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Real estate sector’s expectations from Union Budget 2016

Realty experts hope that Finance Minister Arun Jaitley through his Union Budget announcements on Feb 29 may bring in cheer for both home buyers and developers.

Real estate showing revival, home buyers going for 1 BHK and Studio apartments

Budget 2016-17 should relax service tax while registering property: PNB Housing Finance’s Sanjaya Gupta

"The real estate sector is facing a slump at macro-level. However, there is nothing wrong in the housing sector. The prices are stable, the choices are wide", says Sanjaya Gupta

Real estate private equity funds forced to face up to harsh realty

Private equity funds focused on real estate investments in India are finding it hard to raise funds overseas with investors not confident they will make decent money.

7 tips to help you consider buying a short-term home before you find your dream home

The Silver Realty Market: Opportunities arise as India gets older

Although India is still younger than USA and Japan from a demographic standpoint, the process of ageing has begun in the country.

Housing sale down 4% in 8 cities in 2015; 6.9L units unsold

Housing sales fell by 4 per cent to 2,63,720 units last year, lowest since 2010, in the eight major cities of the country on account of demand slowdown in the real estate market despite interest rate cut by the RBI.

7 tips to help you consider buying a short-term home before you find your dream home

Real estate: Higher unsold inventory, fewer residential projects mark 2015

Real estate: NCR is the worst affected residential market; Office market across the country records highest occupancy at 84.2%.

Real estate market could be in favour of homebuyers in near-term, here is why

Shapoorji Pallonji enters affordable housing segment

The 150-year-old real estate, construction and development company, Shapoorji Pallonji, is likely to make an investment of around R6,000 crore and earn revenues of over R9,000 crore from its affordable housing business launch

Realtors seek loan restructuring; Tax sops in upcoming Union budget 2016-17

Faced with acute slowdown in demand and delay in delivery of projects, realtors' apex body Naredco today demanded tax sops for affordable homes and restructuring of bank loans.

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Real estate may rebound in 2016; top 5 realty stocks that could give good returns

During 2015, the BSE Real Estate index wiped off the gains of 2014 as the index plunged nearly 14 per cent to 1,344 on December 31 from 1,555 on December 31 last year.

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Mumbai’s Goregaon sees biggest drop of 20% in flat launch prices in 2015: Report

A report by property consultant Cushman & Wakefield showed a drop in launch prices of upto 20 per cent in new mid segment residential flats in metropolitan cities of NCR, Mumbai and Bangalore.

What 2016 holds for India’s real estate sector

Today, the world sees India as a land of opportunity for business and investment. We look at how 2015 was for the real estate sector, and crystal-gaze into 2016.

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Real estate market in 2015 was a mixed bag

The year 2015 failed to bring any cheer to the real estate market with piled up inventories, and buyers taking a backseat largely on the account of delay in projects.

Chennai office vacancy levels at 17 per cent; which are the areas to invest in?

Planning to make a real estate investment in 2016? Best options for you

Indian real estate sector has been sluggish for a few years but is expected to make a turnaround in 2016.

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Real estate sector to see pick up in sales in 2016

Realty experts believe that the year 2016 will begin on a positive note for the sector and may witness a pick up in sales with an improvement in the number of unsold inventories.

Bengaluru real estate in 2016 - where to invest

Indian realty market regains favour of foreign investors: PwC

A relaxed FDI policy for the realty sector has reinforced the confidence of overseas investors and has helped India regain its place as one of the preferred investment destinations, says a recent PwC survey.

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At close to Rs 53,000 cr, investments into real estate set to touch 7-year high

Investments into the real estate sector in 2015, at close to $8 billion or Rs 53,000 crore, are poised for a seven-year high.

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Real estate bill: Land cost may take up the lion’s share

The Centre’s move to increase the deposit limit of the project cost in a separate account from 50% to 70%, may help developers divert the majority of sales proceeds on buying additional land instead of completing the projec

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To protect home buyers, Cabinet clears Real Estate Bill, 2015

The Union Cabinet today approved various amendments to the contentious Real Estate bill, introducing provisions for depositing 70 per cent of the project cost by builders into an escrow account and punishment...

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7th Pay Commission pay scale hike gives fresh hope to realty sector; top 5 points to note

7th Pay Commission pay scale and pension report effect: The report's hefty pay and pension hike recommendations for Central government employees and pensioners expected to give fresh hope to real estate market.

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Narendra Modi govt to push for passage of GST, real estate bills next week

With repeated disruptions in second week of the winter session putting its legislative agenda on the back burner, the government has proposed heavy business in both Houses of Parliament next week, listing key legislation like

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Govt wants passage of ‘amended’ real estate bill this session

The government is gearing up to ensure the passage of the crucial real estate bill, which is aimed at curbing malpractices in the sector and bringing transparency through regulatory mechanism, in the forthcoming Winter sessio

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Realty destination: With $2 bn investments in H1 2015, Dubai a new favourite for Indians

The real estate sector in India is reeling under the impact of problems such as inflated prices, delays in delivery, slow approval process and corruption.

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Over 75% real estate projects non-starters: Assocham

Over 75 per cent of 3,540 live real estate projects with outstanding investments of more than Rs 14 lakh crore remained non-starters as of 2014-15, an Assocham study said.

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Residential Real Estate: Markets easing slowly, treading on the recovery path

The last three years have witnessed big names taking serious hit on their brand equity and by all accounts there is no respite in sight.

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Dry festive season for realtors, a bonanza for home buyers

With buyers going for projects that are either complete or nearing completion, there’s been a shrinkage in the artificially created price gaps between the primary and the secondary markets

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Slowdown in real estate hits Maharashtra govt coffers

Slowdown in the realty industry has affected the revenue collection of Maharashtra government which is already reeling under financial constraints.

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Underperform rating on real estate; RBI’s rate cut brings good news

RBI cuts repo rate by 50bps; will this translate into lower mortgage rates?

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