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NIESV wants vertical housing development

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The Nigerian Institution of Estate Surveyors and Valuers, (NIESV) has urged housing ministries at federal and state levels to adopt vertical development for increased building spread and infrastructural growth. The institution also advised government to consider vertical development model to improve housing provision rather than the current low built designs. Making the call during an interactive session with newsmen in ...

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Investable real estate to grow by 55% in 2020 –Experts

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An expert in the real estate, Mr. Chibundu Marcellus has said that the movement of the economy can make positive impact in the built environment if government can straight out the laws regulating the industry. Marcellus who is an investor in one of the biggest real estate firm in India said that by 2020 investable real estate will have grown ...

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NIESV calls for the dismantling of Ministry Of Power Works and Housing

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According to the President of Nigerian Institution of Estate Surveyors and Valuers (NIESV), Roland Abonta, the efforts by President Buhari’s administration in its first four years didn’t meet the targets in housing mostly because of the merging of Power, Works and Housing as one ministry. While speaking with Newsmen, the Estate Surveyor said that, ‘’what has happened in the last ...

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How to prevent incessant building collapse in Lagos – Experts

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The Building Collapse Prevention Guild (BCPG) on Monday called on the Nigerian government to address the menace of building collapse and sub-standard construction across the country. Akinola George, National President of the guild, made this call at a press conference in Ikeja, Lagos State. The BCPG comprises professionals from seven bodies, including the Nigerian Institute of Architect (NIA), Nigerian Institute ...

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How to become a chartered estate surveyor and valuer

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Mr. Benjamin Okeke is a BSc holder in real estate, a chartered member of NIESV and a registered member of ESVARBON. He has been operating in the real estate industry for over 7 years. He started his career with Diya Fatimilehin and co., worked for 6 years and rose to the position of Assistant Head Of Valuation. In this interview, ...

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NIESV decries assets declaration procedure

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Nigerian Institution of Estate Surveyors and Valuers ( NIESV) has faulted the current asset declaration procedure where a public officer on his own lists his assets and fixes values of his choice to the assets being declared, saying that it was counterproductive and negates the rules of checks and balance Briefing newsmen in Asaba, Delta State, President and Chairman, National ...

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FG will tackle 17m housing deficit – FMBN chairman says

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The Federal Government is determined to address the 17 million housing deficit in the country, Dr. Wale Adeeyo, the Chairman of the Federal Mortgage Bank of Nigeria (FMBN) has said. The FMBN boss, who gave this hint during an exclusive interview with our correspondent in Lagos, observed that, “The 17 million housing deficit has been there for a while and ...

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Litigation: FIABCI Nigeria accused of disobeying court orders

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Despite a subsisting order to reinstate Mr. Emmanuel Osita Okoli, placed on the International Real Estate Federation, FIABCI-Nigeria Chapter by a High Court in Nigeria, the professional body has continued to disobey the court order. The order being disobeyed by FIABCI-Nigeria Chapter is the one made by the High Court in Ikeja directing the realtor body to reverse its expulsion ...

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NIESV asks FG to impose tax on real estate sector

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The Nigerian Institution of Estate Surveyors and Valuers (NIESV) has called on the federal government to impose tax on the real estate sector to generate income. The association also noted that government could generate income through taxes, levies, and fees, stressing that land-based taxes are good sources of income for the government. It argued that there about 15 different charges ...

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