Tag: real estate

First-time property buyers, take heart! This Zomato for real estate agents can help you make the right choice

The walls were closing in on Mohit and Nidhi B Sancheti. As first-time buyers of real estate, the couple came face to face with multiple problems: connecting with multiple agents who added no value to the property scouting process, wading through a barrage of information, and struggling to find quality amid the quantity. The problems led […]

RBI data shows surge in bank finance to real estate

Organised funding from banks to the real estate sector is gradually improving, especially in markets where developers are becoming more transparent and the Real Estate Regulatory Authority (RERA) has stabilised. Bank funding to developers is up 6.3% over the previous year, with outstanding loans to the sector at Rs 1,87,200 crore at the end of  […]

Investing in real estate funds can help diversify risk

Residential real estate which was reeling under pressure due to demand-supply mismatch since 2013 underwent a slew of transformational reforms in 2016 and 2017 which postponed the sector’s recovery further. While demand revival is inevitable considering India’s growth prospects, pent up demand and job creation, this cyclical recovery will be driven by end-user demand. Investor […]

D-Street Buzz: Nifty realty outperforms led by Indiabulls Real Estate; HDFC Bank down 2%, Monsanto zooms 17%

The Indian benchmark indices continues to trade in the red this Monday  afternoon with the Nifty50 down 121 points and is trading at 11,394 while the Sensex is trading lower by 439 points at 37,651. PSU bank index is down 1 percent dragged by Union Bank of India and State Bank of Indiawhich is down 1.5 percent each. From the private banking space, HDFC Bank and Axis Bank are down 1.5 percent each […]

SC ban on construction activity could hit real estate project timelines, lead to litigations

If the stay on construction activities imposed by the Supreme Court in certain states gets extended, it could lead to real estate project delays and litigations, say realty experts. The SC imposed a stay on construction in Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh, Uttarakhand, and Chandigarh for not framing any policy on solid waste management. According to CARE […]