Virtual Reality Plus Real Estate Business

What does a home buyer seek when buying a home nowadays? Nothing but the best. This is where a marvelous piece of technology called Virtual Reality (VR) has entered as a saviour for builders. With competition reaching an all time high and a crazy race to please extremely demanding buyers, builders have heaved a sigh of relief with VR finally […]

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Obsession with buying a house: Why do Indians prefer real estate?

Real estate is a capital guzzler, illiquid, immovable and indivisible. Also, it is cumbersome to acquire, maintain, liquidate and bequeath. Capital guzzler: Many times, a single piece of real estate will constitute almost 70-80% of the client’s portfolio. If that is the case then it is a no-brainer that real estate shouldn’t be considered. Illiquid: It is not very convenient […]

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NRIs Buying Indian Property, And Indians Buying Property Abroad

NRIs Eyeing Indian Properties Ever since the Indian rupee began nosediving, more and more NRIs (non-resident Indians) have turned their focus to the Indian real estate market. There are good reasons for this. Other than the favourable exchange rate, the new regulatory environment driven by RERA, DeMo and GST have served to clear up a lot of the misgivings that […]

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Altico Capital invests Rs 100 crore more in Pune realtor Pharande Read more at: //economictimes.indiatimes.com/articleshow/66413905.cms?utm_source=contentofinterest&utm_medium=text&utm_campaign=cppst

MUMBAI- In the middle of an ongoing liquidity mayhem and credit squeeze, Abu Dhabi Investment Councilbacked real estate-focused non-banking financial company (NBFC) Altico Capital India has extended funding of ₹100 crore to Pune-based realtor Pharande Group, said two persons with direct information of the development. “The new funding is a top-up transaction as the developer is an existing borrower of […]

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NRIs to get real estate buying tips at Dubai conclave

After its success in London, the Global Conclave for Indian Realty (GCIR) is back with its second edition of knowledge series specifically aimed at helping NRIs invest in their homeland. Lead by real estate and urban development expert Manisha Natarajan, GCIR aims at bridging the gap between potential NRI investors and property dealers. The first chapter held in London discussed […]

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Why Indian real estate presents an opportunity for NRIs

A favourable exchange rate coupled with regulatory reforms present an unprecedented investment opportunity for Non-Resident Indians (NRIs) looking to buy Indian real estate. With the rupee depreciating against the dollar, NRIs have more purchasing power for investments back home. Reforms such as the Real Estate (Regulation and Development) Act and introduction of escrow accounts have made Indian real estate more […]

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Menorca’s Real Estate Market Sees Rapid Growth

One of Spain’s Balearic Islands, Menorca is known for its natural beauty and has a reputation for being family-friendly and low key. It is the least visited and developed island in the archipelago, but lately it’s been receiving more attention. Tourism is up, the second-home market is seeing a revival and new boutique hotels and upscale villa developments are popping […]

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Bankers Are Worried About Sky- High Commercial Real Estate Prices

Janet Yellen recorded the warning a day before stepping down as Federal Reserve chair in February: Commercial real estate prices look strikingly high. Her successor, Jerome Powell, flagged it again a month later. Analysts at Goldman Sachs Group Inc. tried in May to put a number on it: Properties may be overvalued as much as 16 percent. Soon, Wells Fargo […]

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New York’s luxury real-estate market is crashing

New York is a great city that has been hollowed out by real-estate speculation, where the conversion of housing to safe-deposit boxes in the sky has pushed out the city’s people and the city’s businesses, who can’t compete with financiers and oligarchs who value property as an investment, rather than as part of the fabric of a city. But there’s […]

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Real estate transactions, enquiries by NRIs on the rise as rupee depreciates

The depreciation has put more rupees in NRIs’ hands, making properties cheaper for them than they were earlier. As a result, there is an improvement in both inquiries and transactions by NRI in the real estate sector. “The charms to own a property back in their country of origin makes NRIs consider real estate as an option. Needless to say, […]

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