RM Updates

An upward shift to affordable housing

The favorable policy announced by the Modi Government of owing affordable houses has got an upward shift over the past three years. The motto of announcing the policies such as “Housing for all by 2022”, Pradhan Mantri Awaas Yojna (PMAY)” is to give push to affordable houses so that people can buy th...Read More

WTC Noida inks MoC with CASME to facilitate & foster investments in India

World Trade Center (WTC) Noida- the region’s premier Trade and Investment facilitation organization inked a Memorandum of Cooperation (MoC) with the China Association of Small & Medium Enterprises (CASME). The MoC aims towards creating various trade & investments opportunities for Chinese Ent...Read More

How Asia Pacific cities stack up in JLL’s 1Q17 Office Index

Even as a number of Asia Pacific markets – led by Australia – showed improvements to gross leasing volumes, overall regional volume was held back by India where markets cooled as supply volumes dropped sharply. In aggregate Asia Pacific, gross leasing activity was down a modest 4% y-o-y. Broad-based ...Read More

Amazing hacks for a clean & sparkling bathroom

Cleaning a bathroom is no ones idea of a good time. Bathroom dirt can gross anyone out and most of us would hire help for it. But why pass the baton to someone who is not an expert? Why make anyone endure the repeated scrubbing which doesn’t yield the results you would want? Supriya Iyengar (Content ...Read More

Dream home or nightmare? buyers beware

When we look at the why new first home buyers regret their purchase, the reasons given vary widely among people in different parts of the world. When it comes to home purchase, the ‘regret’ factor is quite intertwined with social values – a set of variables where no cookie-cutter ap...Read More

Project Management In India: Optimizing real estate value

Over the last few decades, India has undergone rapid industrialization – predominantly in the manufacturing ‘clusters’, most of which thrive in and around the metropolitan cities of the country. Some of the prime movers for this rapid growth have been the steady increase in per capita income pr...Read More

#Fraud in Realty

Imagine a delicious looking pudding on display in a bakery. Imagine the joy of buying it and saving it for dessert. Imagine the horror and disappointment of its sugarless blandness as soon as you bite into it. Now, multiply this over a thousand times, and even that cannot contain the kind of disappoi...Read More

Mumbai’s Rising Property Prices: More of a rule than exception

Mumbai’s real estate market is a curious case. For years it is being vehemently opined that Mumbai’s real estate market has saturated and property prices will cool down. Standing today, one can clearly see that it is far from being so.  Despite unsold inventories following muted demand in post-financ...Read More

Buying a home that works for your children

If we take a close look at how the average Indian family perceives home purchase, children and their needs are a massively important factor. It, therefore, makes sense to factor in the specific requirements of children while short-listing flats. But what exactly does this entail? When it comes to chi...Read More

Pune’s retail real estate sector: The game gets real

While the demonetisation wave put a dampener on residential sales across India, the retail market was comparatively unaffected and showed good flexibility in terms of a steady consumer spending pattern. Pune’s retail market is receiving considerable investment attention from global retail players. Ma...Read More

Global goal for sustainable development and City Prosperity Index

For the first time in the history of FIABCI, International Real Estate Federation, we have a World President from an Asian country and he is none other than Farook Mahmood, Chairman and Managing Director of Silverline Realty, a Bengaluru-based real estate broking firm. RM Correspondent He has both vi...Read More

Real Estate Economics – Residential prices to rise post RERA

RERA has been implemented with the purpose of enhancing transparency, mitigating information asymmetry and applying a uniform ‘code of conduct’ for developers across various states. It seeks to reduce the volatility seen in the real estate sector in the past, and eliminate the trust deficit between t...Read More