Decoding the Indian luxury housing

The luxury housing sector took a big hit with Modi's unexpected move to demonetize high-denomination currency because a not-insignificant number of transactions in this category had large cash components.

Job losses hit residential property in IT cities

According to industry body estimates, the Indian IT and BPO sectors employ close to four million people in over 16,000 companies and the middle management is at maximum risk of job loss in these times of disruption, increased automation and artificial intelligence.

Urbanisation: can we reconnect our cities with nature?

In the pursuit of their development and urbanisation agendas, our cities have seen high-rise buildings replacing backyards, parks and forested areas.

What lies ahead for the Pune property market

Pune is always growing and adding to its geographical spread, making it by far the largest and most vibrant real estate market in Maharashtra and beyond. Apart from these, there is a constant flow of investments coming in from other Maharashtrian cities like Nanded, Nasik, Sangli, Kolhapur, Nagpur, Jalgaon and Amravati. As a result, the Pune property market is extremely resistant to stagnation.

Demonetization and Trump’s Triumph: Impact On Indian Real Estate

For real estate investors, currency gains might be sufficient enough to prompt global investors to execute exit strategies on cross-border investments. In fact, large institutional investors would be well-advised to implement investment strategies now, before the market picks up again.

Will GST make or mar the real estate industry

The real estate industry is waiting with bated breath to see how the GST tax rate is applied to the real estate and construction industry

A Case For Institutional Investments In Non-metro Real Estate

India has over 40 tier II and tier III cities with million-plus populations, and some of these are growing as fast as their tier...

Sahakar Nagar – Pune’s most aspirational neighbourhood

Once the historical seat of Peshwas, the erstwhile prime ministers of the Maratha Empire; Sahakar Nagar is today one of the oldest, greenest and respected address in Pune. It is home to some of the prominent businesspersons, politicians and movers and shakers in Pune, the second largest city in Maharashtra and an important political hub in the Indian subcontinent.

The art of property negotiation

Before negotiation for a property, do your groundwork about the project, its developer, his credibility and track record of previous projects, the location and prices in the vicinity, and trends in the property market. But remember, every negotiation has a breaking point, and one should never go as far as to breach that point.

Get the basics right for property investment

The term 'location, location, location' is a very familiar one, and it is the time-tested maxim behind every successful property investment.

Golden rules to follow while buying a budget home

Since the affordable homes segment is the primary hunting zone for predatory fly-by-night builders who specialize in cheating their customers, the first thing that a budget home buyer in Pune must verify is the reputation of the project’s developer. Buyers in Pune need to do thorough research among the multitude of projects in the budget homes segment. By focusing on reputed builders, the search becomes faster and easier.

Retail in Delhi-NCR – in a class of its own

Interestingly, Delhi-NCR also has the highest saturation of malls in a leading micro-market – Gurgaon has as many as 28 malls with a total footage of more than 7mn sq ft for a population of 15.14 lakh (as per Census 2011).

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