Goods and Service Tax (GST)

India’s residential sector showing signs of recovery, says CBRE

 –  New launches rose by 14% on a quarterly basis to reach 33,000 units in the 7 major markets in Q1 2019 –  Sales rose by 3% q-o-q to balance launches, with more than 33,000 units sold – Mumbai, Chennai, Delhi-NCR and Pune led launches; while sales were led by Mumbai, Delhi-NCR, Be...Read More

What the Real Estate Market Expects from the GST Council – RealtyMyths

After being post-postponed a few times, the 33rd GST Council meeting came to a draw on the 24th of Feb 2019. With the elections around the corner, it was expected that the council would introduce sops to appease voters in favour of the incumbent. The prominent expectations of the real estate sector f...Read More

NRI Investors Zero in on Indian Real Estate’s Revival Signals – RealtyMyths

by Shajai Jacob, CEO – GCC (Middle East) ANAROCK Property Consultants Riding on a wave of economic reforms, improving transparency and better governance, foreign investments in Indian real estate are set to scale new heights. With laws now allowing 100% FDI (foreign direct investment) in constr...Read More

RERA Act completing 2 years and its influence on the real estate industry – Knight Frank

By Gulam Zia Executive Director – Valuation & Advisory, Retail & Hospitality Knight Frank India One of the biggest, and arguably the most called for, reforms in the real estate industry in India was the implementation of RERA nearly 2 years ago. While the debate had been on for nearly a...Read More

Will India Housing Sector Return to Favour with PE Firms? – RealtyMyths

 Anuj Puri, Chairman – ANAROCK Property Consultants Inarguably, the Indian real estate vertical that in the direst need of funding is the residential sector. In a perfect world, the private equity that is now pouring into the country’s realty sector would focus on where it is needed the m...Read More

How to get tax benefits on multiple homes? – RealtyMyths

by Anushree Ghosh Claim tax benefits on multiple properties An introduction to the fact that you can apply for loans on more than one property, tax benefit on monthly interest, benefits of first time purchase, tax deduction on the principal amount, the proposition for multiple home loans in interim b...Read More

New GST Rate for a Better Tomorrow in Real Estate – RealtyMyths

Mr Rishi Jain, Managing Director, Jain Group One of the most important things that a person can aspire for is – having their own home. Home, just after food and clothing are the most basic and yet the most aspiring element of someone’s life as most people buy homes only once in their lives. Normally,...Read More

FY20 Real Estate Outlook: Liquidity is Key for Survival and Growth – RealtyMyths

India Ratings and Research (Ind-Ra) has maintained an overall negative outlook on the real estate sector for FY20. Ind-Ra has a stable outlook for players in Tier-I residential real estate, commercial office and retail property development and operations and a negative outlook for the rest. Sector Co...Read More

5% GST without ITC: Impact on Buyers, Builders and Exchequer – RealtyMyths

 Anuj Puri, Chairman – ANAROCK Property Consultants The keenly-awaited meeting of the Goods and Services Tax (GST) Council, which was supposed to deliver a final decision on the differential tax rates on real estate yesterday, hopes to reach a consensus on the 24th. This is a critical matter an...Read More

Hyderabad: The Bright Spot in Indian Real Estate

Anuj Puri, Chairman – ANAROCK Property Consultants Hyderabad’s residential demand has witnessed a significant increase due to rising employment opportunities and positive market outlook, which were just marginally affected by policy changes including DeMo, RERA and GST. ANAROCK Property Consultants’ ...Read More

One Year of GST – Good, Bad or Ugly for Real Estate?

Anuj Puri, Chairman – ANAROCK Property Consultants The Goods and Services Tax (GST), a revolutionary tax reform rolled out in July 2017, has effectively replaced the previous Gordian Knot of multiple taxes like VAT, central excise duty, commercial tax, service tax, octroi, etc. It has made India a &#...Read More

The role of politics in socio-economic development: Relationship between politics and real estate

by Akhilesh Kumar Paul Keating once said, “Good economics is good politics.” I have reason to believe that the vice-versa is also true. Politics and socio-economic progress are almost inseparable. Government intention, policy initiative and implementation apart, the stability of regime and continuati...Read More

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