Largest drum-shaped building in China sets Guinness record

An 18-metre-high structure in the shape of a drum in east China's Anhui Province was on Saturday named the world's largest drum-shaped building by the Guinness World Records.

Last day to apply for DDA 2014 housing scheme

Today (Wednesday) is the last day to apply for the Delhi Development Authority's (DDA) highly-successful 2014 housing scheme.

Venkaiah Naidu asks real estate sector for "out of box" ideas

 Seeking "out of the box" ideas from the real estate sector for affordable housing, the Government on Wednesday said it will consider recommendations for investing insurance and pension funds in the sector.

Don't shy away from lawful responsibilities: Speaker to builders

Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan on Saturday asked builders to not shy away from their lawful responsibilities and said they were "lucky" to have a Prime Minister who believes that the underprivileged must get housing within their budget and not as a freebie.

Shah Rukh Khan unveils Dh 2.3bn Dubai real estate project

Shah Rukh Khan has launched a Dh2.3 billion real-estate project, The Royal Estates, in Dubai.

Realtor Anil Kumar Sharma booked in murder case, probe on

A former secretary of an educational trust was shot dead, following which an FIR has been lodged against seven persons including real estate baron Anil Kumar Sharma in Bihar`s Lakhisarai district, police said on Monday.

Internet influencing real estate decisions worth $43bn: Google

As more Indians log online to seek information before entering into property deals, Internet today is estimated to be influencing decisions worth about USD 43 billion, search engine giant Google said.

Home Smart

Professional women brokers have made a mark in the real estate arena, which was seen as a predominantly man’s world. Prachi Rege finds out how.

Pistorius sells Pretoria home where Reeva was killed to cover legal costs

Paralympic sprinter Oscar Pistorius has reportedly sold his luxury Pretoria house where he shot dead his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp last year, in order to raise funds needed to pay his legal team.

Chinese company builds 10 3D-printed houses in 24 hours

In a first, a Chinese company has built a group of 10 completely 3-D printed houses, created entirely out of recycled materials, in just under a day.

Bill passed to prevent use of excess land for real estate

West Bengal Assembly passed the Land Reforms (Amendment) Bill, 2013 which would prevent use of land, earmarked for township development, in excess of the prescribed ceiling for real estate purpose.

Real estate developer arrested in firing case

A real estate developer has been arrested for his alleged involvement in Monday`s firing at a disputed property here close to the police commissioner`s residence, taking the total number of arrests to 14.

Land bill: SC rejects PIL seeking CBI probe against Robert Vadra

The Supreme Court on Monday rejected a petition seeking a CBI probe against buisnessman and Congress president Sonia Gandhi’s son-in-law Robert Vadra in land acquisition case in Haryana.

Man duped of Rs 50 lakh on pretext of buying flat in Delhi

A man has been booked for allegedly duping a person of over Rs 50 lakh on the pretext of selling him a property in Delhi, police said on Sunday.

Builder case: Absconding accused asked to be present by August 31

In a bid to mount pressure on two absconding culprits in the murder case of a Navi Mumbai-based real estate developer, the Mumbai crime branch has procured an order from a court.

In God we trust, while making buildings

As per the CREDAI report, India`s real estate sector is estimated to have a total supply of close to 3.6 billion square feet for completion in 2013.

Bill in Rajya Sabha to regulate real estate

A bill seeking to protect home buyers from unscrupulous developers and builders was introduced in Rajya Sabha.

Real Estate Bill is not anti-industry: Vyas

Expressing hope that Parliament will pass the Real Estate Bill in its Monsoon Session, HUPA minister Girija Vyas said that the legislation aims to protect consumer interest but was not against the industry.

Builder shot at in Mumbai

Unidentified men on motorbike opened fire on a builder in Mumbai’s Borivali on Tuesday.

Rajasthan: Income Tax dept raids business firm

The income tax department has seized assets worth Rs 8.37 crore in raids conducted at the premises of a business group and its associates dealing in real estate and jewellery business.