Stimulus Expected for Real Estate Sector in Budget 09- Experts

Published: June 18, 2009

Although, Indian economy as a whole has largely been insulated against the global economic slowdown, the Indian real estate sector has been severely been affected keeping in sync with the fortunes of the global real estate sector. Demand dynamics of one large industry decide the fortune of its ancillary industries. The ups and downs of [...]

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Housing gains through tax incentives

Published: March 17, 2009

Investment begins at home. Though the real estate sector has seen a deep correction, a house is probably one of the best investment avenues one can seek today. Despite the global economic slump, which has hit the property prices too, real estate still remains a prized possession.
If falling interest rates and cooling off property prices [...]

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ASK Investment Launches 500 cr Real Estate Fund

Published: March 12, 2009

At a time when property prices have been moving southwards and experts are predicting a tough period ahead, private equity firm ASK Investment Holdings has launched its Rs 500-crore real estate fund. ASK’s management thinks that the real estate advisory business will complement its existing wealth management business, apart from growth opportunities existing in the [...]

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Realty: what to hope for in 2009?

Published: January 8, 2009

Before we dwell in 2009, it is pertinent to note that real estate sector has witnessed phenomenal accelerated growth from 2005 to first quarter of FY09, both in residential and commercial segments. The rationale for this spurt in demand was the incentives offered by the government to real estate.
Eventful past, bright future?
In 2005-2006, the surge [...]

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2009 - A happy new year for real estate?

Published: January 1, 2009

What goes up has to come down. On a high since 2005, Indian property market discovered in 2008 what a descent is like, with demand, particularly for housing, falling by up to 50 per cent that triggered 15-20 per cent decline in prices.
High interest rates regime and economic slowdown, coupled with the ripple effect of [...]

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