- Thursday, June 14, 2018

NRIs still reluctant to invest in Indian realty: Track2Realty survey

First, the good news: The outlook of expat Indians towards Indian real estate is changing for the better. Recent policy reforms have made them more optimistic about the property market back home. However, the … READ FULL STORY The post NRIs still reluctant to invest in Indian realty: Track2Realty survey appeared first on Housing News.

- Wednesday, June 13, 2018

Important rules for NRIs investing in Indian real estate

Non-resident Indians (NRIs) have been a significant segment of investors, in the Indian real estate market. NRIs generally buy properties in India for investment purposes or out of their emotional connect with their country … READ FULL STORY The post Important rules for NRIs investing in Indian real estate appeared first on Housing News.

- Wednesday, June 06, 2018

Kochi Marine Drive: NRIs’ top pick

Kochi’s Marine Drive, is one of the most sought-after property destination in the city. This picturesque promenade is popular among residents of the city, as well as tourists, due to the magnificent view of … READ FULL STORY The post Kochi Marine Drive: NRIs’ top pick appeared first on Housing News.

- Friday, June 01, 2018

NRI investments in India: The essential checklist

Presently, Indian real estate is a very popular investment option for most NRIs. However, since they live abroad, it becomes more important for them to do proper due diligence before risking their money.   … READ FULL STORY The post NRI investments in India: The essential checklist appeared first on Housing News.

- Wednesday, May 30, 2018

Bandra west: Mumbai’s first lifestyle suburb

Bandra west, in Mumbai, has emerged as an attractive destination for lifestyle homes, from an investment perspective. With luxurious sea-facing flats, this suburb is home to several film personalities. The ‘queen of the suburbs’ … READ FULL STORY The post Bandra west: Mumbai’s first lifestyle suburb appeared first on Housing News.

- Saturday, May 12, 2018

Laws governing inheritance of immovable property in India by NRIs

Types of properties that can be inherited in India, by NRIs A non-resident Indian (NRI) or person of Indian origin (PIO), can inherit any immovable property in India, whether it is residential or commercial. … READ FULL STORY The post Laws governing inheritance of immovable property in India by NRIs appeared first on Housing News.

- Saturday, April 28, 2018

Dos and don’ts for NRIs investing in Indian realty

The realty market in India, has always seen considerable interest from the Indian diaspora, as an investment avenue. With developers constantly striving to woo non-resident Indians (NRIs), they can choose from a variety of … READ FULL STORY The post Dos and don’ts for NRIs investing in Indian realty appeared first on Housing News.

- Monday, April 16, 2018

Can NRIs rely solely on the internet for their property purchase?

Non-resident Indians (NRIs) may often find it impractical to physically come and see a property, while scouting for one, even if they have a keen interest in the Indian property market. Hence, developers are … READ FULL STORY The post Can NRIs rely solely on the internet for their property purchase? appeared first on Housing News.

- Tuesday, March 27, 2018

Not enough supply to match NRI demand for affluent senior housing in India

While Indian real estate developers are going all out to woo rich Indians and expat professionals, they seem to have gone completely off target, when it comes to understanding the long-term housing needs of … READ FULL STORY The post Not enough supply to match NRI demand for affluent senior housing in India appeared first on Housing News.

- Tuesday, March 20, 2018

Can an NRI purchase or own a property in India?

Any non-resident Indian (NRI), who is interested in buying a property in India, should be aware of certain legal provisions pertaining to the purchase or owning of an immovable property in India under the … READ FULL STORY The post Can an NRI purchase or own a property in India? appeared first on Housing News.

- Thursday, March 15, 2018

Kochi: A sought-after property market among Indians and NRIs

According to the National Housing Bank’s RESIDEX, property prices in Kochi grew by 12.8 per cent in the October-December quarter of 2017. This comes at a time, when the top 10 property markets are … READ FULL STORY The post Kochi: A sought-after property market among Indians and NRIs appeared first on Housing News.

- Tuesday, March 13, 2018

Home financing options for NRI buyers

When a non-resident Indian (NRI) opts to purchase a property in India, there are several regulations that govern how such a purchase can be financed.   Sources, for financing a real estate investment in … READ FULL STORY The post Home financing options for NRI buyers appeared first on Housing News.

- Friday, February 16, 2018

A guide to buying property in Pune, for newcomers in the city

Pune, in Maharashtra, attracts people from all over India, as well as abroad. People often move to this city for education or to earn a livelihood, as this city offers ample employment opportunities. When … READ FULL STORY The post A guide to buying property in Pune, for newcomers in the city appeared first on Housing News.

