Sanjeev Sinha

Sanjeev Sinha is Editor, Personal Finance at Financial Express Online. He has more than 20 years of experience with some of the top Indian media organisations. He has covered a wide variety of subjects such as politics, taxation, wealth management, brands, marketing, management and real estate. An avid reader of crime fiction, Sanjeev spends his free time watching action movies and listening to classical music.

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A turnaround for real estate? Residential sales, new launches show significant growth in Q3 2021

A total of 55,907 new housing units were sold in these markets during the three-month period, showing an upswing of 59% when compared to the same period in 2020.

Planning to buy Rs 1 cr term insurance plan? Check how much premium you will pay

Term insurance is one of the simplest and affordable ways to provide your family with a financial safety net.

Mumbai housing market on track to record a stellar festive season

The city recorded property registrations of 2,494 units or daily 356 units during the first 7 days of the auspicious Navratri festival that began on 7th October 2021.

Institutional real estate investment in India up 17% YoY in Q3: JLL

The recovery in investments during the first nine months of 2021 has been better than the pandemic year as total deals of $2,977 million were recorded as against $1,534 million during the previous period.

PE investment in real estate dips 45% in Q3 2021: Savills India

The investment inflow amounted to $3.3 billion during January through September 2021, equivalent to almost half of the investment inflows that the sector witnessed in entire 2020.

Home buying picks up pace in Delhi-NCR in July-Sept 2021: Report

The ongoing COVID-19 vaccination drive and lower home loan interest rates improved the home buying sentiment in Noida, Greater Noida and Ghaziabad in Q3 2021.

RBI to introduce Internal Ombudsman Scheme for NBFCs to simplify grievance redressal mechanism

The internal ombudsman at NBFCs will examine customer complaints related to deficiency in service that have been partly or wholly rejected by the NBFCs.

Low interest rate regime to be a game changer for realty sector, say developers

Developers believe keeping the repo rate unchanged will help a lot in terms of retaining buyer sentiment and customers should take advantage of the current situation.

Monetary policy pause to help foster housing demand during festive season: Experts

Real estate experts and developers welcomed the RBI move, saying that the move will serve the realty market well in the festive season.

India’s organised retail stock likely to cross 82 mn sq ft by 2023: CBRE

Delhi and Bangalore are leading the sectors’ growth with an expected addition of over 5 mn sq ft of the overall organised retail stock respectively followed by Hyderabad expected to add over 3 mn sq ft.

Developers intensify project launches as demand for housing grows in festive season

Although developers still remain cautious while launching new projects, new launches are likely to intensify in view of the growing housing demand and the upcoming festive season.

Home sales across top 8 cities surge by 92%, new launches by 90% YoY in Q3 2021: Report

Stamp duty cuts have proved to be an effective demand stimulant in the case of Mumbai, Pune and Kolkata where the state governments have applied a broad-based cut across ticket sizes in the primary market.

Want to take a gold loan of Rs 3 lakh? Check how much it would cost you

Gold loan is one of the most convenient and popular ways to address any urgent cash crunch, more so because most households have gold in one form or the other.

BNPL Vs Credit Cards Vs Personal Loans: Which is right for you?

BNPLs, credit cards and personal loans are different types of loans, but all need to be used in a highly disciplined manner.

Demand for plots growing fast in India, almost at par with apartments: Survey

Post-Covid consumer trends on Magicbricks suggest that the demand for plots has been on the rise as home buyers look for more space to accommodate the rising needs for a home office.

Planning to take a two-wheeler loan? Check out lowest interest rate, EMI

The Covid-19 pandemic has spurred the demand for having a personal mode of transport over public transport to avoid potential health risks because of the deadly virus.

Developers bet big on festive season, unveil innovative offers to boost sales

A strong revival in the country’s economic growth in the current fiscal, historical low interest rates on home loans and lucrative festive offers by developers will be the major drivers of housing demand.

Retrofitting outdated office stock holds investment potential of Rs 9,000 cr: Colliers

While upgrading buildings requires significant capital, the benefits range from rental appreciation and lower operational costs, to attracting blue-chip occupiers and increasing the longevity of the building.

Good news! Now get HDFC home loan at 6.70% this festive season

Under this special offer, home buyers can avail HDFC Home Loans starting at 6.70% per annum effective 20th September 2021.

Senior Citizens Tax-Saving FDs: Check which bank is offering 7.25% interest rate

Tax-saving FDs are fixed deposits that come with a lock-in period of 5 years and provide tax deduction on your investments under Section 80C of the I-T Act.

SBI festive bonanza for home buyers will help gain real estate further momentum

The offers are aimed at making home loans more affordable in the festive season.

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Covid-19 Impact: Household debt seems to have doubled in 2021 from 2018 levels, says SBI report

Household debt as a percentage of GDP has declined to 34% in Q1FY22 with the commensurate rise in GDP in Q1, though it has increased in absolute terms.

India ranks 54th globally in home price appreciation: Knight Frank

The Global House Price Index report tracks the movement of mainstream residential prices across 55 countries and territories worldwide.

Improved affordability, rebound in domestic tourism drive demand for second homes

A recent survey carried out by Savills India has revealed that owing to a variety of reasons the second home market in the country is poised to witness high traction in the near term.

Want a used car loan? Check how much EMI you would pay for Rs 5 lakh loan

Used car sales have amplified in India, especially after the current Covid-19 pandemic as many prefer to have private modes of transportation over public transports.

Viridian RED launches WTC Faridabad, puts Faridabad on global map

With the upcoming WTC Faridabad, investors, companies, users, residents, and other stakeholders are expected to leverage benefits from a global association of World Trade Centers.

Affordable housing lowest priority now; 34% home seekers focused on properties priced Rs 90 lakh-2.5 cr: Survey

For the first time, affordable housing is the lowest priority, with more than 34% respondent home seekers focused on properties priced between Rs 90 lakh and Rs 2.5 crore.

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