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Property-Prices-Soften-by-1%-in-Delhi-NCR:-Report
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 99acres.com.
Real-Estate-Regulatory-Bill-may-ease-buyers'-concerns-on-delay-in-delivery
Apr 09, 2015
MUMBAI/NEW DELHI: Home buyers have several reasons to cheer as the Real Estate Regulatory Bill approved by the Union Cabinet is expected to ease their concerns on delay in delivery
Real estate sector set to gain after licensing made mandatory for all brokers
Sep 24, 2014
The onset of the new Real Estate Regulatory bill has created a stir among the customers, developers and brokers as it seeks to bring forth phenomenal changes in the real estate sector
Real estate industry awaits policy action from next government
May 11, 2014
MUMBAI: Like most other business sectors, the Indian real estate market holds its breath for a stronger and more determined government. The perception which is currently driving market sentiments is that market momentum can either accelerate, remain unchanged or decelerate depending on which party is voted into power. Speaking purely from the viewpoint of market sentiment, there is some validity to this perception. However, the fact is that the true benefits of political stability and proactive
Realty sector looking for strong govt to push through reforms
May 02, 2014
HYDERABAD: The Indian real estate market, like most other sectors of the economy, is hoping that a strong Government at the Centre will push through reforms, help the sector gather momentum and thereby attract investments.
Indian real estate awaits proactive government
Apr 30, 2014
MUMBAI: Like most other business sectors, the Indian real estate market holds its breath for a stronger and more determined government. The perception which is currently driving market sentiments is that market momentum can either accelerate, remain unchanged or decelerate depending on which party is voted into power. Speaking purely from the viewpoint of market sentiment, there is some validity to this perception. However, the fact is that the true benefits of political stability and proactive
Developers optimistic of revival in realty sector in 2014
Jan 03, 2014
DELHI: With high property prices and costlier borrowing hitting real estate, developers are hoping for a reversal of the slowdown in the new year and sales picking up post general elections.
Looking Ahead: Execution will be the realty check
Jan 03, 2014
MUMBAI: With the economy witnessing a downturn and interest rates and inflation reaching all-time highs, 2013 has been one of the most eventful years for real estate in India. While the introduction of the Real Estate Regulatory Bill and Land Acquisitions Bill in the Parliament was a positive for the realty industry, end-users sitting on the fence expecting a fall in prices led to a contraction of demand in the last few quarters. The market turned from sellers to buyers, with attractive offers f
2014 to bring in hope for real estate sector
Dec 23, 2013
DELHI: As the year 2013 becomes part of our collective memory, a quick rap up leaves us enriched with the experience of the passing year. It was both exciting and disappointing year for the Indian real estate sector. While the introduction of the Real Estate Regulatory Bill in Lok Sabha and consent to the Land Acquisition Bill in the parliament will reap benefits in the future, slowing economy left the real estate fraternity disappointing from the point of view of expectations. The RBI’s bold de
Government open to modify Real Estate Regulatory Bill if needed: Girija Vyas
Dec 14, 2013
DELHI: Speaking on the sidelines, she said: "We have said that doors are open for negotiations. At present, the Bill has been placed in front of Parliamentary standing committee."
Still waiting for that big boom
Nov 28, 2013
MUMBAI: For all the changes that the sector has seen over the last two decades, buying or building a house still remains out of reach for a majority of the population. Not that renting one is any easier.
How some regulatory changes may increase cost of real estate for buyers
Sep 30, 2013
MUMBAI: In recent times, the real estate sector has seen several regulatory changes and more are in the works. While most of these changes are aimed at protecting buyers' interests, some of them carry a cost.
Real Estate Regulatory Bill – Any ‘Real’ Comfort?
Sep 23, 2013
MUMBAI: The Real Estate Regulatory Bill 2013, which the Union Cabinet approved after a long hiatus in June 2013, was touted to be a game-changer for property buyers as well as the industry as a whole. The aim of the bill clearly was to provide buyers with a level playing field in an industry that is perceived as chronically non-transparent.
