Information Technology: a Panacea to the Real Estate Management Profession. (Case Study of Lagos State)

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INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY: A PANACEA TO THE
REAL ESTATE MANAGEMENT PROFESSION.
(CASE STUDY OF LAGOS STATE)

BY

ADESIYAN ADEYEMO RICHARD
F/HD/06/3550059

DEPARTMENT OF ESTATE MANAGEMENT,
SCHOOL OF ENVIRONMENTAL STUDIES,
YABA COLLEGE OF TECHNOLOGY,
YABA, LAGOS.

INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY: A PANACEA TO THE REAL ESTATE MANAGEMENT PROFESSION. (CASE STUDY OF LAGOS STATE)

BY

ADESIYAN ADEYEMO RICHARD
F/HD/06/3550059

BEING A DISSERTATION SUBMITTED IN PARTIAL FULFILLMENT OF THE REQUIREMENT FOR THE AWARD OF THE HIGHER NATIONAL DIPLOMA IN ESTATE MANAGEMENT OF YABA COLLEGE OF TECHNOLOGY, LAGOS.

SEPTEMBER 2008

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table of contents

contentpage
Title page i
Certificationii
Dedicationiii
Acknowledgementiv
Table of contentsv-vi
List of tablevii
List of figuresviii
Abstract
Chapter One
1.0 General Introduction1
1.1Introduction1-2
1.2Statement of Problem2-3
1.3Aim and Objectives of Study3-4
1.4Scope of Study4
1.5Research Hypothesis 4-5 1.6Limitation of Study5

1.7Significance of Study5
1.8Definition of Terms5-6
References7

Chapter Two
2.0Literature Review8
2.1Introduction 8
2.2.Historical Background of Information Technology8-9
2.3Computer Generation Categorization9-10
2.4Real Estate Profession10-12
2.5Growth of Information Technology in Nigeria12-14
2.6The Nigerian Information Policy14-15
2.7Real Estate Profession in Nigeria16-17
2.8Relevance of Information Technology
to Real Estate Profession17
2.8.1Estate Agency17-18
2.8.2Application of Information Technology to Agency18-19 2.8.3Information Technology and Property Management19
2.8.4Property Valuation and Information Technology20
2.8.5Application of Computer Software to
Project Management 21
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2.8.6The Value of Information Technology to Real Estate Profession21-22 2.8.7Effects of Computer Application on Real Estate Practice22
References23-24
Chapter Three
3.0Research Methodology25
3.1Introduction25
3.2.1Restatement of Research Objectives25
3.2.2Restatement of Research Hypothesis26
3.3Sources of Data Collection26-27
3.4Characteristics of the Population of Study27
3.5.1 Sampling Techniques27
3.5.2 Sampling Design27-28
3.5.3 Determination of Sampling Size28
3.5.4 Sampling Procedure28
3.6.1 Questionnaire Administration28
3.6.2 Questionnaire Design29
3.6.3 Questionnaire Distribution29
3.6.4 Collection of Response29
3.6 Techniques for Data Analysis29
3.7 Limitation of Research Methodology29-30
3.8 Historical Background of Lagos State30-31
References32
Chapter Four
4.0Data Presentation and Analysis33
4.1Introductions33-34
4.2Presentation and Analysis of Data35-37
4.3Analysis Based On Research Hypothesis 38
4.4Analysis Based On Research Objectives40-43
4.5Analysis of Other Relevant Data43-44
References45

Chapter Five
5.0Summary of Findings, Recommendation,
Conclusion and Suggestion for Further Studies46
5.1Introduction46
5.2Summary of Findings46-47
5.3Recommendations Based On Research Findings48
5.4Conclusion49
5.5Suggestion for Further Studies49
Bibliography 50-51
Appendix
vi

List of tables

Table 4.1Questionnaire Administration
Table 4.2Respondents’ Year of...
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