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What will you do if your Landlord serves you a notice to quit today?

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Landlords in Nigeria believe they are the lord and saviour of their tenants so they do whatever they want and whenever they want it. We have heard the case of a Landlord that removed his tenant’s roof, threw out his properties before he came back from work. This question was birthed as a result of the different crazy scenarios we ...

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The Right to Housing in Nigeria

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Every society needs a set of laws which stipulates the rights and duties of citizens, as well as regulate the conduct of the society. But law is often perceived as repressive and unpopular by majority of the urban poor in many developing countries who feel that the law has done little or nothing to ameliorate their sufferings. This article examines ...

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Why Homeownership Is a Cool Investment

Kano state to grant land and tax incentives to investors

If there is an investment in the world that has the “never say die” spirit, it is homeownership. You won’t be too far from the truth, if you say homeownership is a tool to reduce poverty and as a route to wealth-building for the middle class. This article tells us why homeownership is a cool investment. A good investment is ...

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Things You Should Know Before Building A Duplex

House Design

Just like every real estate property, building a duplex is a great investment for homeowners and landlords, albeit it still comes with its unique advantages and disadvantages. This article highlights the things you should know before buying or building a duplex. Duplexes are houses that are divided into two separate units, but essentially share the same building. Building a duplex ...

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Bargain of the day: The Real Deal in Real Estate

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You want to know the best business decision you can make in 2016?  That will be investing in real estate through Realty Point’s “Bargain of the day” offer. This piece gives useful insight to this off-the-hook initiative. It’s a new year of new beginnings, new opportunities and new innovations. The Pendulum swings forth signaling another chance at taking that step ...

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Are Landlords complying with Lagos Tenancy Law?

The Lagos State Governor introduced the Tenancy Law in 2011, stating that the responsibility now falls on all property owners to make life bearable for those who rent their properties. How has this Law worked so far? Section 4(3) states that for new tenants, it will be unlawful for a landlord or his agent to demand or receive rent in ...

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Lagos State Tenancy Law at a glance

The promulgation of the Lagos tenancy law of 2011 came as respite for tenants who had been suffering in the hands of shylock landlords who had become excessive and brutal in their demands. The Law was set up to regulate rights and obligations under tenancy agreements and the relationship between the landlord and the tenant including the procedure for the ...

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Lagos Tenancy Law: How Much Do You Know?

Lagos Introduces E-Planning Permit

Begin this article HERE …into a house, the owner agrees to release the house and charges one hundred thousand every month, and you take it, you have accepted. For instance, you are going to Maryland and a vehicle passes calling for Yaba, you get in and indicate your exit at Maryland. What you have just done is agree with the ...

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Lagos Tenancy Law further explained

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TEXT OF SEMINAR HELD AT RPL ON SATURDAY 29TH SEPTEMBER 2012 LAGOS TENANCY LAWS 2011 DELIVERED BY EXPERT ON TENANT, LANDLORD MATTERS BARRISTER VALENTINO BUORO. Therefore, we have with us today a veteran in that field. In the field of tenant landlord issues. He is a barrister at law. But prior to that he’s been a journalist, he’s been all ...

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Lagos Tenancy Law: An overview

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In this article I am going to be looking at the new Lagos Tenancy Law 2011, which is the guideline for all transactions in real estate pertaining to landlord and tenant matters. My pledge to you is to take you on a learning ride and understanding of these laws as much as possible and in the most nonprofessional terms I ...

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