A look at the past Budgets suggests that while housing, sanitation and rural employment are likely to get a push, the need of the hour is to have a clear strategy and priority for education, health and nutrition
Value added tax (VAT) principle should apply to stamp duty on immovable properties
The real estate sector, which has been under stress due to decline in sales and project launches, has set high expectations on Budget 2018
Property consultant JLL India on Thursday suggested that additional tax incentive to first time home buyers should be doubled to Rs 1 lakh in the upcoming budget to boost sluggish housing demand
The Housing and Urban Affairs Ministry has sought a nearly three-fold increase in allocation of funds in Budget 2018 for Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (Urban)
Budget 2018: Housing sector eyes lower taxes, infra status to overcome impact of GST, RERA and demonetisation
Severely impacted by various reforms like RERA, GST, and demonetisation, the realty sector is pinning its hopes on Union Budget 2018-19 for relief measures like lower taxes and infrastructure status
A not-for-profit organisation has pitched for stern action against those builders who are "enriching themselves" under the "guise of GST" causing loss to homebuyers
The total volume sales of new homes took a massive hit as it dropped 38 percent, a seven-year low of 228,072 homes in 2017
Under the PMAY-U, the Centre aims to provide houses to all the urban poor by 2022.
RERA aims at long-term changes; shortage of houses more than 10 mn in urban areas, says Hardeep Singh Puri
The conferring of industry status to affordable housing, the insolvency bill and the Goods and Services Tax have created an environment to resolve all the miseries of the real estate sector, Union Minister of State for Housing and Urban Affairs Hardeep Singh Puri said at the RICS Real Estate Conference 2017 in New Delhi on Wednesday.