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What does abrogation of Article 370 mean for realty?

New Delhi, Aug. 17 -- Will the scrapping of Article 370 and with that Article 35A open the floodgates to investment in the union territory of Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh. But first what is Article 35... Read More


High operating costs brew trouble for cafe chains

New Delhi, Aug. 10 -- From the early morning dose to business deals closed over a cup of java, coffee keeps us charged; the millennial coworking culture is often incubated and based in cafes. As a con... Read More


Realty stakeholders must wake up before it's too late

New Delhi, Aug. 10 -- "I could not take any more pressure from one of the private equity partners.. from other lenders.. harassment from authorities.. all this leading to liquidity crunch" These were ... Read More


Not enough low-cost units to meet rising demand

New Delhi, Aug. 10 -- While the overall real estate sector may be floundering, the affordable or low-cost housing is still in demand, which is only becoming robust with increased government focus on t... Read More


Buyers of projects by Amrapali Group see light at the end of tunnel

New Delhi, Aug. 10 -- More than 40,000 homebuyers stuck in under-construction projects of Amrapali Group, some for nearly a decade, have finally found a light at the end of the tunnel. In a landmark j... Read More


The real estate slump may not be over yet

New Delhi, Aug. 10 -- Fifty years after bank nationalization, India is today witness to a unique form of nationalization of real estate, thanks to the Supreme Court. To provide relief to homebuyers, ... Read More


Will NHB curb on subvention schemes affect buyers and industry?

New Delhi, Aug. 10 -- A few weeks ago, the National Housing Board advised housing finance companies (HFCs) to refrain from giving loans for under-construction projects which are under any subvention s... Read More


GST rate cut can boost real estate

New Delhi, Aug. 3 -- Homebuyers are inundated with good news. Earlier this month, the budget proposed an additional deduction of 1.5 lakh on interest paid on loans for affordable housing priced up to ... Read More


When owning a home is still a luxury, how are opulent and grand homes still buzzwords?

New Delhi, Aug. 3 -- Until recently the real estate market was in doldrums and any mention of the word luxury would have been as misplaced as that Marie Antoinette phrase "Let them eat cake" when the ... Read More


1.74 lakh homes in 220 projects stalled in 7 cities

New Delhi, July 27 -- The Supreme Court's landmark decree on Amrapali Developers has rekindled the hopes lakhs of homebuyers across cities who have waited futilely for delivery of their homes. While s... Read More