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Experts urge estate agents to leverage on technology

estate agents

Bothered by the disruptive impacts of technology on the built sector, practitioners especially, the Association of Estate Agents in Nigeria (AEAN) have been urged to embark on regular training and re-training of members on new innovations that would enhance their business. Technology roles on preconstruction, construction, and post-construction stages as well as real estate transactions had recently revolutionized the industry, ...

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Reps slam FG housing department over copy and paste budget

budget

The House of Representatives’ Committee on Urban Development and Regional Planning on Thursday condemned the untidiness and errors in the 2019 budget proposal presented by the Urban and Regional Development Department of the Federal Ministry of Power, Works and Housing. Due to the similarities between the items in the 2018 and 2019 budgets of the department, they described it as ...

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Whose responsibility is it to fix your leaking roof?

leaking roof

We’ve heard so many tales of landlords and their shenanigans. Someone once opined that the reason landlords behave the way they do is that LORD in their name while they treat their tenants like the ANT in their name. So back to our question, whose responsibility is it to fix your leaking roof? This question should have been a very ...

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Sanwo-Olu will regenerate structures in Lagos – Jeje

Sanwo-Olu

Former Commissioner for Housing in Lagos State, Hon. Bosun Jeje is confident that the incoming governor, Babajide Olusola Sanwo-Olu, would regenerate buildings in Lagos Island to curb the incessant menace of building collapse in the area. Jeje during an interactive session with journalist in Lagos at the weekend said indication towards that was Sanwo-Olu’s assurance when he visited the site ...

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Real Estate Bargain Shopping: How to find good deals

Real Estate Bargain

Real estate investors, along with the rest of society, are what you may consider conscious consumers. Every time a truly good deal presents itself, investors would be hard pressed to pass it up. After all, a real estate bargain presents the perfect opportunity to maximize profits.   The cheaper you can acquire a property, the more attractive the ROI (return ...

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NIESV decries assets declaration procedure

chartered estate surveyor and valuer

Nigerian Institution of Estate Surveyors and Valuers ( NIESV) has faulted the current asset declaration procedure where a public officer on his own lists his assets and fixes values of his choice to the assets being declared, saying that it was counterproductive and negates the rules of checks and balance Briefing newsmen in Asaba, Delta State, President and Chairman, National ...

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Niger govt commences construction of 200 housing units

Niger

The Niger State government and Happy Home Builders Nigeria Limited, under a Public Private Partnership, PPP, arrangement have commenced construction of 200 units of one bedroom bungalows and two-bedroom duplexes at the Abubakar Sani Bello Housing Estate along Suleja-Madalla Abuja Road, in Rafinsayin. The governor, Abubakar Sani Bello, who was represented by the commissioner for Lands and Housing, Alhaji Isa ...

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Jimi Agbaje promises to declare zero-potholes, mass housing in Lagos

Jimi Agbaje

The Lagos Governorship Candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Jimi Agbaje, has promised that his government would declare an emergency on roads, rid the state of potholes and complete the Apapa-Badagry Expressway in record time. Agbaje also promised that his regime would spread even distribution of infrastructural development through the 20 local governments as well as embark on a programme ...

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Gbadamosi advises Nigerians to vote for candidates who have plans for housing

Babatunde Gbadamosi

Real Estate Developer and Lagos Governorship Candidate of the Action Democratic Party, Babatunde Gbadamosi, has urged Nigerians to vote only for parties with concrete plans for housing projects in Nigeria. Gbadamosi said Nigerians must ask questions on manifestos and how they could be achieved from Presidential and Governorship candidates on housing plans before going to the polls. Gbadamosi told newsmen ...

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WHO highlights new guidelines on better housing

WHO

World Health Organisation (WHO) has issued new guidelines, highlighting that better homes invariably lead to better standards of health. It said, “housing is becoming increasingly important to health in light of urban growth, aging populations, and climate change.” According to the agency, studies had shown that poor housing had implications for a wide range of health conditions, including respiratory, cardiovascular ...

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