Three often overlooked questions about your future neighbourhood

Three often overlooked questions about your future neighbourhood Buying a house in the right neighbourhood is just as important, if not more important, than buying the right house. With all the emotion involved in buying a home, there are some very serious questions that often go unasked. Community activities Another often overlooked question among home buyers is about… Read More »

MLM companies scamming up in Real Estate Space in Chennai !

MLM companies scamming up in Real Estate Space in Chennai ! By W Antony Thilak. Chennai should have the dubious distinction of being the MLM capital of Real Estate in the world. Success stories are being written by MLM kings, who pride on owning huge properties just purchased and fancy automobiles like the “Rolls Royce Phantom”  in possession… Read More »

Decoding what Budget 2014-15 means for real estate

With a large multitude of office spaces and ITeS sector development apart from residential growth coming from small tier II and tier III centres, the development of smart cities can bring opportunities for real estate developers, investors, end users and well as the housing loan sector. On expected lines, the real estate sector and the infrastructure sector were… Read More »

Selling a House? Tax Changes You Need to Know

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley in his first Budget proposed changes to income tax laws related to capital gains from property sale. The finance minister put a cap on the amount of tax-saving by investing long-term capital gains from property sale in specified bonds, also called as capital gains bonds. Mr Jaitley also clarified that investment should be made… Read More »

Builders go e-way; launch portals to let customers buy home online

Until recently, real estate portals were used by home buyers to research on floor plans and price of apartments but builders are taking this process to the next level: you can now buy a home online. With growing internet penetration, builders have realised the potential of the online space in selling homes and some have even tasted success.… Read More »