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LUC: UNILAG recommends rental not capital-based property assessment


The Department of Estate Management in the Faculty of Environmental Sciences, University of Lagos (UNILAG) has volunteered to assist the Lagos State Government to enthrone sustainable Land Use Charge  (LUC) Administration to resolve the current impasse. This is in line with what the Vice-Chancellor of the University, Professor Oluwatoyin Ogundipe described as desirable engagement between Town and Gown. Bennett Oghifo ...

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“Estate surveyors should be engaged to address Nigeria’s land data challenge”

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The practice of estate surveying and valuation in Nigeria has been bedeviled with several challenges leading to negative public perception. In this interview, the second vice president of the Nigerian Institution of Estate Surveyors and Valuers (NIESV) and the principal partner of Portharcourt based Emma Wike & Partners Emma Okas Wike, gives an insight on what the board is doing ...

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Edo concludes plans to reform its real estate sector, targets new investments

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“The Edo State Government has concluded plans to reform its real estate sector with a new roadmap that provides for recertification of estate owners, repossession of abandoned properties and development of new estates across the state.”- This Day The new Executive Chairman of the Edo Development and Property Authority, (EDPA) Isoken Omo, disclosed this at the Government House, Benin City, on ...

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Valuers propose road map for housing reform

Valuers hold talks with Fashola, propose roadmap for housing reform

“At a time when half of the world’s six billion people are living in cities and facing unprecedented growth of urban population, mainly in the developing countries like Nigeria, land economists last week proposed that the federal government create enabling environment for private sector delivery of housing as against direct construction by ministries, departments and agencies.”- The Guardian Top executives of ...

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“No govt can tackle housing gap without robust primary mortgage institutions”- Ume-Ezeoke

"No govt can tackle housing gap without robust primary mortgage institutions"- Ume-Ezeoke

“MD/CEO of Homes and Homes Real Estate Solution Limited, Dr. Ikem Ume-Ezeoke, is one of the leading names in the real estate industry. In this interview with journalists in Lagos, Ume-Ezeoke who established his firm in 2004 believes that housing deficit will be reduced drastically if the federal government provides cheap land and long term mortgage through Primary Mortgage Institutions. ...

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NIESV tasks students on skills for surveying practice

NIESV tasks students on skills for surveying practice

“To excel in estate surveying profession, under-graduates in the field have been challenged to be disciplined, work hard and put maximum integrity into their daily dealings with people. Chairman, Nigerian Institution of Estate Surveyors and Valuers (NIESV) in Plateau State, Fidel Okpanachi Idoko gave the charge during a visit by students and lecturers of the Department of Estate Management of Federal ...

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AGENT’S DIARY: My Best Real Estate Deal Yet

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This narrative was first shared on February 2, 2015 at the onset of the Economic recession. It is a story about how a real estate top shot encountered his best real estate deal yet whilst just a mere real estate agent. Without mincing words, I can tell you that it is not everybody that is feeling the cash crunch. Yes, ...

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Why You Should Pursue a Career In Real Estate Management

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Real estate management frequently referred to as property management or asset management – is a critical segment of the much broader real estate industry. This article talks about why you should pursue a career in real estate management. Are you seeking a career that offers the opportunity for challenge and advancement? A job filled with interesting work? A place where ...

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