Research Papers/Topics in Estate Management

A Study Of Wetland Valuation Practice For Compensation In The Niger Delta, Nigeria

ABSTRACT The study examined wetland valuation practice for compensation in the Niger Delta, Nigeria. The primary data used for the study were obtained from questionnaire administered on 120 respondent Estate Surveying and Valuation firms in the study area. Personal and/or telephone interviews were conducted on the Heads of Department of Estate Management of the various Universities offering Estate Management in the Southern part of Nigeria, to ascertain whether environmental valuation i...

Reliability And Consistency Of The Investment Method Of Valuation: A Study Of Lagos Metropolis

ABSTRACT Against the recent increasing criticism against the reliability and consistency of investment method of valuation practice in the country, this study examined the professional ability of estate surveyors and valuers at interpreting the selling prices of residential properties in the open market in the Lagos metropolis with a view to either invalidate or validate the claim.   In an attempt to satisfy the objective of the study, questionnaires backed up with i...

Management Of Hotel Properties In South- Western Nigeria: Facilities Management Perspective .

ABSTRACT  The study examined the use of facilities management as a potent management tool in hotel asset management within six States of South-Western geo-political zone of Nigeria. The aim of the study is to investigate the degree of beneficial application of facilities management principles in the management of hotel organizations in the study area with a view to curtail widespread disinvestment. The population of the study comprised of all hotels within the six States nam...

Arterial Road Network And Commercial Property Values In Ikeja, Nigeria

  ABSTRACTThis study was undertaken to analysis the arterial road network and commercialproperty values in Ikeja, Nigeria. This was with a view to conducting detailedinvestigation into the relationship between arterial road network in the presence orabsence of other variables and commercial property values in the city. In attaining thestated aim and objectives of the study, two hypotheses were formulated and tested.The hypotheses are that there is no significant relationship b...

Heuristics In Property Investment Valuation In Nigeria

ABSTRACTThe study addressed the gap in research on heuristics in valuation which has hitherto been confined to only anchoring and adjustment heuristics at the neglect of the other three major types of heuristics, namely availability, representative and positivity heuristics. The aim of this work was accordingly to investigate the nature and conduct of all four types of heuristics amongst Nigerian valuers with a view to ascertaining possible effects on valuation accuracy. The specific objectiv...

Management Of Hotel Properties In South- Western Nigeria: Facilities Management Perspective

ABSTRACT  The study examined the use of facilities management as a potent management tool in hotel asset management within six States of South-Western geo-political zone of Nigeria. The aim of the study is to investigate the degree of beneficial application of facilities management principles in the management of hotel organizations in the study area with a view to curtail widespread disinvestment. The population of the study comprised of all hotels within the six States nam...

Heuristics In Property Investment Valuation In Nigeria

ABSTRACT The study addressed the gap in research on heuristics in valuation which has hitherto been confined to only anchoring and adjustment heuristics at the neglect of the other three major types of heuristics, namely availability, representative and positivity heuristics. The aim of this work was accordingly to investigate the nature and conduct of all four types of heuristics amongst Nigerian valuers with a view to ascertaining possible effects on valuation accuracy. The specific o...

Performance Evaluation Of Co-Operative Societies’ Housing Provision In Lagos State, Nigeria

ABSTRACT The study evaluated the success rate of co-operative societies in housing provision in Lagos State, Nigeria. The aim of the study was to investigate how well or badly, cooperative societies have fared in meeting the housing needs of their members. The population of the study comprised of the 1,415 registered co-operative societies as contained in the Directory of co-operative societies in Lagos State (2011). The sample frame consisted of staff co-operative societies that are org...

Mortgage Financing In Nigeria: Challenges And The Search For Strategies Aimed At Achieving Global Competitiveness.

ABSTRACT Property developers are facing micro and macro economic problems in their search for ways and means of ensuring sustainable growth. Issues such as higher than expected building period, building cost and interest charged on borrowed capital hinder this noble idea. Policies of various arms of government in Nigeria had been unstable over the years due to frequent changes in the polity. The main objectives of this paper was to assess the acceptability of the National housing fund ...

Lagos State As An Emerging Smart City Review And Recommendation

Abstract Over the last several years, the Smart Cities concept has become apparent from the academic world of conferences and workshops to the strategic planning of national governments and primary commercial projects of global IT corporations, multinational infrastructure providers as well as system integrators. Smart city unlike the conventional city is anticipated as a prime city of wellbeing prosperity and productivity. The urge to embrace the smart city concept which is fundamen...

An Evaluation Of Factors Influencing Inaccuracy In Residential Property Valuation In Lagos Metropolis

ABSTRACTBesides its other potentially grave consequences, inaccurate valuation is inimical to healthy development of the property market

Examining Compulsory Acquisition and Compensation in Kano Municipal

ABSTRACTThe current method of compensation adopted by government has been criticized by many scholars and claimants. Scholars held a view that the compensation paid to the claimants is much inadequate. The claimants on the other hand do sometimes claim that the compensation paid to them does not restore them back to the state they were before the acquisition, the compensation is not paid to them on due time and the quit notice given to them is sometimes inadequate. This research examines the ...

Assessment of Residential property Rental value variations in peri-urban areas of Minna Niger State

The aim of this research is to assess the residential property rental variation in peri-urban areas of Minna Niger State and to achieve this aim; objectives were drawn after deep observations on the study areas. Imperative literatures on residential property, rental values and property value were reviewed. The researcher gather data and information through the use of structured questionnaires in which 157 were administered  136 retrieved from the tenants in the study areas for the re...

IT the Practice of Property Management in Lagos

ABSTRACT  O ne pervasive, potent force sweeping across the globe today is Information Technology. IT has become an enabler in multiple areas of human life. Business organisations, including professional services firms, in present times deploy IT to proactively and effectively drive service delivery. Appreciating that information is the lifeblood of their existence, the firms have come to the awareness that they need to embrace the opportunities presented by IT...

Low cost housing in Southern Africa

Housing for the poor in South African is the least problem dealt with in this country, looking at the past years of South Africans low cost housing for most people that are living in rural areas that are not economically active or at a distance from the economical areas have not been provided with housing at all. People living in area of low income have no quality housing, but will only depend on their own informal and traditional methods of house construction to have shelter.TABLE OF CO...


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