FIVE (5) THINGS TO LOVE ABOUT LAGOS IN 2020

October 15, 2020

Continuing from where we stopped, Lagos is a stage and you just might be an extra in another person’s drama. You might not have gotten a script but it is certain you have been either an extra, supporting act or the main act in a show. The title of your movie could be “Getting your…

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FIVE (5) THINGS TO LOVE ABOUT LAGOS

October 13, 2020

What’s not to love about Lagos? Yellow buses and constant movement, busy markets and quiet beaches, there are so many things to love about Lagos but let’s talk about five. There’s food at every corner. Street food or fine dining, there’s always food on the streets of Lagos. There’s a mashai kiosk waiting to serve…

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Where Is The Best Place To Live In Lagos

October 13, 2020

Lagos, for many years, has been widely known as the capital of Nigeria before it was moved to Abuja. However, despite the change, lagos has retained its importance as the business and entertainment capital of Nigeria. Therefore, for pleasure and business, Lagos is always alive with activities and teeming with people. Making decisions on the…

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FULLY SERVICED ESTATES: THE MODERN DAY LIVING

September 7, 2020

  When you read an address, sometimes it reads as ‘street’ other times, it reads as ‘estate’. Houses on streets often times, would not have an association or share communal facilities. However, an estate would, most times, have an association, a recreational park, a gym facility, security, religious buildings, a grocery store among other features.…

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HOME HACKS : GENERATOR PLACEMENTS

August 31, 2020

HOME HACKS : GENERATOR PLACEMENTS In Nigeria, if you are not living in a fully serviced estate, you have at least one alternative source of electricity. In most cases, a generator, either petrol powered or diesel powered. Home Hacks: Generator placements Once there is a power outage, to avoid missing out on that important football…

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As offices empty out, home investment looks on with green eyes

May 25, 2020

The future for office commercial space looks increasingly uncertain, as more and more people work from home and some employers consider making it a permanent arrangement — even after the pandemic. Transactions for office leases or sales are already significantly lower this year compared to a similar period in 2019, according to data from real…

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A new way of living?

May 11, 2020

Going forward, property experts are considering whether there will be changes in consumer behavior as a result of the pandemic. The widespread implementation of working from home has made home even more important to lots of people, and there are questions as to whether there will be any longer-term changes. Coronavirus lockdowns in many parts…

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Can’t pay your rent? Here’s what to do

May 11, 2020

Months long battle with the coronavirus made it difficult for Aishat Bello* and her husband to pay their 450,000 naira rent. “I was so sick I could barely walk to the bathroom,” Aishat said. Her husband having been let go from his insurance job, was having a hard time meeting medical and feeding expenses for…

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Mastering the art of virtual listing presentations

May 8, 2020

Doesn’t it just feel like literally overnight that the real estate business as we knew it changed? The COVID-19 pandemic has challenged the way we do business and forced real estate agents around the country to change and adapt new strategies. Not so surprising my however, real estate markets in some specific niches are still…

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It’s more than smart homes, now it’s smart mirrors

May 5, 2020

  Mirror mirror on the wall, who’s the smartest of them all? Yes it’s a battle of smarts now, not just who the fairest is. Smart mirrors are a relatively new trend that takes reflectivity in the bathroom to the next level. Designed with perfect illumination in mind, they add extra luxury to the bathroom.…

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FIVE (5) THINGS TO LOVE ABOUT LAGOS IN 2020

FIVE (5) THINGS TO LOVE ABOUT LAGOS IN 2020

Continuing from where we stopped, Lagos is a stage and you just might be an extra in another person’s drama. You might not have gotten a script but it is certain you have been either an extra, supporting act or the main act in a show. The title of your movie could be “Getting your…

Budget For Your Future

Budget For Your Future

  Before a major party, one would make many different categories of needs such as food, music, security, souvenirs and so on. Next, a decision would be made on the total amount that one is willing to spend and the amount for each category. Without carefully budgeting, one may spend more money than anticipated after…

FIVE (5) THINGS TO LOVE ABOUT LAGOS

FIVE (5) THINGS TO LOVE ABOUT LAGOS

What’s not to love about Lagos? Yellow buses and constant movement, busy markets and quiet beaches, there are so many things to love about Lagos but let’s talk about five. There’s food at every corner. Street food or fine dining, there’s always food on the streets of Lagos. There’s a mashai kiosk waiting to serve…

Where Is The Best Place To Live In Lagos

Where Is The Best Place To Live In Lagos

Lagos, for many years, has been widely known as the capital of Nigeria before it was moved to Abuja. However, despite the change, lagos has retained its importance as the business and entertainment capital of Nigeria. Therefore, for pleasure and business, Lagos is always alive with activities and teeming with people. Making decisions on the…

The Confusing case of Rent versus Lease

The Confusing case of Rent versus Lease

It was common to hear a classmate say “borrow me your pencil” or “I borrowed X my eraser” especially while in primary school. It was a huge task for English teachers to correct the wrong use of borrow and lend. This error still prevails till date. Similarly, a very recurring dilemma is in the use…

What is in your bag of life?

What is in your bag of life?

    I had a teacher who would ask the same question at the end of his class “What is in your bag of life?” It was a rhetorical question that we were expected to ponder on and determine the morals we had imbibed throughout our lives. However, this article is not a query on…

FULLY SERVICED ESTATES: THE MODERN DAY LIVING

FULLY SERVICED ESTATES: THE MODERN DAY LIVING

  When you read an address, sometimes it reads as ‘street’ other times, it reads as ‘estate’. Houses on streets often times, would not have an association or share communal facilities. However, an estate would, most times, have an association, a recreational park, a gym facility, security, religious buildings, a grocery store among other features.…

Much Ado About Safety

Much Ado About Safety

  In recent times, our interests in health safety practices have increased. Public spaces verify your temperature before admission, people walk the streets wearing nose masks and avoiding contact with other people. Schools are on lockdown and people pay more attention while washing their hands. The Covid-19 pandemic has necessitated an increased awareness of disease…

HOME HACKS : GENERATOR PLACEMENTS

HOME HACKS : GENERATOR PLACEMENTS

HOME HACKS : GENERATOR PLACEMENTS In Nigeria, if you are not living in a fully serviced estate, you have at least one alternative source of electricity. In most cases, a generator, either petrol powered or diesel powered. Home Hacks: Generator placements Once there is a power outage, to avoid missing out on that important football…

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As offices empty out, home investment looks on with green eyes

The future for office commercial space looks increasingly uncertain, as more and more people work from home and some employers consider making it a permanent arrangement — even after the pandemic. Transactions for office leases or sales are already significantly lower this year compared to a similar period in 2019, according to data from real…

The new face of Urban Prime 1

The new face of Urban Prime 1

  It’s truly amazing to say that even while we’re just in the beginning stages of the ease of the lockdown in Lagos state, a certain real estate development has early showed no signs of slowing down in terms of infrastructure setup and building construction. Urban Prime 1, a development launched into the real estate…

A mental note to real estate players

A mental note to real estate players

It is true that world as we know it has changed, and for the most part, we are not absolutely certain of a full return to its previous state. Our lives are on pause or in slow motion in some way, and not much is known for sure except that we must wash our hands,…

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