Inside Battersea Power Station – the ‘Everest of real estate’ and a test case for the UK’s housing conundrum

The mood at the Battersea Power Station Development Company – one of the largest, most complicated, expensive and politically-charged property projects in Europe – should be more celebratory. Last month, after two years and 25,000 wheelbarrows full of hand-poured cement, the last of the four chimneys built to replace the iconic but crumbling originals More...

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How Architecture is Redefining New Urban Living

We live in an era of disruption.Think about it.Globalization, the Internet, clean energy, climate change, and Trump. It seems that the world around us is constantly changing.In fact, cities are a place where this More...

By Loknath Das On Sunday, July 2nd, 2017
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GST impact on real estate: What will change when you go to buy a house?

The switchover to the GST regime is undoubtedly one of the biggest tax reforms in post-independence India.  From July 1 2017, GST effectively cuts through a confounding Gordian knot of taxation complexity in the More...

By Loknath Das On Tuesday, June 13th, 2017
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5 trends that will influence the real estate market

The Indian real estate market has grown and established itself as a vital cog in the country’s economy. Today, the sector provides employment to a large segment of the population and stands as the second More...

By Loknath Das On Tuesday, June 13th, 2017
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India ‘seen as a top market’ in retail, commercial realty

Farook Mahmood, Chairman and Managing Director of the Bengaluru-based real estate company Silverline Group, has been elected global president of FIABCI, the International Real Estate Federation. Mahmood, who has More...

By Loknath Das On Tuesday, June 13th, 2017
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Real Estate Most Affordable In 20 Years, Partly With PM Modi Reforms

Since PM Modi’s affordable housing incentives were announced, 113,508 homes have been completed HIGHLIGHTS Indian real estate was hard hit by government’s notes ban last year Growing migration More...

By Loknath Das On Wednesday, May 31st, 2017
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Here’s a wrap of big real estate stories of the day

Nine cities of India have made it to the JLL list of 300 top global cities. Here’s a quick wrap of the big real estate stories of the day, including the disappointment around several states not announcing More...

By Loknath Das On Tuesday, May 2nd, 2017
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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 More...

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...