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Project-level consolidation on the rise

While consolidation has been an ongoing phenomenon for some time, recent mergers, acquisitions and joint developments are underscoring this trend like never before. The Indian residential sector saw a series of disruptions in the last two to three years, with revolutionary reforms like DeMo, RERA and GST remarkably altering the way real estate business is conducted. A natural by-product of this upheaval was consolidation, with fly-by-night developers completely vanishing and small players merging with big ones.

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Noida Extension classic case of killing a micro market

By the late evening the area bears a deserted look. Local youths with no source of livelihood are on prowl to pounce over what in their understanding is elite class living in apartments. And this so-called elite class is dawn to dusk EMI serving class, helpless to save the little bit of luxury showered on the family with hard earned money.  

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Confessions of an impulsive home buyer

I am a home buyer from Mumbai and I want to make a confession that I have survivor’s guilt. I could buy a house at a time others in my peer group could not. My problem is that how to say it loudly about my lack of vision when the world has appreciation in the eyes for my home ownership. But I know how much it is painful to buy a house.

Consumer Connect GST Rate Cut, GST on under construction properties, GST on ready to move properties, GST on home purchase, India real estate news, Indian realty news, Real estate news India, Indian property market news, Investment in property
GST cut hype; homes not affordable

This home buyers’ outburst over the media hype & industry reaction with reference to reduced GST is not an exception. Across the country the home buyers are questioning how the GST reduction has made the houses affordable in the cities where the jobless growth is fast turning into job loss de-growth. This is over and above the fact that the property prices are way beyond the affordability index.

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NRIs – Know the score before buying a property in India

There is no restriction on the number of properties that NRIs can own in India. However, NRIs obviously need to make informed decisions on such acquisitions. The most important consideration is that of whether the property purchase is for their own or their family’s actual use, or as an investment for rental income and potential capital appreciation.

Consumer Connect Assured returns, Ponzi scheme of real estate, Real estate marketing, Cheating in property market, Funding gap in property market, India real estate news, Indian realty news, Real estate news India, Indian property market news, Investment in property, Track2Realty
Are assured returns ponzi schemes?

Track2Realty approached to a number of real estate developers who are offering assured returns. Though all of them refused to speak ‘on record’ but privately they admit that their assured returns have failed due to market dynamics than intentional cheating.

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Who will fix false promises of channel partners?

Now that the Real Estate Regulation Act (RERA) brings the brokers into its ambit, the question that still stands is: What are the grey zones left which are not defined in the prescribed Act? What if the broker or builder has made the verbal promises to the buyer? What would be legal position if the marketing firm/broker misleads the buyer without the knowledge or consent of the builder?How can buyer be compensated if he has bought the property on the promise of misleading claims?

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Time for quality third party audit in real estate?

A section of analysts maintain that it has been proved across the industries that quality audit by third party improves the product or services being offered if it has been implemented in right manner and objectives to improve the quality. As product or services gets improved in standard of quality at consistent basis then perceptions of customer towards the management also improves.

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An illusion of property peaking this festive season

Such misleading claims prima facie give an impression that the property market in the Indian cities in general, and Delhi-NCR in particular, have peaked up on the eve of long festive season ahead. The claims nevertheless raise more questions than could answer as to how and why there has been sudden spurt in the sales velocity.

Consumer Connect Online Approval, Single Window Clearance, Ease of doing business, Real estate fast tracking of projects, Timely delivery of projects, India real estate news, Indian property market, NRI investment, Track2Realty
Does online clicks throw broker out of the business?

This is probably one of the wishful thoughts of the developers that have been over projected round the year (NRI investment being the other). But a ground zero study of the property market across the key cities indicate that the online property portals offering real estate deals may have made inroads like never before, this definitely is not the end of traditional brokerage or substitute of traditional format of selling through taking clients to see it and believe it.

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