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Whether people should rent properties or buy them instead, has been a debate in existence since time immemorial. As expected, while some people prefer to rent properties, others gravitate more toward buying them for keeps. The interesting thing about the latter, is that it can also be bought for the purpose of renting it out. Consequently, to give an answer to this debate, I would say ‘buying-to-rent-out’ is a better option. This not only means that you are buying, but also means that you can still make money from what you purchased.

However, some people may prefer to buy their…



We bring you good tidings, as we launch the month of love. As is our tradition, here again, is February Fever. Yes.. again!! Here at middle chase, February Fever 2.0 is now good to go!

Last year, we took a number of couples to Wheatbaker hotel, Ikoyi, and it was such an intimate refreshing moment for the participants, who all enjoyed an intimate dinner for two, and engaged in other amazing activities, and surprises. …

As the demand for living increases throughout major areas around the country, the amount of off-plan property developments continues to rise in order to keep up and prepare for the future. Off-plan properties can offer significant benefits, in particular a greater potential for growth and profitability, buying at a low price before the property is even built.

What is an off-plan property?

Off-plan property refers to a property or development that is still in its construction or planning phases, and so hasn’t been completed yet. …

One of the major challenges most investors face in Nigeria is the issue of Land Grabbers popularly known as “Omo Onile” in the Southwest region of the country. Most of the fraudulent acts on properties are traced to them.

Basically, Omo Oniles are the legal and lawful owners of a given piece of land or the indigenous landowners in a given community. They are traditionally descendants of the native owners of the land. They sell and usually feed on proceeds from land sales. …

The foundation of every house represents an essential part of the structure of a property. It is required that it stays in the fittest frame possible with constant maintenance targeted towards keeping water away from the foundation and the environment at large.

The effect of flooding on the world economy especially in the third world countries like Nigeria is disheartening. Of course, no creation can live without water. Nonetheless, the global obligation is to ensure that adequate sewerage systems are prepared and also free of all components that can obstruct them.

What is a drainage system?

A drainage system is responsible for getting rid of…

Real estate investment in Nigeria like any other business can be difficult to accomplish. Becoming a pro in any career especially in real estate requires time. Becoming a pro in real estate requires you to master and understand the intricacy of the business. Failure to acquire knowledge on real estate investment may cause you to lose your hard-earned money. Below are tips to help you become a pro on real estate investment in Nigeria.


Your network/relationship with clients and colleagues will be a strong determinant of your business. Networking provides you with a wealth of knowledge from other people’s…

Purchasing a home is a meaningful venture that anyone can execute in life. Most first-time investors are novice about the home buying process and this makes them ask a lot of questions in their journey to investing in real estate.

Some investors lose because they plunge into the market without good training and knowledge. Yet, some become prosperous because they have cultivated the habit of asking questions from experienced investors. …

What distinguishes a person who achieves exceptional results from those who fail to realize their dreams?

Some will say it is intelligence, the ability to take risk, creativity, determination etc. As these answers seem to be reasonable and logically sensible, the science of success evaluates that none of these common reasons is the basis of achieving great things in life.

Hence, regardless of what it is you want to accomplish, the pathway to success must start by choosing the right mindset. Success is not an action that you take, it is a way of life. …

Most satisfied clients will tell you they would gladly refer your business, but very few do. That’s simply because your name isn’t beeping on their minds. Here are five reasons why keeping communication open with your past real estate clients should be as much of a priority in growing your real estate business as networking for new leads.


They say that absence makes the heart grow fonder. That’s not exactly the case when it comes to your relationship with your clients. Find creative ways and reasons to stay in touch with past real…

It has become apparent to everyone that the real estate sector is one of the most lucrative sectors in Nigeria. In cities like Lagos where the population is ever-increasing, the demand for property is startling.

As a real estate agent, if you’re able to secure the sale of a property worth 10 million naira in any part of Lagos, you could earn as much as 1 million naira (at 10% commission on selling).

However, to achieve this desired result as a real estate agent, you must develop certain habits. It’s not enough to desire success but to know how to…


Middlechase is the leading rental property developer whose focus is to increase participation in real estate as investors build wealth from it.

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