India's property hangover: Discounts, gold to cure multi-billion dollar backlog

India has a real estate market mired in debt piled up in a 2006-2007 construction boom that gave way to slowdown.

Developers can't take investors for a ride: SC

Supreme Court Monday directed real estate giant Supertech to refund money to the flat owners within 30 days, saying "developers can't take investors for a ride."

New home launches in 2014 dip 12% at 1.53 lakh units

Real estate developers launched 1.53 lakh new housing units during the last calendar year, a fall of 12 percent from 2013, in the country's top eight cities.

RBI rate cut will boost housing demand: Realty developers

The real estate industry Thursday hailed the RBI's decision to cut key interest rate, saying the move will boost housing demand and also improve sentiments in the sluggish property market.

RBI rate cut will boost housing demand: Realty developers

Encouraged by softening inflation, the RBI today decided to cut the benchmark interest rate by 0.25 per cent to 7.75 per cent with a view to boost growth.

Black money rampant in property deals, claims sting operation

 At least 35 realty developers have been found to be willing to accept black money in property transactions with many suggesting payments abroad to evade the attention of Indian authorities, an investigation portal claimed today.

Realtors hope to clear inventory on freebies, festival sales

Further, RBI's stringent directives like banning the 80:20 scheme is expected to make things more difficult for developers.

Investment in real estate can give upto 145% returns: Survey

The real estate sector will continue to remain an attractive investment destination with the possibility of prices in residential areas appreciating by 91 to 145 percent in select cities over the next five years, a survey released Tuesday said.

Panel for a/c norms for computing income of realty developers

A high-level CBDT panel has suggested framing of tax accounting standards (TAS) for computing precise income of real estate developers and for share-based payments to avoid tax litigations.