Estate Agents now needs registration before practice in Nigeria most populous and commercial city, Lagos. This is according to a statement from the Lagos State Government on their twitter handle.
The Lagos State Real Estate Regulatory Authority, LASERA, on Thursday formally launched a website and registration database for real estate practitioners in Lagos State as part of efforts to checkmate the activities of fraudsters in the sector.
Speaking during the launch of the website, the Special Adviser to the Governor on Housing, Mrs. Toke Benson-Awoyinka said the website became imperative so as to create, capture and update a Unified Central Database of Real Estate Practitioners.
Benson-Awoyinka emphasized the vital need to sanitize the industry because Lagos is the commercial and economic nerve center of Nigeria and Africa with lots of investments opportunities.
The Special Adviser noted that the public presentation will assist in creating awareness and also educate residents of the State on the importance of patronizing registered Real Estate Practitioners and Property Developers.
Benson-Awoyinka reiterated that the event complements the Smart City initiative of the present government, where service delivery will be technology-driven and readily available to the masses.
The Special Adviser averred that the website houses a brief history of the agency’s initiatives, aims and objectives, commitment to the people, a complaint section and a registration portal which allows practitioners to upload documents.
Estate agents should CLICK ON THIS LINK TO START THE REGISTRATION NOW.