Friday, July 20, 2018

google plus
14 Jul 2018

Connaught Place is among world’s top 10 most expensive office markets

14 Jul 2018 | 1:12 AM

Delhi’s Connaught Place is the ninth most expensive office location with an annual prime rent of $153.26 per sq. ft, while Mumbai’s Bandra Kurla Complex (BKC) is at the 26th position with an annual prime rent of $96.51 per sq. ft.

Functional kitchens

14 Jul 2018 | 1:12 AM

PRICE: RS 2:Plüsch has launched a functional work's kitchen concept by Eggersmann.

Expectations belied

14 Jul 2018 | 1:12 AM

The industrial belt of Baddi-Barotiwala-Nalagarh (BBN) is a perfect example of planning going haywire as here an urban slum has been created instead of a planned township with proper infrastructure and good returns on real estate investment.

Co-working trends define office realty

14 Jul 2018 | 1:12 AM

According to a recent study by JLL India, the demand for flexible or co-work spaces is expected to grow at the rate of 40-50 per cent this year and by 2020 over 13 million people will be using co-working spaces — amounting to 20 per cent of the overall work space.

07 Jul 2018

Housing ministry hands over 210 redeveloped flats in East Kidwai Nagar

07 Jul 2018 | 12:22 AM

Union Minister of State (Independent charge) Housing and Urban Affairs (MoHUA), Hardeep Singh Puri recently handed over 210 flats of Type II to allottees for possession under the Government Pool Residential Accommodation (GPRA) redevelopment scheme at East Kidwai Nagar, New Delhi.

Time to prepare for chrysanthemum cheer

07 Jul 2018 | 12:22 AM

Chrysanthemum is a herbaceous perennial that lights up the lawns in early autumn when most of the flowers are dormant.

Live up to changing building mores

07 Jul 2018 | 12:22 AM

From breathing in caves to living in skyscrapers, we humans really deserve a pat on our backs. Our human greed, to make a shelter that is more durable and appealing, has brought us to this point.

04 Jul 2018

Big is IN

04 Jul 2018 | 12:40 AM

Even as the winds of affordability are blowing in the realty landscape, a bigger and better house is what most Indians are aspiring for at present.

Smart digital tech solutions set to make cities liveable

04 Jul 2018 | 12:40 AM

Smart and efficient technologies will be playing a bigger role in making cities liveable, by improving key quality-of-life indicators.

30 Jun 2018

Building GST, block by block

30 Jun 2018 | 12:03 AM

The last day of June in 2017 was full of trepidation for stakeholders in the realty sector as the dawn of July 1 was going to mark the beginning of the era of ‘one nation one tax’.

Ready reckoner

30 Jun 2018 | 12:03 AM

Buying a built up and ready -to-move-in apartment or flat in a builder’s residential complex is much easier and safer than buying an independent house.

Platform to promote green housing

30 Jun 2018 | 12:03 AM

Home financing company IIFL Home Finance Limited, recently created ‘KUTUMB’ — a platform to promote the benefits of green architecture in the affordable housing segment.

16 Jun 2018

Safe and sound

16 Jun 2018 | 1:15 AM

Accidents can happen anywhere. Even within the boundaries of a house. A house owner should, therefore, always take a few precautions to make his house accident free. Let''s have a look at a few ways to avoid accidents in your house.

Is stamp duty cut an answer to price woes?

16 Jun 2018 | 1:15 AM

The recent move of the J&K government to abolish stamp duty for registration of property in the name of women, has put spotlight on the important issue rationalisation of stamp duty in the post-GST regime and effectively bringing down transaction cost to boost real estate.

More room for affordable growth

16 Jun 2018 | 1:15 AM

Affordable housing has emerged as the most previleged segment in the realty sector over the past three years, courtesy a continuous government policy push.

09 Jun 2018

PAPRA pill a placebo for realty pain

09 Jun 2018 | 1:06 AM

The Punjab Government enacted the Punjab Apartment and Property Regulation Act (PAPRA) in 1995 to provide a roadmap to colonisers for planning a large ecosystem of residential and commercial areas based on the sustained development without hurting the ecological balance of an area.

02 Jun 2018

Tread on Turnkey track

02 Jun 2018 | 12:13 AM

Construction of a house is a time consuming activity and it is difficult to supervise the complete construction of a house.

Legal leverage for homebuyers

02 Jun 2018 | 12:13 AM

IF you are among thousands of prospective homebuyers who have deferred a decision to purchase a house for the fear of losing hard-earned money and savings because of delayed projects or “rogue” developers, then it’s time to breathe easy.

26 May 2018

Unkept promises dash homebuyers’ dreams

26 May 2018 | 12:54 AM

The industrial hub of Punjab is well known for investors with deep pockets and a robust property market.

Building on a challenging turf

26 May 2018 | 12:54 AM

The four years of Modi government are marked by landmark reforms in the real estate and housing sector.

Beware of assured returns

26 May 2018 | 12:54 AM

Assured return as an offering of funding methodology in real estate, be it commercial and retail or residential has not been successfully executed at the ground level das it has always been marketed and accepted as a scheme and has never been regulated by any government body.