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Department of Estate Management | Final Year Project Topics

  • 41. THE ROLE OF PRIVATE PARTNERSHIP IN HOUSING FINANCE, DELIVERY AND MAINTENANCE IN ...
    » CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION 1.1   BACKGROUND TO THE STUDY The housing sector plays a more critical role in a nation’s welfare than is always recognized, as it directly affects not only the citizenry, but also the performance of other sectors of the economy. Adequate housing provision has since the early 1970s consequently engaged the attention of most countries, especially the developing nations ...Continue Reading »

    51 pages |  759 engagements | 

  • 42. THE INFLUENCE OF ONLINE MARKETING ON REAL ESTATE BUSINESS
    » CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION 1.1   BACKGROUND TO THE STUDY The growth of the use of the Internet, and in particular the World Wide Web, over the last 10 years has been phenomenal and impacted on nearly every area of life in developed societies. One of the most important aspects of peoples’ lives is their physical living conditions and in Nigeria just like in many other countries. Traditionally Nig...Continue Reading »

    46 pages |  763 engagements | 

  • 43. THE IMPACT OF CORRUPTION ON MORTGAGE DEVELOPMENT IN NIGERIA
    » CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION 1.1   BACKGROUND TO THE STUDY Public debates recently in Nigeria have centered on the increasing rate of corruption resulting from inappropriate public finance planning and implementation mostly in some of the developing countries, Nigeria inclusive which in turn reduce the level of growth in every sector of the economy including mortgage development in the country. Corr...Continue Reading »

    49 pages |  665 engagements | 

  • 44. THE EFFECT OF LAND USE ACT ON SUSTAINABLE HOUSING DEVELOPMENT IN NIGERIA
    » CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION 1.1   BACKGROUND TO THE STUDY  Land use regulations and controls are used to restrict the rights of private land holders in the use of land. The regulations are used to protect public interest in the use of private land. The regulations stem from the need to provide public amenities, to increase the efficiency of land use, to limit urban sprawl and unnecessary encroachm...Continue Reading »

    50 pages |  1,554 engagements | 

  • 45. RECOVERY OF RENT ARREARS AND TREATMENT OF DIFFICULT TENANTS IN RESIDENTIAL AND C...
    » CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION 1.1   BACKGROUND TO THE STUDY High demand for rental accommodation has been experienced as a result of the creation of thirty six States and Abuja, the Federal Capital Territory because of the need to house people moving into new States in addition to new ones being employed to fill up created vacancies in the new State and Local Government Council Departments. There is ...Continue Reading »

    49 pages |  1,513 engagements | 

  • 46. REAL ESTATE RISK AND ITS IMPLICATION FOR PROJECT VIABILITY (A CASE STUDY OF EKED...
    » CHAPTER ONEINTRODUCTION1.1   BACKGROUND TO THE STUDYReal estate investing involves the purchase, ownership, management, rental and/or sale of real estate for profit. Improvement of realty property as part of a real estate investment strategy is generally considered to be a sub specialty of real estate investing called real estate development. Real estate is an asset form with limited liquidity r...Continue Reading »

    48 pages |  565 engagements | 

  • 47. REAL ESTATE INVESTMENT AND ITS ASSOCIATED CHALLENGES IN NIGERIA
    » CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION 1.1   BACKGROUND TO THE STUDY Real estate has continued to play a significant role in man’s evolution. It is not a coincidence that food, shelter and clothing believed to be the three essentials that sustain mankind, also have some linkage to land. Food grows out of land while shelter is affixed to it, and man’s clothing is made largely from what grows out of land. I...Continue Reading »

    50 pages |  1,178 engagements | 

  • 48. PROFESSIONALIZING REAL ESTATE AGENCY PRACTICE IN NIGERIA: ISSUES AND THE WAY FOR...
    » PROFESSIONALIZING REAL ESTATE AGENCY PRACTICE IN NIGERIA: ISSUES AND THE WAY FORWARD CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION 1.1   BACKGROUND TO THE STUDY Professionalizing is derived from the term Profession/Professional. A professional connotes a person with a distinct competence for a specified function or discipline (Ojewunmi, 2005). Such a person would have been trained or has acquired the necessary trai...Continue Reading »

    45 pages |  742 engagements | 

  • 49. LAND REFORMS IN NIGERIA: ISSUES, PROBLEMS AND SOLUTIONS
    »   CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION 1.1   BACKGROUND TO THE STUDY         Land Reform generally involves the changing of laws, regulations or customs regarding land ownership. It may consist of government initiated or government backed approach to property redistribution of land as in the case of Nigeria, an outright transfer of ownership of land from the citizens to the state. The common charact...Continue Reading »

    45 pages |  1,188 engagements | 

  • 50. INFRASTRUCTURE RENEWAL PROGRAMS: A REMEDY TO LAGOS MEGA CITY CHALLENGES
    » CHAPTER ONEINTRODUCTION1.1   BACKGROUND TO THE STUDYThe population of Lagos is at present in excess of 18 million. A megacity status is conferred by the United Nations on cities with a population of 10 million and above. Building and preserving a model mega city comes with great challenges. Providing a sufficient amount of infrastructure and other necessities that would accommodate the needs of ...Continue Reading »

