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The Delhi-NCR market, which was already facing demand slowdown and huge delays in project completion, saw maximum fall in housing sales during October-December at 53 per cent.
Analysts say people such as politicians, businessmen and non-resident Indians often use cash they haven't paid taxes on to buy property, but put it in the name of their relatives or trusted employees.
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The numbers do not look good.
NCR saw the sharpest decline in new launches, down 41% from last year
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Mumbai has a huge population but a finite amount of land. Yet, irrespective of the fact that the available land for sprawling residences that too in upscale locations are hard to come by, some of Indi...
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A Kerala-based company that constructed an educational institute that was name after Rajiv Gandhi in the state’s capital has filed an FIR against Congre president Sonia Gandhi, accusing her party of...
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For two years, my mother and I have been living in hell. We've been subject to harassment, abuse and intimidation in our own home by a clearly criminal gang that calls itself a "syndicate". Its primary motive is real estate. As my mother holds a good portion of the land title through inheritance, the idea is to subject us to such terror that we flee. Syndicate gangs, like the mafia, have become an open, dirty "secret", a factor of life in West Bengal.
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The decision to choose a city to retire in India is overshadowed by many concerns -- standard of living, distance from one’s children, adequate healthcare facilities, crime rate and weather. The list...
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The Real Estate Bill, 2015 that was passed by the Rajya Sabha recently will bring in many welcome changes to the way in which the real estate sector is currently functioning. The Bill, apart from providing more transparency, also has provisions that will largely eliminate many ambiguities that have led to several disputes between promoters and purchasers.
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Contrary to popular belief, oil reserves are not what megacity Dubai's economy banks on for sustenance. For this reason, the government of Dubai has invested time, money and strenuous efforts in diversifying its sources of income, with leading sectors being real estate, construction, tourism and hospitality. Among these, the emirate's real estate sector has emerged as one of the most remunerative and reliable industries.
I was recently in Delhi to attend a few family functions. And as often happens in Delhi, when you want to make a conversation with someone you don’t know that well or you meet only once in a few years...
Court is in the news, and is on Anuvab & Kunaal's minds. While appreciating the authenticity and realism showcased in the film, they have a major conundrum to solve: How do you make a film of such calibre. The answer, Kunaal says, is not to hire a casting director. Here's why...
"The murder? Eh, I don't watch these things, such sensational yellow journalism... wait, they found the guy who sold him the briefcase? What are you saying?! Shut up!" After a week of giving into their voyeuristic tendencies and closely following the Sheena Bora murder case, Anuvab & Kunaal have some great insights on the media and its coverage of the murder.