Land Ratification or Regularization In Lagos State

Land Regularization (also known as Ratification) is carried out when an individual or corporate entity acquires land that belongs to the government. However, not all government lands can be regularized. Any land that will be regularized must not fall within a government committed area and it must confirm to the state’s urban planning regulations. Regularization entails buying the land “properly” from the government. It is…

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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…

Land Excision in Lagos

Beware of lands in Lagos with “Processing Excision” title. There has been a proliferation of real estate companies claiming to have lands for sale all over Lagos especially in Ibeju Lekki axis. Some of the lands they are selling have genuine titles but most of them don’t especially those on which they claim to be “processing excision”. They tell prospective buyers they have started processing…

Charting a Survey Plan in Lagos

The importance of Charting in Lagos cannot be overemphazied. Charting is the first thing you do when you want to acquire land. It is done through your Surveyor in Lagos. It is basically the process of knowing the acquisition status of the land. This process is very important especially in Lagos. This is necessary because by law all land belongs to the government. However some…

Why you need a Surveyor when you want to acquire land in Lagos

When acquiring property in Lagos, you need a Land Surveyor for several reasons. 1)Confirm the status of the property 2)Confirm if there are any foreseeable encumbrances 3)Advise on land acquisition procedure 4)Confirm the correct size of the property 5)Prepare a survey plan 6)Lodge the Survey plan with the government 7)Obtain land information 8)Assist in obtaining cerfiticate of occupancy 9)Serve as an expert witness in land…