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  • The Highs and Lows of Indian Real Estate in 2018
    by Anuj Puri December 09, 2018 09:30 IST

    Despite all odds, economic indicators remained positive with India’s GDP growth rate pegged at 7.3% in 2018. CPI inflation, a major concern in the past, remained reined in at a manageable 4.8%.

  • Indian Real Estate - The 2018 story so far
    by Anuj Puri October 25, 2018 14:17 IST

    Housing sales have also witnessed a jump of ~8% in the first three quarters of 2018 as against the same period in 2017. While we are still far away from historic peak levels, the positive impact of reformatory changes such as RERA and GST has been making itself felt.

  • Should you buy a home this festive season?
    by Anuj Puri October 10, 2018 11:21 IST

    To encash on the increased demand during the festive season, builders, on their part, leave no stone unturned to lure customers with freebies and discounts.

  • Technology in India Real Estate: From Crowdfunding to Blockchain
    by Anuj Puri September 14, 2018 12:47 IST

    Technology is disrupting different industries across the world, and real estate cannot be far behind.

  • How independent is Indian Real Estate today?
    by Anuj Puri August 10, 2018 13:58 IST

    Over the past two years, we have seen the decisive return of consumer power on the market, with the arrival of the Real Estate Regulatory Act (RERA) providing the final edge.

  • Real Estate: FinMin to the rescue?
    by Anuj Puri July 21, 2018 12:46 IST

    After RERA, this was potentially the most direct and straightforward intervention move that the Government has taken on behalf of the struggling real estate sector.

  • 7 ways to succeed or fail in real estate development
    by Anuj Puri July 08, 2018 15:15 IST

    As of now, developers across the country are grappling with a massive unsold inventory of more than 7 lakh units being unsold in the top 7 cities alone. How does a real estate developer make his mark in today’s dynamic property market where everyone is struggling to sell?

  • GST enters Year 2: Real estate still flummoxed
    by Anuj Puri July 01, 2018 21:12 IST

    While the tax-on-tax has been eliminated with the advent of GST, the overall outgo from homebuyers’ pockets seems to have increased by as much as 8% across cities.

  • One Year of GST: Impact on Real Estate
    by Anuj Puri June 25, 2018 11:28 IST

    GST, a revolutionary tax reform rolled out on the 1st of July 2017, has effectively replaced the previous Gordian Knot of multiple taxes like VAT, central excise duty, commercial tax, service tax, octroi, etc.

  • Keep an eye on developer branding to pick residential projects
    by Anuj Puri January 06, 2017 09:56 IST

    In residential projects, the most important factor will continue to be the developer branding. This means a thorough understanding of prior delivery record, source of funds and a check on essential documents like commencement certificate, environmental clearance and approved building plans.

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