Author - Oluwakemi Adeyemo

Mistakes to avoid before investing in real estate.


Avoid the mistake of not having an investment plan.

Real estate investment does not have to be your first kind of investment.
Many people lose money when their income, lifestyle and expenses will not permit for a real estate investment with a transferable title.

Avoid not having investment values with some flexibility.

I have heard people say this “any property without a C of O, I don’t buy”. For some people, it is a standard.
They prepare for all the cost and work associated […]


Paying for a property does not make you an owner of the property.

Yes, it does not.
I am certain very few people will share this perspective.
In real estate, becoming an owner is way beyond parting with hard-earned cash to the perceived seller of a property.
Real estate investment, involves some attention if you don’t want to lose your hard-earned money.
In recent times, the fear of Omo-onile (indigenous landowners or settlers) became the beginning of wisdom in buying landed property.
An average investor looking to invest in Nigerian real estate will prefer not to deal […]


14 things you should consider before buying a residential property in a location.

1. Does living in the location add to or reduce your stress level.
About 12 years ago, I was an intern in an organization located in Victoria Island, Lagos. It was my first time of living in Lagos beyond 1 week for anything serious. At that time I lived with an Uncle in Ipaja area of Lagos, Nigeria.
I always had to be at the bus pick up point latest by 5:00 am in the morning. The company closes at 4:00 […]