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Covenants of Landlords and Tenants under the Law

November 13, 2019 - Category: Housing and Real Estate

Finding an accommodation that fits ones specifications can be very demanding and difficult. However, when one obtains their desired rental property, it is important to read and understand the clauses in the lease agreement and ask necessary questions before appending signature on the agreement. [...]

How to Acquire Real Estate in Nigeria

October 11, 2019 - Category: Housing and Real Estate

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

How to Evict a Tenant Lawfully

August 27, 2019 - 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. [...]

Essential Elements of a Valid Lease

July 4, 2019 - Category: Housing and Real Estate

Housing is one of the most important element of human survival and as the world population is on the increase, the need for habitation also increases. People need houses for accommodation and businesses need location for their commercial activities. [...]

Estate Planning: Meaning, Forms and Benefits

June 25, 2019 - 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. [...]