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Blackstone readies new Asia real estate fund of at least $5 bn: Sources

Blackstone readies new Asia real estate fund of at least $5 bn: Sources

HONG KONG: Blackstone Group LP is readying a new Asia-focused real estate fund that aims to raise a record $5 billion or more, betting on strong returns from property investments in the region, people familiar with the plans told Reuters. The world’s biggest alternative asset manager will likely launch the fund in the next 12-16 [...]

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Top 10 expectations of real estate sector from Budget 2017

Top 10 expectations of real estate sector from Budget 2017

Real estate industry has high expectation from the upcoming budget 2016-17. Stakeholders are demanding that central government gives relaxation in income tax rate, provide clarity on GST, raise House Rent Allowance (HRA) deduction and announce policies to standardize construction materials in order to uplift the real estate industry. Take a look at some of the [...]

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Notional loss: MMR lost ₹9,100cr in real estate sales from Oct to Dec 2016

Notional loss: MMR lost ₹9,100cr in real estate sales from Oct to Dec 2016

The real estate sector of the Mumbai Metropolitan Region (MMR) suffered a loss of around Rs9,100 crore as the residential market sales fell in the last three months after demonetisation. The state government too lost at least Rs460 crore as stamp duty during the period between October and December 2016, claimed market sources. The estimates [...]

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Real estate company dupes senior citizens

Real estate company dupes senior citizens

AHMEDABAD: A real estate firm located on Anandnagar Road has allegedly duped consumers in a land deal, according to a complaint received by Consumer Education & Research Centre (CERC). So far, around 20 complaints were registered with CERC’s complaints department in connection with the case. According to CERC officials, the real estate firm announced the [...]

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Will developers now focus on budget homes?

Will developers now focus on budget homes?

Affordable housing will be the first asset class likely to lift the gloom in the residential market. Interestingly, a slight improvement can be expected in the last two quarters of 2017. This will be led by affordable housing as the government gives a push to this segment to fulfil the objectives of Housing for All [...]

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Nobody has right to dilute RERA passed by Parliament: Naidu

Nobody has right to dilute RERA passed by Parliament: Naidu

Amid reports of dilution of key provisions of new realty law by some states, Union Minister M Venkaiah Naidu today said it should be implemented in true spirit and nobody has the right to dilute the law passed by Parliament. The union housing and urban poverty alleviation minister also asked the states to gear up [...]

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Venkaiah Naidu urges states to implement Real Estate Act

Venkaiah Naidu urges states to implement Real Estate Act

Union Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation Minister Venkaiah Naidu on Tuesday urged the states and union territories to and implement the Real Estate (Regulation & Development) Act from May this year, as proposed in the legislation, an official statement said. He made the request at a meeting of Chief Secretaries and senior officials of states [...]

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States have no power to dilute Real Estate Act, may face public outcry: Venkaiah Naidu

States have no power to dilute Real Estate Act, may face public outcry: Venkaiah Naidu

NEW DELHI: Coming down heavily on the states that have diluted the real estate regulatory Act, Union minister M Venkaiah Naidu on Tuesday said states have no power to dilute the provisions and this will have serious implications including public outcry. The minister of Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation (HUPA) also urged the states and [...]

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Fed’s Powell Says Risks Are Mixed and Real Estate Is a Concern

Fed’s Powell Says Risks Are Mixed and Real Estate Is a Concern

Federal Reserve Governor Jerome Powell said the U.S. central bank needs to step up monitoring of financial excesses following an extended period of record-low interest rates, citing commercial real estate as one area of concern. “With inflation under control, overheating has shown up in the form of financial excess,” Powell told the American Finance Association [...]

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Prince Left Behind $25 Million in Real Estate, 67 Gold Bars

Prince Left Behind $25 Million in Real Estate, 67 Gold Bars

Prince didn’t just leave a great musical legacy behind. It turns out, the singer also had an eye for real estate. The singer had acquired $25.4 million worth of real estate and other personal property before his death, ET confirms, in addition to a horde of cash and 67 gold bars. RELATED: Prince’s Paisley Park [...]

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Report: Prince left behind $25 million in real estate, a cash horde, and 67 gold bars

Report: Prince left behind $25 million in real estate, a cash horde, and 67 gold bars

It turns out that Prince wasn’t just an incredible musician, but also a prolific real estate investor—and maybe a closet gold bug. The enigmatic singer had acquired $25.4 million worth of real estate and other personal property at the time of his death last year, according to a file released on Friday by Carver County [...]

January 8, 2017 Saheli Real Estate Comments Off on Report: Prince left behind $25 million in real estate, a cash horde, and 67 gold bars

CONSUMER RIGHTS GROUP RAISES 52 OBJECTIONS TO REAL ESTATE ACT

CONSUMER RIGHTS GROUP RAISES 52 OBJECTIONS TO REAL ESTATE ACT

Mumbai Grahak Panchyat (MGP), the consumer rights group, has raised 52 objections to draft rules framed by Maharashtra government under central government’s Real Estate (Regulation and Development) Act and criticised them as anti-consumers and builder friendly. Though the Act is passed by the Parliament, the Act allows states to frame the rules suitable to local [...]

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