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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 [...]

February 19, 2018 Loknath Das Real Estate Comments Off on Berlin Film Review: ‘The Real Estate’

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 [...]

February 19, 2018 Loknath Das Real Estate Comments Off on Real estate emerging the favoured vault of the unscrupulous

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 [...]

February 19, 2018 Loknath Das Real Estate Comments Off on Investing in real estate? These micro markets can give good returns

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 [...]

September 17, 2017 Loknath Das Real Estate Comments Off on Will the next 5 years see an upswing in real estate?

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 [...]

September 17, 2017 Loknath Das Real Estate Comments Off on RERA and real estate success in store

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 [...]

August 27, 2017 Loknath Das Real Estate Comments Off on Having a ‘title’: what it means in real estate

Firm recovery in real estate still a mirage eluding investors

Firm recovery in real estate still a mirage eluding investors

The situation in the residential property market is still grim. The Knight Frank Prime Global Cities Index Q2 2017 showed that amid a global pattern of weakening prices for luxury residences, a declining trend engulfed Indian metros. For the April-June quarter, Bengaluru, the city that was so far resilient, suffered a decline from the year-ago [...]

August 14, 2017 Loknath Das Real Estate Comments Off on Firm recovery in real estate still a mirage eluding investors

Real Estate: Beyond Dark Clouds

Real Estate: Beyond Dark Clouds

For 28-year-old S. Nagesh, a Noida-based software engineer drawing an annual income of Rs 26-lakh, the decision to buy a new three-bedroom apartment has been on hold for the last eight-months. “I am aware of the new regulations and laws. But I am waiting for further clarity, better choices and transparent deals. I want my [...]

August 9, 2017 Loknath Das Real Estate Comments Off on Real Estate: Beyond Dark Clouds

Chinese investors continue to drive cross border capital dominating global real estate markets

Chinese investors continue to drive cross border capital dominating global real estate markets

Chinese capital was responsible for 11 percent of all global cross-border real estate investments last year, second only to the United States (19 percent). Chinese capital accounted for USD 26.6 billion of cross-border real estate transactions last year, accounting for nearly 40 percent of all Asian capital invested. And also more than half what was [...]

July 21, 2017 Loknath Das Education Comments Off on Chinese investors continue to drive cross border capital dominating global real estate markets

Haryana government backed a real estate firm that wanted to cut trees in the protected Aravallis

Haryana government backed a real estate firm that wanted to cut trees in the protected Aravallis

Hindustan Times Weeks before it issued an order to lift curbs on the felling of mesquite trees in the Aravallis, the office of the Additional Chief Secretary of Haryana had pushed the state forest department to allow a real estate firm to chop trees of the species on a plot of land, despite objections from [...]

May 25, 2017 Loknath Das Real Estate Comments Off on Haryana government backed a real estate firm that wanted to cut trees in the protected Aravallis

Link Building Lessons from the Real Estate Industry

Link Building Lessons from the Real Estate Industry

Are links doing more harm than good? With the rules for link building constantly changing, it can be hard to know what’s a smart link building strategy and what will land you in hot water with Google. Last year, Google’s webmaster trends analyst, John Mueller, surprised the SEO world with his pronouncement that link building, [...]

May 12, 2017 Loknath Das Real Estate Comments Off on Link Building Lessons from the Real Estate Industry

Canberrans compete for prestigious LJ Hooker real estate internship

Canberrans compete for prestigious LJ Hooker real estate internship

Hope Wilkins is a finalist in LJ Hooker’s Million Dollar Intern competition. Photo: Supplied Two Canberra women are among 16 finalists competing for a leg-up in the property industry. Hope Wilkins, a 22-year-old who works in retail, and Tahnee Barnes, a 28-year-old recruitment consultant, are in the running for LJ Hooker’s Million Dollar Intern position. LJ [...]

May 4, 2017 Loknath Das Real Estate Comments Off on Canberrans compete for prestigious LJ Hooker real estate internship