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.

Builder held liable for not delivering possession

Holding construction firm guilty of "deficiency in service", Maharashtra Consumer Disputes Redressal Forum asked it to hand over possession of 2 flats to purchaser or refund money already paid.

Punjab announces 10% housing quota for NRIs

Punjab government on Friday said under the proposed industrial investment and the real-estate policy, 10 per cent quota will be reserved for NRIs.

Govt mulling tough real estate regulator: Maken

Government plans to set up a tough regulator for the real estate sector with provisions for even jail term for the developer for putting out misleading advertisements about projects.

Chinese couples rush to divorce to avoid new property sales tax imposed by govt

In a bid to avoid a new property sales tax imposed by the government, Chinese couples are now rushing to divorce.

HC dismisses plea seeking probe into allegations against Vadra

Allahabad High Court on Thursday dismissed a petition by a local activist seeking a probe into allegations of irregular land dealings against Robert Vadra levelled by IAC member Arvind Kejriwal.

China to continue property controls in 2013

China`s new leadership said it would continue the nation`s property market control policies in 2013 in order to keep a check on excessive speculation.

Plans to strengthen its presence in south India

Real estate developer Akshaya has
chartered out plans for the next five to 10 years with an aim
to strengthen its presence in South India.

Real Estate: The safe bet

When business partner in McDonald`s Harry Sonneborn remarked that they were actually in the business of real estate than selling cheesy burgers and fries, it may have come as a startling observation but it had the heft of logic.

Pamela Anderson denies responsibility for real estate deal failure

Pamela Anderson`s representative has lashed out at a countersuit filed by a real estate entrepreneur who claims that the actress failed to promote the sale of his condominiums in the Panorama Towers in Las Vegas.

Pamela Anderson denies responsibility for real estate deal failure

Pamela Anderson`s representative has lashed out at a countersuit filed by a real estate entrepreneur who claims that the actress failed to promote the sale of his condominiums in the Panorama Towers in Las Vegas.

Real estate frauds on rise in Delhi: Police

Real estate frauds seem to be on
the rise in the capital with investigators pegging the
irregularities at Rs 1,000 crore in 2010, a 10-time increase
from 2009.

Cong demands probe in real estate price rise in NDA term

Congress ridiculed Nitish Kumar for his call for `war against
corruption` blaming his govt to allow officials to
plunder public money during its first term.

Ambani brothers reach realty settlement

Ambani brothers have now arrived upon a settlement over real estate properties.

Chinese citizens cannot buy more than one home in Beijing

China has banned its citizens from buying more than one home in the capital in an effort to rein in artificial demand created by the real estate sector and curb sky-high prices of apartments.

Fitch projects negative outlook for Indian real estate sector

Projecting a negative outlook for
the domestic real estate sector in CY 2010 with a slight
stable bias,

Unitech sells properties worth Rs 5,553cr during Mar-Dec`09

Unitech Ltd, the country`s second largest realty firm, has sold properties worth Rs 5,553 crore in ten months till December 2009 on the back of improved demand for affordable housing.