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For home buyers waiting for a great deal, now's the time. For the first time in seven years, the real estate industry is witnessing a price correction with a substantial drop in actual purchase price courtesy discounts from developers. "After refusing to budge for years, developers in Kolkata have finally blinked. The weighted average price

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New home sales in the country’s top eight property markets increased 5% on year in the quarter ended September, powered by a 24% surge in affordable housing uptake in a boost to the government’s ‘Housing for All by 2022’ scheme, latest data shows. Home sales in key markets including Mumbai, National Capital Region, Bangalore, Pune,

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For investment professionals, demonetisation has thrown open the doors in terms of real estate opportunities. Demonetisation has reduced speculation around real estate assets for the time being and moving ahead given RERA regulation, this impact is here to stay. Real estate assets – not being speculative in nature and reflecting real fundamentals – are not

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Tax burden on home buyers in under-construction projects is not expected to increase in Goods and Services Tax (GST) regime, an official from a property consulting firm said on Thursday. The general perception was that with the 12 per cent GST rate, the tax would go up from 5.5 per cent (service tax plus VAT).

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Arvind Parashar, an engineer with an IT firm, got a rude shock a few days back when he got an email from his real estate developer. The developer in the mail asked him to either pay the outstanding amount for his three-bedroom flat in Delhi NCR immediately or get ready to pay a higher amount

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KOLKATA: Real estate sectoral body CREDAI has urged the state governments to do away with the stamp duty on landed property to eliminate multi-point taxation after the introduction of GST. CREDAI welcomes introduction of Goods and Services Tax (GST) as a major reform since it integrates all central and state taxes into one comprehensive tax

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More than 50% of Indians are interested in buying an apartment as compared to villas or builder floor apartments, and 2BHK housing units are the most preferred choice for more than 40% of home buyers in Delhi, Bangalore, Chennai and Kolkata, said a research report by Housing.com today. Housing.com, part of Elara Technologies Pvt Ltd,

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With the announcement of the rates for taxation under the Goods and Services Tax (GST) for various goods, India is now one step closer to becoming a unified tax market. However, while the impact of GST on various sectors and goods is now known, industry experts are still divided over how GST will impact real

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Planning to buy a property in Kolkata. The good news is that property prices are comparatively lower than in the rest of the metro cities of India. The ‘city of joy’ is a good ground for making a purchase without making much dent in the markets. Magicbricks brings some key pointers which will help you

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The government has cut down tax benefits borrowers enjoyed on properties let out on rent. “In order to address the existing anomaly of interest deduction in respect of let out property vis-a-vis self-occupied property, it is proposed to restrict set off of loss from house property against income under any other head during the current