This article seeks to let you know in a nutshell few important things before you consider taking out a mortgage. A mortgage is simply a conveyance of land or assignment of chattel as a security for the repayment of a debt or discharge of other obligation for which it is given, with a provision for … Continue reading Things to Know Before Taking Out a Mortgage
It is not uncommon for a married couple to want to acquire property jointly as husband and wife. In fact, some consider it ideal. Even though they may have properties to their individual names, they may want to acquire some as a couple, maybe their matrimonial home, maybe for financial security in the event that … Continue reading Purchase of Property as a Married Couple
Have you ever wondered why a tenant is so powerful, such that at some point he becomes a torn in the flesh of the landlord? There have been circumstances where a landlord would even have to beg the tenant to leave his property. Have you asked yourselves why landlords don’t manage their property themselves? Once … Continue reading Tenant’s Right of Action In Trespass Against His Landlord
I heard once, on television, of a child of a celebrity in America who was less than 10 years old and had an estate worth millions in her name. Of course, she wasn’t the youngest business mogul in the world, her parents probably acquired the properties for her but they were in her name, they … Continue reading Can A Child Own Property in Nigeria?
Introduction: Let me start by saying; no one ever wants his/her loved ones to die! So automatically, every publication that has to do with steps to take upon/after the demise of a loved one is usually consciously or unconsciously avoided (especially in our African society – where we are taught no say “God Forbid” to … Continue reading Intestacy: Recovering the Properties of Loved Ones Who Died Without A Will
Accommodation is of fundamental importance to humans, thus; drastic increase in population over the past few decades have occasioned a more formal and generally acceptable set of principles governing tenancy, tenant-landlord relations as well as ejection of a tenant from a property. In the struggle to keep pace with the growth in population, it is … Continue reading Tenancy; The Practice In Various Jurisdictions Across Nigeria
When you want to rent a house, you become a prospective Tenant. Now who is a tenant??? A tenant is a person that occupies land or property rented from a landlord and is subject to payment of rent. Getting a place to rent can be quite a challenge no matter where you are. However, it … Continue reading Rent and Other Associated Fees
It may interest you to know that a huge number of wealthy men/women don’t do the proper thing to safeguard the interest of their surviving ones in the event that they are nowhere to be found. Many of them inadvertently end up enriching their various banks. So many families languishing in penury couldn’t have been … Continue reading How Do You Claim Properties Of A Deceased Person?