New Rail Terminal to make Panvel a realty hotspot

By Dr Niranjan Hiranandani, National President, NAREDCO The Maharashtra Government and the Indian Railways have announced the completion of over half of the work necessary for creating a world-class railway terminal in Panvel. The announcement essentially underscores the shift in centre-point Mumbai which is expected to be in Panvel. This positive announcement

Can Infrastructure Development decide your next home?

By Nandan Piramal, Director, Sales & Marketing, Peninsula Land Ltd. In real estate lexicon, market drivers are developments in an area that increase the value of living there. It is a well-established fact that infrastructure is by far, the most important driver for real estate demand and property appreciation. These are

Guidelines to Millennials to invest in Real Estate

By Amit Wadhwani, Managing Director, Sai Estate Consultants Chembur Over a period of time, millennials from urban and rural area in India have created a larger segment in buying or investing in real estate. It has been noticed that millennials are more willing to rely on agent recommendations and are less

Civic body should focus on the sustainable development of the city: CM

By Accommodation Times Bureau NAGPUR: In the next ten-and-a-half years, the world's temperature will rise by two degrees and will result in water shortage and drought. To overcome this crisis, there is a need to create a carbon emission reduction mechanism. It requires a decentralization of solid waste management and sewerage, CM

A Consumer’s Guide to Using Maha RERA Data

By Ramesh Nair, CEO & Country Head, JLL India The data available on the MahaRERA website makes it one of the most detailed and informative among RERA websites deployed so far, thereby also making it one of the most potentially useful for end-users and investors to base their decisions on. The

Pros & Cons: Ready to move home or under constructed homes

By Amit Wadhwani, Director, SECCPL Investing in buying a home is one of the biggest decisions of one's life and is made post serious understanding, deliberation and research. Many questions arise in the minds of the buyer even before they set out looking for properties. The first and foremost of those

Thane Realty – Booming and How!

By Kaizad Hateria, Brand Custodian and Chief Customer Delight Officer, Rustomjee Group The quiet ‘lake city’ of Thane, once considered the ‘satellite’ of Mumbai has metamorphosed into one of the most coveted real estate destinations not just in India but in the world. A recent global survey has placed Thane in the

Era of conscious living takes over from excessive indulgent lifestyle

By Mona Jalota, MD and Founder, Krypton Global Investments After particularly busy days, we’ve all caught ourselves thinking “I cannot wait to go home”. Breathing a sleep sigh of relief as we step through the front door, the feeling of coming home can provide immediate relief. What does the perfect home

Hiranandani takes over as Senior Vice President, Assocham

By Accommodation Times Bureau NEW DELHI Dr. Niranjan Hiranandani, founder & MD, Hiranandani Group, has taken over as the Senior Vice President of industry chamber Assocham. “Assocham enter its centenary year in 2019, it is my privilege to be entrusted this responsibility on the eve of the centenary,” said Hiranandani. The announcement was

Will Title Insurance be efficacious in India?

By Harmesh Madhyani, General Manager, Taxation, Finance & SAP – Raheja Universal Traditional insurance policies protect the insured against losses and or damages. For example, a car insurance policy will cover the car repairs costs in case of accidents, and a health insurance policy will cover the costs towards the treatments