When a buyer wants to buy a home, they want the property that will feel really hospitable. The neatness, tidiness and satisfaction can only be felt by the buyer. There are some important things the home buyers should know that might prevent them from buying a home. This can be by judging on the outer appearance and features since the inner features are what matters most.
If you are buying a home for the first time, they have to ensure that they have looked at the home thoroughly. This includes knowing all about it to avoid new and unpleasant findings later when they have moved in to the newly bought home. When the home buyer is about to buy their home, they should always be accompanied by a qualified evaluator. This evaluator assists the buyer in getting the home that is worth their money.
This qualified home evaluator is very essential more so when the buyer is buying a home that has been previously occupied. In most cases the old homes are sold at more than what they are worth and many banks do not give loans to buy a home that is priced above its worth. Read more
One of the roles of government is to provide good housing for its citizen. Although in the Nigeria most state governments don’t really consider housing as their top agenda. Recently the Ogun state government released funds for the completion of the uncompleted housing project in Media Village, Ajebo, Abeokuta, and a low cost housing estate. This announcement was made by the commissioner for housing Ogun State, Mr. Daniel Adejobi.
The government has invite some architects from Malaysia and been taken around the various projects with the aim of rebuilding the estates. They were also conducted round ibara and Totoro in Abeokuta for the proposed city centre as well as Oke-Mosan and Ooba for the new proposed government city.
The commission also stated that the Mechanic Village at Obada Oko was close to completion and warned that state government would sanction any contractor that failed to perform.
Are you looking for a house to buy or have to sell? This can be a tedious task for an individual without real knowledge or experience in buying or selling a house. The real estate market is always complicated for newcomers to understand. That why it is necessary to employ the service of a real estate agent. They will assist to make the transaction much easier and successful because they have more knowledge, experience and network.
Here are some reason why the services of a real estate agent is important. Read more
When people want to buy or sell a home, the question they always ask is “how much is the fair market value of the house? In a In a competitive market, your house is not value at the price you paid to purchase it or build it, either is it base on the amount of money you spent renovating it. Most home sellers prefer to choose the value of their home base on gut instinct or recommendation for friends who are not into the real estate industry. This is not a proper way to determine the actual value of your home. You could either be selling your house for less or its might just over priced.
In the real estate market prices for property are not always fixed. In the US and other part of the world, the price of most real estate properties has fallen due to Read more
A house is also regarded as asset which you can use as collateral in obtaining a loan from the bank or any financial agencies. You can also sell it to another person for a good price. Before you go to the bank for loan or contact a buyer for you house, it’s important you do valuation on your property to determine if it’s appreciating or depreciating. Home appreciation or depreciation is the increase or decrease in the value of house in comparison to price from one year to the next in relation to the value of the home when it was purchased. The value of your housing property may appreciate or depreciate due to some factors which this article will be explaining to you. Read more
These days real estate developer/Landlord in Nigeria has started renting out furnished apartment. The majority of apartments available for rent are likely to be unfurnished apartments but there are some apartments which are available with furnishings. The apartments are given out for short term and long term stay. You can choose to stay for a few days, weeks, months or even years.
These apartments are usually found mostly in Lagos and Abuja. There are some situations in which it makes sense to choose a furnished apartment. Likewise there are situations in which a furnished apartment is not a good idea. This article will discuss these situations in an effort to assist you in determining whether or not it is better to rent a furnished apartment. Read more
The Lagos State Government has decried the abandonment of 87 housing units in some of its estates, saying they constitute environmental and security challenges. Commissioner for housing in Lagos State Mr. Bosun Jeje, in a statement expressed the displeasure of the government at the action. He said some of the houses had been abandoned since they were allotted to the owners.
Jeje urged owners of the houses to immediately take physical possession of them. He added that failure to do so would give the government no option but to Read more
In order to solve the housing problem in abia state, the govt has taken a giant step to provide 3000 housing unit before the end of his second tenure 2015. With so many housing projects completed and some are ongoing in the state, this is an indication that the government is really committed in achieving its housing objective.
Recently senate president David Mark, commissioned Amoakwe housing estate which 56 housing units has been completed with additional four soon to start. Read more
They have been various major challenges faces the real estate industry in Lagos which include failure for state government to provide a proper mortgage system for people that want to acquire their own houses. Due to the need to address the real estate problem, the Lagos state government has created a new department in the ministry of housing to checkmate the real estate business in the state, including overseeing newly passed tenancy law regulate that the relationship between landlords and tenants.
This new department was disclosed by commissioner for housing, Mr. Bosun Jeje. He also talked about the government plan to evolve a real mortgage scheme which will provide people with mortgage facilities to own their houses and the payment would be spread Read more
Executive Housing Co-operative society limited (EHC) and the Federal Mortgage Bank of Nigeria (FMBN) has announced a collaboration that would ensure homeownership artisans. The Housing scheme which is known as Artisan Scheme will enable groups of artisan, as members of EHC, access mortgage loans payable on long term basis from FMBN at 6% interest.
The president of the society, Mr. Gboyega Fatimilehin made the disclosure during EHC’s 2nd annual general meeting (AMG) held in Lagos. According to him “EHC has registered with FMBN as a Housing Cooperative Society to give members access to National Housing Fund (NHF) mortgage loans. Read more