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Housing sales may see 20-30% decline this year: Fitch Housing sales may see 20-30% decline this year: Fitch

Residential property sales in India are expected to witness at least 20-30 percent dip in 2017 due to demonetisation impact, Fitch Ratings said today.

NCR saw 8% drop in office leasing in 2016 on low supply: Report NCR saw 8% drop in office leasing in 2016 on low supply: Report

Office space absorption in Delhi-NCR declined by over 8 percent last year due to sharp fall in supply but the situation is expected to improve in 2017 with completion of several commercial projects, according to property consultant CBRE.

Tata Housing ties up with Lotus Greens to enter Noida market Tata Housing ties up with Lotus Greens to enter Noida market

In order to foray into the Noida property market, realty major Tata Housing on Thursday announced partnership with locak developer Lotus Greens for a 20-acre housing project.

World's 30 most dynamic cities: Check out the full list World's 30 most dynamic cities: Check out the full list

JLL's fourth annual City Momentum Index on Wednesday announched the list of 30 world's most dynamic cities with India's technology hub Bengaluru topping the chart.

World's most dynamic places: 6 Indian cities make it to top 30 World's most dynamic places: 6 Indian cities make it to top 30

With six cities in the list, India has also overtaken China as home to some of the world's most dynamic cities, JLL said.

Bengaluru pips Silicon Valley to become world's most dynamic city Bengaluru pips Silicon Valley to become world's most dynamic city

As per a JLL report, India has taken over from China as home to some of the world's most dynamic cities.

DDA's new housing scheme likely to be launched next month; 12,000 flats on offer DDA's new housing scheme likely to be launched next month; 12,000 flats on offer

Most of the flats are one-bedroom LIG flats from the last housing scheme and no new flat is on offer this time.

SEBI gives nod to mutual funds investment in REITs, InvITs SEBI gives nod to mutual funds investment in REITs, InvITs

The Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) board, which has been looking at ways to attract more investors, has allowed mutual funds to invest in real estate investment trusts (REITs) and infrastructure investment trusts (InvITs) that have been classified as hybrid instruments.

Budget 2017: Expectations of home buyers Budget 2017: Expectations of home buyers

Here are some changes that the Home Buyers expect in this year’s Budget.

LIC Housing Finance Q3 net profit up 19% at Rs 499 crore LIC Housing Finance Q3 net profit up 19% at Rs 499 crore

During the third quarter of the running fiscal, LIC Housing Finance reported an increase of 19.2 percent in its net profit at Rs 499.26 crore.​

Total PE into real estate jumps 62% to Rs 38,000 cr in 2016 Total PE into real estate jumps 62% to Rs 38,000 cr in 2016

Private equity inflows into the country's real estate sector surged 62 percent to Rs 38,000 crore, during 2016, largely helped by Parliament's clearance of two significant legislations -- Real Estate (Regulation and Development) Bill and GST.

Don't interfere in real estate sector: Godrej Chairman to government Don't interfere in real estate sector: Godrej Chairman to government

 Godrej Group Chairman Adi Godrej has said the government should not "interfere" in the real estate sector, often cited as one of the biggest black money generators, even as he termed demonetisation a "positive step".

Realty hit hard by demonetisation, awaits 'white money' buyers Realty hit hard by demonetisation, awaits 'white money' buyers

Property market, long considered a black money safe haven, seems to have taken a big hit from demonetisation, with developers seeing their sales drop by about 50 percent in the last three months and now pinning their hopes on buyers coming to market with 'white money'.

SEBI to allow mutual funds to invest in REITs, InvITs SEBI to allow mutual funds to invest in REITs, InvITs

Indian mutual funds will be allowed to invest in real estate investment trusts (REITs) and infrastructure investment trusts (InvITs), the market regulator said on Saturday, a move aimed at boosting investor interest in such alternative investments.

Crisil launches new credit rating framework for infrastructure projects Crisil launches new credit rating framework for infrastructure projects

In order to facilitate greater participation from long-term investors and lenders, rating agency Crisil on Thursday announced launch of a new credit rating system for infrastructure projects.

NAREDCO demands infrastructure status, tax incentives for housing sector in Union Budget NAREDCO demands infrastructure status, tax incentives for housing sector in Union Budget

In order to effect a revival of real estate sector, realtors' apex body NAREDCO on Thursday demanded infrastructure status to housing and tax incentives for home buyers and developers in the upcoming Union Budget.

Smart City: Government to add 40 more towns to list, says Naidu Smart City: Government to add 40 more towns to list, says Naidu

The government on Wednesday informed that it would adding 40 more towns to list of Smart Cities in the country thereby taking the total number to 100.

Five must-have applications for house-hunters in 2017 Five must-have applications for house-hunters in 2017

Keeping up pace with the digital world in the real estate industry, there are some companies in the market who intend to bring a revolution in the real estate background by giving a wealth of information to home buyers at their fingertips.

Demonestisation: Real estate sales in 2016 dip lowest in 6 years Demonestisation: Real estate sales in 2016 dip lowest in 6 years

 Real estate already reeling under slowdown received a jolt in 2016, and sales dip to lowest in 2016 due to cash crunch unleashed by demonetisation.

Online realty services providers PropTiger, Housing.com to merge Online realty services providers PropTiger, Housing.com to merge

Online real estate services providers PropTiger.com and Housing.com will merge to create what the companies said would be the biggest player in the segment, accelerating a consolidation in the sector.