Landlords don’t just collect rent checks. Successful landlords must understand the law, negotiate different personalities, and adapt to various problems that can pop up at any time. Here are six things every potential landlord should consider before taking a launch. Being a landlord is not a 9 to 5 job structure Landlords don’t punch time clocks and work regular hours. ...Read More »
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Agbor residents alert Okowa over flood menace
Landlords and landladies having houses on Obi Road (Dein Motor Way) in Alibioba community of Agbor in Ika South Local Government Area of Delta State have appealed to the state governor, Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa, to save them from the menace of environmental and ecological degradation by rehabilitating the deplorable road. At the end of the weekly meeting of the association ...Read More »
Lagos: Landlord’s brother-in-law allegedly stabs tenant to death
The brother-in-law of a Lagos landlord, Chukwuemeka, has allegedly used knife to stab the tenant of his sister’s husband, Kazeem Balogun, to death in the Iso-Pako area of Iyana Ejigbo in the Ejigbo Local Council Development Area of the state. It was reported that Chukwuemeka and Kazeem always quarrelled with each other, but on the day of the incident, the ...Read More »
Whose responsibility is it to fix your 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 ...Read More »
Four tenants arraigned for allegedly selling landlord’s corpse, property
The three accused men and a woman are – Silifatu Abisile, 60; Jimoh Abisile, 52; Gbade Bakare, 56; and Isaiah Bakare, 45. Four tenants, who allegedly exhumed the corpse of their landlord before selling his property were on Monday brought in a Yaba Chief Magistrates’ Court in Lagos. The three accused men and a woman are – Silifatu Abisile, 60; ...Read More »
What will you do if you find out your current apartment belongs to your ex-wife?
Some men swear they will never live in the house built by their wife let alone an ex-wife. When relationships go sour, people do a lot of things which includes burning bridges. Imagine what such a man would do if he finds out the apartment he currently lives in belongs to his wife? Put yourself in this situation, what would ...Read More »
What do Landlords have against single ladies?
Single ladies are disgruntled with the menace of landlords who deny them the right to have a roof over their head simply because they are single. A certain Facebook user once shared the ordeal she had with her landlord and it was quite embarrassing. When she was on a quest to get an apartment, most of the landlords refused to ...Read More »
Rivers warns residents to stop converting govt properties to hotels
The Rivers State Housing and Property Development Authority has warned residents of the state, who are in the habit of converting government properties to business centres, hotels and other uses to desist from the act or be ready to face the consequences. The Managing Director, RSHPDA, Iyerefa Cookeygam, who issued this warning on Saturday in Port Harcourt, maintained that the ...Read More »
Tenant arrested for renovating house without landlord’s consent
A tenant, Adebukola Oladipo, has been arrested by the police for purportedly damaging a building belonging to her landlord, Ediac Ezemuede. It was learned that Oladipo rented a guesthouse consisting of five rooms, an open space and two stores from the landlord in 2016. The landlord in his statement to the police said Oladipo damaged the building for reasons best known ...Read More »
11 Ways To Resolve Landlord Tenant Disputes
Once you have decided to become a landlord, you’ll need to be prepared for disputes that will inevitably arise with your new tenants. Being prepared will help you avoid being caught unaware by a dispute. This article aims at suggesting ways by which dispute between landlords and tenants can be resolved. Instead of immediately going to court, there are many ...Read More »