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Real Estate is your money’s best friend.

Years before now, “real estate is a great investment” was a usual anthem that was chanted among people even though it was viewed as an asset that was strictly for the wealthy in society. In recent times, especially in 2020, there has been a change in that narrative because the industry has been tailored in a manner that makes it possible for people who fall into the middle class or salary earners space to be able to successfully purchase properties.

The worldwide COVID-19 crisis is around the world has dealt a hard blow on the economy of many countries seeing as a lot of businesses including banks, were forced to pause operations which resulted in the mass layoff of staff, the decline in the value of stock rates and many more.

A lot of individuals have been on the hunt for an asset that would help multiply the money that they currently have without hitting a decline due to the pandemic at hand and that is why real estate is on the rise as the best asset to invest money in this year.

Often referred to as an inflation resistant investment, real estate is expected to appreciate in value and increase income if it is being leased for residential or commercial purposes, therefore causing it to retain its value even during an inflation crisis.

According to Business Day, if an apartment in Lagos cost N36,000 per month due to inflation two years ago, that same apartment would cost around N72,000 per month currently. An increase in demand for real estate products, its ability to survive the effect of inflation, and its ability to appreciate with time has positioned it to be a good investment option in 2020.

For this reason, Pertinence Limited has put together a beautiful variety of mouthwatering promos on our properties to ensure that regardless of this pandemic, your finances are secured through real estate. Interested? Please visit https://app.pertinencelimited.com/login or call us on 08140000428, 08182496310.

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Lockdown: Pertinence Limited Cushions Effects With 3-Months Free Rents For Tenants

It’s no secret that the entire world is currently going through a hard time due to the outbreak of Coronavirus/COVID-19. The fatality of the virus has caused countries to shut down their borders, ban inter-country traveling, restrict movements and gatherings of people, companies and businesses have shut down operations while their members of staff work remotely.

Pertinence Limited is all about her people and their overall wellbeing and for this reason, is why the management decided to make the next three month rent-free for her tenants across the nations. In a letter addressing the tenants, the General Manager of Pertinence Limited, Jeffrey Itepu said while addressing the tenants:

“We cannot turn a blind eye to how uncomfortable this period is for everyone. A lot of persons will be experiencing a serious decline in cash flow for a while due to this virus and it’s the effect on businesses. We hope that making the next three months rent-free would take some burden off of our tenants and help them focus on bouncing back.”

Most importantly, we are all urged not to forget to take these necessary safety precautions:

  •  Wash your hands regularly with soap for at least 20 seconds.
  •  Use hand sanitizers (if possible, have one for yourself).
  •  Avoid touching the mouth, nose, and eyes.
  •  Drink water often to remain hydrated as much as possible.
  • Observe social distancing.
  • Avoid large gatherings.
  • If you feel ill, withdraw yourself from others and call the emergency phone numbers to get help.
  • ·Avoid travels, especially to locations with cases.

Stay safe and stay vigilant.

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Coronavirus or not, WE HAVE YOU COVERED

Abidemi is an electrical engineer at one of the biggest telecommunications companies in Africa. Everyone speaks highly of her and how excellently she does her job and composes herself. In an industry that is mostly dominated by men, she has been able to build a strong and remarkable reputation for herself. Although her career was taking shape rapidly, there was something Abidemi craved with all her heart. A house. Her own house.

Yes, she lives in one of the most exotic neighborhoods in Lagos surrounded by celebrities as neighbors but it’s a rented apartment. She’ll rather be her own landlady. The truth is that Abidemi’s childhood was not a rosy one and on four occasions, her parents were unable to pay rent as at when due and the landlord was nasty to them. One of those four occasions saw them roaming the streets of Lagos because they were rendered homeless.

She had heard about Pertinence Limited in the news, the real estate company in Lagos making bold moves and decided on the spot that they would be the ones she cops her first property in Lekki from. Unfortunately, Coronavirus came and put all her plans on a halt. A lot of companies, including the company she works for and Pertinence Limited, shut down operations and ordered her employees to work remotely.

To say Abidemi is disappointed would be an understatement. She had been so excited to go through the whole buying process. It really is a big deal for her. Now, she does not even know when the pandemic is going to be over and when everything is going to go back to normal again. This dream was taking too long to materialize.

Abidemi clearly doesn’t know much about Pertinence Limited because if she did, she would know for sure that we would never leave our people hanging regardless of whatever is happening in the world currently. Our team had been monitoring the situation and was aware of the fact that activities like travels, events and more have been affected in the last few weeks because countries have been shutting down their borders across the globe.

