Tuesday, August 21, 2018

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18 Aug 2018

Steps to avoid litigation

18 Aug 2018 | 12:51 AM

Purchasing a property requires utmost care. The buyer must verify the title of the seller by seeking original title deeds of the property, and ensure that the title of the seller is clear and free from all encumbrances.

Refurbish your potted plant collection

18 Aug 2018 | 12:51 AM

Giving a “rain bath” to indoor plants, especially the exotic and delicate plants is very essential. Keeping the pots outside in rain for a couple of days will rejuvenate the foliage and activate the root system.

Resale market on a roll

18 Aug 2018 | 12:51 AM

While the landmark reform of RERA has regulated the primary real estate market, bringing in the much needed transparency, the fragmented secondary market, in the absence of regulatory reforms, continues to face challenges as a result of which its immense potential is not being realised.

Treading dangerous turf

18 Aug 2018 | 12:51 AM

The Indian real estate sector has become one of the fastest growing markets in the world. However, the sector is battling some extreme challenges that act as roadblocks and restrict the sector from yielding full benefits of the potential growth.

11 Aug 2018

Backbone of ‘green’ building

11 Aug 2018 | 12:54 AM

Building materials are an integral part of the construction industry, thus in order to achieve the optimum balance between environment and our future aspirations; exploration of the under-explored building materials like bamboo, lime, fly ash concrete, marble waste as admixture, green concrete made by using recycled waste materials and waste plastic as concrete composite is important.

Rs 3,30,000 cr stuck in delayed projects

11 Aug 2018 | 12:54 AM

The menace of delays is still haunting the realty sector across the country. Implementation of RERA and court decisions against errant builders have set the tone for a more organised sector, but over 4.65 delayed units continue to remain an irritant for homebuyers.

Keep a few spares with you

11 Aug 2018 | 12:54 AM

A stitch in time saves nine. And this holds true for your home repairs too, especially the small ones. If dealt with in time one can save a lot of money as well as botheration.

Gurugram prices on a strong footing

11 Aug 2018 | 12:54 AM

Property prices in Gurugram have shown a positive growth in 2018 so far.

NBCC bags Rs 400cr contract in Dubai

11 Aug 2018 | 12:54 AM

Navratna public sector undertaking NBCC (India) Limited has bagged a Rs 400 crore project awarded to it by the Department of Commerce, Ministry of Commerce and Industry, Government of India, to construct India Pavilion at the Dubai World Expo 2020.

04 Aug 2018

HARERA reins in developers of stalled project

04 Aug 2018 | 2:09 AM

Haryana Real Estate Regulatory Authority has stolen the limelight from Maharashtra Real Estate Authority through a landmark decision last week.

Root out the troublemakers

04 Aug 2018 | 2:09 AM

Pests and diseases spoil the charm of a lush green garden during the rainy season as these grow rapidly in humid and wet months.

Friends with benefits?

04 Aug 2018 | 2:09 AM

Diwakar Sharma was a happy man when he bought an apartment in one of the projects in Delhi-NCR on the recommendation of his office colleague.

28 Jul 2018

Magicbricks' Q1 revenue up 48 pc

28 Jul 2018 | 1:40 AM

Realty portal Magicbricks' revenues increased 48 per cent to Rs 47.

On a retail HIGH

28 Jul 2018 | 1:37 AM

Gurugram has grown tremendously in terms of Infrastructure and real estate, the millennium cityhas been able to draw investments from global corporations, IT giants and retail conglomeratesdespite traffic jams, the high cost of living and overpopulation.

It’s raining monsoon offers

28 Jul 2018 | 1:07 AM

The monsoon season (June-August) is traditionally a low-key period for the real estate.

Sales, new launches increase in first half

28 Jul 2018 | 1:07 AM

The footprint of positivity is slowly increasing in the real estate sector, especially in the first half of 2018.

Make your apartment ready to move in

28 Jul 2018 | 1:07 AM

There has been a preference for ready-to-move-in apartments these days and the demand for these is also very high.

Recovering money may not be easy for homebuyers

28 Jul 2018 | 1:07 AM

It is not a “cakewalk”and may not be easy for homebuyers to recover their money from defaulting real estate players, even after becoming financial creditors under the Insolvency & Bankruptcy Code, according to NCLT President Justice M M Kumar.

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.