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How Digital Transformation Is Changing Real Estate Rentals

How Digital Transformation Is Changing Real Estate Rentals

Shutterstock In 2000, Netflix was willing to sell itself to Blockbuster for $50 million. Blockbuster, as an established industry giant with increasing profits, refused the offer. Ten years later Netflix had an eight-figure market cap while while Blockbuster filed for bankruptcy. Blockbuster’s decline is not an isolated incident: Digital disruptors are shifting the marketplace and forcing [...]

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13 Insider Tips To Take Your Real Estate Game To Another Level

13 Insider Tips To Take Your Real Estate Game To Another Level

Real estate development and investing isn’t just about looking for a good deal from one day to the next. It’s also about keeping a close eye on the markets, identifying the relevant market trends and deciding when to make your next move with a subtle approach or an aggressive one. So, how do you zero [...]

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Dubai Land Department to enable fully-digitised real estate transactions

Dubai Land Department to enable fully-digitised real estate transactions

Sultan bin Mejren, director general of the Dubai Land Department, announced plans for a fully-digital real estate platform that will enable sales and rental transactions to be conducted remotely. Victor Besa for The National The Dubai Land Department is creating a ‘smart’ digitised platform that will eliminate the need for paper documentation of sales and rental [...]

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I-T dept conducts searches at premises of real estate group

I-T dept conducts searches at premises of real estate group

The Income Tax department today conducted searches at the premises of a real estate group and its associates in Bhopal, Indore, and Bengaluru for suspected tax evasion, an official said here. “Searches were conducted at 30 premises of Asnani Group and its 12 associate companies at Bhopal, Indore, and Bengaluru,” Income Tax Investigation wing (MP [...]

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Bhayandar: Police arrest real estate agent for ‘heavy deposit’ fraud

Bhayandar: Police arrest real estate agent for ‘heavy deposit’ fraud

Bhayandar: The Navghar police have arrested a local estate agent on charges of cheating aspiring home-seekers on the pretext of offering them flats on a zero rental-heavy deposit scheme. According to the police the accused identified as-Bharat Singh Thakur, operated from the New Golden Nest area of Bhayandar (east). Thakur is accused of cheating gullible home [...]

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KKR hires CLSA exec to head Asia-Pacific real estate arm

KKR hires CLSA exec to head Asia-Pacific real estate arm

Global alternative investment firm Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. (KKR) has appointed John Pattar as head of its real estate business in Asia Pacific. Pattar will work alongside KKR’s regional investment teams and leadership to source attractive real estate investment opportunities across Asia Pacific, KKR said in a release. He will also assist Asian clients [...]

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Berlin Film Review: ‘The Real Estate’

Berlin Film Review: ‘The Real Estate’

Director: Axel Petersén, Måns Månsson With: Léonore Ekstrand, Christer Levin, Christian Saldert, Olof Rhodin, Carl Johan Merner, Don Bennechi. (Swedish dialogue) 1 hour 27 minutes There surely won’t be an uglier movie in the Berlin competition this year than “The Real Estate,” nor one so deeply unpleasant on every level. Whether it’s the tediously coarse [...]

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Real estate emerging the favoured vault of the unscrupulous

Real estate emerging the favoured vault of the unscrupulous

Govt. employees on ACB’s radar are found to have parked ill-gotten money in realty projects Amass wealth misusing official position and invest in real estate to escape attention. All that one needs is the unflinching support of trusted aides, family members or even a close relative. This new modus operandi adopted by tainted government employees [...]

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Investing in real estate? These micro markets can give good returns

Investing in real estate? These micro markets can give good returns

We examine the factors that have worked for these pockets and tell you why you should consider buying property in these hotspots. There is an uncanny similarity between the stock market and the real estate market today. Though the overall equity market is looking weak, there are several stocks worth investing right now. Similarly, though the [...]

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Will the next 5 years see an upswing in real estate?

Will the next 5 years see an upswing in real estate?

Contrary to the general perception that real estate has been going through a bad phase for the past few years, according to Knight Frank Global House Price Index Q2 2017, prices in the residential real estate market in India appreciated 10.5% in 12 months or 70% (absolute) in 5 years ending June 2017. According to the [...]

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RERA and real estate success in store

RERA and real estate success in store

After demonetisation, which almost brought house sales to a halt, real estate developers are grappling with the Real Estate Regulation and Development Act and the Goods and Services Tax (GST). “Real estate has gone through many down cycles since 1991. But we have not seen three tsunamis together. The developers are bound to act in [...]

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Having a ‘title’: what it means in real estate

Having a ‘title’: what it means in real estate

Confused about real estate law? Baffled by all the legalese? In our latest series on simplifying real estate law for you, our legal expert explains the concept of title. What is title in real estate? In the context of real estate, having a ‘title’ refers to having a bundle of rights that arise from the [...]

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