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New rules to make realty free of undesirable activity: Parekh

New rules to make realty free of undesirable activity: Parekh

HDFC Chairman Deepak Parekh on Friday termed government policies on housing as practical and implementable and expressed hope that new regulations will stop "undesirable activity" practiced by some realtors.

House at heart of Singapore's Lee family feud has no foundations, cracks in walls

In property-obsessed Singapore, the future and value of one house has gripped the nation due to an extraordinary feud between the children of the island state`s founding father.

Big bonanza for home buyers: Real Estate Act comes into force, just 13 states notify rules so far

Big bonanza for home buyers: Real Estate Act comes into force, just 13 states notify rules so far

The developers will now have to get the ongoing projects that have not received completion certificate and the new projects registered with regulatory authorities within 3 months from 1 May.

UK planning world's first transparent property register

The government launched its call for evidence this week, asking overseas investors, property and transparency experts for their opinions on how this register could be delivered.

Ensure timely delivery of housing units: Naidu to builders

Ensure timely delivery of housing units: Naidu to builders

Union minister M Venkaiah Naidu on Monday asked builders to fulfil their promises to home buyers and ensure timely delivery even as the realtors demanded that ongoing projects be exempted from the new realty law.

Centre cautions CMs of vacuum if Real Estate Act timelines not met by April 30

Centre cautions CMs of vacuum if Real Estate Act timelines not met by April 30

With buyers entitled to seek relief under the Real Estate Act, 2016 with effect from the first of May this year, the central government has cautioned the States of a serious situation of vacuum arising if necessary institutional mechanisms, as required under the Act were not put in place before that.

Property Plus : A system which can sense, identify and warn for earthquake

A system which can sense, identify and warn for earthquake. Watch complete news story of Property Plus to get the detailed news updates!

Property developers disappointed with RBI's status quo on rates

Property developers disappointed with RBI's status quo on rates

Property developers and consultants on Wednesday expressed disappointment over the RBI decision to keep key policy rates unchanged and said the reduction in interest rates would have given a boost to sluggish housing sales.

Unitech compromise scheme: SC stays all upcoming meetings of homebuyers

Unitech compromise scheme: SC stays all upcoming meetings of homebuyers

The Supreme Court on Friday stayed all the upcoming meetings of homebuyers of Unitech Ltd for giving their approval or disapproval to a proposed compromise scheme forwarded by the company to enable it to complete pending projects.

 

Pakistan court orders confiscation of Musharraf's property

Pakistan court orders confiscation of Musharraf's property

Musharraf, who left Pakistan for Dubai in March for what was described as urgent medical treatment, is facing a string of court cases connected to his 1999 to 2008 rule.

 'Nearly 10.4 million sq ft office space absorbed during Apr-June'

'Nearly 10.4 million sq ft office space absorbed during Apr-June'

Even in the backdrop of global slowdown concerns, nearly 10.4 million sq ft of office space was absorbed in the country during April-June, backed by demand from sectors like IT, BFSI and manufacturing, a report said.

Sebi eases REIT norms to attract investors, realtors

Sebi eases REIT norms to attract investors, realtors

With an aim to make REITs more attractive to investors and real estate players, markets regulator Sebi on Friday decided to relax its norms to allow these Trusts to invest more in under-construction assets and have a larger number of sponsors.

Real Estate Act comes into force; how it will protect interests of home buyers

Real Estate Act comes into force; how it will protect interests of home buyers

Know how the Real Estate Act will protect interests of home buyers.

 

Real estate regulatory bill to come in action from 1st May

As the real estate regulatory bill will come in action from 1st May 2016, watch the video and get to know all the latest news about it.

JLL India partners Snapdeal to market housing properties

The partnership would combine Snapdeal's deep penetration into the Indian online consumer market and JLL India's expertise in residential real estate marketing, it added.

PropTiger likely to sell properties worth Rs 2,100 crore in FY16

PropTiger likely to sell properties worth Rs 2,100 crore in FY16

News Corp-backed realty portal PropTiger.Com is likely to sell about 3,500 housing units worth Rs 2,100 crore during the fiscal, up 17 per cent from the last year, helped by its entry into secondary property market through the acquisition of Makaan.Com

Parliament nod to Real Estate Bill: How it will benefit home buyers

Parliament nod to Real Estate Bill: How it will benefit home buyers

The Real Estate (Regulation and Development) Bill is designed to protect consumer interest, ensure efficiency in all property-related transactions, improve accountability of developers, boost transparency and attract more investments to the sector.

Real Estate Bill: Chronology of events leading to the passage in Parliament

Real Estate Bill: Chronology of events leading to the passage in Parliament

Chronology of events leading to the passage of Real Estate Bill by Parliament on Tuesday.

 

Big relief for home buyers! Parliament passes Real Estate Bill

Big relief for home buyers! Parliament passes Real Estate Bill

The Real Estate Bill would prohibit unaccounted money from being pumped into the sector and as now 70 percent of the money has to be deposited in bank accounts through cheques.

Real Estate Bill to be tabled in Lok Sabha today

Real Estate Bill to be tabled in Lok Sabha today

The Real Estate Bill is likely to be tabled in Lok Sabha on Tuesday for consideration and passing as only three working days are left in the first half of the Budget Session.