Real estate sentiments sluggish this Diwali: ASSOCHAM

Real estate sentiments sluggish this Diwali

Buried under high debt and inability of the developers to complete and hand over the pending projects well beyond the commitments to the hard-pressed consumers, the troubled housing sector is not witnessing any festive activity this year despite the latest cut in the policy interest rate by the Reserve Bank

Misconceptions in Real Estate concepts in India

By Accommodation Times News Services Beware of documents and glossy presentations purporting reasons for the real estate slump There are numerous schools of thought of what ails the Real Estate sector in India, a range of which expands from micro levels of demand-supply corrections and price control monopolies to the blind eye

Death of Real Estate Mutual Funds

Accommodation Times News Services By Dr Sanjay Chaturvedi Permitted in 2008 by SEBI, Real Estate Mutual Funds had perpetual problem of Daily NAV and Transparency in the sector. The Returns on Investment, (ROI) demanded was 35 to 60 by Real Estate Mutual Funds (REMF) from fund starved real estate industry. But where such

REITs- a trusted step to improve Realty Investment

            By Accommodation Times News Service By Nimisha Gupta, Sub-Editor, Accommodation Times Real Estate Investment Trust (REITs) is a security stock which is invested and exchanged in real estate directly either through property, mortgage, apartments, shopping centre, offices, hotels and warehouses. It is an asset class that is capital intensive investment. The origin

Mumbai’s Office market likely to fare better in Q3 2014

          By Accommodation Times News Service By Anshuman Magazine, CMD, CBRE South Asia Pvt. Ltd Rental values expected to remain range bound across most micro-markets in the city Following the slow market conditions of the last couple of quarters, Mumbai’s office market saw a slight spurt in market sentiments in the second quarter of

Real Estate Regulator Will Bring Oligopoly In The Sector

By Accommodation Times News Service With the Union Cabinet approving the Real Estate (Regulation and Development) Bill, the popular view is that it will help property buyers benefit and make the system more transparent. The real purpose of the bill is to give a reliability of the delivery of the project once it is

Real estate companies now on IPP route

 By Accommodation Times News Service The real estate companies feel much better in to sell shares to institutional investors under an Institutional Placement Programme (IPP) rather than through Offer for Sale (OFS) to comply with the Sebi’s minimum public shareholding norms of 25% by June 13, 2013. Giant players like DLF,

New Jersey explores $1bn real estate secondaries sale

By Accommodation Times News Service The $70.8 billion pension system is considering a massive sale of real estate holdings in a continuing effort to cull under performing or redundant investments from its portfolio. Evelyn Lee The New Jersey Division of Investment is considering selling its interests in a number of real estate funds