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Jeff Bezos buys $165 million home after mansion-hunting with girlfriend

13 Feb 2020

Jeff Bezos buys $165 million home after mansion-hunting with girlfriend

The world's richest person, Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos, has just bought the most expensive property in Los Angeles, United States.

Hyderabad: Businessman flees #TajBanjara without paying Rs. 12 lakh bill

11 Aug 2019

Hyderabad: Businessman flees #TajBanjara without paying Rs. 12 lakh bill

A real estate businessman, who stayed in the five-star Taj Banjara hotel in Hyderabad for 102 days, allegedly fled without clearing bills worth Rs. 12.34 lakh, police said.

This 6-year-old YouTuber just bought a Rs. 55cr property

27 Jul 2019

This 6-year-old YouTuber just bought a Rs. 55cr property

While most of us would never be able to earn Rs. 55 crore in our lifetime (assuming we even live full lives), a six-year-old has just bought a posh building worth $8 million (Rs. 55 crore)!

Here's a look inside Jeff Bezos's new $80mn NYC penthouse

08 Jun 2019

Here's a look inside Jeff Bezos's new $80mn NYC penthouse

Ever since he divorced his wife of 25 years, Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos has been house-hunting. And after months, his search has finally come to an end.

GST rate on affordable housing slashed from 8% to 1%

24 Feb 2019

GST rate on affordable housing slashed from 8% to 1%

In a big favor to home buyers, the GST Council, on Sunday, slashed GST on affordable housing to 1%, down significantly from the previous 8%.

#FinancialBytes: 5 investment classes with most risk (and high return)

25 Nov 2018

#FinancialBytes: 5 investment classes with most risk (and high return)

When it comes to investment, people have so many options today that some may even find it a little confusing to choose one.

RERA: Center to hold workshop with home-buyers, banks on November-15

11 Nov 2018

RERA: Center to hold workshop with home-buyers, banks on November-15

For effective implementation of the Real Estate Act, the Housing and Urban Affairs Ministry will hold a day-long workshop for home-buyers, bank representatives, builders and other stakeholders from northern states on November 15.

SC issues contempt notice against 3 directors of Amrapali Group

11 Oct 2018

SC issues contempt notice against 3 directors of Amrapali Group

The Supreme Court today issued contempt notice against three directors, including the CMD, of Amrapali Group for defying various court orders and sought their reply in four weeks.

India's realty market to touch $1 trillion by 2030: Survey

27 Sep 2018

India's realty market to touch $1 trillion by 2030: Survey

India's real estate market is expected to touch $1 trillion by 2030, becoming the third largest globally, a recent survey said.

#FinancialBytes: 10 things to keep in mind while buying house

11 Aug 2018

#FinancialBytes: 10 things to keep in mind while buying house

Buying a house is one of the most significant decisions in a person's life, not only financially but also on a personal front.

CIDCO announces lottery for 14,838 affordable apartments in Navi Mumbai

11 Aug 2018

CIDCO announces lottery for 14,838 affordable apartments in Navi Mumbai

The City and Industrial Development Corporation (CIDCO), a state planning agency, today announced a lottery for 14,838 affordable apartments in the Navi Mumbai area.

Dreaming of a Mumbai house? Know what it'll cost you

09 Aug 2018

Dreaming of a Mumbai house? Know what it'll cost you

Buying a house remains the ultimate dream for most middle-class Indians.

Kids from second-marriage have no rights on joint-property: Bombay HC

31 Jul 2018

Kids from second-marriage have no rights on joint-property: Bombay HC

The Bombay High Court, recently, gave relief to a woman and her two daughters, who were thrown out of their house. The court maintained that only they have rights on the joint-property.

This $1 billion estate is Los Angeles' most expensive ever

30 Jul 2018

This $1 billion estate is Los Angeles' most expensive ever

If you thought Ambani's 27-storey skyscraper in Mumbai was expensive, think again.

3,340 building plans given nod online in last 2-years: NDMC

09 Jul 2018

3,340 building plans given nod online in last 2-years: NDMC

As many as 3,340 building plans have been approved online during the past two years under North Delhi Municipal Corporation's ease of doing business policy.

#FinancialBytes: 10 things to keep in mind while buying house

08 Jul 2018

#FinancialBytes: 10 things to keep in mind while buying house

Buying a house is one of the most significant decisions in a person's life, not only financially but also on a personal front.

Here's your 'Weekly Industry Insight' for all your stock decisions

02 Jul 2018

Here's your 'Weekly Industry Insight' for all your stock decisions

Thinking of making money by investing in stocks? But which stocks would give you the highest returns throughout this week? And which ones should you avoid?

Here's your 'Weekly Industry Insight' for all your stock decisions

18 Jun 2018

Here's your 'Weekly Industry Insight' for all your stock decisions

Thinking of making money by investing in stocks? But which stocks should give the highest returns throughout this week? And which ones should you avoid?

#FinancialBytes: 10 things to keep in mind while buying house

14 Jun 2018

#FinancialBytes: 10 things to keep in mind while buying house

Buying a house is one of the most significant decisions in a person's life, not only financially but also on a personal front.

Center to urge WB Govt to switch over to RERA

10 Jun 2018

Center to urge WB Govt to switch over to RERA

The Center will soon send a team to urge the West Bengal Government to switch over to the Real Estate (Regulation & Development) Act, 2016 to protect home buyers' interest, said Abhay Upadhyay, President of the Forum for People's Collective Efforts.

