Anuj Puri

The author is Chairman - ANAROCK Property Consultants

Latest Articles By Anuj Puri

Will the Govt. Partner with Developers to Revive Housing in 2020?

Commercial office space growth – on a bull-run over the last six years – has also hit the pause button as many large companies explore the work-from-home option.

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COVID-19 Relief - FM Fires Second Relief Salvo for Real Estate

The second tranche of the government’s INR 20 lakh crore economic package was unleashed for the benefit of migrant workers, traders, farmers and street vendors – and there was a real estate takeaway. In a big move, the government has announced the one-year extension of the CLSS scheme up to March 2021. This will help push demand for affordable housing.

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FM Throws Lifelines to Real Estate, NBFCs/HFCs

Yesterday's announcement is much in line with the government’s aim to spur economic growth and build a ‘self-reliant’ India. In the first of the series of announcements the FM will make over the next few days, the real estate sector, NBFCS/HFCs and MSMEs got a major boost on day one.

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~ 78,000 Unsold Homes Ready in Top 7 Cities; MMR & Pune Have 45% Share

• NCR is next with 15,600 unsold ready units, followed by Bengaluru with nearly 10,100 apartments • Hyderabad has least unsold ready stock of approx. 2,400 homes worth INR 1,870 crore • A total of 6.44 lakh units were unsold in top 7 cities as on March 2020 end • First-time homebuyers currently well-placed to negotiate good deals; home loan interest rates also at an all-time low of between 7.15-7.8%

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Government Guidelines Indicates Some Construction to Resume in Non-hotspots

In a major move to kickstart at least some pent-up economic activity, the government today released the guidelines to be followed during lockdown 2.0. Offering some relief to the construction sector, the government has permitted activity to resume in non-Covid-19 hotspots, provided they follow strict social distancing guidelines. However, the guideline clearly mentions that no construction worker will be brought from outside and only those currently available on the site will be able to resume work.

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India 2nd after US in sustainable real estate projects

But is it enough? ANAROCK’S latest real estate research report provides critical data and insights

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Affordable Housing: The Game Gets Real

Skyrocketing property prices, land saturation and subdued demand for mid-range homes in the tier I cities have led buyers and investors to explore more cost-effective markets in non-metro (Tier II & III) and suburb cities.

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Massive Investment Boost to Indian Residential Sector in 2017

Investments in Indian realty at $1990 million in first half of 2017; residential accounted for 54 per cent ($1075 million) of total investments

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