5 Top Mortgage Institutions in Nigeria

In one of my previous articles, I wrote about how to own your own house easily with the use of mortgage. I have now gone further to research some of the best mortgage institutions in the country as a reader asked:

“How does one go about getting the mortgage?”

So, below is a list of top mortgage institutions in Nigeria with guides on how to secure their mortgage packages in their respective links.


FBN Mortgages


FBN Mortgages Limited is a leading Primary Mortgage Bank (PMB) with focus on delivering the best mortgage banking services and products that typify the dominance of its parent– First Bank in the financial services industry.

As a dedicated provider of a wide range of mortgage and real estate financing solution, FBN Mortgages is in a unique position to help customers make those critical steps towards seamless homeownership and real estate development. Click here for more.

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Platinum Mortgage Bank Ltd


Platinum Mortgage Bank Ltd is one of Nigeria’s leading Primary Mortgage Institutions. It was incorporated in 1992 with the Corporate Affairs Commission to provide savings, loans and homes ownership services, and licensed by the Central Bank of Nigeria and the Federal Mortgage Bank of Nigeria under the CBN Decree 24 of 1991 and FMBN Decree No. 53 of 1989 respectively to provide Mortgage Banking Services in Nigeria.

Formally called Platinum Home Investment and Mortgage Limited with Headquarters in Lagos, PMB Limited was recapitalized into a formidable Primary Mortgage Institution backed by innovative products, services, latest information technology and requisite professional management. Click here for more.

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 Abbey Mortgage Bank Plcabbey

Abbey Mortgage Bank Plc is the premier, largest and most profitable, non-aligned Primary Mortgage Bank in Nigeria. It is one of the seven national Primary Mortgage Banks (PMB) licensed by the Central Bank of Nigeria and Federal Mortgage Bank of Nigeria (FMBN).

It is also an accredited primary mortgage bank (PMB) for the National Housing Funding (NHF) on-lending facilities.
We offer various mortgage and investment products, guidance and advisory services to corporate organizations and individuals to empower them to access housing finance. We also finance and facilitate the provision of mortgage and real estate related services to respond to their needs. Click here for more.

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Imperial Homes Mortgage Bank Limited


Imperial Homes Mortgage Bank Limited is a Mortgage Bank duly licensed by the Central Bank of Nigeria to undertake mortgage banking and related services. It was originally incorporated in 1992 as Citizens Savings and Loans Limited. But the name was changed in 1997 to New Patriot Building Society Limited. Guaranty Trust Bank plc acquired the company in August 2007 as a wholly owned subsidiary and changed its name to GTHomes Limited to reflect its relationship with GTBank.  Imperial Homes Mortgage Bank Limited then commenced operation in January 2008. For more information, click here.

 Federal Mortgage Bank of Nigeria (FMBN)

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The Federal Mortgage Bank of Nigeria (FMBN) was established in 1956, known then as the Nigerian Building Society (NBS), a joint venture of the Commonwealth Development Corporation and the Federal and Eastern Governments of Nigeria.

The Bank operates as an effective vehicle for increasing the mobilization of long-term funds, lending volume and expansion of mortgage lending services to all segments of the Nigerian population. Click here for more.

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