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Covenants of Landlords and Tenants under the Law

August 10, 2022 - Category: Housing and Real Estate

Finding accommodation that fits one's specifications can be extremely difficult. The person will consider the size and location of the rental property, rent, use of the property, and other salient features of the property. [...]

How to Evict a Tenant Lawfully

August 10, 2022 - Category: Housing and Real Estate

Ejecting a tenant can be a very daunting task and many landlords and agents usually resort to self help. Self help is the ultimate use of ones efforts to evict a tenant from their premises and this includes: changing the key locks of the tenant's building, mobilizing uniformed personnel to forcefully remove the tenant and their belongings from the premises, seizing the tenant's property and/or employing other forceful ejection mechanisms. [...]

What to do if you Can't Pay Rent because of the COVID-19/Coronavirus Outbreak?

February 28, 2022 - Category: Housing and Real Estate

The Coronavirus/COVIDS-19 outbreak, has in the past few months, infected millions of persons and claimed the lives of more than 200,000 persons around the world. This outbreak has had far-reaching consequences beyond the spread of the virus. [...]

Estate Planning: Meaning, Forms and Benefits

February 28, 2022 - Category: Marriage, Divorce and Family

A vast majority of people believe they do not require estate planning and that it is only for the wealthy. Estate planning is for everyone, not just the wealthy and it is a plan a person makes for the management and administration of their property during their lifetime and after their death. [...]

How to Acquire Real Property in Nigeria

June 22, 2021 - Category: Housing and Real Estate

The scarcity of land has made real estate a very priced commodity with enormous economic value. This is because the cost of land or building increases over the years, which makes real estate transactions one of the most complex transactions in the world today. [...]

Essential Elements of a Valid Lease

June 22, 2021 - Category: Housing and Real Estate

Housing is one of the most important requirement for human survival. As the world population increases, the demand for accommodation rises. [...]