Proper land allotment policy is a must for realty
Jul 23, 2013
BHUBANESWAR: The real estate sector in Orissa is passing through a sluggish phase, as demand is less, and so is money circulation. Besides, real estate's association with shady chit fund companies has resulted in a trust­-deficit among customers. D S Tripathy, national joint secretary of the confederation of real estate developers' association of India (CREDAI), shares his thoughts about the present problems, the possi­bilities, and challenges ahead. As told to Raghunath Panigrahi.
Real Estate Regulatory Bill: Three benefits to a common man
Jul 20, 2013
DELHI: Real estate buying becomes a complex matter for a common man many times. The buyer gets bedazzled by a sheer number of options available in the market. At the same time, the transaction process in itself becomes tedious and non-transparent in absence of sufficient, right information. The buyer has to mainly rely on brokers and developers. At times, the transaction gets entangled between disagreement and litigation due to a number of reasons.
Real estate regulatory bill must cover all stakeholders: CREDAI
Jul 18, 2013
DELHI: Terming real estate regulatory bill as a populist measure, realtors' body CREDAI today said the proposed law should govern all stakeholders of the industry and not only the developers.
Pankaj Kapoor: Will the Real Estate Bill see a rise in property prices?
Jul 09, 2013
BANGALORE: Pankaj Kapoor, Founder & Managing Director, Liases Foras, a real estate rating and research agency No, The pricing for any product needs to be seen in relation to the demand-supply mechanism. However, real estate is one sector that does not adhere to any rule of economics.
Anuj Puri: Will the Real Estate Bill see a rise in property prices
Jul 09, 2013
BANGALORE: Anuj Puri, Chairman & Country Head, Jones Lang LaSalle India May be, The Bill will pave the way for transparency by regulating the housing sector. It covers all projects over 4,000 sq m in size and seeks to cover major private residential developments across the country. It will provide considerable relief to the ordinary buyer/investor who faces innumerable obstacles while buying property and is duped even by small developers, builders and brokers.
Realty Bill will make homes costlier, says Credai chief
Jun 18, 2013
MUMBAI: The proposed Real Estate Regulatory Bill is “welcome”, but it may make homes more expensive. Mandatory registration of property before advertising is likely to impact smaller players, says C. Shekar Reddy, National President, Confederation of Real Estate Developers Association of India (CREDAI). But pushing for amendments to the Bill is not his only issue. Staving off taxes charged on deemed profits (the differential amount that arises when the registration value of a property is higher
Bangalore residential sector witnesses interesting trends
Jun 11, 2013
BANGALORE: The new government with a clear majority and interest rates dropping seem to have given a boost to the Bangalore residential market. In the last couple of weeks the market has witnessed a surge in bookings, especially in the mid-segment market. What is interesting is that this surge is being driven by mid-level businessmen.
New real estate laws to boost residential segment: Crisil
Jun 08, 2013
MUMBAI: The real estate regulatory bill, when enacted, is expected to boost demand for residential property, rating agency CrisilBSE 0.06 % said today.
Homebuyers fear anti-forces may weaken bill
Jun 07, 2013
NOIDA: Even though homebuyers in GautamBudhNagar district have hailed the passing of the Real Estate Regulatory Bill by the Union Cabinet, they are sceptical and fear that some 'anti-forces' may weaken the proposal.
Real Estate Regulatory Bill may become breeding ground of corruption, says CREDAI chairman
Jun 06, 2013
MUMBAI: Stating that the Real Estate Regulatory Bill approved by the Union Cabinet seeks to whip only errant developers, realtors apex body CREDAI Chairman Mr. Lalit Kumar Jain has expressed fear that it could encourage corruption instead of curtailing the social menace.
Realtors welcome real estate regulatory bill
Jun 05, 2013
DELHI: Hailing the Cabinet's approval of real estate regulatory bill, realtors' body NAREDCO today said the proposed law will bring transparency in the sector, while helping home buyers in redressal of their grievances.
Real estate regulator may not monitor commercial projects
Mar 01, 2013
in a move that may bring relief to developers, the Ministry of Housing & Urban Poverty Alleviation has decided to keep commercial offices and shops/malls out of the purview of the Real Estate (Regulation & Development) Bill.

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