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Key Constraints to Housing Development Finance in Nigeria.
Key Constraints to Housing Development Finance in Nigeria. A TERM PAPER DEPARTMENT OF ESTATE MANAGEMENT AND VALUATION SCHOOL OF ENVIRONMENTAL STUDIES; FEDERAL POLYTECHNIC, NASARAWA, NASARAWA STATE e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org, Tel.: +234 Ã¢â¬â 047-66701, 66707 047 Ã¢â¬â 66238 (DL) JULY, 2012 BY UZOKWE, LAWRENCE CHIDI Department of Estate Management and Valuation School of Environmental Studies The Federal Polytechnic Nasarawa, Nasarawa State. Email: Uzokwe_Lawrence@Yahoo.Com, 08059128950 ABSTRACT The focus of this study is to examine the problems that are associated with housing development finance in Nigeria. The study attempts to explore the various sources of finance that are available for real property development with a view toÃ¢â¬ ¦show more contentÃ¢â¬ ¦There are various sources through which the developer can get fund to finance real estate development. 2.2.1. Equity Capital This is the fund realized from personal savings and family savings. It is usually low because of low per capital income, unequal distribution of income and high population in each family unit resulting in excessive consumption, low savings and low investment in Nigeria. Since this equity capital is usually small, it is prudent for him to decide on a mixture of equity and debt capital which will not only guarantee the highest expected return but also not impair the viability of the development. A developerÃ¢â¬â¢s Ability to borrow will be enhanced by the size of equity capital at his disposal. 2.2.2. Direct Loans These are the loans got directly from the various lenders such as banks and other financial institutions for a specific period. They are classified according to their duration, short, medium and long terms. (a) Short Term Loans The conventional method of raising funds for the acquisition of land and the subsequent development of potential investment property over a two to three year period is by way of short-term finance. The traditional sources of short-term finance are the commercial and merchant banks as well as finance houses. The terms on which these loans are provided are usually very stringent and the interests charged are usually onShow MoreRelatedPrivate Sector Housing Delivery: Challenges and Prospects in Nigeria3366 Words Ã |Ã 14 PagesPrivate Sector Housing Delivery in Nigeria (Challenges and Prospects) A GROUP TERM PAPER REG. No.: HEM 1137- HEM 1146 DEPARTMENT OF ESTATE MANAGEMENT AND VALUATION SCHOOL OF ENVIRONMENTAL STUDIES; FEDERAL POLYTECHNIC, NASARAWA, NASARAWA STATE e-mail: email@example.com, Tel.: +234 Ã¢â¬â 047-66701, 66707 047 Ã¢â¬â 66238 (DL) JULY 27, 2012 Private Sector Housing Delivery in Nigeria: Challenges and Prospects BY ISAAC, OKORONKWO .C. 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