Manage Home Loans During Rising Interest Rate Regime

The 140 bps hike in repo rate, since May 2022, along with increase in policy rates by major central banks around the world has confirmed the trend of rising interest rates. India’s residential real estate sector is increasingly embracing new concepts and innovative solutions to meet the needs of Millennial home buyers who are enthusiastic […]

Residential real estate emerging as a preferred asset class

Despite the challenges posed by the Omicron variant, the year 2022 brought good news for India’s residential real estate market, breaking all prior records. India’s residential real estate sector is increasingly embracing new concepts and innovative solutions to meet the needs of Millennial home buyers who are enthusiastic about homeownership. As per NITI Aayog, India’s […]

Is home buying behavior going digital in Indian real estate sector?

“There has been a growing demand for online real estate. Digital real estate has moved out of the corporate lexicon and has now become a reality.” The past two years has a profound impact on the consumer lifestyle and home buying is also not an exception. The iterations of lockdown followed by the gradual opening […]

Post pandemic real estate developer transition to tech tools

Tech tools like AR , Big Data and Artificial Intelligence are helping the realtors and developers to work in a more efficacious manner, changing the way the market works. Have you ever thought of buying a property and found an agent who had just offered you an immersive 3-dimensional virtual tour of any property you […]

No major impact of fresh Covid wave on housing sales

Budget 2022 is an opportunity for the government to ease the burden on a demographic that has been most affected by the double whammy of decreasing interest rates, increasing retail inflation and medical expenses inflation over the past couple of years – retirees and senior citizens. With a fixed income dependent on returns from savings […]

Residential real estate market beats pandemic blues, sales in top 7 housing markets grow 71% YoY

Residential real estate has staged a dramatic bounce-back across the top seven property markets in India, despite the devastating second wave of Covid-19 that reversed consumer sentiment across sectors, hitting the economy. Home sales rose 71% year-on-year, with 237,000 units sold in 2021, thus reaching 90% of pre-Covid 2019 levels. Mumbai Metropolitan Region (MMR) recorded […]

India’s real estate sector showing signs of healthy growth in 2022

The real estate sector registered a healthy rebound in 2021. With the steady performance and quick revival, the real estate sector regained the buyer’s and investor’s trust and further picked up the growth momentum. According to the Knight Frank report titled ‘Real Estate Outlook 2022’, India’s realty sector is showing signs of healthy growth in […]

Will Omicron cast its shadow over the gains of 2021?

Perhaps the most important high point of 2021 for the Indian residential real estate market was that the real estate business did not come to a standstill despite the second wave of the pandemic, and shown resilience to come back from the lows of the uncertainty. The year 2021 saw housing demand emanating from first-time […]

Deepak Parekh: Real estate heading to best of times

According to Parekh, housing markets move in cycles and research suggests that for India, the peak and trough of each housing market cycle typically entails a duration of 6 to 8 years. HDFC Chairman Deepak Parekh Friday said the housing and real estate sector is “heading into the best of times” with a lot of […]