Category Archives: Real Estate

From automobile to real estate and consumer goods: What will be the impact of GST

  India is all set for its most ambitious reform in decades, which is expected to transform the world’s fastest growing major economy into a single market for the first time. The long-awaited Goods and Services Tax (GST) rolls out Saturday even as businesses complain they are ill-prepared for the massive changes about to ripple through India’s unwieldy $2 trillion Read More


GST impact on real estate: Will new tax system bring property prices down?

After demonetisation, the Real Estate (Regulation and Development) Act or RERA is being enforced to realise the ‘housing for all’ initiative by the government, and the implementation of the upcoming Goods and Services Tax (GST) will further streamline the real estate segment in India. GST is designed to encourage transparency and ease of doing business in the realty sector, but Read More


Correction is real estate prices is unlikely: Kamal Khetan

Kamal Khetan, chairman & managing director, Sunteck Realty, tells Ateeq Shaikh why property prices will not decrease and stagnancy in the real estate prices in itself is a dip in the rates. He also shares his views on MahaRERA (Real Estate Regulation Act) and why his company will not venture outside Mumbai Metropolitan Region. What’s the situation in real estate Read More


Raj govt orders compulsory registration of real estate

  projects on RERA website Jaipur, Jun 1 (PTI) The Rajasthan government today made it compulsory for all real estate projects and agents in the state to register on the official website of the Real Estate Regulations and Development Act (RERA). The website was launched by Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje here today. The website www.rera-rajasthan.in will make the people aware Read More


Six Indian cities in top 10 realty investment spots in Asia-Pacific

Six Indian cities — including Hyderabad, Bengaluru, Pune, Mumbai, Delhi and Chennai — have found place in the top 10 emerging property investment destinations list for the Asia-Pacific.   “Most global investments this year will be made in commercial office assets. Markets in Bengaluru, Chennai, Delhi NCR, Hyderabad, Mumbai and Pune are well placed to outperform other cities from emerging Read More


System reboot for Indian real estate

Indian real estate is witnessing a ‘systems re-boot’ that began with demonetization, the legislation on benami properties, RERA Act and now, Goods & Services Tax. The Union Budget for 2017-18 also provided affordable housing with infrastructure status, coupled with the Pradhan Mantri Awaas Yojana (PMAY) to incentivize affordable housing production with interest subvention schemes. Real estate sector will benefit owing Read More


Six Indian cities among top 10 emerging investment destinations in Asia Pacific region

Moneycontrol News Six Indian cities, including Hyderabad, Bengaluru, Mumbai, Pune, Chennai and New Delhi are among the top 10 markets targeted by investors in Asia Pacific region. Most of the global investments for this year will be made in commercial office assets in these markets, says a report titled ‘Betting on Asia Pacific’s Next Core Cities’ by international consultant Cushman Read More


How project management is optimizing real estate value in India

Project management is not a recent phenomenon in India. Over the last few decades, India has undergone rapid industrialization – predominantly in the manufacturing ‘clusters’, most of which thrive in and around the metropolitan cities of the country. Some of the prime movers for this rapid growth have been the steady increase in per capita income propelling urbanization, and the Read More


How Co-Living Spaces Reshape Real Estate Industry of India

Millennial lifestyle trends like co-living is changing real estate sector India’s millennials, about 30% of our population, are typically changing jobs every 18-24 months and are increasingly valuing experiences over assets. This makes the concept of ownership no longer relevant for the urban Indian millennial. Especially when they think of homes. Millennials want flexible, social and affordable homes. They want Read More


SkySlope Lets Real Estate Brokers Manage Business Online

Real estate has always been one of America’s most lively industries. Every year, some two million licensed agents and 86,000 brokerage firms work day and night to move billions of dollars worth of commercial and residential properties. Bearing that in mind, it’s not difficult to imagine why so many young professionals flock to join the industry. But it takes a lot of hard Read More