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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.

Pune’s real estate market – at the cusp of revival

Regardless of whether one is looking to buy a first or second home in Pune, the basic success fundamentals remain the same. One should go for locations which are close to primary workplace areas which have a good saturation of office complexes, if one can afford. Other important aspects to focus on are the availability of good social and civic infrastructure like schools, hospitals, shopping, etc., and presence of public transport.

How education influences Pune’s property market?

A lesser-known fact is that Pune's real estate market is a direct beneficiary of its highly developed educational environment. People in Pune are willing to invest considerably in their children's education, and this includes a willingness to pay more for a home located close to a good school or college.

Smart cities risk curtailing potential by prioritizing technology over people

smart city initiatives can succeed only if governments are open to experimentation and willing to invest time and resources in learning from missteps,

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.

Budget 2021 expectations: ‘Industry Status’ for the Real Estate sector

With the Union Budget 2021-2022 round the corner everyone wants to know what Nirmala Sitharaman has to announce in her third consecutive Budget.

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...

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).

Real estate fast forwards on accelerated growth drivers

With more money to spend, buyers can now look towards luxury living as opposed to mere living quarters.

Warehousing & logistics sector back on foreign PE investment radar

The promise of high growth in warehousing and logistics is luring not only foreign investors but also private equity firms to India. Policies allowing 100% foreign direct investment (FDI) in warehouses and food storage facilities under automatic routes (where manufacturers can sell their products online directly) as also declaring some zones to be tax-free (i.e. free trade warehousing zones or FTWZs), has made the sector appear on the foreign PE investment radar.

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