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For achieving 10% growth, India’s domestic economy needs to attract added investor interest, including that of overseas funds. Increased levels of foreign investments would be welcome for the Government’s recently launched “Make in India” initiative as well.
Developers have their own expectations, because positive announcements for real estate buyers made during the budget will help increase the market sentiment, and therefore sales. The general hope is that the budget will provide cheer to intending homebuyers who have been deterred for various reasons.
All over the world, cities are facing the challenge of uncontrolled urbanisation. According to the United Nations, 54% of the population across the world today resides in urban areas, and that this figure will rise to 66% by 2050. An accompanying fact is that urbanization is happening too fast, and without adequate foresight and planning.
Viewed dispassionately, the current government’s ‘Housing for all by 2022’ promise seems a bit unrealistic at the moment, as the modalities and concrete steps needed to be undertaken to achieve this goal have not been spelled out. Making 2 crore urban houses and 4 crore rural houses available is a huge undertaking in itself, and will require not only sustained government interest and investment but also substantial private sector investment and involvement.
Track2Realty: Abroad, a new trend of evaluating neighbourhoods by their ‘walk score’ is being seen among home buyers. The idea behind this is simple, and in fact the very basis of that favourite real estate mantra ‘location, location, location.’ And it has great pertinence for the Pune real estate market, as well.
Track2Realty: Real estate stakeholders in every Indian city are looking forward to the upcoming financial budget 2015 to see whether it will provide any relief to the sector. Developers have their own expectations, because positive announcements for real estate buyers made during the budget will help increase the market sentiment, and therefore sales. The general hope is that the budget will provide cheer to intending home buyers who have been deterred for various reasons.