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Should-you-make-your-portfolio-real-estate-heavy?-
Nov 09, 2015
Shalu is a professional, earning a high salary. She has invested a lot in property—land, an apartment and a house in her native place—as she feels real estate is a good investment option. Buying property gives her an emotional high and leaves her feeling content.
Dubai-real-estate-players-bullish-about-high-Indian-investment-
Nov 09, 2015
DUBAI: Leading real estate players in the Middle East are bullish about Indians continuing as the most prolific foreign investors in the sector in the coming months too, as official statistics show that Indians have invested over Rs 30,000 crore last year alone here in properties.
Sobha-Group-to-set-up-residential-projects-in-London-
Nov 07, 2015
MUMBAI: Sobha Europe is looking to build residential projects in central London and has identified six redevelopment projects in the city for this, Raj Chinai, MD, Sobha Group told ET.
Real-estate-developers-eye-tax-relief-on-deemed-rental-income-
Nov 07, 2015
NEW DELHI: The developers' concerns over the tax provision wherein they are required to pay tax on deemed rental income on unsold apartments may be addressed in the coming Budget.
Property-dealers-looking-to-invest-in-office-segment
Nov 06, 2015
MUMBAI | BENGALURU: With commercial real estate showing signs of recovery, property developers that had stopped investing additionally in this segment are now looking to invest in office projects. The rising interest is this space has been generated by better demand outlook and constrained supply of grade A office spaces as most developers did not launch any major office projects since 2009, given the weak uptake until recently.
CWG-Village-builder-Emaar-MGF-to-be-penalised
Nov 06, 2015
NEW DELHI: Delhi Development Authority (DDA) has decided to penalise the project developer of the Commonwealth Games Village for violation of FAR norms.
China-interested-in-developing-Bengal's-infrastructure:-Mamata-Banerjee
Nov 06, 2015
KOLKATA: The Chinese government has expressed keen interest in enhancing economic activity with West Bengal as the state is both economically and geographically close to China, West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee said today.
China-developers-do-a-realty-check,-keen-to-float-JVs-for-realty-sector
Nov 05, 2015
MUMBAI: After global private equity and sovereign funds, now Chinese developers are eyeing investment opportunities in India's property sector.
Investors-turn-pessimistic-on-commercial-real-estate
Nov 04, 2015
Monthly rentals and capital value expectations in commercial real estate in India rose in September quarter, albeit, at a pace lower than expected before, according to the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors (RICS), the UK-based qualifications and standards body for land, property and construction.
Innovative-discounts-won't-revive-Mumbai-real-estate:JM-Financial
Nov 04, 2015
Mumbai: Innovative discounts will not be of much help in boosting house sales in Mumbai because prices are way beyond the reach of most buyers, feels brokerage house JM Financial.
Child-born-out-of-rape-has-inheritance-rights-on-assaulter's-property:-Allahabad-HC
Nov 04, 2015
Lucknow: In a major judgement, Allahabad High Court has ruled that a child born out of rape has inheritance rights over the property of the assaulter, the "biological father"
Lucknow-Municipal-Corporation-lays-out-real-estate-venture-plan
Nov 03, 2015
LUCKNOW: The Lucknow Municipal Corporation (LMC) would realize its long-held dream of venturing into real estate post Diwali. The corporation has finalised tenders for building a huge commercial complex in Kamta, near the new high court building, and three residential projects - one behind Omaxe City on Rae Bareli Road and two others in Para. All these ventures are set to begin this month.
UAE-developers-to-exhibit-in-Dubai-Property-Expo-on-6th-Nov’15
Nov 03, 2015
Mumbai : Dubai Property Show is going be held at Bombay Exhibition Centre, Goregaon East, Mumbai, from 6th-8th November this year, where over 35 UAE developers shall showcase budget homes to luxury apartments, beach properties, villas, furnished apartments and commercial properties at the event.
Supreme-Court-sets-2005-cut-off-on-women-right-to-ancestral-property
Nov 02, 2015
Delhi: In a ruling that will restrict the right of women seeking equal share in ancestral property, the Supreme Court has said that the 2005 amendment in Hindu law will not give property rights to a daughter if the father died before the amendment came into force.
SBI-Chief-for-Pricing-Parity-With-HFCs-on-Home-Loans
Nov 01, 2015
Mumbai: State Bank of India (SBI) chairperson Arundhati Bhattacharya on Saturday called for ending the "regulatory arbitrage" enjoyed by pure-play home financiers, which can lend below their prime lending rates whereas banks cannot.
Canada-Pension-Fund-Ready-to-Invest-$2-Bn-in-Mumbai-Housing:-Maharashtra-Chief-Minister
Oct 31, 2015
Mumbai: Canada's pension fund is ready to invest $2 billion (Rs 13,000 crore at $1 = Rs 65) in affordable housing in Mumbai, Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis said, in a move that would boost Prime Minister Narendra Modi's goal of providing cheap housing to millions of people.
Subsidies-Can't-Be-Essence-of-Survival-for-Realty-Sector:-Jaitley
Oct 31, 2015
Mumbai: Hopeful that the age of slowdown will end soon for the real estate industry, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Saturday said the sector must survive on market economy and subsidies should not be the "essence of survival".
Arun-Jaitley-Hopes-Low-Interest-Rates,-Inflation-to-Stay
Oct 31, 2015
Mumbai: Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said on Saturday he hoped interest rates and inflation would remain low to help revive the economy.
Maharashtra-to-use-no-development-defence-zones-for-affordable-housing-in-Mumbai
Oct 30, 2015
MUMBAI: The government of Maharashtra is considering opening up land parcels under the no-development zones as well as plots belonging to Indian defence personnel in an effort to build affordable houses in Mumbai, said Prakash Mehta, minister of housing, labour & mines.
CCI-Rejects-Charges-Against-Jaypee-Group;-2-Members-Dissent
Oct 29, 2015
New Delhi: By a majority order, the Competition Commission of India has dismissed charges of dominant market position abuse against Jaiprakash Associates in the real estate sector.
Government-set-to-ease-housing-approvals
Oct 29, 2015
NEW DELHI: Government departments involved in granting approvals for construction projects in cities and towns will now come out with necessary notifications by November-end for streamlining approvals for time-bound and hassle-free clearances. This will mean applicants don't have to bring their cases to Delhi for different clearances.
Oberoi-Realty-Launches-25-Acre-Mumbai-Residential-Project
Oct 29, 2015
Oberoi Realty has launched a 25-acre residential project in Mumbai's Borivali called 'Sky City'.
Tata-Housing-Sells-250-Flats-Worth-Rs-100-Crore-in-Goa:-Report
Oct 28, 2015
New Delhi: Realty firm Tata Housing has sold 250 flats, worth over Rs 100 crore, from its housing project at Goa.
Land-sales-dip-after-real-estate-slump
Oct 27, 2015
PUNE: On a humid weekday afternoon last month, Sunil Thube wiped his brow, sipped his tea, and glanced every few seconds at his iPhone ringing impatiently. He answered a couple of calls and gave updates on land deals he was working on.
Mere-Title-Transfer-in-Immovable-Property-Exempt-From-Service-Tax
Oct 27, 2015
New Delhi: In cases of sale of flats, transfer of title after the issuance of occupancy certificate will not attract service tax, the Finance Ministry said on Monday.

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