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Indians among top foreign investors in Dubai real estate market
Aug 01, 2013
DELHI: Indians are top foreign investors in Dubai's real estate market, with transactions of over Rs 132.6 billion made by them during the first half of 2013, according to an official report.
Homebuyers and investors are flocking Greater Noida West
Jul 31, 2013
DELHI: Greater Noida West (formerly Noida Extension) is now free from all legal hurdles and builders and developers have resumed construction here and are even planning to launch new projects.
Ensuring transparency in real estate: Noida projects to be on official websites
Jul 17, 2013
NOIDA: In a move that will aid buyers in choosing legally sound projects, the Noida, Greater Noida and Yamuna authorities are planning to upload details of all builders who are constructing housing projects on their official websites. The decision was taken after Uttar Pradesh chief minister Akhilesh Yadav directed the authorities to ensure protection for buyers and design a route to evade property related cheatings . Officials have now started the process to buy addition server space for the we
Online real estate business likely to grow: Experts
Jul 07, 2013
MUMBAI: With a rising number of property portals entering the market, the online real estate business is expected to improve gradually as these websites bring transparency by providing high quality information about projects, believe industry experts.
Mumbai real estate market most unaffordable: Survey
Jul 02, 2013
MUMBAI: The real estate market in Mumbai continues to be the most unaffordable with 29 per cent of the city's under-construction units priced at over Rs 1 crore, real estate consultancy firm Knight Frank said in a report.
Slowdown in real estate: Time for home buyers to go bargain hunting but exercise due diligence befor...
Jun 24, 2013
DELHI: A slowdown in the real estate sector can spell opportunity for the prepared. Delhi-based publishers, Umraopati Ray, 30, and his wife PriyankaSaxena, also 30, own an apartment at PaschimVihar. As the slowdown in the National Capital Region (NCR) intensified, the young couple went hunting for good deals. Recently, their efforts were rewarded when they managed to buy a flat at VasantVihar at a price 15% lower than the peak rate witnessed in the area in the past.
Real estate bill makes buyer the king
Jun 08, 2013
BANGALORE: With the Union Cabinet approving the Real Estate (Regulation and Development) Bill, the country's highly unregulated and unorganized real estate sector moves a step closer towards greater transparency and compliance.
Bangalore sees high supply of luxury housing units
Jun 04, 2013
BANGALORE: Bangalore real estate market has evolved over the years with the establishment of IT companies and an influx of professionals entering the city from across the globe. Residential real estate market of the city is seeing positive growth not only in terms of demand but also in supply, especially in the luxury segment.
Bangalore drawing NRI investors in real estate
May 31, 2013
A growing number of NRIs across the US prefer to invest in real estate back home due to a combination of factors. The capital appreciation in India, competitive local lending rates in the US, easing of investment norms by the government, repatriation facilities and availability of property management services are primarily instrumental in driving them to investing in real estate here.
The Panvel-New Panvel stretch will witness multiple project possessions
May 28, 2013
The upcoming International Airport at Navi Mumbai has infused new life into the real estate market in the southern suburbs of Panvel and New Panvel, which would be in close proximity to the airport. This has made these locations, one of the most-promising property destinations in Navi Mumbai, today.
Realty players seek more cuts in RBI rate to boost sector
Mar 20, 2013
NEW DELHI: Real estate players and analysts on Tuesday welcomed the Reserve Bank's move to cut short-term lending rates, but said that more such steps are needed to bring growth back to the sector.
Indiabulls enters agreement with Doha Bank for NRI deals
Mar 20, 2013
DUBAI: Indiabulls Real Estate Ltd has tied up with Doha Bank to offer its NRI customers exclusive deals on properties in India.
What will Budget 2013 hold for the real estate sector?
Feb 26, 2013
Will Budget 2013 give the Indian real estate market enough lift to help it kickstart a sagging economy? Historically around the world real estate and infrastructure are sectors that can add a lift to the economy when it stagnates.
Mumbai December property registrations at 24-month high
Jan 26, 2013
MUMBAI: Property sales registrations in Mumbai, the country's hottest real estate market , rose to a 24-month high in December reflecting the impact of festive season bookings, showed a report from brokerage Prabhudas Lilladher.
Credai expo may clinch deals worth Rs 200 cr
Jan 22, 2013
Bhubaneswar: The three day property expo by the Confederation of Real Estate Developers Association of India ( Credai) -Odisha chapter might generate property deals worth Rs 200 crores.
Capital City piggybacks on real estate boom
Dec 31, 2012
Bhubaneswar:Real estate sector in the Capital City is a buyer’s market today. This year, the sector is providing over 4,000 housing units whereas the demand is roughly for 2,000 to 3,000 units.
Hot spots for residential realty
Dec 16, 2012
Several cities are seeing high growth turning them into the next investment destination for residential realty. Even as various studies point to their emergence, an investor would do well to carry out proper due diligence
Realty sector suffers slump
Nov 16, 2012
SURAT: Realty sector in the city that had been growing at an average of 10-14 per cent for the past five years has suddenly shown a reverse trend. The decrease in terms of new projects has been as steep as 40 per cent during Navratri and Diwali months. Surat Municipal Corporation (SMC) on an average has sanctioned around 353 projects every year since 2007.
Homestead Infrastructure launches 'Michael Schumacher World Tower' in Gurgaon
Oct 26, 2012
Homestead, the London-based real estate player and a pioneer in branded luxury residences, announced the launch of the ' Michael Schumacher World Tower' in Sector 109, Gurgaon. Spread over approximately 5 acres, this project will consist of 28 high rise floors and offer about 100 homes. Customers can choose from a range of sizes done in the most tasteful manner. These homes have high efficiency in terms of areas offered and have the best specifications offered till date.
Private equity investments in reality sector dips by 15 pc
Oct 04, 2012
BANGALORE: Private equity investments in the Indian real estate sector have seen a drop of 15 per cent in the first three quarters of calendar year 2012, compared to a year ago. This year has so far seen investments of close to Rs 3,500 crore across residential and commercial property segments compared to Rs 4,110 crore in the same period last year, said property advisory firm Cushman & Wakefi

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