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This was a year of reform for the real estate sector

Publication: MINT Date : 28 DECEMBER 2017
Apart from introduction of RERA and Benami Act, the real estate sector also braved GST and demonetization—all positives for the long term, but it hit the segment hard in the near term

The year that transparency became real for builders in Mumbai

Publication: HINDUSTAN TIMES Date : 28 DECEMBER 2017
Transparency is for real (estate) – this is how experts define 2017 for the sector, which has been battling a slowdown for years.

Building on game-changing reforms

Publication: BUSINESS LINE Date : 28 DECEMBER 2017
MUMBAI, DECEMBER 27: 2017 will be remembered for bringing in key reforms in the real estate sector. For starters, the Government made it loud and clear that home buyers will no longer be at the mercy of real-estate developers.



RERA will rebalance the builder-buyer equation

Publication: MINT Date : 28 DECEMBER 2017
Introduced with the intent of bringing in more transparency in the sector and rebalancing the lopsided builder-buyer relationship, RERA has been a ray of hope for the buyers



Office space leasing in city rises 9% this year

Publication: TIMES OF INDIA Date : 28 DECEMBER 2017
Mumbai:About 30.57 million sq ft of office space was leased out in top eight cities in 2017, according to a year-end Cushman & Wakefield report on Wednesday.



‘Growth prospects look bright for real estate'

Publication: BUSINESS LINE Date : 28 DECEMBER 2017
December 27, 2017: Exactly a year ago, the doom-mongers were out in force. There were predictions of a slump in demand in the office sector. There was also uncertainty around the new government in the US.

REITS, InvITs allowed to issue bonds via bourses

Publication: FINANCIAL CHRONICLE Date : 28 DECEMBER 2017
In an effort to make REITS and InvITs more attractive to investors, markets regulator Sebi has notified relaxed rules that allow these trusts to raise funds by issuing debt securities.

Realty Queries

Publication: ECONOMIC TIMES Date : 28 DECEMBER 2017
Every week, an expert selected by ET answers queries from our readers on real estate


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