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Why demonetisation? How govt narrative changed from black money to real estate prices to digitisation
Business

Why demonetisation? How govt narrative changed from black money to real estate prices to digitisation

Digitisation was never mentioned as an objective of demonetisation in the first few days

RERA myths busted: No big relief for stuck home buyers, house prices won't rise
Business

RERA myths busted: No big relief for stuck home buyers, house prices won't rise

It will take about 3 years to clear the current unsold inventory in India’s top 8 markets, including Gurgaon and Mumbai. So, new launches or not, there’s enough supply in the market to keep prices moderate

Real Estate Regulation Act comes into force today: Here's how it seeks to make a difference
Business

Real Estate Regulation Act comes into force today: Here's how it seeks to make a difference

Most of the states that have notified the rules have diluted the provisions to favour the builders

Will stamp duty on affordable housing be revoked? Centre asks states to abolish it
Business

Will stamp duty on affordable housing be revoked? Centre asks states to abolish it

Venkaiah Naidu said the ministry has also recommended that the real estate sector should be taxed at a rate "which is revenue neutral and not at a higher tax rate"

Home loans cheapest in 6 yrs: Good news for borrowers, but savers may be in for shock
Politics

Home loans cheapest in 6 yrs: Good news for borrowers, but savers may be in for shock

If the current steep rate cuts in home loan rates -- which is mainly nudged by PM Modi’s ‘appeal’ -- do not translate to increase in credit growth and higher yields, banks will find a way to make money by cutting their deposit rates more.

With 70% unsold flats priced Rs 1 cr in Mumbai, RBI rate cut won't boost demand
Business

With 70% unsold flats priced Rs 1 cr in Mumbai, RBI rate cut won't boost demand

For Mumbaikar, her dream home will in all probability remain just that despite the government's black money bill and other initiatives

Jaitley should talk about high home prices as well, and not just high EMIs
Business

Jaitley should talk about high home prices as well, and not just high EMIs

If the real estate sector has to pick up, the government has to go after real estate prices

Tall task? Maharashtra needs a whopping $200 bn to set up affordable houses
Business

Tall task? Maharashtra needs a whopping $200 bn to set up affordable houses

The KPMG report published on Tuesday found that, in urban areas alone, Maharashtra would need 5 million new homes by 2022

Forget South Mumbai, suburban voters may just be the next kingmakers
Economy

Forget South Mumbai, suburban voters may just be the next kingmakers

Despite the total number of voters in Mumbai increasing by 2 percent at 98.14 lakhs, compared to 95.94 lakh in 2009, the city has seen a dramatic shift in demographics, which may in some way be related to real estate prices.

Psst: The worst might be over in the realty slump
Economy

Psst: The worst might be over in the realty slump

On the face of it, it looks like real estate companies will continue to post a drop in profits, as they have been doing for the last seven quarters. But sale momentum due to new launches has seen an uptick in the second quarter of FY13.

Realty: RBI, FM reading the same but from different pages
Economy

Realty: RBI, FM reading the same but from different pages

Looks like the Reserve Bank of India and the finance ministry are again at loggerheads. However, this time it is not over interest rates, but over taming soaring realty prices.