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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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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.

Loan Against Property: 17 banks offering LAP starting at under 10% – Check rates & EMIs

Most government and private banks and even many NBFCs offer loans against residential or commercial property for tenures up to 20 years.

75% employees want to be in office at least once a week compared to 52% in Oct 2020: Survey

According to the survey, 91% of employees who are highly satisfied with their office environment strongly miss their offices.

Are NCDs a good bet in current scenario? Find out

NCD is a financial instrument that is used by companies to raise long-term capital through a public issue.

Buying a car? Check out lowest interest rates on car loans offered by top 18 banks

If you’re planning to take a car loan, do note that most lenders would finance up to 80%-90% of the car’s on-road price for tenures up to seven years.

Covid-19 Impact: 32% homebuyers keen to move into a new home in one year

19% of people globally and 26% of Mainstream Indians have have moved to a new house within the pandemic period.

220% growth in EMI transactions since the pandemic, non-metro cities lead the way

Ezetap has recorded a steep increase of 220 percent in the transactional volume of Equated Monthly Installments in July 2021 compared to February 2020.

India witnesses a 42% surge in demand for Balance Transfers and 26% in Home Loans in H1: Study

The report also indicates that there has also been a 20% demand rise for Loan Against Property in H1 2021.

Housing market in top 7 cities may scale new peak in 2023: ANAROCK

MMR and Bengaluru are all set to lead from the front with maximum housing sales and new launches in 2023.

Rs 1 lakh gold loan rates starting at 7%: Check out indicative EMIs and offers from leading lenders

Gold loans are also often the first choice of borrowers who have an average-to-low credit score as that leads to higher personal loan charges at best or the personal loan application rejection at worst.

New home launches in Pune up 26.3% in H1 2021, sales down 20.6% YoY: Report

Total new launches in the city during the January-June period of 2021 stood at 12,558 units, 26.3 per cent up over 9,944 units unveiled in the same period of 2020.

Delhi slips 5 spots in Prime Global Cities Index Q2

Prime property prices across 46 cities globally increased at an average rate of 8.2% in the year to June 2021, up from 4.6% in March.

Two-wheeler loan on your mind? Check out the latest rates from leading banks

If you’re planning to buy a new motorbike or a scooter but falling short of funds, you can consider taking a loan to finance it, especially when they are available at competitive interest rates.

Investors with long-term horizon may continue to invest in small cap funds: Chirag Setalvad, HDFC AMC

In an exclusive interview, Chirag Setalvad of HDFC AMC shares his views on the performance of the small cap category in recent years, and whether it is the right time to invest in these funds.

Residential sales across top 7 cities rise 75% YoY in H12021: Report

While property prices have grown at a CAGR of 1-6% across the high-end segment and around 2–7% across the mid-segment since 2010, the per capita GDP grew at a CAGR of 4.0% between 2010 and 2020.

RBI policy decision on expected lines, demand for housing going to sustain: Developers

Developers feel the decision of the RBI MPC augurs well for the real estate industry in general and home buyers in particular, since the record-low interest rate regime would enable a large number of buyers to invest in prope

Senior citizens tax-saving FD rates up to 7.25%: Check latest offers from leading banks

Most banks offer a different category of FDs, called tax-saver FDs, in which tax deduction benefits can be claimed on investments up to Rs 1.5 lakh in a financial year.

Continuation of low interest rate regime good for home loan borrowers, to facilitate real estate revival: Experts

The unchanged repo rate regime works well for home loan borrowers as the floating retail loan rates have been at the lowest level in the last two decades.

Noida circle rate hike ill-timed, will dampen buyer sentiment: Developers

Property consultants and developers want the authorities to reconsider this ill-timed move as it will make homebuyers pay more for a piece for property and also dampen their sentiment.

Realtors welcome UPRERA extension to realty projects

UPRERA has given another nine-month extension for registration of projects in the NCR region whose original or extended registration expires on or before December 31, 2021.

1.74 lakh housing units across top 7 cities totally stalled: Report

The overall value of the 1.74 lakh homes which are totally stuck across the 7 top cities currently exceeds Rs 1,40,613 crore.

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Changing homebuyers’ preferences and emergence of new housing options amid the pandemic

The forced lockdowns and continued work for home and online schooling have led to the demand for bigger and spacious homes with a segregated workspace.

10 private banks offering the highest FD returns for tenures up to 5 years

If you’re planning to invest in an FD, here’s a list of 10 private banks that are currently offering the highest interest rates on normal FDs for tenures up to 5 years.

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