Category: Real Estate

Real estate is turning again

The real estate in India has been in a slump over the last half a decade. The cash-crunch in the sector is evident from the falling sales and shrinking margins, which has translated into real estate developers having to cut their ad spends. Data indicates that ad spends…

A boost for the real estate sector

The change The Union Budget has enhanced its focus on real estate, particularly in the affordable housing segment. To stimulate demand in the residential market, the Centre has announced additional deduction in income tax of ₹1.5 lakh for interest paid on housing loans for affordable housing properties…

Real estate market set for a comeback: 5 promising stocks from the sector

The Nifty Realty Index has substantially underperformed the Nifty 50 Index over the past one, two and five years. The difference in their point-to-point returns (Nifty Realty Index minus Nifty 50 Index) stood at -11.9%, -20.9% and -48.8% respectively in the past one, two and five years. However, recent numbers…

Co-living and co-working offer new opportunities for real estate

Bengaluru: The growing alternative real estate asset classes co-living and co-working segments are set to further increase their footprint. While co-living market in India is expected to offer a business opportunity of Rs one trillion by 2023 along with the capacity of 5.7 mn beds from the previous levels of Rs 458…

Budget Expectations: Real Estate Industry’s wish list from Modi 2.0

During its first term, the Modi government had introduced major reforms such as Real Estate (Regulation and Development) Act, Goods and Services Tax (GST), Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code and Benami Transactions (Prohibition) Act, in order to support the real estate sector struggling with dwindling sales, high…

How to invest in real estate to build long-term wealth

Real estate can be a very lucrative investment, but it requires a huge time commitment, patience, and most importantly, cash. While there are options for novice investors to get into real estate, the big returns are found in the big investments – for example, buying and…

Thoughts on real estate

Look at market fluctuations as your friend rather than your enemy; profit from folly rather than participate in it. —Warren Buffet As soon as the land of any country has all become private property, the landlords, like all other men, love to reap where they never…