clearly that the major problem facing estate agents in Nigeria is non-unity. According to Jide, “APICAN is an association of real ...

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