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The BROUHAHA of OGA MARTINS – Episode 14

Deji was laughing at the so called plan Martins had while Martins stood, arms akimbo, a quizzical frown on his face. “What’s funny about what I said?” Deji tried to respond but only laughed out harder, annoying Martins who hissed and turned his gaze away from him in exasperation to the different happenings on the street. It was a busy ...

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Blackstone CEO calls Real Estate “good risk”

Blackstone Group LP’s chief executive officer, Steve Schwarzman, said buying real estate, financing energy companies and buying floating-rate fixed income instruments are all “a good place to be.” “In terms of taking risk today, there are a variety of different places,” Schwarzman said in a Bloomberg Television interview Monday at the Milken Institute Global Conference in Beverly Hills, California. Blackstone, ...

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Real Estate about to get hit in the energy cities

A new report has found that Prime office real estate in some of the world’s leading cities is about to take a hit from the falling price of oil. The report, released this month by property specialists DTZ, has identified 18 key “energy cities” around the world where unemployment will rise and office rental prices will fall as energy companies ...

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Has the veil been lifted?

From time immemorial, the build up to any General elections in Africa’s most populous nation incites a lot of shenanigans-a thought provoking jamboree that keeps everyone on his or her toes and that includes fetuses that are allotted that period of time for their grand entry into Mother Earth. During the electioneering process in my country, every aspect of human ...

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Risk-return factors on commercial real estate investment

An investment can be simply defined as expenditure in cash or its equivalent during one or more time periods in anticipation of enjoying a net inflow of cash or its equivalent in some future time period. In view of the limited resources and divers’ investment alternatives available to an investor, investment decisions are necessary. Investment decisions are made as a ...

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The BROUHAHA of OGA MARTINS – Episode 10

Oga Martins

Martins walked into his office, a spring to his steps. After a short, eventful but disaster-free weekend, he felt alive and invigorated and his date with Aisha contributed to it. He smiled at the thought of her. These days, his life was full of so much drama, it was a sharp contrast to just sit and talk with a woman ...

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What you must know about PROPERTY TAX

Property tax can be defined as a levy on property that the owner is required to pay. The tax is levied by the governing authority of the jurisdiction in which the property is located; it may be paid to a national government, a federated state, a county or geographical region, or a municipality. This is in contrast to a rent ...

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Importance of Absorption Rate in Real Estate

absorption rate

Absorption rate is the number of months it would take to sell the currently listed homes in the market. That is a simple definition, and the math is for the most part. However, it’s an important concept, and it’s used by a great many real estate related businesses to attempt to predict home prices and sales activity going forward. The ...

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