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General elections – the real estate connection

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 of the election date till the final result day is a period marked by caution and hesitancy in the overall real estate market. While investors generally refrain from making market [...]

February 19, 2019 Loknath Das Real Estate Comments Off on General elections – the real estate connection

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

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 oversupplied Qatar property market ahead of the 2022 World Cup that mirrors a real estate downturn in the wider Gulf region after a drop in oil prices. Qatar has [...]

February 15, 2019 Loknath Das Real Estate Comments Off on Qatar’s real estate market faces reality check ahead of World Cup

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

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 report by Cushman & Wakefield. Office sector led the investment in flows commanding 46.4 percent of the annual fund flows. Residential segment investments accounted for a 29 percent share of [...]

February 11, 2019 Loknath Das Real Estate Comments Off on Private equity inflows in real estate at Rs 46,200 crore in 2018; Mumbai records largest share

Real Estate May Add 13% to India’s GDP by 2025. Here are the Hurdles that Lie Ahead

Real Estate May Add 13% to India’s GDP by 2025. Here are the Hurdles that Lie Ahead

The Indian real estate sector is expected to contribute 13 percent to the country’s gross domestic product (GDP) by 2025, according to the ‘Indian Real Estate and Construction: Consolidating for growth’ report by National Real Estate Development Council (NAREDCO) and Asia Pacific Real Estate Association (APREA). In 2017, the realty sector contributed about 6-7 percent [...]

February 5, 2019 Loknath Das Real Estate Comments Off on Real Estate May Add 13% to India’s GDP by 2025. Here are the Hurdles that Lie Ahead

Budget 2019: Real estate industry expects better affordability for buyers and reduced costs for developers

Budget 2019: Real estate industry expects better affordability for buyers and reduced costs for developers

From the upcoming interim budget, real estate sector stakeholders will be looking forward to measures that will boost demand and lower costs for developers. Expansion of the income tax deductions available to home buyers can incentivize first time buyers and support demand growth. The deduction available on interest paid on loans taken for acquisition of [...]

January 16, 2019 Loknath Das Real Estate Comments Off on Budget 2019: Real estate industry expects better affordability for buyers and reduced costs for developers

Money New real estate trends expected to emerge in 2019

Money New real estate trends expected to emerge in 2019

New Delhi: For potential homebuyers, the year 2019 is not expected to be any different from the last few years. Prices are likely to remain stagnant and developers will continue to focus on clearing existing inventory rather than launching new projects as they continue to grapple with regulatory changes like Real estate (regulation and development) Act, [...]

January 7, 2019 Loknath Das Real Estate Comments Off on Money New real estate trends expected to emerge in 2019

Barbara Corcoran: The key to making a fortune in real estate is finding the next hot neighborhood—here’s how

Barbara Corcoran: The key to making a fortune in real estate is finding the next hot neighborhood—here’s how

The key to making a fortune in real estate, says Barbara Corcoran, who sold her real estate empire, The Corcoran Group, for an astounding $66 million in 2001, “is to always buy in the up-and-coming areas.” You’ll get in at a lower price and, if you make a smart bet, you’ll see “tremendous appreciation,” she [...]

December 16, 2018 Loknath Das Real Estate Comments Off on Barbara Corcoran: The key to making a fortune in real estate is finding the next hot neighborhood—here’s how

The 4 biggest mistakes first-time homebuyers make, according to real estate mogul Barbara Corcoran

The 4 biggest mistakes first-time homebuyers make, according to real estate mogul Barbara Corcoran

The 4 biggest mistakes first-time homebuyers make Real estate mogul Barbara Corocran wants young people to get in the game when it comes to home-ownership. “The faster you buy your first home, in my opinion, the better,” she tells CNBC Make It. Because the process is often difficult, confusing and expensive, though, it’s hard to [...]

November 30, 2018 Loknath Das Real Estate Comments Off on The 4 biggest mistakes first-time homebuyers make, according to real estate mogul Barbara Corcoran

Wealth of top 100 Indians in the real estate sector totals Rs 236,610 crore: Hurun report

Wealth of top 100 Indians in the real estate sector totals Rs 236,610 crore: Hurun report

Richest Indian families The total wealth of top 100 Indians in the real estate sector stood at Rs 236,610 crore – up by 27 percent against 2017, says the GROHE Hurun India Real Estate Rich List 2018. The financial capital of India, Mumbai dominates the list followed by New Delhi and Bengaluru. In Fact, the [...]

November 21, 2018 Loknath Das Real Estate Comments Off on Wealth of top 100 Indians in the real estate sector totals Rs 236,610 crore: Hurun report

Real estate transfers for Nov. 11, 2018

Real estate transfers for Nov. 11, 2018

DNCS Investements LLC to Saylor, Stephen E. and Carol H. Saylor, 0 West Ave, S.W. and 2141 and 2221 Patterson Ave. S.W. Roanoke VA 24016, $400,000 10/23/2018. Keep up with the latest business news with our email newsletter SUBSCRIBE TODAY DPC Inc. to 2XJAC Properties LLC, 639 and 647 Day Ave. S.W., 902 and 912 [...]

November 11, 2018 Loknath Das Real Estate Comments Off on Real estate transfers for Nov. 11, 2018

New Delhi: Two real estate firm officials held for fraud

New Delhi: Two real estate firm officials held for fraud

The EOW had registered a case on April 17 under IPC sections 409 and 420. The Economic Offences Wing (EOW) has arrested two officials of a real estate group on allegations of taking Rs 30 lakh from an investor and not repaying returns for the same. Additional Commissioner of Police (EOW) Suvasish Choudhary identified the [...]

September 10, 2018 Loknath Das Real Estate Comments Off on New Delhi: Two real estate firm officials held for fraud

Share market update: IB Real Estate, DLF lift Nifty Realty index

Share market update: IB Real Estate, DLF lift Nifty Realty index

Cipla, Power Grid, Sun Pharma, Kotak Mahindra Bank and Tech Mahindra were among the top gainers in the Nifty pack of stocks. NEW DELHI: Gains in shares of Indiabulls Real Estate (up 2.19 per cent), Brigade Enterprises (up 1.62 per cent), Oberoi Realty (up 0.99 per cent) and DLF (up 0.62 per cent) lifted the [...]

September 10, 2018 Loknath Das Real Estate Comments Off on Share market update: IB Real Estate, DLF lift Nifty Realty index