Real Estate

Guide to property valuations

Guide to property valuations

A real estate valuation is necessary for a variety of endeavours, including financing, sales listing, investment analysis, property insurance, and taxation. Conducting a property valuation is a critical part of making the best investment decision possible. That’s because not every rental property provides the same yield to investors. By accurately valuing rental property, you can profitably scale up your...

Making an offer on a house

Making an offer on a house

Buying a house is a big step and can be daunting. This is likely to be one of the most expensive transactions you’ll ever make. Once you have identified the ideal property, you then need to decide how to bid for it. Do you put in a high offer to clinch it, and risk wasting money? Or a low offer and risk losing your dream home? What are the best tactics to ensure you get the perfect property at the best...

Hidden costs of homeownership

Hidden costs of homeownership

The moment a person buys their first house is one of the most exciting periods in their lives. Regardless of whether it's your first or third home, it's a significant life event with even greater costs. Everyone knows that buying a new home can be costly, but the cost of buying a home includes so much more than simply paying for the house itself. It can be startling, especially to first time buyers, to...

Step-by-step guide to selling a tenanted property

Reasons Why You Should Use A Registered Agent

Reasons Why You Should Use A Registered Agent Most Real Estate adverts in Zambia today have a common hashtag "strictly no agents"  that is because most people don't know that they can choose to work with a ZIEA registered agent and get services that are commendable. When thinking about working with a Real Estate Agent or Agency the first thing you need to ask them is: "Are you registered?"...

Considerations before buying a second home

Considerations before buying a second home

Homeownership is one of the most common journeys that people aspire to go on. While owning a second house is a luxury that only a few individuals can afford, the demand for second homes has risen in recent decades. Buying a second home is a big upgrade, whether you're laying claim to your favourite vacation spot or taking the first step into real estate investment. However, before you buy a second house,...

Considerations when buying a retirement property

Considerations when buying a retirement property

Retirement housing is more popular than ever, and the number of options available is growing. The demand for retirement housing has increased due to a growing population and greater life expectancy. Buying a new house is always a big decision, but never more so when considering buying a retirement property. Buying a retirement property will be new for most people and there is much to learn before you start...

Ways to build your house on a small budget

Ways to build your house on a small budget

More and more people are considering building their own homes as getting onto the housing ladder is becoming increasingly less affordable. Unfortunately, there are still a lot of misconceptions regarding self-building. These misconceptions are propelled by thoughts that building your own home is expensive and cumbersome. However, low budget house construction is possible. Every little thing adds up when...

Reasons to invest in Abuja's real estate

Reasons to invest in Abuja’s real estate

There are numerous benefits to investing in real estate, and Abuja, Nigeria is no different. The Nigerian capital, Abuja, serves as the country's political and administrative centre. The dynamic city has grown rapidly over the years and is currently a desirable area for Nigerian real estate investment. We cannot overstate the importance of location in real estate investing. While a house or shop can...

Everything you need to know about commercial lease agreements

Everything you need to know about commercial lease agreements

Whether as a landlord or a tenant, most organisations will come across a commercial lease agreement at some point. Understanding what terms should be included, as well as the ramifications of each, is crucial. This is necessary to maintain good relations between the landlord and the tenant in the future. In this blog article, we will explain everything you need to know about commercial lease...

Understanding the Co-Tenancy Clause in a retail lease

Understanding the Co-Tenancy Clause in a retail lease

The Co-Tenancy Clause is one of the most significant elements in a lease contract for both the commercial landlord and the retail business owner. You put your business at risk of considerable financial difficulty if you don't correctly negotiate the Co-Tenancy arrangement. It's an important aspect of the commercial lease that both the retail tenant and the landlord should consider. Understanding the...

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