The Indian housing market is a vicious cycle of broken promises, trust deficit, sulking participants and non-delivery. Statistics only tell you half the story. For the developers, market trackers and the government agencies it is all about numbers – how many units have not been delivered. What these raw statistics don’t tell you that there is a sordid saga of drying emotions of one family with each housing unit. Probably the stakeholders are least bothered about the plight of an average middle class home buyer who has exhausted his lifetime savings, taken up home loan and now reeling under the burden of both the EMI and the rent.
GIFT City is located on the banks of Sabarmati River, connecting the business capital (Ahmedabad) and the political capital (Gandhinagar) of Gujarat State. It is spread over 886 acres of land. It features world-class infrastructure such as district cooling system, underground utility tunnel, automated waste collection which are being implemented first time in India. The city is designed for walkability and includes commercial, residential, school, club etc. Presently, around 200 companies are operational at GIFT City, employing around 9,000 people.
Under this offer, buyers who will be purchasing home in any of the two towers of Dosti West County i.e Dosti Oak (Phase-1) a 30 storey tower and Dosti West County – Dosti Cedar (Phase-2) a 33 storey tower with the configuration of 2 BHK and 3 BHK will not only be entitled to get the benefit of furnished homes by IKEA, but will also be able to avail the benefit of ‘No Stamp Duty and Registration Charges’ which will be valid till August 5, 2019.
The Axis RERA Fund has invested in Akshaya’s ‘Orlando’, a unique township project. The upcoming project is located in Kelambakkam, on the Old Mahabalipuram Road (‘OMR’) – Chennai’s famed IT corridor, which is home to some of India’s biggest IT campuses.
The share of mid-market houses costing INR 20-50 lakh in the overall residential sales in the country has been progressively rising, touching an all-time high of 42 percent of total transactions in the second half of the current financial year 2018-19, according to data released today by India’s largest marketplace for new homes Square Yards.
This growth is witnessed across five major cities – Mumbai, Gurugram, Noida, Bengaluru and Pune, where 4000 homebuyers were surveyed by 360 Realtors to understand buying trends. One of the key driving factors for the increase in investor interest is the impact of policies such as RERA. Assured rentals and EMI payouts after possession, offered by developers have also significantly boosted investor confidence.
The Jaypee buyers question the devaluation of assets by bidders.They do not believe that any new builder will be able to do justice with these projects.
Peninsula Land Limited has forayed into the affordable housing segment with the launch of its new project `addressOne` located at Gahunje, Pune. Spread across 50 acres, addressOne is strategically located on the Mumbai-Pune expressway on the Pune side, next to the MCA cricket stadium.
Kumari Builders and Developers is planning to invest INR 500 crore over the next five years in building villas. The Bengaluru-based developer plans to expand its property portfolio by 1.8 million sq ft in the villa segment.
As home buyers rise up the economic ladder and get more exposed to the lifestyles of the rich in other countries, they demand similar services here in India as well. This phenomenon then becomes a ‘brand driver’ for developers who possess the skills and resources to cater to this segment.