How to Verify Red Copy of Survey Plan in Lagos was Lodged

If you are buying land for the first time in Lagos and you hire a land surveyor in Lagos to survey the land for you and prepare a survey plan, it is important to note that the job of the land surveyor is not complete even after he has delivered the survey plan to you. The land surveyor is supposed to register the survey in…

How to Obtain Land Excision in Lagos

Steps to follow to obtain land excision in Lagos state 1        Submission of application letter with attached documents. Attached documents include I Application letter by the intending villagers/settlers or community on letter head, addressed to the Permanent Secretary, Lands Bureau. II Sunprint perimeter survey plan of the land requested for excision. III Brief profile/history of the village/settlement/containing: A The name of the Oba/ Baale or…

Cost of land survey in Ogun state

The cost of survey in Ogun state was increased in July, 2017. The Nigeria Institution of Surveyors Ogun state branch reviewed its scale of fees upwards due to the dynamics of the economic situation as related to professional practice and instrumentation. Before the review, the least cost for a registered survey of a plot of land in Ogun state was N120,000 (One hundred and twenty…

Ibeju Lekki Land

These days it seems almost every real estate agent is selling land in Ibeju-Lekki. Everybody wants land in Ibeju-Lekki because of its investment potential considering the massive projects ongoing (e.g Dangote Refinery) and those already in the pipeline. Most of the agents don’t even know if the Ibeju-Lekki land they are marketing has good title or not. They don’t know that a large chunk of…

Land Surveyors in Lagos

There are over 300 Registered Land Surveyors in Lagos. A Registered Land Surveyor is a Surveyor licensed by SURCON (Surveyors Council of Nigeria) to carry out survey works anywhere within the Federal Republic of Nigeria. It’s important to note that it’s not everyone that is called a Surveyor who is actually a Registered Surveyor. It’s also important to note that ONLY REGISTERED SURVEYORS are qualified to carry out property surveys used to obtain title documents…

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Steps to Follow When Buying Land in Lagos

The most important thing to remember when buying land in Lagos is to always consult professionals. Land Surveyors and Lawyers are the two main professionals you need during the process of acquiring land. In some cases, especially for large and specific projects, you will need to consult other professionals such as geotechnics, architects, engineers and town planners before you purchase the land. In general, the…

The Importance of Record Copy of a Survey Plan

A Record Copy (also referred to as Red Copy) is a copy of the original survey carried out by a Registered Surveyor which is lodged in the Cadastral Records department of the Office of the Surveyor General of the State. The Record Copy is very important because it is required during the processing of any land title. In fact, a survey is not complete until…