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Expert urges FG to provide long-term funds to mortgage institutions

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Mr. Olayinka Omotosho, Chairman, Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS), has appealed to the Federal Government to provide long-term funds to mortgage institutions to enhance their scope of operation. Omotosho reported on Monday in Lagos that affordable housing could only be achieved through effective mortgage system, which was not available in the country. He said the conventional banks offering mortgage ...

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FMBN commences zero equity for housing loan subscribers

FMBN

The Federal Mortgage Bank of Nigeria (FMBN), has started the implementation of the new approved conditions for accessing loans from the National Housing Fund (NHF). This includes zero equity contribution for the provision of housing loans of up to N5million and 10 per cent contribution for housing loans ranging from N5million to N15million by contributors to the NHF. The revised ...

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Experts harp on conducive housing sector to boost economy

housing sector

Experts in the realty sub-sector have revealed that a conducive and energised housing sector could boost Nigeria’s economic recovery strategies. They made the submissions through a housing development group platform in Abuja. A real estate expert, Mr. Victor Mayowa wondered why federal government is yet to understand that a virile housing sector is critical to economic recovery. He lamented that ...

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FMBN has created over N80b mortgages so far – Ahmed Dangiwa

mortgages

The Managing Director, Federal Mortgage Bank of Nigeria, Mr. Ahmed Dangiwa, says the lender has created more than N80bn mortgages since inception. Dangiwa stated this during the tour of Sedona Housing Estate in Igbogbo, Ikorodu, Lagos, which was financed by the FMBN and developed by Sedona Business Consults, an Abuja-based firm. The figure shows a 10.4 per cent increase in ...

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FMBN refunds N9bn housing fund to retirees

retirees

The Managing Director, Federal Mortgage Bank of Nigeria (FMBN), Mr. Ahmed Dangiwa says more than N9 billion National Housing Fund (NHF), has so far been refunded to over 200, 000 retirees nationwide. The managing director said that every NHF contributed by civil servants was refundable with interest once they attained 60 years. Dangiwa made this known at the Affordable Housing ...

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Workers demand withdrawal of funds from NHF

NHF

For not meeting their housing needs, Federal Government employees are mounting pressure to break the monopoly of National Housing Fund (NHF) on workers’ contributions. To show their seriousness, they are currently seeking withdrawal of their contributions from the NHF to Federal Government Staff Housing Loans Board (FGSHLB) for easy access to their money. Their demand is contained in the proposed ...

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Mortgage operatives propose new ways to finance housing institutions

Housing institutions

After an initial effort that eventually turned out to be a ‘false start’, a fresh move to facilitate the mobilization of fund for the provision of houses for Nigerians at affordable prices may be in the offing. The move would rejuvenate mortgage sector as part of the wider plans of overhauling housing financing institutions in the country. Coming under the ...

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CBN enlists 34 mortgage banks and 4 commercial banks to stimulate housing finance

mortgage banks

Following plans to introduce a public private partnership scheme that seeks to increase access to housing finance, the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has selected 34 primary mortgage banks and 4 commercial banks to stimulate housing finance for low-income earners in the formal and informal sectors. The banks will join nine other micro finance banks in the ‘My Own Home’ scheme, ...

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MBAN plans non-interest mortgages, seeks for intervention fund

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Gearing up for a veritable funding source for the sub-sector, mortgage operators (MBAN) have moved to explore the suitability, applicability and the possibility of adopting the non-interest mortgages to unlock the potentials of the Sukuk model. The operators, under the aegis of the Mortgage Banking Association of Nigeria agreed in a seven-page communiqué after its chief executive officers retreat in ...

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