- Friday, January 26, 2018

Indian real estate: An insurance against uncertain foreign markets for NRIs?

With more than 6,50,000 Indians working and staying in Qatar, the non-resident Indians (NRIs) there are in a tight spot, after its neighbouring countries, including Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, Egypt and the United Arab Emirates, … READ FULL STORY The post Indian real estate: An insurance against uncertain foreign markets for NRIs? appeared first on Housing News.

- Tuesday, January 09, 2018

NRIs prefer to invest in hometown over major metros

More than three-fourths (78%) of non-resident Indians (NRIs), who are looking to invest in real estate in the country, wish to do so in their hometown. Among the NRIs who are investing for the … READ FULL STORY The post NRIs prefer to invest in hometown over major metros appeared first on Housing News.

- Wednesday, November 29, 2017

NRIs fuelling luxury housing in Ahmedabad

Ahmedabad, which has traditionally been a cost-conscious property market, dominated by the mass and mid-segment housing, has suddenly witnessed a flurry of launches in the luxury segment. Moreover, this shift has happened at a … READ FULL STORY The post NRIs fuelling luxury housing in Ahmedabad appeared first on Housing News.

- Saturday, November 18, 2017

NRI investment in Indian realty hit by lack of ‘trusted information’

Rekha Parihar, a non-resident Indian (NRI) from Dubai, had finalised the purchase of a luxury sea-facing apartment in Worli, Mumbai. However, when she surfed the internet to check the credentials of the developer and … READ FULL STORY The post NRI investment in Indian realty hit by lack of ‘trusted information’ appeared first on Housing News.

- Thursday, October 12, 2017

NRIs’ job loss not to fuel India’s housing market: Track2Realty survey

A perception has gained ground that non-resident Indians (NRIs), who lose their jobs in the US and other parts of the world, have no choice but to return home and invest in India’s housing … READ FULL STORY The post NRIs’ job loss not to fuel India’s housing market: Track2Realty survey appeared first on Housing News.

- Tuesday, October 10, 2017

NRI investment in real estate: Flexible policies are the need of the hour

The Indian government unabashedly woos the Indian diaspora to invest in various sectors in India and is considering easing norms further. Yet, the government makes Non-Resident Indians (NRIs) jump through hoops when it comes … READ FULL STORY The post NRI investment in real estate: Flexible policies are the need of the hour appeared first on Housing News.

- Monday, September 11, 2017

NRI investment patterns become realistic

Alka Rajpurohit, a non-resident Indian (NRI) from Dubai, wanted to sell her luxury apartment in Gurgaon and instead, buy a premium apartment in Noida. Rajpurohit’s decision, reflects the changing dynamics of NRIs’ investments in … READ FULL STORY The post NRI investment patterns become realistic appeared first on Housing News.

- Monday, July 10, 2017

NRIs’ confidence in Indian realty remains low

Nearly two-thirds (as many as 64%) of non-resident Indians (NRIs) categorically say that they would wait for more clarity and transparency in the market, before making an investment decision in the Indian property market. … READ FULL STORY The post NRIs’ confidence in Indian realty remains low appeared first on Housing News.

- Tuesday, June 20, 2017

NRI buyers bullish on Bengaluru property

Some of the recent trends in the Indian property market, seem to suggest that non-resident Indians (NRIs) are shifting their investment from Bengaluru to Coimbatore and Kochi, owing to the lower ticket size in … READ FULL STORY The post NRI buyers bullish on Bengaluru property appeared first on Housing News.

- Wednesday, February 08, 2017

‘As developers, we need to take steps to instill trust among buyers’

With properties in India and the Middle-East and plans to expand operations into the UK market, PNC Menon, chairman-emeritus of Sobha Ltd, speaks to Housing News on how NRIs perceive India’s real estate market … READ FULL STORY The post ‘As developers, we need to take steps to instill trust among buyers’ appeared first on Housing News.

- Saturday, January 07, 2017

Dubai and London properties to attract Indians in 2017

A survey by Track2Realty in 2014, among NRIs, HNIs and other wealthy and influential investors, found that Singapore, Malaysia, New York, Sydney, UK (London) and the Middle East (Dubai), were the preferred destinations for … READ FULL STORY The post Dubai and London properties to attract Indians in 2017 appeared first on Housing News.

- Tuesday, January 03, 2017

Policy changes to attract NRIs to Indian realty, in 2017

The Indian property market has always been quite attractive for non-resident Indians (NRIs). The only concern, has been with the opaque nature of the business, with its lack of information and scientific process of … READ FULL STORY The post Policy changes to attract NRIs to Indian realty, in 2017 appeared first on Housing News.