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Aug 31, 2016
NEW DELHI: real estate firm DLF is waiting for the final rules under the real estate regulatory act to be notified to see how it can tweak its business model going forward, said Saurabh Chawla, senior executive director (finance) at DLF during a call with analysts.
Aug 02, 2016
MUMBAI: The Maharashtra Housing and Area Development Authority (MHADA) has received over 1.35 lakh applications for its 972 houses being sold through a lottery. The overwhelming response only reiterates the pent-up demand for affordable housing in India's commercial capital.
Jul 20, 2016
New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Tuesday directed estate major Supertech to deposit Rs five crore in its Registry as part of a refund to homebuyers for a project. The Allahabad High Court had in the project ordered demolition of twin towers of Emerald Court in Noida, adjacent to the national capital.
Jul 19, 2016
Gandhinagar: The Gujarat government plans to make property cards compulsory for some 1.25 crore properties in urban areas - the state's eight municipal corporations and all its municipalities. Right now, less than 20% of property-holders have a property card as the Record of Right (RoR), the key document to ascertain ownership title for the property.
Jul 18, 2016
Pramod Kumar lives on rent in a metro and wants to buy an apartment. Recently, he came across an ad for homes available under a 15:75:10 payment plan. Also known as subvention schemes, these are bank financing for home loans, where the borrower pays only 15% of the property value at the time of booking. The lender pays 75% at various stages of project completion and the borrower pays the balance 10% at possession. There is also a No EMI for 24 months offer. Should Kumar opt for it?
Jun 30, 2016
New Delhi: Real estate industry bodies on Wednesday said housing sales are expected to improve following implementation of Seventh Pay Commission recommendations as prices have fallen in last few years because of a slowdown in the property market.
Jun 29, 2016
NEW DELHI: Developers may have to pay 11.2 per cent interest to buyers for delay in handing over apartments and homes, according to draft rules unveiled by the government, a step seen as bringing relief to homebuyers reeling under the impact of delayed projects and mounting loan liabilities.
Jun 27, 2016
If you have bought a property worth Rs 50 lakh or more, according to income tax rules you are liable to deduct a tax at source, or TDS, at the rate of 1 per cent from the payment to the seller.
Feb 15, 2016
Bhubaneswar: A five-day property exhibition, Home and Decor, showcasing housing properties by members of Real Estate Developers Association of Odisha (REDA) started at Janata Maidan here on Saturday.
Jan 29, 2016
New Delhi: Indians are the third biggest international investor community in the US realty market, global brokerage Sotheby's International Realty said.
Jan 25, 2016
NEW DELHI: Godrej Properties has signed a development management agreement with NCR-based builder Lotus Greens to build a housing project on 36 acre land parcel in sector 150 of Noida. This is its first foray into the Noida market.
Jan 23, 2016
Radiating out from Delhi into the National Capital Region are two expressways. The one in the east runs 22 km through Noida and Greater Noida. The other in the south stretches for 18 km between Dwarka and Kherki Daula. On either side of both these expressways are vast expanses that have been opened up for development by realtors.
Jan 20, 2016
New Delhi: Property prices fell by an average one per cent in the Delhi-NCR during October-December period compared with the previous quarter on higher supply, according to a report by property portal
Jan 06, 2016
New Delhi: Launches of new homes fell 14 per cent in the Delhi-NCR market last year to nearly 23,000 units due to a slowdown in demand, according to a report by Cushman & Wakefield.
Jan 05, 2016
Mumbai: Developers in certain micro markets of metros like Delhi-NCR, Mumbai and Bengaluru witnessed a drop of 4-20 per cent in launch prices of residential projects in 2015 over the previous two years, according to a report by property consultant Cushman & Wakefield.
Jan 04, 2016
Dubai's Emaar Properties has hired a local contractor to restore a fire-damaged hotel, stating on Sunday that the New Year blaze would have "no material impact" on the company because the building and risk of fire are covered by its insurance.
Dec 28, 2015
BENGALURU: Bengaluru, the most resilient property market in the country is seeing cooling off too with deserted marketing offices and desperate salesmen. The property sales in the city have fallen by as much as 30% in the last three quarter due to slow job creation and low salary hikes by IT companies. "The market is really bad, even festive season did not bring in buyers back to the market despite offers. Our sales fell by around 40% during the year," said a senior official from a listed proper
Dec 24, 2015
NEW DELHI: India's largest real estate firm DLF has said that it has received Rs 1,992 crore from Singapore's sovereign wealth fund GIC after the completion of its deal to sell 50 per cent stake in two of its new projects in Delhi. DLF had earlier announced that it has signed an agreement with GIC to enter into a joint venture to invest in two upcoming projects located in central Delhi. The deal was later approved by the Competition Commission of India.
Dec 24, 2015
VISAKHAPATNAM: The Visakhapatnam chapter of Confederation of Real Estate Developer's Association of India (Credai) is to hold the second Vizag Property Expo 2015-16 from December 25 to 27 at Visakha Function Hall in the city.
Dec 22, 2015
New Delhi: The Competition Commission of India (CCI) has rejected allegations of anti-competitive business practices made against real estate developer Imperial Housing Ventures.
Dec 15, 2015
New Delhi: Hospitality chain Hotel Leelaventure on Monday completed the Rs 725-crore sale of its Goa property to Ceres Hotels.
Dec 10, 2015
New Delhi: Housing prices have fallen by an average 15-20 per cent across the country in last 18 months and there is no scope for further reduction, realtors' apex body CREDAI said on Wednesday.
Dec 10, 2015
New Delhi: The government on Wednesday reached out to the Opposition including the Congress by agreeing to incorporate in the Real Estate (Regulation and Development) Bill 2015, a provision requiring real estate developers to deposit 70 per cent of the project cost in a separate escrow account.
Dec 05, 2015
Bhubaneswar, Dec. 4: The Odisha chapter of the Confederation of Real Estate Developers' Association India (Credai) is also planning to use social and digital media to sale properties.
Dec 02, 2015
HYDERABAD: Disputing the claims of Telangana government that the record prices yielded in the latest round of land auction in Hyderabad reflected the boom in realty market, builders and global property consultants have cautioned that towering costs could actually deter the entry of national and international players.

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