Research Papers/Topics in Estate Management

Student Industrial Work Experience Scheme (Siwes) Report

TABLE OF CONTENTChapter one1.0 Introduction1.1 Definition of SIWES and highlights it’s goals and objectives1.2 Historical background of the company you are attached1.3 The organizational chart of the company1.4 The major activities of the organization/company/firm.Chapter Two2.0 Sections/Unit of the organization and their specific functionChapter three3.0 Student specific involvement at various section/unitChapter four4.0 Discussion4.1 Relevance of experience gained to estate management.4.2...

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...

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 CHALLENGES OF VALUING PROPERTIES IN SUB-URBAN SETTLEMENT

ABSTRACTSub-urban settlement is an area that is usually between urban and rural settlements. They are usually between urban and rural settlements. They are usually found at the peripheries of an urban area. These settlements may not necessarily have facilities of an urban setup but some particularities stands them out and place them at a disadvantage position in terms of valuation. The availability of insufficient comparable, incompatibility of uses and relatively low econom...

AN APPRECIATION OF THE ECONOMIC BASIS OF PROPERTY VALUES

For an object to have value it must be scarce in relative to demand, i.e. it has to be limited in supply relative to its demand, this also applies to the case of properties. If an item is in high supply and there is limited demand for it, then ion an economic sense that object has no value. For example, air is useful for many purposes because it is in free supply, it has no economic value. Apart from being a measure of...

RELEVANCE OF FACILITIES MANAGEMENT TO NIGERIA’S ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

ABSTRACTFacility management is a critical business discipline, identified as an important catalyst that boosts the efficiency of organizations worldwide. The multi varied services it offers makes it an asset not only to organizations but to a nation’s economic development. This study investigates articulately the relevance Facility Management has on the economic development of Nigeria. The results from this study will hopefully create more awareness on the usefulness of Facility management ...

PROPERTY VALUATION

INTRODUCTIONAccording to M-Kawu (The Ground Work Of Property Valuation) Market value is easy to determine when the consumer goods are involved. The sellers and the buyers are in close contact and are therefore aware of what is happening in the market.No professional is required to advise on the price of a measure of rice in any market. One does not require an expert to tell him the price of an elephant blue detergent in the market. The value or price of the items will come out naturally throu...

An Examination Of Estate Surveyors And Valuers’ Perception Of Flood Risk On Residential Property Value In Lagos State, Nigeria

ABSTRACTThe increasing incidence of flooding across the globe in recent times and the attendant devastating impact has heightened anxiety among the people, investors, investment advisers, policy makers and prompted media attention. Recent research efforts have focused on the assessment of the impacts on people, environments, activities, future implications and mechanisms of arresting the menace. This study contributes to this body of knowledge by examining the perception of valuation experts ...

Neighborhood Citizenship Participation In Environmental Planning And Management In Lagos State: The Estate Surveyors’ View

ABSTRACTSound environmental planning is in the interest of the society and as such those whose neighborhoods are being planned must be carried along through intensive participation as provided for in the existing environmental planning legislations. In the opinion of the general public, this is not seen to be entirely the case in Lagos State. Therefore, this paper is a study into existing planning legislations in Lagos State with emphasis on the opportunities provided for citizen participatio...

Assessing The Effects Of Urban Planning On Residential Property Values In Agege, Lagos

ABSTRACTIn urban centres the essence of land use planning is to ensure that urban activities are organised and developed in physical space with due consideration for protection of public interest which include health, safety, convenience, efficiency, energy conservation, environmental quality, social equity, social choice and amenity. With this background, the study examined the effects of land use planning on residential property values using a comparison of two neighbourhoods in Agege Local...

A COMPARATIVE ANALYSIS OF RESIDENTIAL AND RETAIL COMMERCIAL PROPERTY INVESTMENTS PERFORMANCE IN AUCKLAND, NEW ZEALAND

AbstractResidential property is one of the basic human needs; hence real estate investments are consistently faced with the types of property and the place to invest because property values are not uniformly distributed in cities. Auckland commercial property is a physical asset class that forms an important part of the capital market universe. On available data, the extent and composition of investment grade commercial property and associated property investment products can be measured and ...