For this reason and thanks to technology, Pertinence Limited is pleased to let everyone know that we are available to assist you every single step of the way, be it virtually or physically. We have gone a step further by launching our management system named REALMAX which allows you to do almost all the processes you normally would have been required to visit our office for, all on your mobile phone or personal computer.

All you have to do is visit https://pertinencelimited.com/, click on “Partners” (if you are a realtor with us already) or “Clients” (if you are a customer). To get access to your dashboard, use your phone number or email address as your username. The default password is Pertinence12345#. 

With RealMax, you can buy land, make payments, refer friends, get land allocation and make money all from the comfort of your home. For support on getting started please reach out to our customer support lines on 08140000428, 08182496310 or send an email to info@pertinencegroup.com

Most importantly, do not forget to take these necessary safety precautions:

  •  Wash your hands regularly with soap for at least 20 seconds.
  •  Use hand sanitizers (if possible, have one for yourself).
  •  Avoid touching the mouth, nose, and eyes.
  •  Drink water often to remain hydrated as much as possible.
  • Observe Social distancing.
  • Avoid large gatherings (especially from 50 and above)
  • If you feel ill, withdraw yourself from others and call the emergency phone numbers to get help.
  • ·Avoid travels, especially to locations with cases.

Stay safe and stay vigilant.

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Pertinence Limited Goes to London, United Kingdom

Pertinence Limited, one of the leading real estate companies in the Nigerian real estate industry will be having the second edition of their London Real Estate Conference/Investors Forum. The FREE conference is going to be taking place on the 15th of March 2020 at Crown Plaza Hotels & Resorts 19, New Bridge Street, London, EC4V 6DB, United Kingdom.

The conference is concentrated on presenting secured real estate investment opportunities to everyone in London who is interested. Attendees are also going to have the opportunity of buying properties at discounted prices and would also be given property payment plans that last as long as five years.

Interested and curious? Great! Call +447983439082, +447721917320 and 08140000428 for more details.

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Pertinence Limited Hosts The Mayor of Brampton, Canada

Last week, the Mayor of Brampton, His Worship, Mr Patrick Brown alongside the City Councillor – Brampton, Charmaine Williams visited Nigeria and were hosted by Pertinence Limited. Pertinence Limited organized an interactive power session for 300 Nigerian entrepreneurs with the Mayor and the City Councillor as the headlining speakers. Along with their Canadian delegates, the Mayor and the City Councillor spent four days in Nigeria and they did the following:

Meet and Greet with the Governor and Deputy Governor of Lagos state

The Mayor and the City Councillor had a meet and greet session with the governor and deputy governor of Lagos state where they talked briefly on future collaborations between Canada and Nigeria.

A Visit to the Ooni of Ife

The Mayor and the City Councillor paid a visit to the popular Ooni of Ife and were warmly received by the palace dancers with a rich cultural dance presentation after which they proceeded to see the Ooni of Ife and his chiefs.

Meet and Greet with Famous Acts in the Nigerian Entertainment Industry

After the visit to the Ooni of Ife, the Mayor and the City Councillor went on a tour of Terra Kulture Center led by Bolanle Austen-Peters. They later had an interactive meet and greet session with popular acts in the Nigerian entertainment industry such as Ufoma McDermott, Zack Orji, Sam Olatunji, Femi Adebayo, Instagram sensation, Calabar Chic and more.

The Interactive Session

The day for the interactive power session took place and saw the Mayor and the City Councillor sitting on different panels to address the Nigerian entrepreneurs present alongside their delegates and the co-founders of Pertinence Limited, Wisdom Ezekiel and Olorunsheyi Sunday.

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House Fires: A Constant Headache

House fire is a sensitive topic that absolutely everyone ought to pay rapt attention to because of the danger it poses and damages it can cause to the lives and properties of those affected. A house fire in simple words is a fire that occurs in a building and leads to the damaging or total burn down of the entire building and its content.

Sadly, house fires have become a rampant and reoccurring event within Lagos state, Nigeria. According to the BusinessDay report, Lagos state recorded 1,898 house fires in 2015. According to the Lagos State Fire Service, 119 were recorded in January of 2019 alone. Although, it is important to note that house fires are not limited to Lagos alone.

What Causes House Fires?

This is usually the first thing that crosses the mind of anyone who hears about a house fire. Everyone’s curiosity is peaked and they want to immediately know what exactly triggered the fire. There are a variety of things that could cause a house fire but the most common causes are:

Electrical Faults

Faulty electrical features can lead to fire sparks if left unattended to. Sockets, switches, bulb holders, wires and many more are electrical features that could bring about a house fire. Electrical appliances such as air conditioners, refrigerators, heaters, microwaves and more can also be sources of house fires should they develop a fault that is not noticed and fixed in time. House fires caused by electrical faults are usually the hardest to figure out because they are hidden. It is important to ensure that all electrical features and equipment within your household are checked from time to time and anything found faulty should be fixed or replaced immediately.

