Covid-19 impact: Homebuyers’ enquiries for relatively larger apartments surge

Covid-19 impact: Homebuyers’ enquiries for relatively larger apartments surge

Over the last few months, enquiries for larger homes have increased up to 40% with property seekers predominantly scouting for 3-bedroom apartments with average 1,800 sq ft built-up area as against the previously-preferred 2-bedroom units. The emergence and acceptance of the Work from Home model in the backdrop of the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic has led […]

Huge concessions by Banks on home loan  interest rates

Huge concessions by Banks on home loan interest rates

The excitement in the residential real estate sector is palpable this festival season, says Dhruv Agarwala, Group CEO, Housing.com, Makaan.com and Proptiger.com Ahead of the festive season, India’s top lenders — State Bank of India (SBI), Kotak Mahindra Bank and Axis Bank — is offering huge concessions on home loan interest rates to boost demands. […]

Thirty years domicile must to buy property from Goa Housing Board

Thirty years domicile must to buy property from Goa Housing Board

Under the old rules, 15 years of domicile was sufficient to apply for such a plot or flat. Also, for the first time, overseas citizen of India (OCI) cardholders will be eligible to apply for Goa Housing Board’s tenements. The Goa Housing Board has amended its registration, allotment and sale of tenements rules of 2016, […]

Festive season poised to brighten things up in Real Estate sales

Festive season poised to brighten things up in Real Estate sales

With the onset of the festive season, gradual recovery and developers’ continuous efforts to sustain a conducive environment for all stakeholders, the sector is bound to witness a new era of real estate development, providing a sound foundation for reviving economic growth. Indian real estate has been on a rollercoaster ride for the last three […]

Goa CM inaugurates online building plan approval management system

Goa CM inaugurates online building plan approval management system

“This initiative is a step towards the goal of attaining faster and hassle-free clearance for land development and building construction approval in a transparent manner,” tweeted Goa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant. Goa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant on Monday inaugurated an online building plan approval management system (BPAMS) in Panaji on Monday. Deputy CM Chandrakant Kavlekar […]

India’s realty sector transparency improves

India’s realty sector transparency improves

India’s real estate industry has registered one of the largest improvements globally and regionally in JLL and LaSalle’s biennial Global Real Estate Transparency Index (GRETI) released on Tuesday. The country ranks 34th globally on the index with higher levels of transparency observed in India due to regulatory reforms, enhanced market data and sustainability initiatives. The […]

COVID-19: Re-imagining the office

COVID-19: Re-imagining the office

The impact of COVID-19 on the commercial office sector is expected to be severe in view of the reduced space requirement by information technology companies due to increased adoption of the work-from-home model which is now becoming an integral part of their long-term strategy. Further, office space taken up by startups and smaller companies is […]

NRIs Offer Hope For India’s Troubled Real Estate Market

NRIs Offer Hope For India’s Troubled Real Estate Market

India’s diaspora offers hope to the nation’s beleaguered real estate market in a pandemic-marred year. Home sales struggled to overcome multiple setbacks of demonetisation, a stricter housing law and a credit crunch in the last three years, stalling projects and leaving developers with a bloated inventory. The pandemic that has triggered jobs losses and salary […]

The growing trend of digital home sales

The growing trend of digital home sales

The virtual revolution has changed the fate of the real estate industry and how homebuyers’ shop for real estate. Homes have an emotional weight that supersedes any other kind of investment. It is an asset that provides us refuge from the vagaries of nature, a place to raise a happy family & relish the pleasures […]