Tag: homebuyers

Ongoing realty consolidation an opportunity for strong developers, says Pirojsha Godrej

MUMBAI: The ongoing consolidation in the real estate sector is an opportunity for developers with sound financials, strong brand and proven execution capability, and is...

Large projects took 6 years on average to be completed: Report

One of the biggest issues that homebuyers face across the country is inordinate delays in project completion. The worst sufferers, however, are homebuyers from the...

Five queries to deal with before buying a property

Right now, due to covid-19, it has become more important for homebuyers—even those who are not facing a cash crunch—to assess these factors and others....

Developers need to over-deliver to boost homebuyer confidence

The realty sector has been going through a rough phase over the past few years, and covid-19 has worsened the situation. Mint talked to Aakash...

Know how it will impact your home buying

“The increase in RR rates ran counter to all expectations. Increasing the RR rates after reducing the stamp duty in most areas of Maharashtra comes...

Developers offer freebies

Property developers are showering prospective homebuyers with festive season offers of flexible payment, cash discounts, free-parking space and holidays abroad to get the market moving...

Developers roll out discounts ahead of festive season. Should you go for them?

Given the tough economic environment amid the covid-19 crisis, many people have postponed their homebuying decision due to job insecurity and low hopes of pay...

Is stamp duty cut by Maharashtra govt enough to revive real estate demand?

In order to revive demand in the real estate sector, the Maharashtra government has reduced the stamp duty on property registration by 3% for the...

Should you keep paying EMIs after the builder misses possession date?

In a recent case involving a housing complex, Rivali Park Project in Borivali—now called Wintergreen—the builder contended that buyers making payments after the possession date...

How covid has changed the way we live

Things are changing now, however. With the government gradually easing the restrictions, online portals are seeing a surge in traffic. The number of enquiries are...

How covid-19 could change the face of residential realty

With covid-19 forcing people to stay in, homes are not only doubling as offices, as people work from home, but are also becoming the space...

Developers deals top priority for homebuyers, says report

For potential homebuyers, deals and discounts matter the most, more than even the developer’s credibility or the infrastructure around the home they plan to buy,...

Don’t buy into real estate offers without reading the fine print

To counter this trend, developers are coming out with new offers to attract homebuyers. But since most developers are facing cash flow problems, it is...

Should you go for developer discounts and offers?

“Residential sales more than halved during the lockdown period,” said Anuj Puri, chairman, ANAROCK Property Consultants. To counter this trend, developers are coming out with...

Homebuyers’ body writes to PM against deadline extension to developers

Highlighting the plight of homebuyers, Forum For People’s Collective Efforts (FPCE), a pan-India homebuyers’ body, has written a letter to Prime Minister requesting to change...

Covid-19 could lead to increased demand for rental units

The covid-19 pandemic is altering the way we live our lives, as well as the way nearly every industry functions. In the wake of the...

Why homebuyers are likely to wait and watch

The real estate sector, which was already going through a slowdown over the past few years with poor sales and high levels of inventory, is...

Non-execution of pro-buyer orders a black spot on Rera

It’s been more than four years since the Real Estate (Regulation and Development) Act, 2016, was enacted on 1 May 2016. The implementation of the...

Housing subsidy for middle-income group extended till March 2021

The government on Thursday extended till March 2021 the benefit of interest subsidy on home loans under the Credit Linked Subsidy Scheme (CLSS) for households...

Centre issues advisory to states to extend deadline for completion of real estate projects

NEW DELHI: The Centre issued an advisory to the states on Wednesday to extend the deadline for completion of real estate projects by six months...