Indian Real Estate – Growth And Profit

Published: January 21, 2013

Following the liberalization of Indian economy, the Real Estate Sector has witnessed significant growth rate in past few years. The obvious affects of liberalization can be seen as rise in business opportunities and labor migration that further resulted in high demand for commercial and residential properties, majorly in urbanized parts of the country. No wonder, [...]

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A Real(ty) Risk For India’s Banks

Published: September 28, 2010

India’s real-estate developers are propping up apartment prices. The country’s banks are giving them a hand—at significant risk.
Bank lending to the real-estate sector has grown at a compound annual growth rate of 40% since 2006. That is nearly twice the rate of overall credit growth, amounting to an exposure of $21 billion as of the [...]

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Recession-hit Indian Real Estate Sector Crawling Towards Recovery: E&Y

Published: January 18, 2010

Recession-hit Indian real estate sector is crawling towards recovery with the return of end-users as well as institutional investors in the market, consultancy firm Ernst & Young has said. “The real estate sector is generally looking positive now. End-users are back in the market. Several developers are announcing new projects. Institutional investors, particularly private equity [...]

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‘Despite downturn, real estate market favourable’

Published: November 24, 2009

Global economic crisis aside, the local real estate market looks optimistic.
This was the opinion of Thomas Justin, president of the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors (RICS). Speaking at the opening on Thursday of the two-day Caribbean Land Conference seminar hosted by the Institute of Surveyors of Trinidad and Tobago (ISTT) at the Crowne Plaza hotel, [...]

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DLF Consolidates its Realty Division into 2 Groups

Published: May 22, 2009

DLF, India’s largest realty company, has consolidated all its real estate verticals under two divisions as part of a restructuring exercise aimed at leveraging synergies and imparting greater customer focus. The company till now had six verticals in the real estate division: retail, offices, commercial, homes, SEZs and hotels. Now, the retail, offices, IT parks [...]

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Agni goes pan India with its property broking biz

Published: April 8, 2009

New Delhi: Realty broking firm Agni Property will invest Rs 60 crore for making a pan India presence in the next one year. Agni Property, which claims to be India’s first professionally managed, real estate and property broking company, currently present in the northern region, has planned to open offices in the western and southern [...]

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Six Home Loan Mistakes to Avoid

Published: February 11, 2009

The age-old fear of moneylenders has instilled a natural financial discipline among Indians. Yet, the heady growth over the past four years has lulled many into a false sense of security and put them at risk of falling into a debt trap.
Risks for borrowers increased manifold after the markets moved towards a floating rate regime [...]

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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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