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How affordable housing can propel the growth of the real estate

It is an established fact that the real estate industry is the heart that drives a country’s economic progress. A relatively new fact is that affordable housing is the oxygen that can keep the sector running. As suggested in the name, affordable housing generally refers to housing that is deemed reasonably priced for those with a household […]

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Luxury Housing Sales Double to 14% in H1 2022 from 7% in 2019

Approx. 25,680 luxury homes (units priced >1.5 Cr) were sold across the top 7 Indian cities in H1 2022, against 17,740 units in 2019; in H1 2022 itself, sales exceed those in entire 2019 MMR saw the highest luxury home sales – over 13,670 units sold in H1 2022, followed by NCR with 4,160 units […]

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Inflation and Interest Rate Hikes Impact on Housing Demand

What comes to mind when we speak of inflation and its impact on real estate especially on housing demand? Real estate is not a commodity like rice or petrol, which immediately reacts to inflationary trends. Yet, it is an accepted fact that inflation negatively impacts property prices. Most people imagine inflation and its effect on […]

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Unsold Affordable Housing Stock Declines 21% in 2 Years, Luxury By 5%

As of Q1 2022-end, the total available stock of affordable housing (<INR 40 lakh) in the top 7 cities is approx. 1,86,150 units; 2,34,600 units at Q1 2020-end Chennai, Pune & MMR saw the highest supply decline of 52%, 33% & 27%, respectively Supply of ultra-luxury homes (>INR 2.5 Cr) declined 5% in the same […]

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Body Blows to Housing Affordability in 2022

The housing market has experienced one shock after the other in quick succession. In Maharashtra, the added 1% metro cess and disproportionate rise in ready reckoner rates come at a time when developers are left with no option but to increase their property prices because of the steep increase in construction and other input costs. […]

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Housing Prices Hike in 2022, Affordable Housing Demand Sinks Further: Survey

Price rise of <10% will have a moderate-to-low impact on sales; price rise of >10% would have a high impact Newly launched properties gaining traction in MMR & Bengaluru with over 31% respondent buyers favouring this category Residential plots are the 2nd best property type in the top 7 cities, most preferred option in tier […]

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Premium Homes Launches at 36% in Q2 2021, Affordable Housing Share Dips to 20%

Of 36,260 units launched in Q2 2021 in the top 7 cities, the premium segment (priced b/w INR 80 lakh to INR 1.5 Cr) had the highest share (approx. 13,130 units); mid-segment (INR 40-80 lakh) had a 32% share (nearly 11,760 units) Hyderabad, Bengaluru & Chennai together comprised a 72% share of total new premium […]

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Real estate’s expectations from 2021-22 Union Budget

Have the government and RBI done enough to bail out the economy – and, by implication real estate? After all, the real estate industry remains one of the most precise bellwethers of the state of India’s economy. While the country waits for the first vaccines to roll out, Union Budget 2021-22 presents several opportunities to […]

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