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  There’s a lot of money to be made from selling land in Nigeria. So it’s no surprise that a growing number of investors are funneling cash into this sort of venture. However, securing sales on the regular isn’t guaranteed. Unless you plan thoroughly and execute smartly, your investments in this space may not pan out as you hope they will. If you’re currently selling land in Nigeria, you should find this article useful. Here we’ll share 5 tips you need to follow to boost your chances of selling land faster and at better prices.
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Research and Document Everything

Don’t put your land on the market without researching everything about it. We are referring to things like its legal status, ownership history, and any encumbrances that may affect its value. Buyers will ask questions, so you must be able to answer them. All necessary documents, such as a Certificate of Occupancy (C of O), survey plans, and title deeds, should be in order and up to date. With clear documentation and obvious legal backing, your land will be perceived as legitimate and will be much easier to sell to even the pickiest buyers.

Get Online and Market There

Many of your potential clients are online, so it makes sense that you should try to reach them there. To do that, create a professional and user-friendly website (if you don’t already have one) showcasing detailed information about the land, including its location, size, accessibility, and potential uses. Also, take advantage of social media platforms to market your property, as they provide a cost-effective way to engage with potential buyers. Make sure to use high-quality images, virtual tours, and videos to highlight the features and benefits of the land.
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Work with Real Estate Professionals

Collaborating with real estate professionals, such as real estate agents, brokers, and property consultants, can significantly enhance your chances of selling land quickly and at a favourable price. These professionals have extensive knowledge of the market, a wide network of potential buyers, and the skills to negotiate deals effectively. The insights they contribute could save you significant sums and link you up with quality clients much faster than you would have managed without them.

Provide Flexible Payment Options

Potential buyers may face financial constraints, and providing flexible payment options can attract a broader range of buyers. Things you might consider doing include offering instalment plans or partnering with financial institutions to provide financing options. This flexibility can make your land more accessible to individuals or businesses looking to invest but lacking the immediate funds to make a lump-sum payment.

Emphasize Development Potential

The savvy buyer will want to invest in locations that show developmental promise. If you’re going to convince them that your offer is worth their cash, you’ll have to show them why the land’s value will appreciate over time. This means you should articulate any zoning regulations, infrastructure developments, or future projects in the surrounding area that could enhance the value of the property. Make this a feature of your marketing campaigns and pitches, and you’ll raise your chances of securing more buyers.
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Final Words

Selling land in Nigeria requires a strategic approach that combines all of the points we’ve mentioned in this article. If you implement these strategies, you can increase the attractiveness of your land, reach a wider pool of potential buyers, and achieve a successful and profitable sale.
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This article was first published on 31st January 2024 and updated on February 5th, 2024 at 2:42 pm


Ikenna Nwachukwu holds a bachelor's degree in Economics from the University of Nigeria, Nsukka. He loves to look at the world through multiple lenses- economic, political, religious and philosophical- and to write about what he observes in a witty, yet reflective style.

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