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  • Prudent use of higher FAR can increase housing stock: JLL

    Prudent use of higher FAR can increase housing stock: JLL  

    27 Nov 2014, 3.27 pm  |  Source: Moneycontrol.com

    With height restrictions for individual residential plots not increased from the current 17.5 meters along with stilt parking provisions, developments...

  • All you need to know about investing in ELSS scheme

    All you need to know about investing in ELSS scheme  

    27 Nov 2014, 3.24 pm  |  Source: Moneycontrol.com

    An ELSS is a diversified equity mutual fund which has a majority of the corpus invested in equities. Since it is an equity fund, returns from an ELSS ...

  • What you need to know about high-rise buildings

    What you need to know about high-rise buildings  

    27 Nov 2014, 3.24 pm  |  Source: Moneycontrol.com

    On the negative side, sociologists have found that high-rises tend to isolate their occupants from the outside world by creating their own closed envi...

  • Understanding benefits of Systematic Investment Plan

    Understanding benefits of Systematic Investment Plan  

    27 Nov 2014, 3.22 pm  |  Source: Moneycontrol.com

    Systematic investment plan, as the name suggests, allows a user to build an investment portfolio with a small systematic investment at regular interva...

  • Making the best out of real estate investment

    Making the best out of real estate investment  

    27 Nov 2014, 3.19 pm  |  Source: Moneycontrol.com

    With the government announcing its plans to build over 100 smart cities, smart city development is the next big opportunity for real estate manufactur...

  • Tax efficient investment tools for retirees

    Tax efficient investment tools for retirees  

    27 Nov 2014, 3.17 pm  |  Source: Moneycontrol.com

    Provident Fund is an ideal investment opportunity for the seniors. The downside however is that public provident fund investments are subject to a max...

  • 5 strategies for developers to deal with unsold apartments

    5 strategies for developers to deal with unsold apartments  

    27 Nov 2014, 3.16 pm  |  Source: Moneycontrol.com

    The developer should try to reduce the financial burden of the buyer through schemes like giving furnished / semi furnished apartments, all inclusive ...

  • Credit rating downgrades: The emperor’s new clothes

    Credit rating downgrades: The emperor’s new clothes  

    27 Nov 2014, 1.41 pm  |  Source: Moneycontrol.com

    Rating agencies are often not the best arbiters of a country’s calibre, but their global stature means that they can often play the role of the chil...

  • Attention NRIs: How to report income from India in tax file

    Attention NRIs: How to report income from India in tax file  

    27 Nov 2014, 1.14 pm  |  Source: Moneycontrol.com

    Tax violations in countries like USA can be considered to be a serious breach of conduct and attract heavy penalties...

  • BJP must fast-track single window clearances

    BJP must fast-track single window clearances  

    27 Nov 2014, 1.14 pm  |  Source: Moneycontrol.com

    The lack of a streamlined projects approval mechanism is a symptom of India's retrograde bureaucratic machinery which causes untold losses to all stak...

  • Redevelopment: the only solution for affordable housing

    Redevelopment: the only solution for affordable housing  

    27 Nov 2014, 1.13 pm  |  Source: Moneycontrol.com

    Redevelopment of old buildings results in more homes becoming available in a location where supply is constricted by non-availability of developable p...

  • Retirement homes: A concept that is fast gaining popularity

    Retirement homes: A concept that is fast gaining popularity  

    27 Nov 2014, 1.13 pm  |  Source: Moneycontrol.com

    Retirement home projects are a residential property genre that must be conceived and developed specifically for the aged. This very precise concept is...

  • Tips to choosing life insurance policy best suited for you

    Tips to choosing life insurance policy best suited for you  

    27 Nov 2014, 1.13 pm  |  Source: Moneycontrol.com

    Today, life insurance policies have evolved into a variety of forms. From pure term plans, to investment linked protection plans, the options availabl...

  • Why does everybody love to hate Indian realtors?

    Why does everybody love to hate Indian realtors?  

    27 Nov 2014, 1.13 pm  |  Source: Moneycontrol.com

    The urbanization that is the focal point of India’s economic growth hinges on the growth of its cities, and therefore on the products that real esta...

  • Which type of life insurance policy should you buy?

    Which type of life insurance policy should you buy?  

    27 Nov 2014, 1.13 pm  |  Source: Moneycontrol.com

    If insuring your family is your aim, it is better to opt for a pure online term policy which charges a lower premium. Other plans which have an invest...

