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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So, no home Elon Musk?😳😳😳

May 5, 2020

While some people are trying to catch up to their home ownership dreams, and working hard at it, others are running right in the opposite direction. One of such folks being Elon Musk. Recently he came out to make quite a puzzling announcement to the effect that, he will own no home and is about…

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Money anxiety keeping you up at night? Here’s how you can ensure you get a good shut eye

May 5, 2020

  Who isn’t worried or anxious about money? Almost everyone at varying levels is. Bills, unemployment, economic woes,businesses crumbling, the recession, it’s a lot to grapple with. The general uncertainty and job and business loss are driving financial stress,” and the average family even has it seemingly worse, seeing that they have come into the…

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Strategies To Weather Economic Downturns in Lagos

May 5, 2020

  The streets of Lagos are now up and running for the most part, thanks to the ease of the lockdown that head held sway for over 3 weeks. Though it’s a far cry from a complete return to normal, certain businesses can now make a guarded, slow return to the market place, gradually building…

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Self-care: Create a You-Booster haven/sanctuary in your home

April 22, 2020

With each week that goes by, things are drastically changing as we try to flatten the curve of the coronavirus. Most people are working from home, businesses are creating new ways to provide for their customers, and mostly staying at home. As you’re hunkered down in your home, practicing self-care is a great way to…

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Buy a home Virtually- Tech is not the enemy

April 21, 2020

These are the times upon us right now. The times where most essential and even dispensable transactions are carried out virtually. Now more than ever before, a whole new world has opened up to us, thanks to virtual processes: business and informal correspondence, learning tools and sessions, social media engagement, most key aspects of human…

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Top traits of a real estate agent

Top traits of a real estate agent

If you’re a new to the real estate agent business and you haven’t closed a deal yet, you aren’t alone, we gave you all the tips and more. Going off that, from research and a wide range of experience, it’s becoming increasingly obvious that, a mindset that stays intent on success, and that pushes you…

Lagos city

Why Invest in Real Estate on the Island?

Why should you invest in a real estate on the Island in Lagos and not somewhere else like Abeokuta? No shade to Abeokuta, but I’m sure you understand what we’re getting at. There are vast opportunities available to you on the Island that you might not get anywhere else as a real estate investor. Lagos,…

Small Business Loan

How To Secure a Small Business Loan

Getting a bank loan can be a tedious process in Nigeria, especially as a small business. A big investment is only worth it when there is an immense return of investment, not just in the imminent value but enough to use as collateral when obtaining a loan. In determining how land is an obtainable collateral,…

To Rent or To Lease?

To Rent or To Lease?

A “rental agreement” or “lease”, has been a major subject of confusion for people, seeing as they are both used interchangeably. Most, are not sure what term to use and the situation to use it for. Before we state the benefits of each of the options available, we have to ascertain if they mean the…

virtual reality for house hunting

Virtual reality tour, the future of house hunting?

Imagine house hunting for your future apartment from anywhere in the world, this is the fast approaching future of real estate. You might be in a desert and view a prospective apartment overlooking the southern shores easily with just a virtual reality headset. Virtual reality (VR) is a new user interface unlike the conventional one,…

Fake real estate agent

How to spot a fake real estate agent

A penny for your thoughts, what comes to your mind when you first read the topic? Did you remember a time you or someone you know was scammed by a fake real estate agent? Let’s face it, some of us have fallen victim in one way or the other to real estate scams by persons…

Nigerian real estate

Nigerian living abroad with no real estate in Lagos? Wake up!

If you’ve been and live out of the country for a relatively long while, or you are currently a Nigerian living abroad, it’s very understandable the apprehension you might have about investing in real estate back home here in Lagos. Matter of fact, many close themselves out of the most profitable, reliable investment known to…


House Hunting in the rain?

Real estate experts say that the rain season is a good time for house hunting and home buying for obvious practical reasons; the house flaws are made bare and visible for you to see. There is no particular season for home scouting, as most avoid the raining season mainly because it is not convenient and…

Thinking of getting a mortgage facility for your home How to get your books together

How to get a mortgage facility for your home

Figuring out the exact financial lapses that will stand out to lenders will strengthen your chances of loan approval. Trained to spot financial mismanagement, mortgage lenders take careful time to review your finances before approving or denying you for a home loan. The role of the lender in approving a loan is to make sure…


Why your work in real estate seems “not good enough”

Many have said, and there are no lies with the saying, that real estate entrepreneurs and business owners are set to live some of the most leisurely, time-flexible, purpose-driven, self-managed and financially rewarding lives, ever. We know for a fact that many real estate entrepreneurs could very well be on some island, with just a…


Investment in land vs Rental Income

Rental income! Rental income!! Rental income! The recent, incessant chant about this stream of income and investment option has become so loud, it’s almost deafening. As thunderous and defiant as Kanye chanting Jesus Walks!!! during his performance of this highly acclaimed song, or the chant of church goers reciting “Oluwa Gbami” (God save me) endlessly,…


Benefits of Purchasing Land

There’s a reason it’s called “real” estate. When you own the land, you have the foundation to dream, plan and build your new home when the time is right. Purchasing land is far more affordable compared to buying a property, particularly when you’re buying land now, to build on it later when you have a…

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