Valuers fault N700b loss attributed to EndSars protest
Estate surveyors and valuers have faulted the N700 billion loss ascribed to the recent protest against Police brutality. Speaking at a press conference in Abuja, the President
Real estate data critical to mortgage sector growth, say experts
Real estate professionals have reinforced the need for reliable housing data to guide operators in making decisions.
Estate surveyors urge reduction in Lagos consent fees
Disquiet appears to have attended land transaction charges in Lagos state, as estate surveyors are seeking a further reduction in consent fees and new machinery to hasten the processing of applications. According to them, affordability of property registration, and the ease of land title procurement is an important component of transparency in land administration. Governor’s consent in Lagos and every…
Estate surveyors seek review of policies, laws to aid housing
Fresh concerns loomed large in the housing industry last week as estate surveyors called on policymakers and government to refocus the economy, review policies and laws inimical to housing development.
Woman sues colleagues over alleged misconduct trial
For setting up a panel, which she considered unconstitutional to try her over an allegation of misconduct, an estate surveyor and valuer, Mrs. Oluwatoyin Ilori, has sued the Nigerian Institution of Estate Surveyors and Valuers (NIESV) at the Federal High Court, Lagos. She is asking the court to order the respondents to pay her N25million…
Estate surveyors canvass financial sector partnership for economic growth
The Nigerian Institution of Estate Surveyors and Valuers (NIESV), has urged players in the financial sector to partner with the private sector, especially professional bodies like the institution to drive the economy on the path of sustainable development. The institution also disclosed that it has commenced the process of formalising a partnership with the…
Construction costs to further escalate on fuel price hikes
Nigeria’s construction costs are to see a further increase after the government hiked fuel prices, according to built environment professional bodies.
Property owners groan as exit of expatriates forces down prime rents in Lagos, others
These are trying times for property owners in highbrow areas as the exit of expatriates is forcing them to reduce rents. The reality of the moment has continued to dawn by the day in the nation’s real estate sector
Estate surveyors seek reversal of new stamp duty charges
After examining the impact of the new stamp duty tax in the real estate sector, the Nigerian Institution of Estate Surveyors and Valuers (NIESV) has appealed to the Federal government to reverse the charges.