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Property investors get refund deal on stalled Dubai project

Property investors in Dubai have managed to negotiate a deal for payments on a stalled project to be refunded without resorting to court action.

Mumbai property: Will prices fall in 2012?

Here we go again: more predictions about residential property prices in Mumbai — the most expensive property market in the country — coming down in 2012.

Why property is not always a healthy investment for you

Everyone wants property prices to come down, but nobody wants it to stay down. Property prices are unaffordable and not economically viable at present in many parts of India. However, no interested property buyer will ever want property prices to stay down; it does not figure in his or her thoughts.

Real Estate: Positive surprise in Dec unlikely to sustain

Prabhudas Lilladher has come out with its sector update on Mumbai Real Estate.

zKirk Homes (William DeShazer/ Chicago Tribune photo / January 20, 2012)

Q: My wife and I signed a purchase agreement in June with anticipated delivery of November/December. In September, we were advised that delivery would be delayed until March/April of 2012. When we asked the reason for the delay, we were eventually told that the developer did not have the finances in place yet to begin development of that phase. This is the first we had heard that there even were phases.

Indian real estate sector outlook for 2012: Fitch Ratings

Fitch Ratings has come out with its report on Indian real estate sector. Negative Outlook: Fitch Ratings' outlook for 2012 for the Indian real estate sector is negative due to weak overall demand and higher construction costs, which are likely to continue to squeeze margins.

Navigating the real estate market can be as complicated as navigating Mumbai traffic. Ramesh Nair from Jones Lang LaSalle talks about the importance of finding a trustworthy real estate advisor.

India’s real estate industry has always been beset by risk, and many unwary buyers and investors have burned their fingers on it. When buying or selling on an unorganized real estate market, trustworthy advisors are worth their weight in gold because they can make the difference between time gained and time wasted – and between financial gain and substantial loss.

Mumbai slums stand in stark contrast to the city's prime residential areas where prices reach US$2,000 per square foot

Residential property prices in Mumbai’s prime locations could fall 10 to 15 per cent by the end of the year, according to real estate consultants Jones Lang LaSalle. The residential property market in India’s financial capital have surged 40 per cent in less than two years, surpassing 2008 levels. Prime locations are selling for up to US$2,000 per square foot, yet the market is showing signs of slowdown.

Renderings from a luxury project by Adarsh Developers in Bangalore, India.

I was recently asked about the role IT has played and will continue to play in the demand for high-end housing in Bangalore. What comes immediately to mind is the fact that the definition of premium housing itself has undergone a lot of changes in the past, and that it will continue to do so in accordance with changes in the economy.

Renderings from a luxury project by Adarsh Developers in Bangalore, India.

I was recently asked about the role IT has played and will continue to play in the demand for high-end housing in Bangalore. What comes immediately to mind is the fact that the definition of premium housing itself has undergone a lot of changes in the past, and that it will continue to do so in accordance with changes in the economy.

A local resident walks past the Adarsh Housing Society apartments in Mumbai.

Property prices in India’s financial capital Mumbai have surged 40 percent in less than two years, even surpassing peaks reached in 2008. Homes in Mumbai's prime locations, for example, can cost up to $2,000 a square feet.

Incredible India: Staggering amounts of opportunity in property market

Despite the continuing turbulence and uncertainty in other parts of the globe, two economies – India and China – will continue to grow at an annual rate of 8-10%. In fact, by 2020 India will become the 3rd largest economy after China and the US.

Indian Investment Advice: Stocks Vs. Realty Vs. Realty Stocks

The Sensex has always been a barometer of the country’s general economic ‘mood’. The real estate index, on the other hand, is an indicator of the sentiments towards real estate developers. It consists of 11 real estate scrips which – when the index was formed in 2007 – represented approximately 95% of the capitalization of real estate companies in the Sensex.

Rent vs Buy: What does one do in Mumbai property scene?

The latest Makaan.com report recommends Mumbaikars to stay on rent rather than buying the property. The Makaan.com Buy Vs Rent index (MBRI) for the period January to March 2011 was released with some interesting findings. MBRI is a tool that aims to help property seekers make an informed choice between buying and renting of property in top Indian cities/ sub cities.

Corrections in Mumbai’s residential property markets

Mumbai saw a steep rise in property prices during the boom period of 2008. However, the economic slowdown in 2009 led to a property market crash which made itself very tangible in Mumbai in the first quarter of 2009, stabilizing by the middle of year and rising again between the 3rd and 4th quarters. The rate of price ascent picked up during 2010, hitting high notes of between 30-60%.

Mumbai property may decline 35% over next two years

Mumbai property prices could decline by 35 per cent over the next two years due to high interest rates and record house prices, according to Liases Foras Real Estate Rating & Research Pvt.

An Open Letter To Mumbai’s Commercial Space Developers

Byron Perry Property Report 11.02.2011
An Open Letter To Mumbai’s Commercial Space Developers

We are looking at a potential situation in Mumbai’s office space market where many locations are likely to edge into oversupply, with vacancies escalating over the next couple of years. As a real estate professional, one cannot help but observe this state of affairs with misgivings. Can the situation be remedied?

“The Donald” to build Trump Tower in Mumbai

Donald Trump’s privately owned real estate company, Trump Organisation, has announced plans to enter the Indian property market beginning with the construction of a Trump Tower in Mumbai.

Property buyers beware

Sanjeev Menon Indian Express 21.12.2010
 
Property buyers beware

Have you recently come across a home-buyer waiting to take possession of his property praise his developer? Chances are, you haven’t. It’s a game everyone knows, and plays along with. Developers lay the bait perfectly with enticing offers, ‘world-class amenities’, and what have you. Forget about speculative buyers who look at their purchases as mere investments, waiting to dispose of their properties when prices appreciate and they are poised to strike on a good profit. For first-time buyers, developers not working according to contracts clauses become a harrowing affair.

 
 

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