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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Understanding what a Governor’s Consent is? Under what condition might you need it? The buyer’s Guide

Understanding what a Governor’s Consent is? Under what condition might you need it? The buyer’s Guide

Property acquisition in big cities like Lagos can be a very daunting experience. Many over the years have had harrowing encounters with so-called omoniles that leave very little to be desired. Countless scams have been perpetrated all in the name of selling landed properties in the metropolis and beyond. This article and some before it…

4 land investment myths debunked

4 land investment myths debunked

Intellectual property has the shelf life of a banana:  There are countless ways to invest and many investment products to consider before deciding where to put your money. Although investing in land has been profitable for individuals and corporations around the globe, it is a system that is often misunderstood and under-appreciated by the average…

Omonile (Land Grabbing) and the Lagos State Government

Omonile (Land Grabbing) and the Lagos State Government

Where water is the boss, there the land must obey:  The purpose of this article is to bring to the knowledge of the citizenry on the fate of land grabbers popularly known as “Omonile” within Lagos-State as it relates to the Property Protection Bill, 2016 recently signed into law by Governor Akinwunmi Ambode which many…

4 Documents To Prove Land Ownership

4 Documents To Prove Land Ownership

Ever wonder why the value of Naira continues to depreciate and some would consider the uncertainty of the stock market, many people have come to the realization that the oldest form of investment of owning land is considered as the surest guard against inflation. There’s an old wisdom that still remains valid. Many people are…

Guides To Get Building Plans Approval In Lagos

Guides To Get Building Plans Approval In Lagos

When you say or hear about a building plan what comes to mind?  Relatively few have a plan or an idea on what they intend to carry out on their property. First and foremost what is a building plan?  A building plan is a graphical representation of what a building will look like after construction,…

Legal Guide to Buying Property in Nigeria

Legal Guide to Buying Property in Nigeria

Buying land property is one of the dreams of every Nigerian. It is very exciting but hey! It can be a very scary and daunting process at the same time due to the various hurdles and detailing that need to be done.  Also the account of scam from victims of past fraudulent transactions make it…

Why You Should Not Buy Land From Omonile

Why You Should Not Buy Land From Omonile

When you are ready to buy a land, one of the biggest decisions you will have to make that will affect your investment is WHO do I buy from?  Do you buy from an Omonile land or do you buy an Estate land? These are the risk with buying a land from Omonile There are…

Land Titles in Nigeria and What They Mean

Land Titles in Nigeria and What They Mean

How informed are you when it comes to the various land title documents used in the real estate transactions? Property title are legal documents that shows or serves as evidence for ownership for landed property. Checking the land title of a property is an important step to take before you invest in a property and…

Why You Should Invest In an Off-Plan Property

Why You Should Invest In an Off-Plan Property

Off-Plan Property is a real estate Project that has to do with selling or investment before the property is built and it is carried out with a scheduled work and time frame. Subscribes or off takers usually get involved in the project before the property or structure is completed and payment is done in installments.…

Land Banking: Property Investment Scheme

Land Banking: Property Investment Scheme

Land Banking has become a way to expand an existing investment portfolio or get the property market; however, there are some things you should be aware of before you hand over your money. Here we explain how land banking works and the pros and cons you take with this type of investment. Whether to place…

A Few Facts on the Ithaa Underwater Restaurants

A Few Facts on the Ithaa Underwater Restaurants

Imagine having breakfast, lunch, and dinner in an incredible restaurant every single day or probably twice a week, laughs!!!  located Underwater. Believe it or not, it exists and relatively few would call it madness, crazy and adventurous. View this post on Instagram The first world’s undersea restaurant. Can you eat here? Facts about this restaurants:…

Basic Skills for Entrepreneurs

Basic Skills for Entrepreneurs

Business has only two functions – marketing and innovation.  Just like a carpenter is only as good as his tools, the same is true for entrepreneurs. Being an entrepreneur is altogether a different ballgame, relatively entrepreneurs have a lot of responsibilities on their plate from day one of operation. In a very competitive business space…

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