Tuesday, October 16, 2018
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13 Oct 2018

Will Navratras herald good times for realty ?

13 Oct 2018 | 2:01 AM

The revival of commercial property and pick up in home sales amidst positive impact of reforms like RERA and GST, has somewhat bolstered the sentiment of property buyers, yet the rising interest cycle, lack of buyer confidence in under-construction properties and absence of novelty factor has cast a shadow over this festive season marked by the beginning of Navratras.

Terms of legal occupation

13 Oct 2018 | 2:01 AM

Rahul Sharma was happy when he got the possession letter from his builder after a painful delay of eight years.

Home sales grow

13 Oct 2018 | 2:01 AM

The real estate market has been continuously recovering over the past few quarters as substantial amount of ready stock available in the primary market has led to the market slowly transforming into a buyer’s market.

06 Oct 2018

A green haven to make creativity bloom

06 Oct 2018 | 12:14 AM

Saving delicate plants from extreme weather conditions as well as having the “luxury” of enjoying out-of-season veggies is a huge attraction for gardening enthusiasts.

GST regime fuels new buying trend

06 Oct 2018 | 12:14 AM

Tax norms play a major role in property buying decisions of consumers in India.

Haryana lives RERA dream

06 Oct 2018 | 12:14 AM

From being ridiculed for being a ‘toothless’ body to emerging as probably the strongest realty regulator in the country HRERA has come a long way in the past one year.

29 Sep 2018

A peep into piped comfort

29 Sep 2018 | 4:07 AM

Direct cooking gas supply is becoming a common feature.

Trouble in Omaxe group

29 Sep 2018 | 4:07 AM

Leading real estate group Omaxe that has realty projects all across the country seems to be wading in troubled waters as Sunil Goel, the second largest promoter and shareholder of the group has levelled allegations of a financial fraud in the group.

Return of the native

29 Sep 2018 | 4:07 AM

Every cloud has a silver lining.

22 Sep 2018

Hyderabad sees 26 pc hike in housing prices in five years

22 Sep 2018 | 1:54 AM

Housing prices in Hyderabad have increased by 26 per cent since 2013 despite weak investor sentiments and agitation for Telangana, according to property consultant ANAROCK.

Time to sow seeds

22 Sep 2018 | 1:54 AM

As the rainy season comes to an end mid-September onward, humidity levels decrease and the night temperature falls.

RBI asked to ease norms for funding stuck projects

22 Sep 2018 | 1:54 AM

The Government of India is has advised the Reserve Bank of India to change guidelines to allow banks to provide last-mile funding to projects at an advanced stage of construction.

Mohali sets the pace for revival

22 Sep 2018 | 1:54 AM

As returns on property investment maintain a low trajectory, there is a slim chance of a massive thrust during the forthcoming festive season in the Chandigarh, Mohali, Panchkula Tricity region.

15 Sep 2018

Misplaced euphoria for home buyers

15 Sep 2018 | 12:32 AM

The euphoria generated by the DDA’s approval to the much awaited Land Pooling Policy under Delhi Master Plan 2021, on September 7, 2018, may well be misplaced, especially for the retail home buyers, considering that it is still a long road before the policy gets notified and finally comes in operation.

Bring Nature indoors

15 Sep 2018 | 12:32 AM

Indoor gardens aren’t just a part of interiors or decoration, they are part of a lifestyle that relates to nature, healthy living and serenity.

Raise unsupported walls with caution

15 Sep 2018 | 12:32 AM

The news of collapse of an unsupported wall in a town in Punjab last week made headlines in the newspapers and sent shock waves among the people as six labourers lost their lives and four were severely injured.

08 Sep 2018

Quality check

08 Sep 2018 | 1:06 AM

Collapse of a building, especially a residential one, not only puts a questionmark on the quality of construction but also reveals a lack of knowledge among common homebuyers to assess the quality of construction being promised by builders.

Steeling the show

08 Sep 2018 | 1:06 AM

The use of iron and steel in construction is an important milestone in architecture.

Expanding horizons of office space

08 Sep 2018 | 1:06 AM

The outlook for corporate real estate has changed over the years. Sectors such as IT and ITeS, retail, consulting and e-commerce have registered high demand for office space in recent times.

SC for selling 16 Amrapali properties to complete projects

08 Sep 2018 | 1:06 AM

The Supreme Court on Thursday observed that initially 16 properties of Amrapali Group in India, including commercials, would be auctioned and later on the personal properties of the real estate company’s promoters and directors will be auctioned or sold to generate money for completion of its unfinished real estate projects.

01 Sep 2018

Gorgeous & glad

01 Sep 2018 | 1:13 AM

Gladiolus is also called “sword lily” as its leaves resemble a sword.

Say it with shibori

01 Sep 2018 | 1:13 AM

Shibori — the Japanese technique of pleat and bind and dye — is one of the most ancient dyeing techniques.

SHRI group to invest Rs 600 cr in third Greater Noida project

01 Sep 2018 | 1:13 AM

The SHRI Group will be developing as many as 2,000 units in its third housing project in Greater Noida at an investment of around Rs 600 crore.

Drone realty

01 Sep 2018 | 1:13 AM

The recent announcement of India’s policy on the use of Remotely Operated Aircraft Systems (ROAS) by the Directorate General of Central Aviation, has brought the spotlight on drone photography and its use in different sectors.

25 Aug 2018

Fight termi(te)nators

25 Aug 2018 | 1:29 AM

After the completion of house and its occupation, a house builder is very particular about the appearance of the house.

Sales gain pace, in new launches

25 Aug 2018 | 1:29 AM

The Millennium City — Gurugram — continues to see struggle in its residential real estate sector.

Cautious banks may sour ‘Housing for All’ dream

25 Aug 2018 | 1:29 AM

Housing for All by 2022 seems to be a distant dream if one goes by the progress made on ground over the past three years.

Make a style statement

25 Aug 2018 | 1:29 AM

Statement chairs are trending in home space in a big way.