Tag - advice

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5 Things to Consider Before Buying a Property for Renovation
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Interior Décor Tips for Your Bedroom
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5 Things to Look Out for When Relocating
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5 Tips to Make Your Living Room Come Alive
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Six Things to Consider Before Renting a New Apartment
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House Painting Ideas for Your Home
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5 Tips for Choosing the Right Real Estate Agent
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Things to Watch-Out for During Inspection

5 Things to Consider Before Buying a Property for Renovation

Real estate investment is one of the safest and surest investing avenue you may want to channel your hard-earned cash into. This is because decades down the line, you can still make some good returns on your investment. In Nigeria, owing a property is seen as a way of guaranteeing one’s future income streams.

If you are looking to buy a property for renovation, as against getting a land to erect a structure on, you may have made a wiser decision. This is because, depending on what you intend to do with the property, you can actually save some good money when you go the path of renovation. Read More

Interior Décor Tips for Your Bedroom

After a hard, tiring and demanding day’s work, it is important to come home to a place where you can rest with peace of mind to prepare you for the next day’s work. If you intend to enjoy such level of rest, it is imperative that the place you call home and especially your bedroom (a place dedicated to relaxing,) is so arranged and designed to help you get the best of rest through the night.

Many people suffer the effects of stress not necessarily because of how stressful their work or day went, but because when they get home, they don’t get enough rest and this in most cases is due to the fact that the bedroom is not decorated to be accommodating and offer the ambience for a soothing night’s rest.

How then does one decorate his/her bedroom (the most personal space in the home) in order to get maximum rest with peace of mind, you may ask? Read More

5 Things to Look Out for When Relocating

Relocating and changing one’s place of abode is commonplace and the process can be quite stressful. People move or relocate for different reasons, whether it is to start a new job, for business purpose, to attend college, the desire to experience other cultures, or simply to change environment. It is estimated that over 2.2 million Lagosians are going to relocate within the next 5 years.

There will always be diverse reasons to relocate from one place to another. Whatever the case for relocating may be, it is imperative to note that there has to be some plans that should be carefully put in place so that your move is as satisfactory as possible, leaving no room for regrets. Therefore, you need to consider some vital factors when you are looking to relocate to another city or country; a thorough job has to be done here. Read More

5 Tips to Make Your Living Room Come Alive

If you have ever entered a living room whose view got you amazed, then you will agree that style and taste are some of the key factors in making a living room beautiful. The Living room is a key and important place in any home. More often than not, it is usually the first room one sees upon entering a house. It sets the tone and atmosphere of the entire home.

It is where guests and visitors are welcomed and entertained. It is also the place where family members gather together for fun activities. The living room also speaks volumes about the people who live in the home, as it reflects their tastes, style and image. Therefore, when decorating your living room you have to be mindful that this room reflects your family and what you represent. Read More

Six Things to Consider Before Renting a New Apartment

If you have ever found yourself in the seemingly endless activity of looking for a befitting new apartment, then you will agree with me that this can sometimes be a difficult task. In fact, it requires a lot as no one wants to end up with something that isn’t satisfactory. If you live in Lagos, you really need to do your home work before you part with your hard-earned money for any apartment.

To avoid a regrettable situation, care has to be taken in seeing to some details that tend to be neglected more often as a result of the desperate need to move into a place a.s.a.p. Renting a new apartment entails that the very needful things has to be meticulously scrutinized just so as to arrive at the best of decision.

Here are five things you may want to consider before making a commitment in going ahead to rent a new apartment. Read More

House Painting Ideas for Your Home

Your house should be a reflection of your personality as an individual and as a family unit. And one way to achieve this is by painting your home in colors that add to the charm of your home, as well as painting in the colors that creates a comfortable environment where the family and guest feel welcome.

The beauty of painting is that there are diverse colors and patterns to choose from for each room in your home.  Therefore, it gives you an opportunity to get creative and have fun decorating your house by thinking up a theme and picking colors that go with that theme and the atmosphere you are trying to create. Read More

5 Tips for Choosing the Right Real Estate Agent

If you are planning to sell or rent your property, you may want to consider working with a real estate agent to help you navigate the process and eventually find a buyer or renter for your property.

Working with professional real estate agents can save you a whole lot of headache by having an agent interfacing between you and the buyer or renter  (for instance, you won’t have to be the one receiving the calls from interested buyers/renters, arranging for inspection, etc).

However, finding a good real estate agent is not that easy. While you may have a relative or neighbor who is into real estate, it is advisable you critically consider if the person is the right person for the job. You don’t want to loose money due to someone messing up with your valued property.

The following are 5 key things you should consider before you hire an agent. Read More

Things to Watch-Out for During Inspection

One of the most important steps when buying or renting a house or an apartment is the inspection process. This is the stage that gives you an idea of the true condition of the property and helps you towards making your final decision.

It is also the process you have to be most weary of. You may get caught up in the moment and end up making hasty decisions you might regret in the future; no one wants to regret buying their dream home or renting a property only to find out the house is far from what you were made to think of. Once you sign the contract with the agent, getting your cash back may be difficult if not impossible. Read More

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