December 06, 2013 14:40 (IST)
You may have gotten a home loan approved after zeroing down on a house you want to buy, thinking half the work is done and hoping for smooth processing here on. Think again, because once you complete these formalities, you will have to protect your dream from the legal traps your builder might throw your way.
Mumbai | December 04, 2013 00:10 (IST)
Governments need to be more efficient to accelerate growth in India's housing sector, the Confederation of Real Estate Developers' Association of India (Credai) has said
New Delhi | December 03, 2013 23:10 (IST)
Demand for commercial real estate is likely to remain subdued in the medium term as corporates continue to be in a consolidation mode while excess supply may put pressure on capital and rental values, according to property consultant CBRE.
November 30, 2013 16:41 (IST)
An exclusive search is required when it comes to buying of property. This exercise does not hold good only for houses, it is also required for home loans.
Mumbai | November 28, 2013 19:56 (IST)
Mr Mayaram, however, did not say whether the government is inclined to offer tax incentives to retail investors to invest in REITs, though he noted that Sebi had asked for it. Sebi chairman U K Sinha was also present at the function.
Mumbai | November 24, 2013 17:40 (IST)
Prime properties are still fetching good vale in this land-starved megapolis even as rentals seem to be falling, going by the recent trend of landmark buildings changing hands, according to experts.
Mumbai | November 24, 2013 17:00 (IST)
As private equity firms and banks are adopting a cautious approach to funding real estate projects, non-banking finance companies (NBFCs) are coming forward to help cash-strapped developers with the expectation of higher returns, say experts.
New Delhi | November 21, 2013 20:39 (IST)
Home prices rose in nearly half of 26 cities in the three months to September, a report from a state-run bank showed on Thursday, indicating investors confidence in the sector despite weak economic growth.
Mumbai | November 16, 2013 16:20 (IST)
Indias real estate sector would need an investment of $257 billion by 2015, including economic weaker section (EWS) housing, of which residential realty alone would require $29 billion, according to a report by EY-FICCI.
New Delhi | October 29, 2013 19:23 (IST)
Real estate companies have expressed disappointment over the decision by the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) to hike the short-term lending rate, saying this could hurt economic growth and adversely impact property demand in the ongoing festival season.
New Delhi | October 28, 2013 20:36 (IST)
In a filing to BSE, Omaxe said the floor price for the Offer For Sale (OFS) has been fixed at Rs 130 apiece, which is at a discount to the current market price of Rs 135.75.
October 26, 2013 12:02 (IST)
Misplacement of property papers is a serious matter, so do not take it lightly. If your banker has negligently misplaced your documents, try to sort the matter and take stringent action as soon as possible.
Mumbai | October 20, 2013 14:20 (IST)
The poor quality of retail space, regulatory issues and subdued economic growth are holding back international retailers from expanding their presence in the country, say experts.
New Delhi | October 12, 2013 18:02 (IST)
Market regulator Securities and Exchange Board of Indias (Sebi) proposal to allow listing of real estate investment trusts (REITs) is a positive step and will help improve liquidity position of developers, industry body Credai has said.
New Delhi | October 12, 2013 16:11 (IST)
Home loans not only help you realize your dreams of buying that house you have always wanted but also help save tax. But sometimes, the procedure of applying and getting a home loan can be complicated and frustrating. To avoid hassles and save cost, you must choose the right home loan.
New Delhi | October 10, 2013 20:14 (IST)
Welcoming market regulator Securities and Exchange Board of India's draft norms on real estate investment trusts (REITs), the real estate industry said on Thursday the instrument would help in increasing capital flows into the sector and also provide exit route to investors once implemented.
Mumbai | October 10, 2013 17:00 (IST)
Market watchdog Securities and Exchange Board of India (Sebi) on Thursday issued draft guidelines to set up real estate investment trusts (REITs) in India, reviving an effort that it had put on hold in 2008 during the global financial crisis.
New Delhi | October 02, 2013 01:28 (IST)
Real estate companies have not been able to deliver over 25 per cent of their housing projects on time while developers in the national capital region have been hurt the most, according to property consultant Jones Lang LaSalle (JLL) India.
Mumbai | September 30, 2013 18:15 (IST)
At $40 million, a sale would generate a return of about 2.5 times on the investment. Blackstone paid Rs 100 crore for the stake in March 2007, its website showed.
Mumbai | September 22, 2013 18:26 (IST)
India's deepening economic slowdown, rising cost of living and low wage revisions, coupled with higher interest rates, are forcing salaried professionals who had earlier invested in properties to put them up for sale, according to industry experts.