Tuesday, September 25, 2018
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22 Sep 2018

Hyderabad sees 26 pc hike in housing prices in five years

22 Sep 2018 | 1:54 AM

Housing prices in Hyderabad have increased by 26 per cent since 2013 despite weak investor sentiments and agitation for Telangana, according to property consultant ANAROCK.

Time to sow seeds

22 Sep 2018 | 1:54 AM

As the rainy season comes to an end mid-September onward, humidity levels decrease and the night temperature falls.

RBI asked to ease norms for funding stuck projects

22 Sep 2018 | 1:54 AM

The Government of India is has advised the Reserve Bank of India to change guidelines to allow banks to provide last-mile funding to projects at an advanced stage of construction.

Mohali sets the pace for revival

22 Sep 2018 | 1:54 AM

As returns on property investment maintain a low trajectory, there is a slim chance of a massive thrust during the forthcoming festive season in the Chandigarh, Mohali, Panchkula Tricity region.

15 Sep 2018

Misplaced euphoria for home buyers

15 Sep 2018 | 12:32 AM

The euphoria generated by the DDA’s approval to the much awaited Land Pooling Policy under Delhi Master Plan 2021, on September 7, 2018, may well be misplaced, especially for the retail home buyers, considering that it is still a long road before the policy gets notified and finally comes in operation.

Bring Nature indoors

15 Sep 2018 | 12:32 AM

Indoor gardens aren’t just a part of interiors or decoration, they are part of a lifestyle that relates to nature, healthy living and serenity.

Raise unsupported walls with caution

15 Sep 2018 | 12:32 AM

The news of collapse of an unsupported wall in a town in Punjab last week made headlines in the newspapers and sent shock waves among the people as six labourers lost their lives and four were severely injured.

08 Sep 2018

Quality check

08 Sep 2018 | 1:06 AM

Collapse of a building, especially a residential one, not only puts a questionmark on the quality of construction but also reveals a lack of knowledge among common homebuyers to assess the quality of construction being promised by builders.

Steeling the show

08 Sep 2018 | 1:06 AM

The use of iron and steel in construction is an important milestone in architecture.

Expanding horizons of office space

08 Sep 2018 | 1:06 AM

The outlook for corporate real estate has changed over the years. Sectors such as IT and ITeS, retail, consulting and e-commerce have registered high demand for office space in recent times.

SC for selling 16 Amrapali properties to complete projects

08 Sep 2018 | 1:06 AM

The Supreme Court on Thursday observed that initially 16 properties of Amrapali Group in India, including commercials, would be auctioned and later on the personal properties of the real estate company’s promoters and directors will be auctioned or sold to generate money for completion of its unfinished real estate projects.

01 Sep 2018

Gorgeous & glad

01 Sep 2018 | 1:13 AM

Gladiolus is also called “sword lily” as its leaves resemble a sword.

Say it with shibori

01 Sep 2018 | 1:13 AM

Shibori — the Japanese technique of pleat and bind and dye — is one of the most ancient dyeing techniques.

SHRI group to invest Rs 600 cr in third Greater Noida project

01 Sep 2018 | 1:13 AM

The SHRI Group will be developing as many as 2,000 units in its third housing project in Greater Noida at an investment of around Rs 600 crore.

Drone realty

01 Sep 2018 | 1:13 AM

The recent announcement of India’s policy on the use of Remotely Operated Aircraft Systems (ROAS) by the Directorate General of Central Aviation, has brought the spotlight on drone photography and its use in different sectors.

25 Aug 2018

Fight termi(te)nators

25 Aug 2018 | 1:29 AM

After the completion of house and its occupation, a house builder is very particular about the appearance of the house.

Sales gain pace, in new launches

25 Aug 2018 | 1:29 AM

The Millennium City — Gurugram — continues to see struggle in its residential real estate sector.

Cautious banks may sour ‘Housing for All’ dream

25 Aug 2018 | 1:29 AM

Housing for All by 2022 seems to be a distant dream if one goes by the progress made on ground over the past three years.

Make a style statement

25 Aug 2018 | 1:29 AM

Statement chairs are trending in home space in a big way.

18 Aug 2018

Steps to avoid litigation

18 Aug 2018 | 12:51 AM

Purchasing a property requires utmost care. The buyer must verify the title of the seller by seeking original title deeds of the property, and ensure that the title of the seller is clear and free from all encumbrances.

Refurbish your potted plant collection

18 Aug 2018 | 12:51 AM

Giving a “rain bath” to indoor plants, especially the exotic and delicate plants is very essential. Keeping the pots outside in rain for a couple of days will rejuvenate the foliage and activate the root system.

Resale market on a roll

18 Aug 2018 | 12:51 AM

While the landmark reform of RERA has regulated the primary real estate market, bringing in the much needed transparency, the fragmented secondary market, in the absence of regulatory reforms, continues to face challenges as a result of which its immense potential is not being realised.

Treading dangerous turf

18 Aug 2018 | 12:51 AM

The Indian real estate sector has become one of the fastest growing markets in the world. However, the sector is battling some extreme challenges that act as roadblocks and restrict the sector from yielding full benefits of the potential growth.

11 Aug 2018

Backbone of ‘green’ building

11 Aug 2018 | 12:54 AM

Building materials are an integral part of the construction industry, thus in order to achieve the optimum balance between environment and our future aspirations; exploration of the under-explored building materials like bamboo, lime, fly ash concrete, marble waste as admixture, green concrete made by using recycled waste materials and waste plastic as concrete composite is important.

Rs 3,30,000 cr stuck in delayed projects

11 Aug 2018 | 12:54 AM

The menace of delays is still haunting the realty sector across the country. Implementation of RERA and court decisions against errant builders have set the tone for a more organised sector, but over 4.65 delayed units continue to remain an irritant for homebuyers.

Keep a few spares with you

11 Aug 2018 | 12:54 AM

A stitch in time saves nine. And this holds true for your home repairs too, especially the small ones. If dealt with in time one can save a lot of money as well as botheration.

Gurugram prices on a strong footing

11 Aug 2018 | 12:54 AM

Property prices in Gurugram have shown a positive growth in 2018 so far.

NBCC bags Rs 400cr contract in Dubai

11 Aug 2018 | 12:54 AM

Navratna public sector undertaking NBCC (India) Limited has bagged a Rs 400 crore project awarded to it by the Department of Commerce, Ministry of Commerce and Industry, Government of India, to construct India Pavilion at the Dubai World Expo 2020.

04 Aug 2018

HARERA reins in developers of stalled project

04 Aug 2018 | 2:09 AM

Haryana Real Estate Regulatory Authority has stolen the limelight from Maharashtra Real Estate Authority through a landmark decision last week.

Root out the troublemakers

04 Aug 2018 | 2:09 AM

Pests and diseases spoil the charm of a lush green garden during the rainy season as these grow rapidly in humid and wet months.

Friends with benefits?

04 Aug 2018 | 2:09 AM

Diwakar Sharma was a happy man when he bought an apartment in one of the projects in Delhi-NCR on the recommendation of his office colleague.