Jan 04, 2014 04:27 PM IST
Year 2013 was perhaps one of the worst years for Indian real estate. Sales fell resulting in a pile-up of unsold inventories.
- Dec 20, 2013 12:28 PM IST
Anuj Puri, Jones Lang LaSalle India, writes about the subdued demand for real estate in India in 2013 and how affordable homes and redevelopment will be the buzzword next year.
- Dec 07, 2013 03:56 PM IST
The on-line real estate portals have able to garner around three per cent of the total industry transactions and eastern region was fast catching the trend. "The market share for on-line real estate market was 0.5 percent 2-3 years back and now it has grown to 3 per cent," India Property Online Regional Manager (East) Srinivas Verma told PTI here.
- Nov 28, 2013 02:57 PM IST
The fact that demand has not picked up in recent times should be of great concern to developers as the quarters required to liquidate existing inventory keep increasing.
- Nov 20, 2013 03:34 PM IST
As Salesforce.com consolidates and rebrands its offerings under the Salesforce1 platform, Indian enterprises should carefully consider whether the new avatar has all the solutions that the Indian market needs.
- Nov 14, 2013 03:51 PM IST
Mumbai has a high residential inventory of 67,000 units, equal to sales of 34 months. While the underlying demand is strong, it is not being converted into transactions due to the high property prices
- Nov 14, 2013 11:40 AM IST
The current slowdown in the Indian economy has impacted several sectors, including real estate. Apartment sales volumes have plummeted and inventories have piled up, creating an ideal environment for buyers to negotiate with developers
- Nov 05, 2013 11:20 AM IST
Morgan Stanley expects Hong Kong's residential property prices to fall around 10 percent in 2014 in anticipation of higher real interest rates and rising supply.
- Oct 31, 2013 03:18 PM IST
The hike in repo rate, the rate at which the Reserve Bank of India lends to banks, will not be positively viewed by the Indian real estate sector, the executive managing director of a global real estate consultancy said.
- Oct 25, 2013 04:25 PM IST
While sluggish buyer sentiments have discouraged sales in some areas, locations like Dwarka Expressway, Noida Expressway and Greater Noida will continue to lure investors.
- Oct 14, 2013 03:08 PM IST
Strategically located on Karve Road and Paud Road, the reasons why Kothrud became one of the most coveted residential areas in the city are due to its convenient location on two important roads of the city, excellent connectivity and great leaps taken in infrastructural developments.
- Oct 14, 2013 03:08 PM IST
Affordability, social infrastructure development and proximity to IT hubs are the other influencing factors are causing developers, investors and home buyers to flock to this region.
- Oct 14, 2013 10:59 AM IST
The Real Estate Bill will definitely impact developers, but on a positive note, it will help customers against unscrupulous developers. On a negative note, it will make land aggregation for large projects even more difficult, said Rohit Poddar, MD, Poddar Developers.
- Sep 17, 2013 05:10 PM IST
The 80:20 scheme is a tripartite agreement between the buyer, builder and the bank. These schemes allow buyers to pay just 20-25 percent of the price upfront and the rest on possession.
- Aug 07, 2013 08:39 PM IST
Tata Housing has decided to call of one of its projects, on failure to obtain necessary environmental clearances. The project, developed by the Mumbai-based real estate company, pre-launched it three years ago and 300 registered customers will now have to be compensated.
- Aug 06, 2013 03:20 PM IST
Suresh Kris, CFO, Brigade Enterprises speaks about the company's performance in the June quarter. He told CNBC-TV18 that he is confident of registering good sales due to new project launches scheduled in the coming quarters.
- Jul 17, 2013 11:28 PM IST
Terming real estate regulatory bill as a populist measure, realtors' body CREDAI on Wednesday said the proposed law should govern all stakeholders of the industry and not only the developers.
- Jul 12, 2013 07:38 PM IST
Anand Khemani, founder of Games The Shop, piled up all the pointes he needed to find a footprint in this sunrise sector in India. The veteran gamer shows you how to unlock the potential in this exciting industry and emerge a winner too
- Jun 18, 2013 03:46 PM IST
While opting for a home loan, it is very important for an individual to understand the terms and various parameters of the loan that are applicable.
- Jun 14, 2013 10:32 PM IST
In a bid to raise capital, several mid-sized companies have now launched company-linked fixed deposit schemes which offer high returns.
- Jun 06, 2013 03:10 PM IST
Two amendments to draft dilutes final bill - 1) lowering lock-in of customer advance from 70% to `70% & lower`, 2) removal of clause `Written Agreement in place before accepting > 10% advances`
- Jun 06, 2013 02:38 PM IST
Though the Bill will turn out to be a boon for the property purchasers and the consumers, it has received a lot of criticism from developers for not being inclusive in its approach towards them.
- Jun 06, 2013 02:37 PM IST
Projects can`t be launched before all construction plans passed and approvals in place. Will this delay the project cycle further? And will this be practical keeping in mind that the biggest reason for delays in any project is getting plans approved.
- May 16, 2013 04:04 PM IST
A knowledgeable, involved and neutral Lender Engineer can bring tangible and definite advantages that go beyond the stamp of approval to the developer`s table.
- Apr 25, 2013 04:54 PM IST
With FY13 coming to a close, lets take a stock of how developers fared with launches. As influential brokerage firm Jefferies notes, real estate developers for seven years in a row have missed the launch and sales guidance provided by them at the beginning of the year.