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What you must know about MORTGAGE in Nigeria Real Estate

National Housing Fund

For most Nigerians that have served the government or being into civil service for donkey years it is almost impossible that they save enough to own a piece of land talk-less having money to build their own houses. Therefore, many Nigerians do require one form of assistance or the other to become landlords. This assistance normally should come in form of mortgage, ...

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Nigerian Govt Urged To Penalise National Housing Fund Act Violators

National Housing Fund Act

Some stakeholders in the housing sector on Tuesday in Abuja called for stiffer penalties against violators of the National Housing Fund (NHF) Act. They made the call at a two-day public hearing on a motion on the need to ensure full compliance with the National Housing Fund Act for effective housing delivery in Nigeria. Mr Oluseyi Lufadeju, a trustee at ...

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Real Estate: Stanbic IBTC, others list path to long-term development

Stanbic IBTC

Stanbic IBTC Holdings PLC and other players in Nigeria’s real estate industry are pushing for a long-term strategy for the sector to attract domestic and foreign institutional investments to establish sustainable foundation for the commercial real estate sector to support the nation’s economic growth, development and diversification efforts. At a two-day West Africa Property Investment Summit in Lagos, recently that attracted ...

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AMCON, Sterling Bank fingered in illegal land sale

illegal land sale

The Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON) and Sterling Bank have been accused of the illegal sale of portions of Victory Park Estate belonging to an indigenous real estate development company, Grant Properties Limited (GPL). The portion of land allegedly sold by the Bank was 10 hectares, which was valued at N5b billion at the time of the sale from ...

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The Challenges of Financing Real Estate Developments in Nigeria

Financing real estate developments

Proper financing is all-important to successful property investment and development. In this article we take a critical look at the challenges of financing real estate developments in Nigeria. The term ‘development’ as defined in section 2(1) of the Nigerian Town and Country Planning ordinance 1948, states that “development in relation to any land includes any building or rebuilding operation and ...

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Lagos state does better than other states in physical planning – Barr Ogunleye

Lagos state does better than other states in physical planning - Barr Ogunleye

Our correspondent, Esther Adeniyi, interviewed Town Planner and Barrister Makinde Ogunleye. He gave us insights into the importance of town planning and physical planning in real estate. Read excerpts of the interview below: NREH: can you kindly introduce yourself sir? Barr Ogunleye : I am Town planner and Barrister Makinde Ogunleye. I retired from Lagos state government as a director. Presently, ...

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Sterling Bank finances real estate projects in the country

Mortgage Credit Rating

“The Managing Director/Chief Executive, Crown Realities Plc, Mr. Darl Uzu has commended Sterling Bank Plc for stepping in to provide financing for development projects in the country.”- This Day Speaking at the inauguration of the Crown Court Durumi, Abuja, a project that was wholly financed by the bank, he said the financial institution had proven to be a dependable partner ...

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A Brief Review of the Real Estate Industry in Nigeria

Real estate Industry

The real estate industry in Nigeria has come of age albeit it still struggles for a strong foothold. This article talks on how the real estate industry in Nigeria is being overlooked despite its immense potentials. Real Estate connotes an entity consisting of land and buildings on it in which resides some value of economic worth. In other words, it ...

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