Tag: estate

How I Made It John Burns, real estate guru

John Burns is chief executive of John Burns Real Estate Consulting, an Irvine company that provides research and business advice to home builders across the country. The firm has hundreds of clients nationwide. Burns describes his job as running around and talking to a lot of…

‘GST rate on real estate not to impact property prices’

‘Incidence would match or be lower than the existing taxes’ The Goods and Services Tax rate of 12% on the real estate sector will not have a measurable impact on prices, according to the National Real Estate Development Council (NAREDCO). However, the Council pointed out that…

Deepak Parekh believes RERA is a new era in real estate

Deepak Parekh, Chairman, Housing Development Finance Corporation (HDFC) in an interview with CNBC-TV18’s Latha Venkatesh spoke on varied issues like revival in economic growth, affordable housing, the Real Estate (Regulation and Development) Act RERA, banking, NPAs etc. Below is the verbatim transcript of the interview. Q:…

Should you invest in the real estate in tier-2 cities?

As Indians, we love our real estate. We can see it, stand on it and experience it. It also generates an income, and if held long enough, multiplies our money. But the sector has been in the doldrums for the past few years, taking away the…

Indiabulls Real Estate shares gain 100% in last one month

Mumbai: Shares of Indiabulls Real Estate Ltd surged over 100% in the last one month. The stock price started rallying after its board approved restructuring of its leasing and commercial operations into a separate entity. The stock hit a high of Rs163.20, a level last seen…

Vancouver realtor says Green housing plan could shock real estate market

A Vancouver-area realtor and real estate blogger thinks the B.C. Greens’ housing platform could cause a massive shift in the city’s housing market. Steve Saretsky says the plans are aggressive, noting the party’s intention to change the tax structure. “You’re really going against the grain. You’re going…