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#ShelterMatters – Is your house insured?

is your house insured

Is your house insured? Your home is your biggest investment. Unlike cars, which depreciate the minute you drive them off the lot, houses typically increase in value over time.   Is home insurance really necessary? What is the value of home insurance? Does it really pay off later to insure my home now?   You’ve probably asked at least one ...

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#ShelterMatters : What part of Lagos do you avoid, and why?

Though Lagos is the smallest state in Nigeria with a land mass of 3,345 square kilometers, ironically it is one of the most populated cities in Nigeria. People from all other places in the country migrate into a place that has been described by some sections of the country as “no man’s land”. In Lasgidi every manner of humans can ...

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Who refurbishes a previously occupied apartment?

Who really should be responsible for the refurbishment of a previously occupied apartment? Welcome to another episode of shelter matters on your number 1 hub for real estate matters in Nigeria. The matter arising today might be perceived in a very concerned and harsh tone as I am experiencing today’s topic first hand and not close to being imagined. Shelter ...

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Is it right to have religious centers in residential areas?

Noise pollution or noise disturbance according to wiki is the disturbing or excessive noise that may harm the activity or balance of human or animal life. The source of most outdoor noise worldwide is mainly caused by machines and transportation systems, motor vehicles, aircraft, and trains. However, in Nigeria, churches and Mosques are higher source of outdoor noise. The sound ...

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Agents’ fee menace in Lagos state

Still on the Lagos state tenancy law which was introduced 2011, last week we shared ours and your opinion on the segment of the law which states that it will be unlawful for a landlord or his agent to demand or receive rent in excess of 1 year in respect of any premises with the provision for a contravention of ...

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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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How long should you live in a house as a tenant?

Shelter being one of the most essential needs for living concerns every being. Therefore, its either you are a tenant or a landlord. As usual on Nigeria Real Estate hub, we try to discuss issues as it concerns us all and create the platform to share your opinions. The topic for today goes thus; ‘How long should you live in a rented ...

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PROPERTY SEARCH: to go online OR use an agent?

Its no longer news that the Real Estate market is towing the technology synchronisation way. Following the new trend of mobile apps driving real estate, you would wonder how this affect the regular masses. Should we expect a person in search of a new apartment to think about surfing for properties online with the likes of Findnigeriaproperty.com and others. Nigeria Real ...

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