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Valuer blames banks for low real estate investments

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The Tide reports that an Estate Surveyor and Valuer, Hannibal Adodo, has blamed commercial banks in Nigeria for low real estate investments, as compared to other developed countries of the world. He also indicted  commercial banks for their failure to assist people who do investment in the real estate sector. Adodo, who made the remarks while interacting with newsmen at ...

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Governments urged to give tax incentives to increase housing supply

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“Governments at federal and state levels have been urged to give tax incentives, such as a holiday, for cooperative societies investing in real estate to enable them increase housing supply and ultimately drag down house prices for buyers, especially the low income earners.”- Business Day Meckson Innocent Okoro, an estate surveyor and valuer, who made this call recently, also urged ...

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Real estate investors cautious with investing in Abuja

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“Real estate investors have become very cautious with investment in Abuja, Nigeria’s federal capital territory, despite the compelling investment opportunity which the market in that small but very vibrant city offers. With a rapidly growing population of over three million, Abuja is a very strong market comprising A and B level consumers which underpins the residents’ potential buying power.”- Business ...

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What You Should Know About Real Estate Investment Trust (REIT)


A Real Estate Investment Trust (REIT) is an organization that engages in financing and investing in real estate directly, either through mortgages or properties thus generating a high level of income, diversification and long-term capital appreciation for investors. This article educates us on the function of REITs. REITs can be public, private and non-listed but most REITs are listed on ...

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Full list of industries to enjoy tax break under pioneer status

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“The federal government on Monday released the full list of the 27 key industries and products included in the revised list of ‘pioneer status’ incentives for prospective investors. At the end of the meeting of the Executive Council of the Federation, FEC, last week, the Minister of Industry, Trade and Investment, Okechukwu Enelamah, disclosed the approval given to the 27 industries. Mr. ...

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Top 3 Things To Consider Before Going Into Real Estate Investment

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Real estate investment opportunity is one of the safest businesses in Nigeria that guarantees returns on your investment if you do it well. This article reveals three things you should consider before going into real estate investment. Real estate happens to be one of the three basic needs for human beings to survive in the aspect of shelter. The other ...

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Housing shortage: Fashola canvasses mortgage financing

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“IN order to overcome the housing shortage in the country, the Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Mr. Babatunde Fashola, has reiterated the need for mortgage financing options.”- Vanguard The minister in his key note address at the Nigerian Stock Exchange, NSE sub-Saharan Africa Real Estate Investment Trust (REITS) conference held recently in Lagos also stressed that the demand for advance ...

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Winners and Losers In Real Estate Investment

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If there is some sort of investment that has investors across the world pining for, it has to be the real estate investment arena. Investment in properties is not just rewarding, it is also exciting. This article takes a critical look at the winners and losers in real estate investment While there are several more options in investment like stocks, foreign ...

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The THREE investor levels: Where do you fit?

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For every serious real estate investor or ‘would be’ investor, it is essential that you acquaint yourself with the three investor levels and be able to know exactly where you fit. In this piece I will be critically analyzing the three investor levels and hopefully answer that question that lingers in your subconscious, “Where do I fit?” Going down memory ...

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Recession: Real estate stakeholders want sector reenergized

Recession: Real estate stakeholders want sector reenergized

Daily Trust reports that as the federal government  released the Economic Recovery and Growth Plan (ERGP) which unveils a road map for the country’s economic recovery growth and sustainable development, real estate experts have called on the government to look in the direction of the real estate sector to further improve the economy. The government said the core vision of ...

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