Research Papers/Topics in Estate Management

Problems of Compulsory Acquisition and Compensation in the Land Use Act 1978

ABSTRACTThe word land means different things to different people and in different context. These different meanings notwithstanding, land, since prehistoric time, has been of elemental significance to the affairs of man.In this thesis the various interests compulsory acquired were looked into. The compensation paid for these interests were adequately examined to determine the adequacy of the compensation. In the payment of compensation, time factor was also considered  This study examined t...

IMPACT OF HIGHER INSTITUTION ON ITS NEIGHBOURING RESIDENTIAL PROPERTY MARKET

ABSTRACTThis project examines the impact of higher institution on its neighbouring residential property market. Part of the objectives was to identify the trend of rental values of property market located close to the higher institution. To achieve this, residents were contacted and their opinions were gotten through questionnaires issued. A total number of hundred (100) questionnaires were issued and seventy (70) were retrieved with response rate at 70%. The use of frequency distribution tab...

Effects of Urbanisation on Rental Values of Residential and Commercial Properties

An overview of how urbanisation affects property values.Aim and Objectives The aim of the research is to examine the effects of land use planning on residentialproperty values with a view to providing direction to investors on what to consider wheninvesting in the area, while the specific objectives are to:i. To evaluate the urban planning systems in Ibadan.ii. To measure the trend in rental values of residential properties in both the plannedresidential areas and the unplanned residential a...

Assessment of Housing Affordability in Federal Housing Estate Oke-Ila

ABSTRACT This research attempts to assess housing affordability in Federal Housing Estate, Oke-Ila. It utilised a structured questionnaire for this purpose. The result of the analysis of this questionnaire reveals that among other things, greater percentage of people in the study area spend above 30% of their monthly income on housing. This is against the 30% affordability benchmark set by scholars such as Andrew (1998), Cox Dand Pavletich (2010) as well as Adedeji (2006). The resear...

Evaluation of Public Housing Programmes in Nigeria: A Theoritical and Conceptual Approach

The  aim  of  this  paper  is  to  develop  and  test  a  theoretical  and  conceptual  framework  for  an  alternative  approach  to evaluation  of  public  housing  programmes  in  Nigeria.  It  seeks  to  address  limitations  of  existing  approaches  where one  theory  or  discipline  has  the  upper  hand  in  evaluating  public  housing  programmes.  This  paper  proposes  a broad-based  framework  for  assessing  relationships  be...

Application of GIS in Estate Management (A Case Study of Araromi Phase IV, Oyo. Nigeria)

The aim  of the project is the application of Geographic  Information System  in the  effective management  of  Estate  and its resources.  While  the objectives included  capturing  of geometric and  attribute data  about the estate features,  such  as road,  parcel building,  electric  poles, wells, land use,  ownership  and  address,  design  of  a  database for the estate, perform  spatial  analysis  and product  presentation.  The geometric  data  acquisit...

Factors influencing Land Ownership and Real Estate Investment Decisions in Ile-Ife (Ife Central as a case study)

This paper examines factors influencing land ownership and real estate investment decisions in Ile-Ife. Investment property can be residential building, commercial building, factory and vacant land. The term investment property usually describes property that the owner does not occupy, but in some cases, the owner may occupy a portion of it. Although property in Ile-Ife may not be able to give a good income like their counterparts in Lagos or Abuja, but there are a number of factors whi...

THE EFFECTS OF TAX EVASION AND AVOIDANCE ON SUSTAINABLE INFRASTRUCTURAL DEVELOPMENT IN ADO-ODO OTA LGA OF OGUN STATE

Sustainable infrastructural development as a key ingredient for sustained economic growth has thus far received poor attention in Ado-Odo Ota local government area. The intense shortage of infrastructure constitutes a huge threat to survival in the study area. Despite the efforts made to enhance this “Social Overhead Capital”, it still currently does not meet the requirement of economic development. The study emphasizes on the extent the tax irregularities hinder sustainable infrastr...

PROPERTY RATING AS A MEANS OF REVENUE GENERATION (A Case Study of Yola-South Local Government Area, Adamawa State - Nigeria)

ABSTRACTProperty rating has come a long way, right from the British poor relief Act of 1601 which was also known as the Statute of Elizabeth. This project is all about “Rating” of properties which is used to generate revenue or income to the communities in order to develop their areas. This project research will enable us to understand and see the need for reestablishing the term property rating in our various local governments.TABLE OF CONTENTCover page         -...

AGENCY PRACTICE IN NIGERIA (A CASE STUDY OF ENUGU)

ABSTRACT The Agency practice in Nigeria and some other problems encountered in Agency work through the practice of non-professionals agents known as quacks.Actually, it talks about agency practice and the of the agents duty towards the principal known as the landlord and his tenants.In analysis the agency practice in Enugu in researcher carried out a research work around Enugu and got information and contribution from professionals Estate surveyors and non-professional through questionna...

CHALLENGES OF MANAGEMENT OF PUBLIC RESIDENTIAL ESTATE IN EBONYI STATE (A CASE STUDY OF MILLENIUM ESTATE )

ABSTRACTResidential estate investments give you capital gain and will make you very rich over a period of time. You will be able to convert capital gain into cash flow by using various strategies. But this takes time and most investors do not have the patience to wait that long.This project work is aimed at highlighting usefulness of Management of public residential estate  as a tool of evaluating the performance of residential property  for investment decision.Chapter one (the intr...

NEKEDE RESIDENTIAL PERCEPTION OF THE IMO STATE GOVERNMENT (A CASE STUDY OF A RESIDENTIAL PROPERTY IN P.H )

ABSTRACTNekede residential perception  investments give you capital gain and will make you very rich over a period of time. You will be able to convert capital gain into cash flow by using various strategies. But this takes time and most investors do not have the patience to wait that long.This project work is aimed at highlighting usefulness of Nekede residential perception  investment  as a tool of evaluating the performance of residential property  for investment decisi...

A COMPARATIVE ANALYSIS OF RENTAL VARIATION IN RESIDENTIAL AND COMMERCIAL PROPERTIES IN NIGERIA (A CASE STUDY OF OGUI NEW LAYOUT ENUGU)

ABSTRACTThis research has investigated in to a comparative analysis of rental variation in residential and commercial properties in Ogui New Layout, Enugu Nigeria.The researcher used both questionnaires, interview and self observation as method of data collection. The data was collected among some landlords, Estate agents of the selected properties.The data collected was analyzed based on interpretation and conclusion made.Chapter one treats the introduction of the project work, chapter two L...

A CRITICAL EXAMINATION ON LAND USE AND ALLOCATION PROCEDURE (A CASE STUDY OF OWERRI)

ABSTRACTThe aim of this project is to examine and evaluate the physical, social and economic effects of the present location of land use activities the Owerri Urban and recommend solution to the problems identified. Thus it involves the examination and analysis of the extend of development of land use activities problems caused by the development of these land use activities. The impact of government programmes and policies as regards the pattern of development and finally to suggest alternat...

A CRITIQUE VIEW OF COMPENSATION UNDER THE LAND USE DECREE NO. 6 OF 1978 (A CASE STUDY OF HARMONY ESTATE UMUGCHIGBO ENUGU EAST LOCAL GOVERNMENT ABAKPA NIKE ENUGU)

ABSTRACTIn Nigeria today, the government and its age ncies require land to carryout its development programs and due to the sentiment attached to land voluntary transfer of land by individual to the government is rare. So the government resort to compulsory acquisition and compensation paid there of the individuals whose right of accompany to land are extinguished due to over riding public interest. Laws are enacted to regulation the process of acquisition and compensation among host of other...


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