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Hong-Kong-Apartment-Sells-for-Record-$77-Million:-Report
Dec 28, 2015
Hong Kong, China: A luxury apartment in Hong Kong sold for a record 594.7 million Hong Kong dollars ($76.7 million), days before Christmas, making it the most expensive flat in the city and possibly in Asia, reports said on Friday.
DDA-to-put-up-10,000-rejected-flats-for-sale-in-March-
Dec 28, 2015
NEW DELHI: Nearly 10,000 DDA (Delhi Development Authority) flats will be available early in the new year, most of them one-bedroom accommodations surrendered by allottees of the 2014 housing scheme. The land-owning agency hopes to turn around the large scale rejection, unusual for DDA projects, by putting up the flats for sale around March, along with others returned or yet to be allotted under other schemes.
China's-Home-Prices-Continue-to-Rise
Dec 27, 2015
Beijing: China's housing market continued to rise in 2015 signalling further stabilisation, according to an industry report issued on Saturday.
Credai-Visakhapatnam-to-hold-Property-Expo-from-25-Dec-2015
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.
DLF-gets-Rs-1,992-crore-from-GIC-for-stake-sale-in-2-projects
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.
Prateek-Group-raises-Rs-100-crore-for-its-Ghaziabad-township-project-
Dec 23, 2015
NEW DELHI: Real estate developer Prateek Group has raised Rs 100 crore from investment firm Xander group's NBFC arm Xander Finance for a township project it is building in Ghaziabad.
Lodha-Group-eyes-growth-in-commercial-realty-space-
Dec 23, 2015
MUMBAI: Lodha Group, the country's largest realty developer by sales, is now carving out a new vertical with strategic focus on commercial property developments. The group that has so far concentrated on residential development is looking to increase its presence in office space as well.
Fair-Trade-Regulator-Dismisses-Complaint-Against-Imperial-Housing
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.
HDIL-Sells-Development-Rights-on-Kurla-Land-Parcel-for-Rs-649-Crore
Dec 22, 2015
Mumbai: Realty player Housing Development and Infrastructure Ltd (HDIL) has sold development rights on its land parcel at Kurla to DK Realty (India) for Rs 649.51 crore.
Reliance-Communications-Sells-150-Flats-for-Rs-330-Crore
Dec 22, 2015
New Delhi: Reliance Communications on Monday said it had sold nearly 150 residential flats in Navi Mumbai for Rs 330 crore as part of its asset monetisation plans aimed at lowering debt.
Go-Green-With-Credai-Plantation-drive-at-Bhubaneswar
Dec 21, 2015
Bhubaneswar: A plantation drive was organized by the Credai Odisha today here at Gajapatinagar where numerous dignitaries participated to support the cause. Ananta Narayan Jena, Mayor, Bhubaneswar, Priyadarshi Mishra, MLA and Akash Dasnayak, MLA & the Brand Ambassador of CREDAI Expo 2016 had attended the drive - ‘GO GREEN WITH CREDAI’.
Real-estate-developer-held-for-Rs-10L-land-fraud
Dec 19, 2015
Bhubaneswar: Police on Friday arrested real estate developer Ratikant Kanungo from Saheed Nagar here on charges of duping land buyers of more than 10 lakh. Kanungo is CMD of Shibani Estates and Promoters Ltd.
Chit-fund:-CBI-files-chargesheet-against-Real-Alliance-Estates
Dec 19, 2015
Bhubaneswar: CBI, which is probing the Odisha mega chit fund scam, on Friday filed a chargesheet against Real Alliance Estates Private Limited, a Ponzi firm, in the CBI special court here. CBI is at present probing the scams of 44 companies.
Housing-Prices-Up-13.7%-in-July-September-Quarter:-RBI
Dec 19, 2015
New Delhi: Housing prices increased by 13.7 per cent during July-September of this fiscal year compared with year-ago period but the annual growth rate has slowed down, according to a report to the Reserve Bank of India (RBI).
Nod-for-real-estate-regulation-bill
Dec 18, 2015
Thiruvananthapuram: The Kerala Real Estate (Regulation and Development) Bill has been framed in the backdrop of widespread frauds in the sector, urban affairs minister Manjalamkuzhi Ali said in the assembly on Thursday. The bill was passed by the assembly after a discussion that lasted over four hours.
Government-May-Consider-Scrapping-Double-Taxation-in-Realty-Sector
Dec 17, 2015
New Delhi: The government will consider the real estate industry's demand to remove double taxation on developers who have to pay both labour cess as well as PF/ESI, Labour Minister Bandaru Dattatreya said on Wednesday.
US-Housing-Data-Signals-Economic-Strength
Dec 17, 2015
US housing starts in November rebounded from a seven-month low and permits surged to a five-month high, signs of strength in the housing market that could give the Federal Reserve more confidence to raise interest rates on Wednesday.
Indian-Realty-Market-Regains-Favour-of-Foreign-Investors:-PwC
Dec 17, 2015
Mumbai: A relaxed FDI (foreign direct investment) policy for the realty sector has reinforced the confidence of overseas investors and has helped India regain its place as one of the preferred investment destinations, according to a survey by PwC.
Hotel-Leelaventure-Completes-Rs-725-Crore-Goa-Property-Sale
Dec 15, 2015
New Delhi: Hospitality chain Hotel Leelaventure on Monday completed the Rs 725-crore sale of its Goa property to Ceres Hotels.
Realty-firm-Vipul-raises-Rs-150-crore-from-DMI-Finance-
Dec 14, 2015
NEW DELHI: Realty firm Vipul Ltd has raised Rs 150 crore from DMI Finance Ltd to develop a luxury housing project in Gurgaon.
8500-Allottees-Surrender-DDA-Flats:-Government
Dec 11, 2015
New Delhi: Around 8,500 allottees - almost one-third - of a housing scheme of Delhi Development Authority (DDA) have surrendered their flats, Rajya Sabha was informed on Thursday.
Pay-Rs-20K-or-face-3-year-jail:-Forum-to-real-estate-firm-bosses
Dec 10, 2015
CHANDIGARH: The District Consumer Disputes Redressal Forum has fined managing director Udey Raj Singh Brar and director Amarjit Singh of real estate firm UK Homes with Rs 10,000 each, holding them guilty of non-compliance of orders to refund more than Rs 4.50 lakh to a complainant. They would face imprisonment of three years if they failed to comply with the orders, the forum ordered.
Cabinet-Okays-Changes-in-Real-Estate-Bill-to-Protect-Home-Buyers
Dec 10, 2015
New Delhi: The Union Cabinet on Wednesday approved the Real Estate (Regulation and Development) Bill, 2015 which will now be taken up for consideration by the Parliament. Chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the Cabinet gave the nod to the Real Estate (Regulation and Development) Bill, an initiative to protect the interest of consumers, promote fair play in real estate transactions and to ensure timely execution of projects.
Developers-to-Deposit-70%-of-Project-Cost-in-Separate-Account
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.
Housing-Prices-Down-15-20%,-No-Scope-for-Further-Cut:-Industry-Body
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.

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