India was ranked fourth in developing Asia for foreign direct investment (FDI) inflows as per the World Investment Report published in 2016 by the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development.
If there is one thing that creates more buzz than the stock exchange, it is the real estate sector. Investments in real estate are considered to be the safest and perhaps most lucrative.
Over the past one year, demonetisation has been a buzzword across all Indian industries, but much more so in real estate.
Demonetisation has brought deep disruptions in the `hard cash-driven’ real estate sector in the country.
Demonetisation was undoubtedly a landmark event in the history of our economy. The aim of demonetisation was to curb the use of black money, but the cash crunch it caused contributed to significantly lower real GDP growth in the subsequent quarter.
The Narendra Modi government’s Rs 7 lakh crore Bharatmala highway-building programme is expected to give a big boost to the real estate sector besides raising demand for steel and cement and creating large-scale blue-collar jobs in the construction industry.
With several property developers in our metros developing skyscrapers of 150-250 metres and more, an increasingly pressing question being asked by property buyers is whether they safe.
The need may have been there all along, but even four years ago none would have possibly thought of getting a professional service called ‘home inspection services’ and that too from an organised sector player.
Real estate is one of the most pivotal sectors of the Indian economy and plays a vital role in employment generation as well as contributes significantly to GDP.
Rera has brought about a major shift in industry practices.
We keep hearing of the ‘wait-and-watch’ or ‘fence-sitting’ syndrome on the residential property market, which basically means that a significant number of people who want to buy a home are not doing so. Property buyers tend to wait and watch rather than buy for two or three reasons.
After a long period of downturn, home market in India is slowly showing signs of recovery with the ready-to-move-in segment witnessing a certain amount of traction.
There is an exquisite news for all the home buyers and land developers who are planning to invest under the Delhi Development Authority’s (DDA) land-pooling plan for (Master Plan Delhi) MPD-2021.
Most of the ways of improving a building’s operational efficiency are economical and simple to execute.
For the longest time retail investors have seen their investment options limited to fixed deposits, mutual funds and the stock market.