Chemical Explosion

One would think that chemical explosions only happen at commercial factories but they also happen in homes. Chemicals commonly found in homes are cooking gas, kerosene, cleaning agents, paints, and petrol or diesel if there is a generator available. Fires from chemical explosions occur when these chemicals are exposed to oxygen. They produce heat that eventually ignites a flame after a while. Flammable substances should be kept in a properly sealed container and kept out of the sun.

Candles and Cigarettes

If you are in the habit of using scented candles or smoking cigarettes, then you need to always work in the consciousness of a house fire happening. Candles and cigarettes take a while before they totally burn out so they tend to be forgotten after a while. If they are not properly put out, the fire could still linger around and could spread to other surfaces thereby leading to a house fire. It is important that when using candles and cigarettes, you use stainless steel can to put the remains.

A House Fire has occurred. What Next?

People at the scene of a house fire

The first thing you do once a house fire occurs goes a long way to determine if things will get worse or not. It is natural to panic and be overwhelmed with fear. It’s easier said than done but it is very important to try and maintain a certain level of calmness when such a tragic incident has happened in order to avoid making life-threatening mistakes. You should do the following if a house fire occurs:

  • Exit the building as fast as possible through any means or path available.
  • Find a safe place to stay pending the time firefighters come to put out the fire.
  • Do not attempt to enter into the burning building to recover your material valuables. Your life is more important in all situations.
  • Do not attempt to put out the fire with anything other than water. Using cleaning agents mixed with water does not help to put out the fire.
  • After the fire has been put out, ensure you get a go-ahead from the firefighters before entering into the house to recover any of your possessions that were not destroyed by the fire.
  • Reach out to your insurance company and let them know what has happened.

If you witness a house fire, please go to https://fireservice.lagosstate.gov.ng/ and call any of the numbers on the website for help.

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Wealth Summit 2020: The Real Money of Lagos

Wealth Summit 2020

Wealth Summit 2020: The Real Money of Lagos is a one-day seminar that was organized by Pertinence Limited and RealVest. The event took place on the 1st of February 2019 at G3 Event Center, Maryland, Lagos. The event which was centered on wealth creation and management had seasoned speakers who tackled different vital parts of making and sustaining money, particularly in Lagos. The speakers in attendance were Niyi Adesanya, Bankole Williams, Olumide Emmanuel, Wisdom Ezekiel, and Sunday Olorunsheyi. RealVest investors and were treated to a light breakfast with the speakers in attendance in order to foster networking and discussions.

The speakers took the stage one after the other, talking in-depth on the various dimensions to wealth creation and management. Wisdom Ezekiel, Co-Founder of Pertinence Limited, spoke about the people aspect of wealth creation and shed light on how to turn your network into your net-worth. Bankole Williams, CEO LYD Consulting, spoke to the crowd concerning attracting money. Sunday Olorunsheyi, Co-Founder of Pertinence Limited, disclosed to the audience where the real money of Lagos. Olumide Emmanuel, President of Truth of Calvary Ministries, spoke about to the audience about cultivating a wealth mindset and Niyi Adesanya, CEO, Fifth Gear Plus, drilled the audience on bridging the disadvantage gap.

PettySave, Pertinence Properties Limited, DataFirst Technologies were not left out of the spotlight as they were all given a couple of minutes to tell the crowd what they have to offer that will benefit them. Notable performances concerning Wealth Summit 2020: The Real Money of Lagos was publicly rewarded. A washing machine was given to Bolanle Jinadu for referring the most people to attend the event. A generator was also given to Mariam Okolie for being the person with the highest sales in Janu

RealVest 2.0 was launched at Wealth Summit 2020: The Real Money of Lagos in order to allow persons who were not able to invest in the first phase in November 2019, to invest now. The ROI remains 50% for 18 months and 25% for 12 months but only for a week. By the end of the week, the ROI will become 45% for 18 months and 22.5% for 12 months.

When RealVest launched in November 2019, a car, a house, and an all-expense-paid trip to Dubai were up for grabs for three lucky investors. A raffle draw was conducted at Wealth Summit 2020: The Real Money of Lagos and three winners emerged.

Did you miss Wealth Summit 2020: The Real Money of Lagos? Don’t worry, we have got you covered!