How to buy a property on which home loan is pending

How to buy a property on which home loan is pending

Buying a resale property appears much simpler than buying an under-construction unit. However, there are some crucial checks and documents requirements before you enter into a legal contract. Every property transaction involves two key components – one is the physical verification of a property and the second is its legal due diligence.

Planning to move to Goa? A few tips.

Planning to move to Goa? A few tips.

“Planning to move to Goa? Count your banknotes and decide a budget. List your priorities. Pick a reputed/recommended property consultant/agent. Ask questions. Ask more questions. Pay heed to property documents. Get them checked, verified, vetted by a lawyer. North and South are as different as chalk and cheese. Pick one. Then, narrow down neighbourhood – each comes with its own USP.

This is the best time to buy a house

This is the best time to buy a house

It seems the demand for housing is back to pre-Covid levels. A number of government initiatives, including stamp duty cuts, seem to have helped. Do you think this demand can be sustained? It has been my view for a very long time that this is really one of the best times to buy a house for a variety of reasons.

Goa moots unique ID for each property

Goa moots unique ID for each property

The revenue department has notified draft rules for the government’s property register which will assign a unique identification number to each property. All government departments will have access to the property registrar so that data about the property can be updated as and when required.

Goan holiday homes back in vogue; demand improving post-COVID

Goan holiday homes back in vogue; demand improving post-COVID

Owning a luxury holiday home in places like Goa is an increasing trend for buyers who look at it as a luxury living and also as a good investment option with better rental yields. Effects of the COVID-19 pandemic are abundantly visible across the various sectors of the global economy. India too witnessed a subjugation of macro indicators, that were once believed to be the fastest, and no sector was spared from the deluge of pandemic aftermath.

Covid-19 impact: Homebuyers’ enquiries for relatively larger apartments surge

Covid-19 impact: Homebuyers’ enquiries for relatively larger apartments surge

Over the last few months, enquiries for larger homes have increased up to 40% with property seekers predominantly scouting for 3-bedroom apartments with average 1,800 sq ft built-up area as against the previously-preferred 2-bedroom units, showed data from ANAROCK Property Consultants. The emergence and acceptance of the Work from Home model in the backdrop of the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic has led to increased demand for relatively larger homes. The new demand pattern is driven by homebuyers’ need to accommodate space for remote working.

Unprecendented success of digital home sales in India

Unprecendented success of digital home sales in India

The quick transition of real estate developers to digital platforms saved the day for both developers and homebuyers. The phenomenal digital home sales numbers are a glaring testament to this. The fruition of digital real estate platforms where buyers and sellers can meet, share information & keep them securely at one place and get to shop real estate products seamlessly is the next big chapter in real estate; one that will change the property sector for good and ensure continued success irrespective of the market forces.

NRIs offer hope for India’s real estate market

NRIs offer hope for India’s real estate market

While not many Indians are buying, developers have seen a spike in enquiries and demand from non-resident Indians in the ongoing financial year. Developers say a weaker rupee, return of several Indians from Middle East and lower interest rates for housing loans are some of the triggers. As many as 40,000 NRIs could be looking to purchase assets in India. If this demand gets converted into sales once travel curbs ease, this could be a “historical high”, he said.

Goa real estate: Why it is a good option for second home

Goa real estate: Why it is a good option for second home

Goa’s serene location, quiet life and strong economic environment make it an attractive investment destination for many of the investors who are especially looking to buy a second home. Do you want to own a home which is away from the hustle and bustle of the city life and is close to nature? Then Goa is the place to be. Goa’s serene location, quiet life and strong economic environment make it an attractive investment destination for many of the investors who are especially looking to buy a second home.

Real Estate Investments provide a higher sense of security during a crisis

Real Estate Investments provide a higher sense of security during a crisis

Contrary to fears and low expectations, real estate in the post-covid world will most likely survive and eventually thrive as an asset class, though it will look different. Decentralization, redistribution and restructuring will be the major themes of this transformation. While it is early days yet, there are visible indications of some of the ways in which the pandemic may alter things for both consumers and developers. It is important to note that the winds of change have been triggered not just by the pandemic.