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  • Need More Clarity on Taxation of REITs: HDFC Chief

    Need More Clarity on Taxation of REITs: HDFC Chief

    Terming the Budget announcement on giving pass through status to real estate investment trusts (REITs) as a "good beginning", HDFC chairman Deepak Parekh has urged the Finance Ministry to come up with more clarification on taxation front for it to be successful.

  • Cement Firms' Profitability to Go Up in 2014-15: Care Ratings

    Cement Firms' Profitability to Go Up in 2014-15: Care Ratings

    Domestic cement makers' profitability is likely to improve in the ongoing fiscal year (2014-15) on higher realisation due to improved price, CARE Ratings said in a report on Monday.

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  • 'Kingfisher House' To Go Up For Sale

    'Kingfisher House' To Go Up For Sale

    Vijay Mallya-led Kingfisher Airlines on Monday withdrew its appeal in the Supreme Court seeking to restrain the SBI-led consortium of 17 banks from taking over possession of the 'Kingfisher House' in Mumbai.

  • Global Realty Investors May Currently Focus on Metros: Experts

    Global Realty Investors May Currently Focus on Metros: Experts

    Even though the government's move to reduce capitalisation limit to $5 million (Rs 30 crore at 1 dollar = 60 rupees) is likely to attract foreign direct investment (FDI) in real estate, industry experts believe global investors may initially focus at major metros than investing in high-risk Tier-2 and 3 cities.

  • DLF moves Supreme Court against Rs 630-Crore Penalty

    DLF moves Supreme Court against Rs 630-Crore Penalty

    A bench of justices Ranjana Prakash Desai and N V Ramana also sought responses from Haryana government, Haryana Urban Development Authority (HUDA) and the resident's association on whose plea the competition watchdog had imposed the penalty on the company.

  • HDFC Fund Raises $ 250 Million for Realty Investments

    HDFC Fund Raises $ 250 Million for Realty Investments

    HDFC Property Fund, a part of financial sector conglomerate HDFC group, today announced the closure of $ 250 million international fund focused on investing in Indian real estate.

  • Residential Segment to Revive in Q4 of 2014

    Residential Segment to Revive in Q4 of 2014

    Due to low consumer confidence during last year and even in the first half of 2014, residential property absorption levels reduced significantly resulting in an increase in inventory levels and correction in prices, according to ratings agency Care Ratings.

  • Mumbai's Office Space Leasing to Pick up in 2015: CBRE

    Mumbai's Office Space Leasing to Pick up in 2015: CBRE

    Office space leasing activity in the city is not expected to move significantly before next year although the sentiment in the real estate sector is witnessing some improvement, says property consultant CBRE.

  • States Seek Easier Land Acquisition Laws: Report

    States Seek Easier Land Acquisition Laws: Report

    According to a confidential government paper seen by Reuters, several states want to do away with obtaining landowners' consent altogether in some cases and to cut through red tape which they say holds up development.

  • Home Loan EMIs May Fall by 8 Per Cent: KPMG

    Home Loan EMIs May Fall by 8 Per Cent: KPMG

    EMIs on home loans are expected to come down by 8-10 per cent following the recent move by Reserve Bank of India to ease norms for banks to raise long-term funds for financing affordable housing projects, consultancy KPMG said on Wednesday.

  • Home Loan EMIs Set to Come Down as RBI Eases Lending Norms

    Home Loan EMIs Set to Come Down as RBI Eases Lending Norms

    The Reserve Bank has also changed the definition of affordable housing to factor in rising property prices and inflation. In the six metros, property valued up to Rs 65 lakh will qualify for housing loans up to Rs 50 lakh under priority sector lending, while in other cities, property valued at up to Rs 50 lakh will be eligible for housing loans up to Rs 40 lakh under priority sector lending, the central bank said.

  • Need Clarity on Taxation of Real Estate Investment Trusts: Industry Body

    Need Clarity on Taxation of Real Estate Investment Trusts: Industry Body

    Even as the Narendra Modi government's maiden Budget promises to boost the real estate sector, an industry association has said the Centre needs to bring more clarity on tax structure for real estate investment trusts (REITs).

  • Piramal Fund Management to Raise Up To Rs 700 crore to buy homes

    Piramal Fund Management to Raise Up To Rs 700 crore to buy homes

    The new fund, Indiareit Apartment Fund, will acquire the units at a discount to the prevailing market price by offering a bulk purchase to developers, according to the statement.

  • Opinion: Home Buyers Have High Expectations From Jaitley

    Opinion: Home Buyers Have High Expectations From Jaitley

    While most analysts would still label the real estate industry as a "high-risk, reasonable reward" opportunity, those who made it big would swear by it.

  • Office Space Leasing Up 26% in April-June in Top 7 Cities

    Office Space Leasing Up 26% in April-June in Top 7 Cities

    "The quarter saw an approximately 26 per cent increase in quarter-on-quarter total office space absorption across these prime locations, from a little more than 6 million sq ft in Q1 2014 to nearly 8 million sq ft in Q2 2014 - signalling the generation of reasonable employment opportunities," CBRE said in a statement.

  • Budget 2014: Realtors' Body Seeks Tax Sops on Affordable Homes

    Budget 2014: Realtors' Body Seeks Tax Sops on Affordable Homes

    The Confederation of Real Estate Developers Association of India (Credai) has sought tax incentives on development of affordable housing projects and interest rate reduction on home loans to below 7 per cent in its budget wish list to boost growth in the sector.

  • Realty Space to Get Boost With Rise in FDI: Report

    Realty Space to Get Boost With Rise in FDI: Report

    The formation of new government at the Centre has boosted investor sentiment, especially in the real estate sector that has been going through a tough phase with a drop in sales and debt pile-up, according to a report.

  • DDA to Hike Interest Rate for Housing Registration Deposits

    DDA to Hike Interest Rate for Housing Registration Deposits

    The Delhi Development Authority (DDA) has decided to pay a simple interest at 8 per cent instead of the current 5 per cent on registration deposits for all its future housing schemes.

  • Blackstone, Others Gear Up to List REITs as India Finalises Rules

    Blackstone, Others Gear Up to List REITs as India Finalises Rules

    The move comes as Prime Minister Narendra Modi's government works to finalise rules as early as next month that will govern the trusts. The finance ministry is expected then to clarify tax rules for REITs in the budget, people with direct knowledge of the matter said.

  • Fair Trade Regulator Orders Fresh Probe Against DLF

    Fair Trade Regulator Orders Fresh Probe Against DLF

    Fair trade regulator CCI has ordered a probe against a DLF group company for allegedly imposing unfair and unreasonable conditions on office buyers at one of its commercial projects in Gurgaon.

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