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Emefiele identifies bottlenecks in mortgage sector

mortgage sector

“The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) Governor, Mr. Godwin Emefiele has identified various bottlenecks hindering genuine investors and by extension free flow of funds into the mortgage sector.”- This Day The central bank governor while delivering a keynote address at a workshop for judicial officers on mortgage, with the theme: ‘Mortgage Disputes in Nigeria: The Need for Expeditious Resolution of ...

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What you should know about Lagos Building Investment Company

Lagos Building Investment Company

Lagos Building Investment Company Plc (LBIC) was established as a Corporate entity on the 14th of February 1980 with the aim of providing Mortgage Finance Facilities to allotees of the various low cost housing Schemes built by the Lagos State Government (1979-1983). This article reveals all you should know about Lagos Building Investment Company. With the promulgation of the mortgage Institution Act.No.53 ...

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Housing deficit: shortcoming of the government

Housing deficit: shortcoming of the government

“For about three decades, housing deficit in the country has caused a lot of Nigerians untold hardship worsened by the inability of government at all the levels to match their words with actions.” –The Sun But the federal and state governments had in the past muted the idea of making tenants pay one year tenancy to landlords. This policy, no matter ...

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FMBN generates N9.5billion from National Housing Fund collections

National Housing Fund

“The Federal Mortgage Bank of Nigeria (FMBN), has made a total collection of N9.5billion under the National Housing Fund (NHF), and disbursed the sum of N1.12billion to 150 beneficiaries for the second quarter (Q2), 2017.”- The Guardian FMBN made the disclosure in a memo to the National Council on Lands, Housing and Urban Development (NCLHUD), exclusively obtained by The Guardian. ...

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Federal Government and Western Atlantic to train real estate practitioners

ERCAAN

“As part of efforts aimed at promoting professionalism in the real estate sector, as well as reducing the deluge of building collapse in the country, Western Atlantic Corporations Limited, the promoters of MOREACADEMY project, in collaboration with the Centre for Management Development (CMD), has concluded plans to hold Mortgage Industry Stakeholders Luncheon and train about 70 real estate practitioners.”- The ...

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Family battles AMCON and Ecobank over mortgaged property

Family battles AMCON, Ecobank over mortgaged property

The Guardian reports that Legal battle over the soul of a landed property situate at 5, Oduduwa Street, GRA Ikeja, Lagos is raging between administrators of the estate of Late Samuel Iyiola Omotoso, and the Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON), Ecobank, and Registrar of Titles, Lagos State. The bone of contention in the suit filed at Ikeja division of ...

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What You Should Know About Real Estate Investment Trust (REIT)

REITs

A Real Estate Investment Trust (REIT) is an organization that engages in financing and investing in real estate directly, either through mortgages or properties thus generating a high level of income, diversification and long-term capital appreciation for investors. This article educates us on the function of REITs. REITs can be public, private and non-listed but most REITs are listed on ...

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Stakeholders seek creation of National Housing Council

Stakeholders seek creation of National Housing Council

“A tentative outline of the shape of things to come for Housing and settlements development in Nigeria may have started to emerge, as key stakeholders last week ended it’s talk shop and endorsed a workable guide for the beleaguered sector in Abuja.”- The Guardian The effort, coming at the instance of the 11th Abuja Housing Show organized by Fesadeb Limited yielded ...

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Experts chart course for affordable housing

housing problem in Nigeria

“Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs) and workers cooperative societies were top of considerations as experts gathered in Abuja recently to discuss the way forward for affordable housing delivery in Nigeria.”- Business Day Though the REITs market is still evolving in this country, it is considered a good opportunity for financial intermediation in the housing sector and, according to the experts ...

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8 Weirdest Apartments in the World

weirdest apartments

This article showcases the eight of the world’d weirdest apartments. These apartments come in different size, shape and decor; they are apartments you never knew existed. Some apartments go against the norm in terms of design; these apartments have rooms with strange interior décor and arrangements. Some of these apartments are pretty too small to fit as a home but ...

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