  • Recently widowed? Some tips to get your finances in order

    Recently widowed? Some tips to get your finances in order  

    27 Nov 2014, 1.12 pm  |  Source: Moneycontrol.com

    Once you start receiving the proceeds, there will be a lots of unsolicited advice from relatives and friends on what to do with that money. Desist fro...

  • 10 practical tips for early and wealthy retirement

    10 practical tips for early and wealthy retirement  

    27 Nov 2014, 1.12 pm  |  Source: Moneycontrol.com

    Are you actually building a plan, and taking the necessary action to accomplish your desired goals? If not, begin now for a 10-fold improvement for a ...

  • Lesser known reasons derailing your home loan application

    Lesser known reasons derailing your home loan application  

    27 Nov 2014, 1.12 pm  |  Source: Moneycontrol.com

    If you have a tendency to change jobs frequently, there are chances your home loan application will be rejected. Banks always looks for job stability...

  • Can Pune become the new IT capital of India?

    Can Pune become the new IT capital of India?  

    27 Nov 2014, 1.12 pm  |  Source: Moneycontrol.com

    It is by now a well-established fact that Pune is one of the most preferred software and business-process outsourcing destinations in the country...

  • Affordable housing: supply scenario in Bangalore

    Affordable housing: supply scenario in Bangalore  

    27 Nov 2014, 1.11 pm  |  Source: Moneycontrol.com

    Due to the entry of branded developers in this segment, the faith of buyers has been restored. Nevertheless, demand in this segment is still more than...

  • How to claim your car insurance in 4 simple steps

    How to claim your car insurance in 4 simple steps  

    27 Nov 2014, 12.53 pm  |  Source: Moneycontrol.com

    In case your car has been stolen, you have to lodge an FIR. Your claim won't be settled without it....

  • Planning investment option for old age

    Planning investment option for old age  

    20 Nov 2014, 5.00 pm  |  Source: Moneycontrol.com

    A lot of people will tell you a lot of things about how investments can work in your favour. Some will advocate the importance of low risk investments...

  • Indian Real Estate - The only way is UP

    Indian Real Estate - The only way is UP  

    20 Nov 2014, 3.07 pm  |  Source: Moneycontrol.com

    The real estate sector addresses one of the basic needs of mankind, a home...

  • Debt funds or equity funds? The right answer may be `both`

    Debt funds or equity funds? The right answer may be 'both'  

    20 Nov 2014, 8.52 am  |  Source: Moneycontrol.com

    Equity, on the other hand, is an essential asset class for the long-term growth of savings with returns that beat inflation. Equity funds typically in...

  • Always buy quality stocks during a bull run

    Always buy quality stocks during a bull run  

    19 Nov 2014, 6.26 pm  |  Source: Moneycontrol.com

    While buying any investments, make sure that you buy quality at reasonable price and not just something that is cheap...

  • Bhiwadi: A rising star in NCR real estate

    Bhiwadi: A rising star in NCR real estate  

    18 Nov 2014, 8.58 am  |  Source: Moneycontrol.com

    Still primarily driven by its industrial sector, Bhiwadi encompasses the manufacturing centres of Chopanki, Khushkhera and Sare Khurd. There is a mass...

  • Delhi real estate: Plots & builder floors at Ashok Vihar

    Delhi real estate: Plots & builder floors at Ashok Vihar  

    18 Nov 2014, 8.52 am  |  Source: Moneycontrol.com

    In limited cases, one also sees outright sale of such houses. In such cases, the builder becomes the sole new owner and pays the homeowner the going m...

  • Looking to buy property in 2015? Here`s help

    Looking to buy property in 2015? Here's help  

    18 Nov 2014, 8.50 am  |  Source: Moneycontrol.com

    In 2015, overall property markets are expected to continue edge further into recovery. There are several factors that can be considered as key drivers...

  • How to calculate tax benefits? Make right comparisons

    How to calculate tax benefits? Make right comparisons  

    18 Nov 2014, 8.45 am  |  Source: Moneycontrol.com

    Individuals have to take a careful look at what are the details that they are actually considering and how this impacts their entire decision making p...

  • 4 Ways to manage your PF better

    4 Ways to manage your PF better  

    18 Nov 2014, 8.36 am  |  Source: Moneycontrol.com

    It is very important to know about the factors (both external and internal) influencing money management, personal as well as corporate. ...

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