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Lagos State Govt. vows to tackle unauthorised real estate practitioners

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Special Adviser to the Lagos State Governor on Housing, Toke Benson-Awoyinka (left); Deputy Governor, Dr. Kadri Obafemi Hamzat; State Commissioner of Housing, Moruf Akinderu- Fatai and Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu during a one-day stakeholder’s meeting on real estate agency organised by the State’s Real Estate Transaction Department (LASRETRAD). Worried by the influx of charlatans into the real estate sector and its ...

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THE MAGIC OF ESCROW IN REAL ESTATE INVESTMENT

In the real estate investing business, real estate investors need to be familiar with the term Escrow to make the most out of an investment. If this term is new to you, then keep reading! In this article we would discuss what escrow means, how it works, escrow accounts, their uses in the real estate business, what influences escrows, and ...

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Fashola reveals FG’s plan for new housing units

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The Minister of Works and Housing, Mr. Babatunde Fashola, on Wednesday, said that the ministry would soon commence the sale of housing units built under the National Housing Programme nationwide. He said that this would be done through an online subscription to allow for transparency and reduce human interference to the barest in the allocation process. Fashola said this at ...

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Lagos launches e-Platform to curb fraudulent practices in Real Estate

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Lagos State Government, on Wednesday, launched a Real Estate Transaction portal to curb fraudulent practices in the real estate business. Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu unveiled the portal at a stakeholders’ meeting held at Eko Hotel & Suites in Victoria Island. The portal, the Governor said, will secure investments in property market by checkmating unscrupulous dealings in transactional process. It will also ...

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Easy Guide to Building a Low-Cost House in Nigeria

With the fast rising cost of owning a house in Nigeria, you are probably on the lookout for an alternative low-cost house that helps you become a homeowner without drilling a gaping hole in your pocket. Architects have maintained that a growing population of people are opting for building their own homes as opposed to buying a property. This explains ...

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Real estate cooperative launches investment plan for kids

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Bersama Cooperative, a real estate investment-based society has launched their investment plan for children. Bersama kid/teens is a real estate plan which focuses on a structured savings for parents and guardians of children within the age range of 0-18 years. The initiative is specifically geared towards investing in properties on behalf of the children/wards before their 18th birthday. The ownership ...

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Ten major issues affecting Real Estate Industry in Nigeria

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In the real estate industry, Nigeria is experiencing rapid urbanization, with an estimated annual national population growth rate of just over 2% and an annual urban population growth rate of about 4%. The population is becoming more and more focused to the urban areas, towns and cities with just under 50% of the population living in urban areas — and ...

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REDAN, EFCC collaborate to curb property fraud

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The Real Estate Developers Association of Nigeria(REDAN) says it is working with the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission to curb sharp practices such as money laundering and other fraudulent acts in the real estate industry. The President of REDAN, Mr. Ugochukwu Chime, said the association in collaboration with the EFCC and the Special Control Unit on Money Laundering had since ...

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Investors woo Nigerians to US real estate market

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A United States-based real estate investment firm, Houston EB5, has said it is giving Nigerians the prospect of investing in the US property market. The firm, working with a Nigerian real estate company, 3Invest, is raising capital for its latest development, The Allen, a mixed-use luxury development in Houston, Texas. The Managing Director, Houston EB5, Mr. Acho Azuike, said since ...

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