Consumers waiting for real estate price correction – Survey

The prices of residential real estate continues to remain unaffordable and are leading to a ‘wait-and-watch’ approach among consumers, real estate consultant Anarock Properties said, quoting its sentiment survey for the first half of the year. While the real estate sector has been facing a slow down owing to demand-related problems for the last four […]

IT woes to bring down real estate rentals in Bangalore, IT hubs

With IT sector witnessing subdued sentiment amidst pressure on hiring and annual pay rise for employees, the country’s software and services hubs such as Bengaluru, Hyderabad, Chennai, Pune and Noida-Gurgaon in NCR are expected to see 10-20 per cent reduction in the housing rents over the next three quarters, according to an ASSOCHAM paper. “IT […]

Reduce home loan rates to 8% – real estate developers

National Real Estate Developers Council (NAEDCO) asked for lowering of interest rates on home loans to 8% and said it would help achieve housing for all by 2022. In a ‘Delhi Declaration’ issued at the end of the two-day national convention, NAREDCO welcomed the government’s commitment to clear various bottlenecks in implementing the policy and […]

Potential housing bubble in Asia – Moody’s Analytics

Home prices could see correction in South East Asia, particularly if the rising trend continues for another couple of years, as capital has started leaving because of the tapering of the US Federal Reserve stimulus program, Moody’s Analytics has warned. Moody’s Analytics warned that prices are still rising sharply despite capital exiting Asian economies. “Property […]