Category: Real Estate

Can homebuyers be deprived of a refund under RERA?

On January 9, MahaRERA set aside the plea of over 10 flat buyers who had wanted to exit from a project in Mumbai, stating that bulk withdrawal from the project may mean ‘jeopardising completion of the project’ and impact the remaining 500 home buyers. The 13-odd…

Top Real Estate Opportunities At Home And Abroad In 2019

Getty With interest rates rising, real estate is expected to cool off in 2019. But it will stay hot in selective markets, both at home and abroad.  That’s according to real estate experts who identify investment opportunities both at home and abroad. At home, real estate…

NBFC-led India liquidity crisis may nip green shoots in real estate

Commercial real estate and housing sectors comprise nearly two-fifths of the total NBFC portfolio. Graphic: Mint The liquidity crisis faced by non-banking financial companies (NBFCs) has triggered concerns for property developers. After all, commercial real estate and housing sectors comprise nearly two-fifths of the total NBFC…

How realty churn is affecting NCR, Mumbai builders

The National Capital Region (NCR) remains the worst impacted among major real estate markets in the country, with home sales declining in each of the last four quarters. A prolonged slowdown and the implementation of the Real Estate Regulation and Development Act have led to a…

Changing trends in real estate post policy reforms

The real estate sector has become more structured and accountable, post the implementation of various policy reforms, like RERA and GST, by the Modi government. Now developers just can’t keep doing whatever they want. Instead, in this new regime, they need to streamline systems, processes and…

Carlyle Plans to Spin Out Its China Real Estate Team

(Bloomberg) — Carlyle Group LP is retreating from a corner of the Chinese real estate market as the firm’s new leadership refocuses its strategy. The alternative asset manager plans to spin out its China-focused real estate team by the end of the year amid waning investor…

Fragmented real estate market sees wide variations in demand

The Greek real estate market is currently quite fragmented, as 2017 signaled the recovery of certain categories, the stabilization of others and the continued decline of the rest of the market. Estate agents note that had it not been for the difficulties associated with nonperforming loans…