Real estate stocks in focus; Sobha, Indiabulls up over 3%

Shares of real estate companies were in focus with the Nifty Realty Index gaining nearly 3% on the National Stock Exchange (NSE) in early morning trade. Sobha, Indiabulls Real Estate, Godrej Properties, Prestige Estates, DLF and Housing Development and Infrastructure (HDIL) from the Nifty Realty index were up between 2% and 8% on the NSE. At 09:53 More...

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By Loknath Das On Friday, April 14th, 2017
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Foreclosure Activity Drops to Pre-Recession Levels Nationwide

Chances are slim that a new foreclosure sign was posted on your block. The number of foreclosure filings, which include default notices, auctions and bank repossessions, dropped 19% nationwide from a year ago during More...

By admin On Wednesday, April 5th, 2017
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Finding a good builder to build your dream home

Finding a professional builder is never easy.In fact, this is one of the hardest parts of the whole building process. In order to find the best builder that suits you, you will have to spend days searching, interviewing More...

By subhadip On Monday, February 6th, 2017
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Older people to get help to downsize and free up family homes

Theresa May’s government will use its flagship housing strategy to make it easier for older people to move into smaller homes, which could free up larger properties for families. A policy to incentivise more More...

By subhadip On Monday, February 6th, 2017
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Made in London no more: will property speculation kill industry in the capital?

Beefeaters’ red uniforms, Ford motor engines, Truman’s beer, Brompton bikes – they all share the proud hallmark of being made in London. But for how much longer? The capital is cannibalising its industry, More...

By subhadip On Monday, February 6th, 2017
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Directors of new homes warranty firm criticised for lack of independence

Two of the directors of the organisation that sets the standards for new UK homes and provides warranties for buyers cannot be classed as independent because of their links to leading housebuilders, it has emerged. This More...

By subhadip On Thursday, January 19th, 2017
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Duncan Pascoe-built townhouse in Ocean Grove sells within one day

A DUNCAN Pascoe-built townhouse has been snapped up within a day of it hitting the market. Selling for the asking price of $950,000, 21b Raven Close, Ocean Grove, is located in central old Ocean Grove and displays More...

By subhadip On Thursday, January 19th, 2017
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Old apartments could prove winning investments in 2017

OLD apartments could be the new winning bet for investors, according to real estate experts. Wakelin Property Advisory director Paul Nugent said astute buyers could take advantage of the possibility retro units More...

By subhadip On Thursday, January 5th, 2017
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Some Big U.S. Cities See Apartment Rents Fall for First Time in Years

Apartment rents declined in some of the country’s priciest cities during the third quarter, a dramatic reversal that could signal the end of a six-year boom for the U.S. rental market. Rents in San Francisco More...

By subhadip On Thursday, January 5th, 2017
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Fannie Mae Taking a Closer Look at Applicants’ Credit Card Payments

If you feel like you’ve been managing your debt just fine, making the minimum payment on your credit cards on time every month, you might want to change your ways before applying for a home loan. Fannie Mae, More...