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CII to develop 20 model energy conservation units

Our Bureau

The Confederation of Indian Industry today said 20 model world class units across different sect... »

Property prices likely to remain stable: survey

PTI

Even as the overall sentiment in the real estate sector has improved, buyers feel property price... »
COMMENT

Opening the floor for development

Meera Siva

The Union Cabinet approved amending the existing foreign direct investment (FDI) policy for the... »

NRI investors drag ICICI to court in Mauritius

Our Bureau

A group of 69 NRI investors has dragged ICICI and its associated companies to Court in Mauritius... »

Construction FDI: opening the doors to home developers, buyers

Meera Siva, BL Research Bureau

The amended foreign direct investment policy for the construction development sector, will benef... »

Cabinet proposal for FDI in construction development silent on land-use norms

The note proposes reducing minimum built-up area requirement for FDI
from 50,000 square metres to 20,000 square metres.

Amiti Sen

The proposal to relax foreign direct investment (FDI) norms for construction development is silent on land-use rules for the sector. While the Cabinet note being finalised by the Dep... »

Emaar MGF, PayU tie up for online payment facility

PTI

Realty firm Emaar MGF has tied up with payment gateway firm PayU India for providing an online payment facility to its customers. “Emaar MGF customers can now pay EMIs for their propertie... »

Realty sector could not leverage market recovery, says JLL chief

Anuj Puri, Chairman and Country
Head, Jones Lang LaSalle India

Our Bureau

The real estate market was not able to fully harness the benefits of market recovery during the festive season, according to a top executive of global consultancy firm Jones Lang LaSalle. While... »

Asset Homes offers insurance coverage

V Sajeev Kumar

The Kerala-based Asset Homes has introduced a new concept of bundled insurance coverage in all its newly constructed dwellings. This new initiative was taken to counter eventualities aris... »

‘We will add 12,000-plus housing units this fiscal’

S Shanker

With over 55 million sq ft under development across various projects, Tata Housing Development Company is steadily on an expansion path. The company has around 12,000 housing units ready ri... »

REAL ESTATE REBOUND

Property developers upbeat

Meera Siva, BL Research Bureau

The sentiment in the property market is improving and becoming more rational, with the euphoria seen during the first six months of this year, tempering. This is one of the findings from th... »

Home Truths

Hunt for homes online

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Puja Gupta

Doing adequate research before zeroing in on a property ensures that you don’t end up making a bad decision. In this regard, the online mode is increasingly becoming the most preferred platform... »

Diwali gift from NHB for home loan borrowers

K R Srivats

Housing finance companies allowed to lend up to 90 per cent of value for loans above Rs 20 lakh »

Real estate sentiment index up marginally

Real estate purchase sentiment index improved by almost 2.5 points to 32.3 in September this year reflecting an improvement in consumer interest after a long period of lull, says ZyFin Research survey.

PTI

Real estate purchase sentiment index has improved by almost 2.5 points to 32.3 in September this year reflecting an improvement in consumer interest after a long period of lull, says a survey.... »

Real estate to see little sparkle this festival season as sales remain low

Sales have not been very encouraging

Navadha Pandey

The festive season has failed to brighten the real estate sector, as developers see low sales conversion despite high enquiries. While real estate players geared up for the festival... »

Tata Value Homes goes online to sell houses

Treda to host property show from Oct 17-19

Urban housing mission soon

Mahindra launches second low-cost housing project

Lemon Tree Hotels ties up with Assotech Realty

Salarpuria Sattva launches two residential projects in Bangalore

Ask Group launches Rs 1,500 cr real estate fund

‘If GDP expands 6%, real estate will grow 9%’

VBHC opens office in Dubai

Anil Urs/Bindu Menon

Value and Budget Housing Corporation (VBHC), a provider of affordable housing, after four years of operations in India, has opened its office in Dubai. The company plans to facilitate cu... »

Asset Homes to sell insured apartments

Asset Homes has entered into an agreement with New India Assurance Company to offer the coverage called Insured Asset Scheme. - KK MUSTAFAH

Our Bureau

The Kerala-based Asset Homes has introduced a new concept of bundled insurance coverage in all its newly constructed dwellings. This new initiative was taken to counter eventualities... »

Sobha Q2 sales bookings drop 12% to Rs 559 cr

PTI

Real estate firm Sobha Ltd’s sales bookings fell by 12 per cent to Rs 559 crore during the second quarter of this fiscal due to poor demand. The company had posted sales bookings of Rs 632.3 crore... »

Festive season fails to enthuse realty market: JLL

V Rishi Kumar

The real estate market was not able to fully harness the benefits of market recovery, according to a top executive of global consultancy company Jones Lang Lasalle. While the Indian real... »

Puravankara’s premium residential project

Our Bureau

Purvavankara Projects Ltd has announced plans to launch Purva Evoq, a premium residential project in south Chennai. According to a press release, the project with over 180 apartments is d... »

Hyderabad likely to witness shortfall in realty space: Report

V Rishi Kumar

With an estimated overall demand-supply gap of around 231,000 units until 2018, Hyderabad is likely to witness one of the highest shortfalls due to the comparatively low supply scheduled to be del... »

’DDA working on feasibility of webcasting housing scheme draw’

PTI

The much-awaited draw of the lots for the flagship ‘DDA Housing Scheme 2014’ next month, could be seen online by people, as the housing authority is carrying out a feasibility study to webcast the... »

Treda property show begins in Hyderabad

M Venkaiah Naidu, Union Minister for Urban Development, with relators at the Telangana Real Estate Developers Association (Treda) property show in Hyderabad on Friday . At left is P Dasharath Reddy, President of Treda. Photo: P V Sivakumar

G Naga Sridhar

The three-day property show by Telangana Real Estate Developers Association (Treda) began here on Friday at Hitex, Madhapur. The Union Minister for Urban Development, M Venkaiah Naidu, fo... »

DDA housing scheme closed; 7.5 lakh applications received

PTI

The DDA has received a total of 7.5 lakh applications for its flagship ‘Housing Scheme 2014’, a senior official of the urban body today said. The new scheme which offers over 25,000 flats... »

Assetz Property launches residential project in Bangalore

Our Bureau

Assetz Property Group, Singapore headquartered property development group, has launched its project - Assetz Marq, on the Whitefield -Hoskote main road, Bangalore.  “This is a mix de... »

Treda to host two-day property show

Drones and 3Ds: real-estate players innovate to attract buyers

DHFL introduces festive offer on home loans

Mahindra Lifespace unveils affordable housing project in Mumbai

Urban housing mission to be named after Sardar Patel 

Shriram Properties bags Assocham awards

Visakh Homes to expand in Chennai

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