Slew of reforms in Goa TCP dept planned

Slew of reforms in Goa TCP dept planned

Town and country planning minister Vishwajit Rane on Monday announced a slew of reforms in the department, including an online file tracking system from May 1, deemed approvals for commercial and residential projects after 21-45 days, and approval of building plans by empanelled architects for constructions with built-up area of up to 500 sq m. […]

Creating the perfect work from home space

Creating the perfect work from home space

With hybrid work now becoming the norm, the makeshift workspace that we created last year is certainly not working anymore. Follow these design hacks to create a visually appealing yet ergonomic workspace at home. An extra room in the home to function as a home office is fast becoming a unique selling point for homes […]

Upcoming airport in Goa to further boost demand for second homes

Upcoming airport in Goa to further boost demand for second homes

Goa has traditionally ranked among the most desirable locations in the country for the well-off Indians to buy property in. The Covid-19 pandemic accelerated the demand for luxury real estate in the beach state and prices have risen substantially in North Goa in the past two years. The upcoming airport in Goa will boost demand […]

‘Live Close to Work’ to drive Residential Real Estate demand going forward

‘Live Close to Work’ to drive Residential Real Estate demand going forward

According to the Anarock-CII study, the pan-India market share for shared working spaces will increase from 3 percent to 4.2 percent in the next 12 months, with a 15 to 20 percent increase in growth. Another report by Knight Frank India states that the commercial segment in India witnessed a huge surge in the second […]

Retirement and second home market size will increase to $4 billion by 2026

Retirement and second home market size will increase to $4 billion by 2026

India’s retirement and second home market segment is expected to grow annually by 23.63 per cent in the next 5 years taking the size of the market to USD 4.021 billion by 2026 from the current size of around USD 1.4 billion, an industry report showed. According to 360 Realtors’ latest research report, sales for […]

How to improve the Vastu for a south-facing house?

How to improve the Vastu for a south-facing house?

Vastu Shastra is an important factor that weighs in the discussion for people when buying a new house for themselves.it is a centuries-old ancient text that is still relevant for millions of people, especially in the Indian subcontinent, where it originally originated from.Vastu Shastra also dictates the positioning of furniture, rooms etc in a home […]

Goan developers cautious post-pandemic but 95% plan to launch new real estate projects in 2022

Goan developers cautious post-pandemic but 95% plan to launch new real estate projects in 2022

Most builders remain cautious about Goa’s real estate sector and have conservative estimates about the sector’s outlook with just 24% of the developers saying that they are bullish about sales in 2022. Interestingly, despite the dampened sentiment 95% of Goa’s developers said that they plan to launch new real estate projects in 2022. Most of […]

64% women home buyers now see real estate as preferred investment asset

64% women home buyers now see real estate as preferred investment asset

3BHKs are the most favoured configurations for approximately 41 per cent women respondents, followed by 36 per cent women home seekers voting for 2BHKs. At least 11 per cent are looking for 4BHK homes or larger. Women are emerging in greater numbers as key homebuyers. Over the years, an increasing number of Indian women have […]

78% Home Buyers Prefer Ready-To-Move-In Homes

78% Home Buyers Prefer Ready-To-Move-In Homes

78 per cent of the buyers preferred to invest in ready-to-move-in (RTMI) properties when it came to home-buying activity in 2021. When Bhavika Valecha, a 26-years-old PR professional decided to purchase a home last year, she only surveyed properties, which were ready-to-move-in. “I had heard of several stories wherein home-buyers had invested in under-construction projects […]