Real Estate

How To Invest In Farmland In Nigeria

Investing in land in Nigeria can be profitable. But land comes in different shapes, sizes and forms. Farmland or agricultural land is one type that is regularly overlooked. Investors can see significant benefits from investing in farm land, as against commercial or residential, depending on where and what type of farmland you purchase. Farmland is often seen as one of the best long term real estate...

Land Banking: Why You Should Be Investing In It

“If only I knew then, what I do now”: A common expression, that is often all to true when it comes to investing in real estate: especially land banking. I am sure most people would love to have bought as much real estate as possible, 5-10 years ago, had they known that investments made would be worth double or even triple today. Well there’s no better time to buy land and wait than now, as long...

Off Plan Property: Things To Consider Before You Buy

There are many advantages to buying property from a developer. You have the option of purchasing a new house fully built or buying before construction has finished i.e. off plan. Buying off plan property offers several distinct advantages. As a result, this form of real estate investment has become a favored option for investors across Nigeria. Abuja and Lagos have numerous off plan property developments...

Real Estate Investment Trusts Vs. Property: What To Invest In

For those wanting to invest in real estate there are many ways of doing so. Perhaps you could acquire a physical property or get involved in real estate development. An alternative is investing in real estate investment trusts (REITs). REITs allow you to invest in property without buying it directly. But is investing in REITs better than directly buying real estate? The answer is: it depends. Both REITs...

Smart Home Technology: All You Need To Know

Real estate and lifestyle have always been closely related. Where you live or have lived defines the way you think, look and act i.e. your lifestyle. In modern times, real estate is not just about where you are i.e. your location. Real estate also includes what you can actually do in a given location. What you can do is greatly influenced by smart technology. Technology is something that has a great...

A Guide To Buying Luxury Homes (& Top Tips)

Buying a luxury home is a desire for most people — from grand villas in the country, to penthouses with beautiful views of the city. When you add smart home technology to the mix, the options are limitless for buyers seeking grandeur. Demand for luxury real estate is growing in emerging markets across Africa and Asia. In countries such as Nigeria, high net worth individuals see purchasing luxury houses...

How To Invest In Nigeria Real Estate — 11 Ways To Start

Investing in real estate in Nigeria has always been an excellent way to make money. Owning property has been a sign of wealth and status for centuries. In recent years, real estate investing has become even more popular. Across the world in emerging markets like Nigeria, South Africa and Kenya: there are a variety of different opportunities to invest. Real estate business offers great returns on...

Land Sizes In Nigeria — Plots, Acres, Hectares & Square Meters Explained

What is the size of a plot of land? What is that in square metres? How does a plot compare with an acre or a hectare? These are questions often asked by Nigerian real estate buyers and sellers: to which you get a variety of different answers depending on who you ask. Various terms are currently in use across Nigeria to denote or measure the size of land or property. It is important that you are aware of...

Different Types Of Houses In Nigeria (With Pictures)

Homes in Nigeria come in various styles, forms and shapes — from mansions to bungalows to terraces. These different types of houses all have something unique about them. The whole profession of architecture is dedicated to the designing and construction of such buildings — with particular attention paid to aesthetic values. Over the years, some housing styles have gone in and out of fashion. However,...

Certificate of Occupancy — All You Need To Know

A Certificate of Occupancy (C of O) is a fundamental land title document in Nigeria — along with other documents like the survey plan and the deed of assignment. Getting a C of O is one of the steps you need to take when purchasing land or property in Nigeria. As a government issued document, the Certificate of Occupancy proves ownership of land. This article will expand on this in detail. Villa...

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