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REAL VALUE: DETERMINING VALUE OF PROPERTY

The question to ask is- what determines the value of a property? How does the buyer know that a property is overpriced or seller know that the property is being sold below market value, what factors determines this?

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LIVING IN COLORS

”Colors, like features, follow the changes of the emotions” – Pablo Picasso Colors- it tells a story, it sends a message. Three months ago we got a new house for a newly married couple and out of the blues they requested that we assist them in decorating. We were stunned, because we do not do [...]

PROPERTY PURCHASE:THINGS TO LOOK OUT FOR

Buying property is a great source of happiness most especially when you negotiate and seal the deal of a good offer but never be in a hurry to pay for a property until you get a second and third look at it as your outlook and opinion of it may change and faults become clearer after the excitement of seeing something you like for the first time wears off.

URBAN PLANNING: A NECESSITY

Taking the flood in Lagos as a yardstick, it tells that there is a lot of work to be done in terms of Urban Planning. Good road networks must be accompanied by efficient drainage system and sensitization of the locals on the advantages of proper waste disposal.

REAL DECISIONS

Hmmmm! I have had this experience with quite a few clients-showed them a house today and wait for another week to make a decision and before you know it the house was gone,of course! Had someone who wanted to buy land but delayed for 3weeks, by the time she came back the price had increased [...]

BENEFITS OF REAL ESTATE INVESTMENT

Investing in real estate is the surest and safest form of investment as the value will appreciate, you are not affected by inflation (in fact, inflation is a benefit for you when it comes to rental income derived from real estate), you have total control over your investment and it can be used as a good collateral to secure loans.

CHALLENGES OF DEALING WITH AGENTS

I was discussing with a friend who seemed to have loads of issues with Real Estate Agents and i requested that he wrote what his challenges were and how to solve them and this is what he sent: "My wife is 6 months pregnant with triplets. I was shocked when we found out and in 3 [...]

OF LAND AND ITS UTILITY

Land - as an asset Investment in real property is a conscious venture investors need to make. Land is real estate or property, minus buildings and equipment that does not occur in a natural way. Land ownership may offer the title holder the right to natural resources on the land. The term land can be looked [...]

CAUTIONS AND PRECAUTIONS  IN LAND TRANSACTIONS 2

I have mentioned it once and again I emphasize the importance of engaging professionals when coming into a real property transactions. Certainly when experts are engaged you will get qualitative services and not land into troubles. Grey areas become exposed and expounded to you. My general advice is for no one to sacrifice professionalism because [...]