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Analysis ROI, ROI of Property, Return on Investment, ROI of Commercial Property, ROI of Residential Property, Investment Potential of Property, Growth Potential of Property, Property Valuations
Is Indian real estate still a profitable investment asset class?

Let’s get straight into this question, which has been a concern among all stakeholders – financial planners, property owners, investors and prospective buyers – over the last few years. And only because real estate, particularly residential, did not yield the same returns as it did during its Golden Era of the early 2000s.

Analysis REIT, Real Estate Investment Trust, REIT in India, Success of REIT, REIT worthy Projects, REIT Listing, Developers worth REIT, India Real Estate News, Indian Realty News, Real Estate News India, Indian Property Market News, Investment in Property
Top 10 developers/funds own half of the REIT-worthy assets in the country

Large foreign funds have expressed an interest to own a share of the Indian real estate pie. Nikko Am Straits Trading Asia, North Carolina Fund, Hwang Asia Pacific REITs and Infrastructure Fund, Eastspring Investments and Canada-based Sentry Global have received SEBI approval to invest in India as developers and real estate investors, revealing the underlying interest in REITs. Our research indicates that continuous institutional flow of funds has provided the initial momentum to REIT.

Editorial Small Towns, Potential of Tier II & III Cities, Investment in Tier II Cities, Real Estate in Tier II Cities, Growth of Small Towns, India Real Estate News, Indian Realty News, Real Estate News India, Indian Property Market News, Investment in Property
Tier 2 & 3 cities the new draws for over 25% real estate investors

Lack of affordability in the larger cities is the primary hurdle to the largest investor base, and property investors are now looking at smaller towns and cities. However, their increasing bullishness on Tier 2 & 3 cities as against their tier 1 counterparts is not just on account of their relatively more affordable property prices, but also because of their better growth prospects. 

Analysis Private Equity, PE Investments, Funding Gap in Indian Real state, Real Estate Funding, India Real Estate News, Indian Realty News, Real Estate News India, Indian Property Market News
Entity-level PE inflows in Indian realty up 17% in last 2 years

Entity-level investment is an efficient strategy to get a firmer foothold in the real estate market. It allows a private equity investment firm to not only deploy its capital but also gain synergetic skills in the real estate marketplace. PE firms invariably look for high levels of corporate governance in a real estate development company before deciding to invest in it at an entity level.

Analysis NRIs, Non Resident Indians, NRIs Property Investment, NRIs property search, NRIs Legal Checklist, NRIs Investment in Property, India Real Estate News, Indian Realty News, Real Estate News India, Indian Property Market News
NRI investors zero in on Indian real estate revival signals

According to a World Bank report, India received USD 79 billion in remittances in 2018 – with a sizeable portion going into real estate. NRI investments into Indian real estate are led Indian expatriates from UAE, USA, UK, and Canada. In terms of Indian cities, Bengaluru, Mumbai, Pune, Hyderabad, Chennai and Delhi-NCR currently attract the lion’s share of NRI investments. 

Editorial PE Fund, Private Equity Fund, Debt Equity in Real Estate, PE Funds in Residential Segment, PE Funds in Housing Market, Investment in Property, India Real Estate News, Indian ZRZealty News,Real Estate News India, Indian Property market News
Will Indian housing sector return to favour with PE firms?

The country’s housing market has also seen the highest impact of policy-induced disruptions. Given the fact that the housing market was tainted by malpractices and lack of customer-centricity by developers, the Government had to step in with policy interventions squarely aimed at cleaning up the sector.

Column Ravindra Sudhalkar, Reliance Home Finance, Housing Finance in India, Online Home Booking, Online Payment for Housing, India Real Estate News, Indian Realty News, Real Estate News India, Indian Property Market News, Investment in Property
Technology is changing bank- good or bad for India?

Fintech is transforming the conventional face of financial services in the country at a rapid pace. Indian customers are becoming more tech-savvy, aware and are accordingly seeking products and services which are up to date and are tailor made specific to their needs.  Compared to banks Fintech firms clearly have an edge in terms of product delivery and customization.

Editorial Retail Store, Malls, Commercial Real Estate, Commercial Property, PE in Commercial Real Estate, Private Equity in Commercial Property, India Real Estate News, Indian Realty News, Real Estate News India, Indian Property Market News, Investment in Property
Private Equity still votes for commercial real estate

Various Government-driven policies including ease of doing business in India are attracting both Indian and global companies, squarely benefiting commercial real estate. Big-bang boosters like the start-up revolution and the Make in India and Smart Cities missions have created a very lucrative environment for businesses to work and expand in India.

Editorial Housing Delays, Project Delays, Delay in Home Delivery, Builder Buyer Conflict, Home Buyers Protest, India Real Estate News, Indian Realty News, Real Estate News India, Indian Property Market News, Investment in Property
Post-election inheritance of 5.6 lakh stuck housing in top 7 cities

As per ANAROCK data, the top 7 cities currently have a total stock of 5.6 lakh delayed housing units worth a whopping INR 4,51,750 crore. These units were launched either in 2013 or before that. Lakhs of buyers across top cities – particularly MMR and NCR – have been left in limbo, leading to inconceivable mental stress and financial pain.

Editorial Completion Certificate, Occupancy Certificate, Real Estate Project Delays, Housing Delays, India Real Estate News, Indian Realty News, Real Estate News India, Indian Property Market News, Investment in Property
Housing project self-completion – far-fetched or viable?

The issue of stalled or delayed project is one of the major pain points of the Indian real estate sector currently. With buyers feeling the heat of delays, it is not surprising that some are now considering completing the projects themselves. This falls within the realm of possibility if the project in question has sufficient cash flows but is delayed for other reasons.

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