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Real Estate is largely a local business

Real estate is purely a local phenomenon that thrives on local knowledge of best locations. It supports several ancillary sectors such as cement, sanitary, ceramics and others, thereby driving the economy. As one of the largest contributors to the country’s GDP, the sector has its own set of dynamics, where each geography/market has its own […]

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Real Estate: A Viable Investment for Future

When one examines their investment options carefully, they are inundated with an array of lucrative investment alternatives. These include real estate, mutual funds, fixed deposits, bonds and others. However, after a careful deliberation and research, real estate emerges as the most lucrative long-term investment channel. It is often considered as one of the best traditional […]

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Growing role of channel partners in real estate

Real estate agents have always been an integral part of the realty sector. They don’t just endorse real estate projects but also underwrite them and get paid by developers for the services rendered. Today, one can also argue that the role of online marketing portals such as www.magicbricks.com, www.Commonfloor.com, www.99acres.com etc, are akin to those […]

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Bangalore: Ultra luxury housing destination

The Silicon Valley of India has been one of the most stable real estate market in the country, with continuous surge in the luxury housing demand. This is fueled by growing economy, higher disposable income, and changing lifestyle. In addition, there is considerable amount of push from the State Government through easy allocation of land […]

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Factors Influencing Our Decision To Buy a House

Owning a house is much more than just four walls – it is an investment of a lifetime and a dream come true. Whether an urbanely designed apartment or a sprawling suburban villa or a cozy residence to pack the family together, we all desire to own a house at some point. However, finding one’s […]

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Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana: A Step in the Right Direction

With the vision of changing the Indian economy to provide the basic necessity of a roof over one’s head, Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched the Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (PMAY) on 25th June 2015. PMAY is an ambitious project that envisions the government’s promise of ‘Housing for All’ by 2022.  This scheme comes with an […]

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Industrial corridors around Bangalore

The influx of technology and global investment has initiated a new model of industrial growth in India that is supported by the development of industrial corridors. The industrial corridors planned by the Government of India will not only connect major cities, but will also be the main driver behind ‘Make-In-India’ by guaranteeing flawless connectivity. It […]

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The Real Estate Regulatory Act: An update so far

The need to have a regulatory authority in real estate was long awaited and was finally implemented last year in May 1st 2016, after its proposal in January 2009. It might have taken 8years for the Act to come into play; however this Act is touted to bring in the biggest reform in the system. […]

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Policy changes have added momentum to Indian real estate sector

Evolution is the term that comes to mind, when one examines the real estate sector in India. Regular developments in the sector have not only propelled the Indian Real Estate to the second largest employment generator in the country but also marked its prominence as an industry that contributes to 6 percent of India’s gross […]

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High-risers are trending in Indian real estate

Just when we felt we have seen it all from luxury villas, gated apartments, giant commercial projects, the industry began revolutionizing with the influx of an array of high-rise condominiums. These high- risers are redefining the parameters of luxury at every step. Even more interesting is the fact that many old apartments are being replaced […]

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