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Real Estate: ‘Population, Panacea To Recession’

Stakeholders urge SON to create specialized dept for building materials

Mr Hamiliton Odom, vice chairman, Nigerian Institute of Estate Surveyors and Valuers, Rivers State chapter,  has said that a robust population was pivotal in delivering  the Nigerian economy from recession. According to The Tide, Odom, also the principal partner in Hamilton Odom & Co Estate Surveyors and Valuers, noted “we are lucky that we have a robust and vibrant population ...

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Real Estate can pull Nigeria out of recession- Patunola- Ajayi

New land survey fees begin in Lagos, threaten homeownership

According to This Day, The president of Nigeria Institution of Estate Surveyors & Valuers (NIESV), Dr. Bolarinde Patunola- Ajayi has called on the Federal Government to diversify and embrace the real estate sector to combat recession. He said the nation has not succeeded in unlocking the wealth in the sector noting that it is the only robust solution to grow ...

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NIESV seeks corporate governance framework in real estate practice

‘Future of estate surveying, valuation practice is bright’

Practitioners have been called upon to adopt the principles of corporate governance in order to improve the real estate sector. The Guardian reports that corporate governance is a concept by which companies and organisations and those in the helm of affairs are held to account or liable for failure of effective corporate governance structures. According to The Guardian, the Chairman, ...

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INVESTMENT DECISION: By Variety or By Emotion?

investment decisions

A lot of people find it hard to separate their human emotions from making important life decisions. Many escape unhurt, but majority do not. When you are making an investment decision, friendship or family does not matter as much as what the investment itself entails. You need to eliminate all forms of sentiment that may be flashing through your mind, ...

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Land grabbers now risk 15 years imprisonment in Oyo

Land grabbing

According to Daily Post, Forcible seizure of any landed property in Oyo State or an attempt to do so, otherwise known as land grabbing, has become a criminal offence that attracts a maximum of 15 years imprisonment or an option of a fine of N500,000 or both. This is one of the provisions of the new Real Properties Protection Law ...

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Ending forceful entry into landed properties in Edo

Landed properties

” “When the righteous come to throne, the people rejoice” is a popular saying from the Holy book-the Bible. Initially, it came as a speculation that the new Oba of Benin was deeply concerned over the activities of land speculators and Community Development Associations and was prepared to end the travails of land developers and investors in the state as ...

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AGENT’S DIARY: My Best Real Estate Deal Yet

real estate deal

This narrative was first shared on February 2, 2015 at the onset of the Economic recession. It is a story about how a real estate top shot encountered his best real estate deal yet whilst just a mere real estate agent. Without mincing words, I can tell you that it is not everybody that is feeling the cash crunch. Yes, ...

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Important Warren Buffet Real Estate Lesson You Must Not Miss

Warren Buffet

We know a lot about what Warren Buffett thinks about investments and businesses. But we don’t know as much about what he thinks about real estate and homes. And it turns out, his honest opinion will surprise you. One of the more interesting businesses, which now falls into the wide umbrella of Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway, is its real estate arm ...

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Delivering value in facility management in Nigeria

Samuel Ukpong on facility management

“1004 Estates Limited is a wholly indigenous real estate firm that was established by a group of investors to acquire 1004 Estates in Victoria Island, Lagos from the Federal government of Nigeria. The Managing Partner of the organisation, ESV Samuel Ukpong is a seasoned and unassuming professional who is focused on delivering value in the industry with emphasis on living, ...

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Importance of DUE DILIGENCE for a Real Estate Investor

due diligence

Over the years, I have met several people who have gone into real estate investment without doing proper DUE DILIGENCE. Today I will be sharing with you the importance of DUE DILIGENCE for a real estate investor I am sure a number of people reading this have had a fair share of real estate investments that did not go well. ...

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