Building Approval in Lagos

BUILDING PERMIT IN LAGOS

I don’t why but the few times we have tried to help our clients with their building permit process in Lagos, it didn’t go well. We don’t render that service anymore. Obtaining a building permit for a property in Lagos or anywhere in Nigeria should be easy but corruption makes simple things difficult.  If you are looking to buy land in Lagos and build, please…

Survey Plan Check

HOW TO AVOID PAYING FOR SURVEY PLAN TWICE WHEN BUYING A PROPERTY

One of the checks you need to do before buying a property is Survey Plan Check. It is important to ensure the survey plan of the seller is in agreement with the property he wants to sell to you. If you buy a property that has an existing C of O or Governor’s Consent title and the survey plan is not correct, you will not…

Compound and Road Levels in Construction in Ajah/Lekki

CONSIDER THE LEVEL OF YOUR ROAD WHEN BUILDING

If you are building for the first time, you need to know something; the level of your compound is very important! You need to consider the level of the existing roads around your property before you start building. This is especially important if the existing road has not been paved, you must make sure you get a good idea of what the finished road level…

5 things for survey plan in Lagos and Ogun

FIVE THINGS TO KNOW ABOUT SURVEY PLAN IN LAGOS AND OGUN STATE

1)You don’t need a red seal on your survey plan for it to be genuine. It doesn’t add any form of authenticity to it and it is NOT a requirement in Lagos and Ogun state. Anyone who says you need it is not telling you the truth 2)Whether your land is under government acquisition or not your survey must be carried out by a practicing…

Survey at Thomas Estate Ajah

5 REASONS WHY HAVING ALL YOUR PROPERTY DOCUMENTS SHOULD BE A PRIORITY

Our recent experiences with some clients have further reinforced our belief that every property owner MUST make having all their property documents a priority. The following are some reasons why: For the sake of your children. It makes it easier for your loved ones to inherit your property. It serves as a strong proof of ownership. It makes it easier for government to compensate you…

Lagos Omonile Issues

LIST OF OMONILE TRICKS YOU SHOULD KNOW – PART 2

LIST OF “OMONILE” TRICKS YOU SHOULD KNOW – PART 2Recently, we had a few people who acquired their land directly from “omonile” (family land owners) and this is the second part of the tricks list which was created as a result of their “unnecessary” challenges. 1 They try to sell you land outside the area that has a good title(C of O, Excision, Governors Consent…

Land Survey Lekki

CONSTRUCTION IN LAGOS NOT SLOWING DOWN DESPITE PANDEMIC

We did a survey job off Orchid road last month and while we were at the site, we noticed that on our Google Earth background map, there were no buildings but around us, there were buildings everywhere. We were surprised and decided to check the date the Google satellite image was taken. We were shocked to see the image was only a year old. Then…

BUSH LAND LAGOS

LIST OF “OMONILE” TRICKS YOU SHOULD KNOW – PART 1

Recently, we had a few people who acquired their land directly from omonile (family land owners) and this tricks list was created as a result of their “unnecessary” challenges. They tell you to ask your surveyor to carve out your land Don’t do this. Ensure they use their own surveyor to carve out the land for you after which your surveyor will confirm the area…