India’s Real Estate Bill Incomplete

India’s long awaited Real Estate Regulation Bill has been hit by a series of delays, with latest reports stating that isn’t due to be tabled during the current session in Parliament. Originally, the bill was due to be introduced during the Budget session.

Bihar’s Economic Growth Creating Problems for Rest of India

The state of Bihar in India has recently been enjoying substantial economic growth after years spent lagging behind other states due to increased government expenditure and private investment, and this has allowed the economy to grow by a massive 14% in 2010 and 2011. This is one of the fastest rates in the whole country, […]

New Proposals to Indian Real Estate Bill Could Land Errant Developers in Jail

Proposed amendments to the Real Estate Bill 2011 could mean that anyone selling a project that hasn’t previously been registered could land up in jail, and may also face a hefty fine. According to an article in the Hindu Business Line.com, these latest amendments are all part of the draft Real Estate Bill, and the […]

IndiaProperty.com Launches Special Segment for Tier II Cities

IndiaProperty.com, the real estate portal of Consim Info, India’s leading Internet business group, has just announced its intention to consolidate its position as a leader in the online market for new properties in India. It is increasing its focus on Tier II cities and is launching a separate segment listing properties in these areas. IndiaProperty.com […]

Property Prices in India Continue to Rise, but Is the Market Overheated?

There are construction sites everywhere, especially in the new-age design townships of Noida and Gurgaon, but many are nowhere near completion as cash-strapped developers such as DLF seek to offload assets in an effort to improve cash flow. It’s no secret that many builders are in a bit of a fix, but in spite of […]

RBI Policy Rate Hike Could See India Property Prices Increase

The price of family homes in India is set to increase after real estate developers announced that the costs associated with the decision by the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) to raise policy rates would be passed onto home buyers. The RBI took the decision to raise policy rates last week in order to fight […]

Builders in India Have Less to Celebrate This Year

Diwali is imminent, and is generally a time for celebration for builders, as according to a report in the Economic Times, it usually comes at one of the busiest times in the building trade. However, this year things aren’t looking quite so rosy as the industry has been hard-hit by double-digit interest rates, lack of consumer […]

Billionaire Investor Sam Zell Targets Colombia & India Real Estate Markets

Bloomberg is reporting that real estate investing icon Sam Zell has been shopping outside the U.S. for new real estate investments. Mr. Zell is well known in the commercial real estate world, as Chairman of Equity Group Investments, L.L.C. (EGI), a private, entrepreneurial investment firm he founded more than 40 years ago. EGI’s investments span […]

Developers Concerns over India’s Land Acquisition Bill

At the end of July the Indian government released a draft Land Acquisition Bill, which if ratified would put in place a legal framework aimed towards protecting the interests of people whose livelihoods depend upon the acquisition of land, as well as the interests of owners and prospective buyers. It is all part of the […]

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