Young buyers choose ROI over holiday potential in second homes

Young buyers choose ROI over holiday potential in second homes

Your first home is where you live full-time—it is not an investment that you would earn from in the short term. With the Indian middle class and upper-middle class making more than ever before, second homes have continued to be a rage even during the pandemic. In many ways, the pandemic has pushed people to […]

Goa government increases property registration fee by 0.5 to 1%

Goa government increases property registration fee by 0.5 to 1%

The notification issued by the law department requires customers to pay 3% of the market value of the property while registering the sale deed, where the value of the property does not exceed Rs 75 lakh. With an intention to shore up its depleting revenue, the state government has increased the property registration fee by […]

Goa-An emerging realty investment destination

Goa-An emerging realty investment destination

Goa, the holiday paradise on earth has lately emerged as a holiday home and realty investment destination of India. Goa has consistently been a favoured vacationer goal for both domestic just as foreign visitors. Because of the development in the travel industry, the city has likewise risen as an investment destination for individuals searching for […]

Goa coastal body asks village panchayats & municipalities to submit CZMP resolutions

Goa coastal body asks village panchayats & municipalities to submit CZMP resolutions

Some panchayats in Bardez, Bicholim, Pernem and Tiswadi and municipalities are yet to submit their resolutions to the GCZMA. The Goa Coastal Zone Management Authority (GCZMA) has directed the directorate of panchayats and the directorate of municipal administration to direct village panchayats and municipalities to submit a resolution taken by them on the draft Coastal […]

Resurgence of Indian real estate after a year of pandemic

Resurgence of Indian real estate after a year of pandemic

Today, the second wave of coronavirus has imbued uncertainty in the sector resulting in a temporary pause, but developers are now better prepared and well-versed with the know-hows of a pandemic. India’s resilient and burgeoning real estate segment has always remained an investor’s favourite, and one of the most sought-after realty markets globally. The growth […]

Will consider all suggestions before finalising CZMP plan: Goa CM

Will consider all suggestions before finalising CZMP plan: Goa CM

“The plans given by the panchayats will be tallied with the plan drafted by the national centre for sustainable coastal management (NCSCM), Chennai, as also 4,000 suggestions will be taken into consideration before the CZMP is finalised,” Sawant said. Chief minister Pramod Sawant told the House on Friday that the coastal zone management plan (CZMP) […]

Planning to move to Goa? Count your banknotes and decide a budget. List your priorities. These and more tips.

Planning to move to Goa? Count your banknotes and decide a budget. List your priorities. These and more tips.

Real estate experts offer some tips for those who are keen on moving to Goa and settle there. “Planning to move to Goa? Count your banknotes and decide a budget. List your priorities. Pick a reputed/recommended property consultant/agent. Ask questions. Ask more questions. Pay heed to property documents. Get them checked, verified, vetted by a […]

What I’ve learnt over my 5 months in Goa

What I’ve learnt over my 5 months in Goa

Some handy pointers from a tourist-resident I have now been in Goa long enough to know that Mojigao is an Israeli restaurant, not a village in North Goa. The other day at a house party in Anjuna, somebody asked me how long I had been here. This is the kind of question you get asked […]

Pandemic gives unexpected boost to luxury realty segment in Goa

Pandemic gives unexpected boost to luxury realty segment in Goa

For many sectors the COVID-19 pandemic was a disaster, but for the real estate market in Goa, especially in luxury villa segment and selling of plots in a gated community, it came as a boon in disguise. Property in Goa is much in demand. From studio apartments to villas, everything is selling briskly despite the […]