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Baby proofing your home?

Pune While it is an obvious rule to not leave your baby alone, parents are often paranoid about their child's safety, even at home. Here is a lowdown on what you must keep in mind while baby-proofing your house. Electricity alert: While designing our houses, we always choose to install electrical sockets at...

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How have 'Elevator Technologies' changed with time?

In the last few years, elevator industry has witnessed several technological advancement. Companies are introducing new features in order to make the traffic movement easy. Here we look at some of the major changes that elevator industry has witnessed: MRL technology Real estate developers are increasingly preferring gearless & machine-room-less (MRL) elevators...

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MahaRERA to issue notice for property broker's’ registration soon

Pune The Maharashtra Real Estate Regulatory Authority (MahaRERA) is planning to issue a notification, asking the 1lakh and odd property brokers across the state to get themselves registered at the earliest. At present, only 12% of the brokers have registered themselves with the authority. Statistics available with the Confederation of Real Estate Brokers Association of...

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How GST has taken the suspense out of Budget

The Goods and Services Tax (GST), which was imposed on July 1 last year, radically changed many things in Indian economy. One change that has gone unnoticed is its impact on the Budget. The GST has shorn the Budge its suspense and mystery by taking away half of its work,...

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6 caveats: Buying a house in RERA Era

Pune If you are planning to buy a house today, six month after the real estate act came into force, do so after some careful market survey. Do not throw precaution to the winds just because RERA is in force. The Real Estate (Regulation & Development) Act 2016 was implemented by the...

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Indian Real Estate Industry in 2017 and predictions for 2018

The Indian real estate sector was perhaps the most affected in 2017 among all the sectors of the economy but the story is far from over. The implementation of demonetization in November 2016 had the entire economy reeling until the first quarter of 2017 and the one which received the punch...

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2017 ends with new hopes for coming year 2018

India is one of the fastest growing real estate market and 2017 was not less than a roller coaster ride for real estate world. With the implementation of demonetization, GST, RERA govt gave back to back shock to the country for welfare, growth and increment in economy. These three steps...

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Top 8 office markets of India

Bengaluru continues to outperform with an absorption of 10 million sq ft YTD, followed by Gurgaon, Pune, Hyderabad and Chennai. The year-on-year (YoY) rental growth continued to surge in several micro-markets across India, particularly in cities like Bengaluru, Pune and Gurgaon. According to Colliers Research, the top eight office micro-markets that witnessed...

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Are you financially-sound to buy a home in 2018?

Pune Our experts put before you a meticulous fiscal plan that could help you sign on the dotted line this New Year.  So, what are you waiting for? Go ahead and make the purchase! Buying one’s 'own' home has been an aspiration as well as a requirement of every urban Indian.  However, rising realty...

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How Home Automation Makes for an Easy Way of Life?

Home automation has made science fiction of the yesteryears the reality of today. What one thought was just an idea on the pages of a book or a movie a few decades have become something that we can’t do without today. A fine example of that would be the touch...

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RERA Guidelines in Maharashtra: Know Your Rights Before Buying a Home

The RERA (Real Estate Regulation Authority) guidelines in Maharashtra have come up as a big reprieve for the home buyers and is expected to protect their interests by ensuring on time delivery of the projects. Introduced in 2013, RERA guidelines finally got the approval in March 2016 across India as a...

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Ways to Get Tax Benefits on Home Loans

Every Individual dreams of owning his or her own property one day. Most of the times this dream is achieved with financial support from financial institutions like banks in form of loans. But after living in the house for few years it would age and there might come a time...

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Power of Attorney for Property Registration in India

Power of Attorney (PoA) comes to play a major role when Non-Resident Indians (NRI) try to purchase a property/land in India. Registration of property in India is a part of subsection 17 of the Registration Act, 1908. Under this header, every property/land that’s sold or purchased in India should be...

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Land Registration Process in India

Land registration process becomes crucial for the buyers. After the execution of rules of RERA and GST in India this year, real estate sector has seen a remarkable metamorphosis for both buyers and realtors. This time, rules of RERA make home buyers the king, ensuring that consumers are not misled. Home...

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Disruption to continue in 2018, homebuyers key beneficiary

The spill-over effect of demonetisation, implementation of the Real Estate (Regulation & Development) Act, 2016 and the Goods & Services Tax - a triple ripple - had a dramatic impact on Indian Real Estate Sector in 2017. These three consequential reforms invited a complete overhaul in the property sector, its...

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Real estate sales see slight dip through most of 2017

Pune The year 2017 did not turn out to be quite the blow-out year for real estate. Comparative data suggests that total real estate transactions in Pune region in 2017 was 7.44% lower than that recorded the year before. Pune region, for revenue purposes, comprises the districts of Pune, Sangli, Solapur, Satara and...

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What will be your biggest investment in 2018?

2017 saw a paradigm shift in how India invests its money. While still reeling under the impact of demonetization, the year saw an introduction of major policy changes as well as the boom of newer and riskier investment avenues, including Bitcoin and other crypto- currencies. Coming to real estate, 2017 was...

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2018 Outlook for Real Estate Sector

Listed below are the challenges and opportunities for growth in the real estate sector in 2018. Challenges: Lack of industry status to Real Estate Sector: Delay in according an 'industry status' to the real estate, does not make it easy for the sector to avail of legitimate finances from Banks and other financial...

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Facelift of Indian Real Estate- Vision 2018

Initiatives by the Indian Government have created the ideal foundation for real estate to look ahead at a positive future, with the promise of potential growth. The new regulatory regime is largely about steps, which include streamlining approval processes, simplifying taxation (GST), building institutional capacity, as also introducing urban planning...

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Give your home a winter makeover

Pune Welcome the winter with cosy home decor that will make you feel warm and cheer up your moods. You can impart cheer to spaces with warm colours and soft, fluffy fabrics. While in summer, a cool, airy look is appealing and the decor is all about rooms being bright, spacious, and...

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How 2017 kept real estate market on its toes

Throughout 2017, policy changes kept the real estate industry on its toes. The jury is still out whether the industry is out of the woods yet. A lot has changed in this year. While for developers, the way they had been doing business changed, home buyers felt relief as their rights are...

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How to sell a flat, know the basics

Pune Any plans to sell off your property? If you intend to then make sure that you are aware of the current market trends. This will help you quote the ‘right’ rate of your property and save you from a lifetime of regret from selling it at a lesser rate. Rahul from...

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Second Homebuyers –Growing trend in Pune

Pune Whilst first home is a necessity second home is an attractive investment avenue. The trend of buying second home is increasing and this is driven by the large aspirational middle class who are pushing up the demand for the second home. As the nation is progressing, the number of working...

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Don't get fooled by builders over maintenance charges

There's a million yards to walk before one settles down in one's own home. This is true especially for those who buy their house from a developer. From the time one books a house to actually getting its possession, there can be plethora of charges, some disclosed upfront, while others are...

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Benami properties next on Modi's hit list? PM may have a plan next year

Pune After Prime Minister Narendra Modi's shock decision to ban high-denomination currency notes in November 2016, people have come to expect such moves from him. He won several elections for his party, the BJP, while economy had still not emerged from the impact of demonetisation. It seems if he can convince...

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Are you an NRI & want to buy property in India? Here's help

One of my friends had migrated to Australia 10 years back, after having disposed off his residential property in Mumbai then. Few days ago I received a call from him and he sounded somewhat hassled. One of my friends had migrated to Australia 10 years back, after having disposed off his...