Discordant tunes over N30.94b housing budget proposal
After over 58 years of Nigeria’s independence, the housing delivery system remains unpleasant due to several factors and challenges. However, experts say poor budgeting and implementation remain clogs in the wheel of progress. Although, the Nigeria real estate sector is growing fast and is now the sixth largest sector in the economy, it still has…
Industry bigwigs list measures to improve ease of doing real estate business
In apparent bid to overcome obstacles limiting Federal Government’s ease of doing business in the real estate sector, global experts and bigwigs met in Lagos at the weekend to review its implementation in the industry. They agreed that the World Bank’s Ease of Doing Business index has impacted positively on the market, but a lot…
‘Delays in land title processing hindering development’
MR. ADENIIJI ADELE is the President, Nigerian chapter, International Real Estate Federation (FIABCI). He is also the Principal Partner, Adeniji Adele and Associates and senior member, Nigerian Institution of Estate Surveyors and Valuers. He spoke to CHINEDUM UWAEGBULAM and VICTOR GBONEGUN on the proposed International Real Estate Consultant designation for professionals in the industry, ways…
Accolades, as housing pros, others honour Akomolede at 70
It was a celebration of professional accomplishments in Lagos last week when friends, well-wishers and professionals including estate surveyors gathered to honour Chief Kola Akomolede, Vice President, Africa, International Real Estate Federation (FIABCI), who turned 70 years.
FIABCI discusses infrastructure at yearly dinner
Real estate professionals, experts and sundry stakeholders are expected to discuss economy and infrastructure at the International Real Estate Federation (FIABCI) Nigeria’s New Year Dinner
‘Dynamic mortgage industry is a function of virile economy’
The issue of using pension funds to finance the housing deficit is a debate and question that has been around for long. Almost akin to the issue of using funds in the dormant account of financial institutions to fund real estate.
Growth in online real estate market threatens agents
Figures from online platforms are pointing to an increase in the number of owners and prospective tenants who are opting to sell their homes or rent property online without the use of an agent.
Experts foresee year of low expectations, worst outlook
After an initial effort by Buhari administration that eventually turned out to be a ‘false start’, fresh policy changes have been recommended to rescue Nigeria out of the heavy clouds ...