The Problem and Prospects of Housing in Nigeria

The Problem and Prospects of Housing in Nigeria (A case Study of Asaba Delta State)

The importance of housing cannot be over emphasized. Unfortunately, one of the greatest problems facing the administrative / commercial city in Delta state is that a large number of people have migrated into the town and since this rapid increase is not been met by increase in new dwelling units, the existing units are over used, as a result of lack of foresight. Some areas in Asaba were not well planned to make room for future development and this has given rise to over crowding, inadequate housing and deteriorating condition of houses. [Read more…]

The Role Of Estate Surveyors and Valuers In Rural Development in Nigeria

The Role Of Estate Surveyors and Valuers In Rural Development in Nigeria (A Case Study of Ekwulobia, Anambra State)

The estate surveyors and valuers Registration board of Nigeria, defined the profession of estate surveying and valuation as those engaging in the arts, science and practice of:

i        Determining the value of all description of properly and various interest therein

ii       Managing and developing estate and other business concerned with the management of landed property. [Read more…]

Investment In Agricultural Property as a Catalyst in Nigeria

Investment In Agricultural Property as a Catalyst in Nigeria (A Case Study of Orumba North L.G.A Or Anambra State)

Investment as giving up of a capital sum now in exchange for the benefits to be received in the future takes an indefinite number of ways, ranging from non-property operation as in case of banks and building society, stock and shares, units trust, debentures, insurance policies, property bonds to property investment operations such as investing on land or building (real estate). [Read more…]

Landlord and Tenant Relationship, Its Effects on Property Values

Landlord and Tenant Relationship, Its Effects on Property Values

Alemu, T. (1999) while the percentage of leased farmland has remained relatively constant in the US over the past century, the characteristic of lessees, lessors, and the nature of the contractual arrangements between them have hanged about 65 percent of landlords are more than 60 years of age. Most are not actively engaged in farming. Over half live within 25 miles of the rented acreage. Women are a significant factor; while 31 percent of landlords are men 40 percent are women, and another 29 percent are joint male and female (Roges). Moreover, the significance of female landlords is expected to increase as the overall farm population ages. [Read more…]

Property Rating As A Source Of Local Government Revenue In Imo State

PROPERTY RATING AS A SOURCE OF LOCAL GOVERNMENT REVENUE IN IMO STATE (A CASE STUDY OF ORU-WEST LOCAL GOVERNMENT IMO STATE)

The poor relief act of 1601, often known as the statue of Elizabeth can be regarded as the origin of ratin valuation in the world. This statute first made provision for the levy of local regular tax over the whole of England by the parish council. This being the local unit of the local administration which cover the country at that time. The act provided that each parish should appoint overseers of the poor with powers to provide [Read more…]

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