So where were we? Yes, that's right - we were discussing how to maximize your real estate investment in Lagos through number-crunching. I have often stressed this more than anything – location should be a major factor in securing a home investment. A good way to assess location is to find out completed projects, currently ongoing economic projects and proposed major projects (with commencement dates in the short term) within the area.
Back in Part I of the series, we were talking about mortgage, interest rates, cap rate, debt-to-income ratio, you-name-it. Things Funmi didn't know about owning a home. So, let's back right to it...
I cannot even begin to tell you about how many disgruntled homeowners we have encountered that are grossly displeased about the amount of money they've had to spend on retrofitting after purchasing a home.
28th December 2018 was a lovely, breezy evening. A few friends and I were having a small niche hangout before the year ran out; Lekan, Funmi and I (the others had called last minute to cancel). It was somewhere along Ozumba Mbadiwe; I forget the name - it was my first time there. But there was quiet jazz, a group of gentlemen playing billiards in the corner, and service that took forever
The Tango Design Scheme 5 is the perfect home for a close-knit small nuclear family with young children. The interior layout reflects their family bond, the room placements make it easy to keep an eye on the kids, and the colour choices stimulate orderliness in this creative "den". The living area extends into the open plan kitchen with minimal visual obstruction and the two bedrooms which share a common bathroom is economical and cost-cum-energy-saving.
Royal Design Scheme 3 is a concept of wholesome eclectic spaces which serve the everyday family routine elegantly. Each space is uniquely accentuated with beautiful colours and textures. From the warm and spacious anteroom to the cozy private dining, the transition from one space to the other is a regal experience.
The Tango Design Scheme 4 is the quintessential home for couples with a preference for an open-plan cum modern decor styled apartment. One that isn’t shy in entertaining guests to sumptuous meals and drinks in a contemporary kitchen-dining combo layout. The general sense of style and modernity in this home is consistent all through its spaces. The choice of the decor items reflect the taste of the couple and give a peek into their beautiful lifestyle, hinting on their love of art. This 2-bedroom home is a comfortable haven filled with superfluous spaces for young couples. The living room bounded by a dwarf wall divider helps to visually section off the living room and kitchen-dining combo spaces while maintaining the warm and cozy ambiance. The passageway with the nifty dining and adjoining kitchen is open and delightful leading you to the en-suite bedrooms whose entries are strategically positioned to give its occupants utmost privacy from the curious eyes of visitors.
The Third Design Scheme of the Blossom house type is one that perfectly suites the pristine and organized nature of a reserved family: One that is strong in character as reflected in style, spatial flow and uniquely marked-out spaces as precisely demonstrated by this design scheme. Blossom DS3, thus, certainly revolves around reserved opulence, an atmosphere of warmth with an eye for that “old money” style with “new money” taste. The key to this concept is that the home as a haven should enhance the feeling of liveliness as reflected in the select choice of bold compelling furniture pieces strategically positioned within.
The Tango Scheme 3 focuses on wellness and serenity of the homeowner. The moment you step into the entrance of this home, it’s hard to miss the Zen that permeates space. Our design team has cleverly designed and visualized a space where you can feel at ease and focus on the inner you. As you will see in this design scheme, the spaces flow seamlessly into each other, the colours and texture of spaces, element and furniture that makes it up work almost like a melodious symphony in delivering a tranquil apartment for the homeowner.
This unique one bedroom apartment offers you privacy yet without feeling closed out. The design scheme is suited for a small family of grown-ups and has an interesting arrangement of spaces. The dining area is zoned to the far end of the space and could double as a study. A spacious kitchen, quite remarkable for a 1-Bedroom apartment is zoned to the far corner of the apartment and as such, the options for storage and organization are plentiful. Let`s take a tour!