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Hyderabad realty lags, but looks set for revival
Jan 08, 2015
HYDERABAD: The real estate sector in Hyderabad, which continues to lag with tepid sales volumes, is set to transition to a growth phase
Hyderabad realty sector in doldrums
Oct 27, 2014
HYDERABAD: Six years post the global recession, Hyderabad's realty story continues to be bleak
Treda property show begins in Hyderabad
Oct 18, 2014
Hyderabad: The three-day property show by Telangana Real Estate Developers Association (Treda) began
JLL to release white paper on Hyderabad real estate
Oct 14, 2014
Real Estate market consultant JLL will release a white paper on the growth opportunities in the Hyderabad real estate market, later this week
Can Arun Jaitley's budget re-energise the real estate sector?
Jul 12, 2014
MUMBAI/BANGALORE/NEW DELH: Finance minister Arun Jaitley on Thursday announced a slew of measures to spur the slackening real estate sector that includes an allocation of Rs 7,060 crore for the development of 100 smart cities, relaxed norms for the entry of foreign capital and tax relief on home loans.
SIT to probe Chennai building collapse
Jul 07, 2014
CHENNAI: The Tamil Nadu government on Sunday constituted a special investigation team (SIT) comprising experts in engineering and architecture to conduct a probe into the June 28 multi-storey building collapse in Chennai that claimed 61 lives. The government had earlier ordered a probe by a retired high court judge. In a statement, chief minister J Jayalalithaa said the SIT would be monitored by the Chennai police commissioner and headed by a joint commissioner. " There is a requirement of techn
Five ways to check a builder’s reputation
May 13, 2014
MUMBAI: If you are planning to buy a property under construction, don't just go by the brochure claims. A lot depends on the builder's competence and resources. ET lists some checks before you finalise a project.
Realtors defer launching of new projects for polls
Apr 07, 2014
BHUBANESWAR: The realtors in the city have deferred launching of new projects as the consumers are pulsated with impending polls in the state and are awaiting the formation of a new government.
Developers in quicksand as truckers continue stir
Jan 21, 2014
BANGALORE: It's been a month since sand truckers went on an indefinite strike across the state, affecting construction activity in Bangalore. Metro contractors are also struggling to get sand.
Boom in Mumbai realty rates unsustainable: Study F
Jan 16, 2014
MUMBAI: An international research firm has stated that the city's property prices, which have increased nearly fourfold in the last decade, are unsustainable.
Maximum homes sold are priced under Rs 5,000/sq ft: Research firm
Dec 12, 2013
DELHI: Apartments priced under Rs 5,000 per sq ft account for nearly three out of four homes sold in Mumbai, National Capital Region, Pune, Bangalore and Chennai over the past year, data from real estate research firm Liases Foras shows. While such homes comprised 73% of the total sales in these areas, the figure was an even higher 84% in Bangalore and Pune.
Stamp duty hike move irks realtors
Nov 12, 2013
BHUBANESWAR: The state government's decision to amend the Indian Stamp Act has drawn flak from real estate developers and builders, who say it would lead to 'double taxation'.
Flood effect: Realty sector hit as workers in short supply
Oct 30, 2013
BHUBANESWAR: Realtors are keeping their fingers crossed about the impact cyclone Phailin and the subsequent floods are likely to have on the real estate sector.
3-day real estate show gets under way in Hyderabad
Oct 28, 2013
HYDERABAD: Leading property developers, housing finance institutions and banks are taking part in the three-day Property Show 2013, which got underway here on Friday.
Revised housing scheme fails to cheer builders
Sep 28, 2013
BHUBANESWAR: The revised urban housing scheme in state, notified on Thursday, has evoked sharp reactions from real estate developers. They said the mandatory provisions in the scheme are impractical and won't help create affordable housing stock.
Bangalore: Credai property show
Sep 21, 2013
BANGALORE: Confederation of Real Estate Developers’ Associations of India (Credai) Bangalore to hold its two-day realty expo 2013 on September 21 and 22 at Kalyani Kala Mandir (opposite IIM Bangalore) on Bannerghatta Road. According to S Suresh Hari, Secretary, Credai-Bangalore, this the third in the series of property show being held in the city.
State to witness 6000 affordable houses soon
Sep 17, 2013
BHUBANESWAR: To meet the ever increasing demand of affordable houses, Credai­ Orissa, a body of real estate developers, is considering con­struction 0f 5,000-6,000 houses for lower and middle income groups in the next 2-3 years.
Realtors seek change in stamp duty clauses
Sep 10, 2013
BHUBANESWAR: Real estate developers have sought the abolition of stamp duty, while entering into agreements with land owners to execute various projects.
CREDAI chief pins hopes on new RBI Governor
Sep 07, 2013
MUMBAI:Welcoming the new RBI governor Mr. Raghuram Rajan, developers’ apex body CREDAI Chairman and CMD Kumar Urban Development Ltd Lalit Kumar Jain appealed to him to adopt a consultative process with all stakeholders before making any major policy decisions relating to real estate
Hyderabad's realty sector set for recovery
Sep 06, 2013
HYDERABAD: The spiraling rate of the dollar coupled with modest pricing is likely to attract NRI investment to the city's real estate sector in the near future, said representatives from the industry on Thursday.
RBI should have consulted stakeholders before disbanding 80:20: CREDAI
Sep 05, 2013
DELHI: “Reserve Bank of India issuing circular on disbanding current practices, should consult stakeholders before issuing such circulars,” says Lalit kumar Jain, Chairman, CREDAI.
Cost-push Land Bill will push back growth: CREDAI chief
Sep 02, 2013
MUMBAI: Apprehending that the home and project prices will skyrocket with the implementation of the Land Acquisition Bill, developers’ apex body CREDAI national Chairman Lalit Kumar Jain said it could at best be a “feel good “rather than a development booster.
Builders frown on decision to stop conditional approval
Aug 29, 2013
BHUBANESWAR: Real estate developers on Wednesday sharply reacted to Bhubaneswar Development Authority's (BDA's) decision to do away with "conditional approval" of building plans of high-rises before such projects get clearances from various other agencies such as fire department, Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) and Airports Authority of India (AAI).
Real estate’s share in GDP estimated at 6.3%: Report
Aug 02, 2013
DELHI: The contribution of the real estate sector to India’s GDP has been estimated at 6.3 per cent in 2013, and the segment is expected to generate 7.6 million jobs in the same period, according to a report.
Cheaper houses to revive realty market
Aug 01, 2013
BHUBANESWAR: Realtors are banking on housing units below the Rs 25 lakh range to revive the sluggish market in the city.

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