    45 pages |  719 engagements | 

  • 51. IMPACT OF REAL ESTATE SECTOR TO THE ECONOMIC GROWTH OF NIGERIA
    » CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION 1.1   BACKGROUND TO THE STUDY The Real Estate sector offers a great potential source of growth for Nigeria. Until now, the understanding of its composition and growth has been somewhat limited to its required use in Nigerian national accounts. Development is a general word that encompasses all aspects of human life, segments and disciplines, which give direction to the s...Continue Reading »

    45 pages |  1,175 engagements | 

  • 52. IMPACT OF MATERIALS MANAGEMENT ON PROJECT DELIVERING IN NIGERIA
    » CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION 1.1   BACKGROUND TO THE STUDY The Nigerian building and construction industry continues to occupy an important position in the nation’s economy even though it contributes less than the manufacturing or other service industries, (Aibinu and Jagboro, 2002). The contribution of the building and construction industry to national economic growth necessitates improved effici...Continue Reading »

    45 pages |  1,367 engagements | 

  • 53. HOUSING FINANCE IN NIGERIA: ISSUES AND SOLUTIONS
    » CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION 1.1   BACKGROUND TO THE STUDY Housing has been universally recognized as one of the most essential necessities of human life and is a major economic asset in every nation. Adequate housing provides the foundation for stable communities and social inclusion (Oladapo, 2006). Gilbertson et al. (2008) have observed that there is a significant association between housing cond...Continue Reading »

    45 pages |  1,345 engagements | 

  • 54. EFFECT OF BUILDING MATERIAL COST ON HOUSING DEVELOPMENT IN NIGERIA
    » CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION 1.1   BACKGROUND TO THE STUDY Researchers in building sector have indicated that between 50 to 60 per cent of the total construction input goes into building materials. As a result, there is an urgent need to address the high cost of these products which is said to have slowed down the growth of the building and construction sector in Nigeria. Building materials constitu...Continue Reading »

    45 pages |  1,750 engagements | 

  • 55. COMMERCIAL REAL ESTATE RISK IN NIGERIA: ISSUES FOR INVESTORS
    » CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION 1.1   BACKGROUND TO THE STUDY Commercial real estate investment, like life itself, comes with its own associated risks and these risks are events that could bring harm or loss to an investment. A risk is that probable event that could lead to depreciation of the value of property or outright loss of investment (Clayton, 2007). The existence of such factors should not dis...Continue Reading »

    45 pages |  595 engagements | 

  • 56. CAUSES OF CONSTRUCTION PROJECT FAILURES AND ABANDONMENT IN NIGERIA
    » CAUSES OF CONSTRUCTION PROJECT FAILURES AND ABANDONMENT IN NIGERIA CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION 1.1   BACKGROUND TO THE STUDY Abandoned projects and construction failure including building and other civil engineering infrastructure development project like houses, churches, schools, roads, bridges, dams, tunnels, air port, sea port etc. litter the whole Nigeria. Osemenan (1987) reported that Nige...Continue Reading »

    60 pages |  2,846 engagements | 

  • 57. EVALUATING THE PROBLEMS OF SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT IN NIGERIA
    » CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION 1.1   BACKGROUND TO THE STUDY Solid wastes comprise all the wastes arising from human and animal activities that are normally solid, discarded as useless or unwanted. Also included are by products of process lines or materials that may be required by law to be disposed of (Okecha 2000). Solid waste can be classified in a number of ways, on the basis of sources, environme...Continue Reading »

    50 pages |  2,455 engagements | 

  • 58. THE ROLE OF COMMERCIAL BANKS IN FINANCING BUILDING PROJECTS IN NIGERIA
    »     CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION 1.1   BACKGROUND TO THE STUDY Commercial banks are important financial intermediaries serving the general public in any society. In most cases, commercial banks hold more assets than any other financial institution. In some cases even more than central bank. Apart from their many functions, commercial banks facilitate growth and development. Banks lends in many are...Continue Reading »

    50 pages |  982 engagements | 

  • 59. AN APPRAISAL OF INVESTOR CONFIDENCE IN THE NIGERIAN REAL ESTATE SECTOR
    » CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION 1.1   BACKGROUND TO THE STUDY The Nigerian Real Estate Sector has recorded steady and consistent growth over the last four years becoming one of the greatest contributors to the Nation’s rebased GDP from the non oil sector having contributed 8.03% and 11% in 2013 and 2014 respectively (Ikekpeazu, 2004). The market which is currently valued at approximately N6.5 Trillio...Continue Reading »

    50 pages |  521 engagements | 

  • 60. CAUSES AND EFFECTS OF ABANDONED RESIDENTIAL PROPERTIES
    » (A CASE STUDY OF BENIN CITY) CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION 1.1   BACKGROUND TO THE STUDY The unceasing abandonment of residential buildings and development projects is so shocking in the developing countries such that Nigerian has remained one of the countries in such difficulty (Ayodele and Alabi, 2011; Kotangora, 1993; Osemenan, 1987). Therefore, the significance that the incessant abandonment of r...Continue Reading »

    50 pages |  1,148 engagements | 


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