As many as 70% respondents want to buy a second home within two years

As many as 70% respondents want to buy a second home within two years

With the COVID-19 pandemic appearing to have created several resets in real estate and the wider acceptance of work from anywhere, the demand for second homes has gone up. As many as 70 percent respondents want to invest in a second home priced at Rs 2 crore or less within two years, a survey by […]

Why demand for holiday homes is gaining traction in India

Why demand for holiday homes is gaining traction in India

In this post-pandemic world, people want prudent investment choices and holiday homes yield better returns over time than any other commercial or residential property. The Indian real estate market has gone through various ups and downs in the past decade. A spate of regulatory movements such as demonetization, RERA and GST around 2016-2017 helped to […]

Home Loan Interest is All-Time Low Now. Best Time to Buy a House?

Home Loan Interest is All-Time Low Now. Best Time to Buy a House?

With the festive season ahead, banks across India have started giving offers and providing concessions including interest rates of home loans that find themselves at an all-time low across the country. With the festive season ahead, banks across India have started giving offers and providing concessions. One such phenomenon that has been going around recently […]

Goa real estate market on a fast track amidst the pandemic

Goa real estate market on a fast track amidst the pandemic

Goa is known to offer a local heritage living experience to city dwellers. Some people looking to buy homes here are looking at working permanently from a more scenic location. This is leading to prices soaring in some micro-markets of Goa. Buying a home in the favoured tourist destination Goa was once an aspiration for […]

Goa RERA frames rules to extend deadlines for housing projects by a year

Goa RERA frames rules to extend deadlines for housing projects by a year

The builder or real estate firm will have to apply to Goa RERA Authority at least three months before the validity of the registration period expires and only in exceptional and unforeseen circumstances the three-month period may be waived, Goa RERA chairperson S Kumaraswamy said. The department of urban development has notified rules to extend […]

Stars getting aligned for real estate sector

Stars getting aligned for real estate sector

Housing loans interest rates are very low. RERA is aligned with consumer and developer interest; affordability has increased. Put all these things together and we believe housing is a long term trend. Housing loans interest rates are very low. RERA is aligned with consumer and developer interest; affordability has increased; house prices have stagnated. Put […]

Flat owners facing sale deed hurdles pin hopes on cooperative societies bill

Flat owners facing sale deed hurdles pin hopes on cooperative societies bill

In many instances, buyers have been unable to register a sale deed for a flat/shop they purchased some years ago either because the builder is not alive or he is unwilling to initiate the process. The recently passed Goa Cooperative Societies (Amendment) Bill, however, is set to improve the fate of such property owners. A […]

Goa government notifies Panaji land use map and register

Goa government notifies Panaji land use map and register

The Greater Panaji Planning and Development Authority (GPPDA) has adopted the land use map and register of Panaji planning area taking into account the suggestions and objections received from stakeholders. The Greater Panaji Planning and Development Authority (GPPDA) has adopted the land use map and register of Panaji planning area taking into account the suggestions […]

Realty index at 10-year high

Realty index at 10-year high

The real estate sector could turn out to be the Dark Horse of 2021 and barring the possibility of a third wave of the pandemic, realty stocks can continue their run. Real estate stocks are back on investors’ radar thanks to institutional and retail money pouring into the sector, which could turn out to be […]