By Ravindra Pai, MD-Century Real Estate India is one of the fastest growing markets for the e-commerce industry. With many industries like apparel and fashion being influenced by e-commerce, real estate industry is not far behind. Real estate is an information-driven industry. With the Indian home buyers getting younger and more tech-savvy, they
By Accommodation Times Bureau Mumbai Grahak Panchayat (MGP) a consumer body and also holds position in Maharashtra Real Estate Regulatory Authority (Maha RERA) conciliation forum has requested to Maha RERA to bring real estate web portal companies under its stretch. However, this will bring and increase transparency and accountability in the realty sector. "Real
By Accommodation Times Bureau Anuj Puri, Chairman – ANAROCK Property Consultants With the advancement of the Internet and e-commerce, the ‘human touch’ and ‘face-to-face’ interactions are on the decline. Hand-written letters and postcards have gone the way of the dinosaurs, and even e-mails are rapidly becoming passé as the world shrinks into
Accommodation Times News Services By Kishor Pate, CMD - Amit Enterprises Housing Ltd. Indians has been rather quick in going online, and the depth of Internet penetration across the country is quite remarkable. However, when it comes accepting the Internet as a serious medium and tool to boost business, there was considerable disbelief
By Accommodation Times News Services Info Edge’s real estate portal 99Acres, which depends on online advertising for half its revenues, reported its revenues 39% year on year to Rs 19 crores for the quarter ending December 31st 2013, and reported a small profit of Rs 44 lakh. Financial year 2014-14 was
By Accommodation Times News Service With a rising number of the property portals entering into the market, the online real estate business seems to be expected to improve gradually because these kinds of websites bring transparency by providing high quality information about the projects accordingly. Property portals are increasingly becoming a
By Susil Dungarwal, Sole Promoter & Chief Mall Mechanic® of Beyond Squarefeet Footfalls in Malls have declined steadily, since the advent of the Online shopping portals, who are able to offer the merchandise to the consumers at their doorstep. Will this stop the consumers from going to the Mall? Not really.
By Accommodation Times Bureau Karnataka Real Estate Regulatatory Authority (RERA) that was formed more than two weeks has gone live with the state government launching the portal for registration. In absence of any RERA portal since last two weeks builders have been struggling to register projects with state authority not accepting physical application