Friday 22nd February 2019,
Radio Metta
A change of mindset will realise the benefits of technology General elections – the real estate connection Editorial: Art Deco week celebrates a movement, and honours the legacy of earthquake victims Unfreezing the Business Qatar’s real estate market faces reality check ahead of World Cup An Ode to All the Dreamers Who Became Doers with Technology Sun Pharma Q3 preview: Analysts expect healthy growth in profit, revenue on US business Private equity inflows in real estate at Rs 46,200 crore in 2018; Mumbai records largest share How Vodafone’s Chatbot Technology Is Helping It Cut Jobs

A change of mindset will realise the benefits of technology

With the rapid development of new technology and the advent of the ‘Fourth Industrial Revolution’ which is disrupting traditional processes and the way we live

General elections – the real estate connection

During any impending general elections, real estate stakeholders conjecture exhaustively about the likely impact on the real estate market. Conventionally, the period between the announcement

Editorial: Art Deco week celebrates a movement, and honours the legacy of earthquake victims

The enthusiasm with which Napier and participants embraces the annual Art Deco Festival has to be seen to be, perhaps not believed, but appreciated. As

Unfreezing the Business

In an attempt to draw business leaders, investors, industry captains, agriculturalists and economists from all over India, a two day Davos type economic conclave will

Qatar’s real estate market faces reality check ahead of World Cup

The office tower, now a familiar part of the capital’s high-rise skyline, has run foul of what real estate brokers, bankers and analysts say is

An Ode to All the Dreamers Who Became Doers with Technology

We live in an age where technology has completely transformed the way traditional businesses operate. But what one needs to keep in mind is that

Sun Pharma Q3 preview: Analysts expect healthy growth in profit, revenue on US business

. Sun Pharmaceutical Industries is expected to report a healthy set of earnings for October-December quarter, driven by strong US business and Halol resolution. One thing to

Private equity inflows in real estate at Rs 46,200 crore in 2018; Mumbai records largest share

Private equity inflows touched Rs 46,268 crore in 2018 with Mumbai recording the largest share of 27 percent of investments among all cities, as per a

How Vodafone’s Chatbot Technology Is Helping It Cut Jobs

Vodafone, like any other storied telco giant today, has been urgently seeking ways to trim costs. Not only are its revenues under pressure from smaller

Real estate’s ticking bomb: Who gets hurt

Real estate’s ticking bomb: Who gets hurt

Commercial real estate had a banner year in 2015, and the fundamentals of high demand and low vacancies are still driving rents higher. There is, however, a catch that could cool the market quickly, at least when it comes to [...]

March 27, 2016 Real Estate
Million dollar homes: Rent vs buy edition

Million dollar homes: Rent vs buy edition

Steven Bock thought he was a typical downsizing baby boomer. With his second child graduating from college, he and his wife felt it was time to put their 7,000 square foot, multimillion dollar, suburban Boston home on the market and [...]

March 27, 2016 Real Estate
Home builder sentiment sits tight at 58

Home builder sentiment sits tight at 58

Prospective home buyers view a kitchen while touring a model home at the PulteGroup Inc. Mirehaven housing development in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Confidence among the nation’s home builders held steady in March, although a majority of analysts had expected it [...]

March 27, 2016 Real Estate
Mortgage applications drop 3.3% on fewer refinances

Mortgage applications drop 3.3% on fewer refinances

Higher interest rates pushed mortgage refinancing activity down further last week, and home buying isn’t picking up the slack. Total mortgage application volume fell 3.3 percent on a seasonally adjusted basis for the week from the previous week, according to [...]

March 27, 2016 Real Estate
Iranians to splash up to $8B on overseas property: Study

Iranians to splash up to $8B on overseas property: Study

Wealthy Iranians, companies and state-backed buyers will spend up to £6 billion ($8.5 billion) on overseas real estate over the next five-to-10 years following the lifting of international sanctions, a report said on Wednesday. High-net-worth Iranians are likely to look [...]

March 27, 2016 Real Estate
The best month — and day — to list your home

The best month — and day — to list your home

Spring has officially sprung, but the spring housing market started about a month ago, according to most real estate agents. With the supply of homes for sale not even close to demand, competition has been fierce, and that is changing [...]

March 27, 2016 Real Estate
Why you should have bought a home last year

Why you should have bought a home last year

Anyone shopping for a home today has probably had at least one encounter with sticker shock. No matter the neighborhood, home prices are generally rising, and bidding wars are often the rule rather than the exception. That means fewer neighborhoods [...]

March 27, 2016 Real Estate
How to Manage Higher Health Insurance Costs in 2016

How to Manage Higher Health Insurance Costs in 2016

If you have health insurance, there’s a good chance you’ll pay more for it in 2016. Health care and health insurance costs increase year to year, like most expenses. Since the implementation of the Affordable Care Act, growth in premiums [...]

March 21, 2016 Health
The Benefits of Intensive Cardiac Rehabilitation Over Ordinary Cardiac Rehabilitation

The Benefits of Intensive Cardiac Rehabilitation Over Ordinary Cardiac Rehabilitation

Despite considerable progress in prevention and treatment, heart disease continues to be the leading cause of death in the United States. When patients suffer from a heart attack or other cardiac event, it’s critical that they get appropriate care and adopt [...]

March 21, 2016 Health
How to Get the Best Plan When You Have a Chronic Illness

How to Get the Best Plan When You Have a Chronic Illness

Purchasing medical coverage on one of the health exchanges is complicated enough. Add a chronic illness to the mix, and it can be downright impossible to choose the right plan. People suffering from chronic illnesses often take multiple medications and [...]

March 21, 2016 Health
The Path to Debt Free College: More School Choice

The Path to Debt Free College: More School Choice

There’s no shortage of efforts to solve our nation’s $1.3 trillion student debt crisis. Just last week, Sen. Elizabeth Warren announced the Reducing Educational Debt Act, bills aimed at giving student borrowers new debt refinancing options and allocating more federal [...]

March 21, 2016 Education
MasterChef 2016: how to create your dream kitchen

MasterChef 2016: how to create your dream kitchen

Early signs of spring may once have been a cuckoo’s song or the first pink spears of Yorkshire rhubarb in the market, but these days another sure sign is MasterChef jostling to add a little deconstructed culinary jeopardy to our [...]

March 21, 2016 Home Deco