You'll get your money back: SC assures Amrapali homebuyers

11 May 2018

You'll get your money back: SC assures Amrapali homebuyers

The SC has assured the 43,000 investors of the Amrapali Group's housing projects that their money will be protected at all costs, even if that meant selling off the company's assets.

Return on investment via residential rent highest in Bengaluru, Kolkata

18 Apr 2018

Return on investment via residential rent highest in Bengaluru, Kolkata

Bengaluru still commands one of the highest residential yields countrywide at 3.7% despite a slump in real estate market, a report said.

Bengaluru: Two apartments in Kingfisher Towers sold for Rs. 35crore

07 Apr 2018

Bengaluru: Two apartments in Kingfisher Towers sold for Rs. 35crore

Two luxury apartments in the posh Kingfisher Towers at UB City in Bengaluru were resold at Rs. 35 crore each, making it the most expensive deal in the city despite the damp mood of the real estate industry.

Thanks to Mumbai's sky-high prices, 1.09 lakh apartments lying unsold

21 Mar 2018

Thanks to Mumbai's sky-high prices, 1.09 lakh apartments lying unsold

Mumbai, which rules the country's property market, has seen sluggish real estate trade recently.

Bengaluru: Woman kidnaps mother, gets her declared 'insane' for property

05 Mar 2018

Bengaluru: Woman kidnaps mother, gets her declared 'insane' for property

A man filed a petition in the Karnataka high court stating that his aunt, who has been missing since February 5, has been abducted by her daughter and kept at a mental hospital forcibly.

Mumbai business family buys four flats for Rs. 240 crore

22 Feb 2018

Mumbai business family buys four flats for Rs. 240 crore

A business family of Mumbai has reportedly made the biggest residential transaction of recent times by buying four apartments at Rs. 1.2 lakh per sq ft in an upcoming residential tower at Nepeansea Road.

Deposit schemes, return-offers from jewelers, realtors may soon be banned

22 Feb 2018

Deposit schemes, return-offers from jewelers, realtors may soon be banned

The Union Cabinet has cleared the Banning of Unregulated Deposit Schemes Bill, 2018 to be introduced in Parliament; it seeks to ban dubious schemes and punish those running such scams.

Why is Trump Jr's dinner offer in India being criticized?

19 Feb 2018

Why is Trump Jr's dinner offer in India being criticized?

Donald Trump Jr., the eldest son of the US President, is arriving in India to launch the 47-storey luxury Trump Towers project in Gurugram.

Trump Towers launches fourth project in India at Gurgaon

11 Jan 2018

Trump Towers launches fourth project in India at Gurgaon

India's fourth Trump Towers is coming up in Gurgaon, the second biggest in the country after Mumbai.

Indian real estate: Should you invest now or not?

08 Jan 2018

Indian real estate: Should you invest now or not?

2017 was one of the worst phases for India's realty sector; even before it could recover from the Nov'16 demonetization blow, a slew of reforms like Real Estate Regulation Act and GST slowed the business.

No proposal to link Aadhaar to property, says govt

19 Dec 2017

No proposal to link Aadhaar to property, says govt

A month after MoS Housing Hardeep Puri hinted that Aadhaar would be linked to property transactions, the government claimed in the Parliament there's no such proposal under consideration.

NCLT allows Centre to take over realty major Unitech

08 Dec 2017

NCLT allows Centre to take over realty major Unitech

The National Company Law Tribunal (NCLT) has allowed the Centre to take management control of realty giant Unitech after the Corporate Affairs Ministry moved the bankruptcy court.

Bitcoins are the new "black" in real estate post-demonetization

23 Nov 2017

Bitcoins are the new "black" in real estate post-demonetization

Over the last one year, the value of Bitcoin -the oldest and largest cryptocurrency- has skyrocketed globally.

Mandatory Aadhaar linkage with property, is it happening?

21 Nov 2017

Mandatory Aadhaar linkage with property, is it happening?

In an attempt to weed out illegal wealth hidden as assets, Union Housing Minister Hardeep Puri has hinted that linking Aadhaar with property transactions would be made mandatory.

DDA housing scheme 2017: 46,000 applications received as deadline ends

12 Nov 2017

DDA housing scheme 2017: 46,000 applications received as deadline ends

The Delhi Development Authority (DDA) has received nearly 46,000 applications for its new housing scheme which offers 12,000 flats across four income categories in Rohini, Vasant Kunj, Dwarka, Narela, Paschim Vihar, Jasola, Pitampura and Siraspur.

#Demonetization: One year on, here's looking at India in numbers

11 Nov 2017

#Demonetization: One year on, here's looking at India in numbers

It's been a year since PM Narendra Modi discarded the currency notes of denominations Rs. 500 and Rs. 1000. A lot has happened since then.

IKEA's latest India purchase: A Gurugram plot at Rs. 842cr

02 Nov 2017

IKEA's latest India purchase: A Gurugram plot at Rs. 842cr

IKEA has purchased a 10-acre plot in Gurugram Sector 47 at Rs. 842cr from the Haryana government. This is the biggest ever deal by HUDA (Haryana Urban Development Authority).

Indian government owns land nine times the size of Delhi

30 Oct 2017

Indian government owns land nine times the size of Delhi

How much land do you think the Indian government owns?

PM Modi: Government working on new consumer protection law

26 Oct 2017

PM Modi: Government working on new consumer protection law

India is working on a new law to empower consumers, PM Narendra Modi said.

Mumbai: Real estate firms' stocks gain post MahaRERA

20 Sep 2017

Mumbai: Real estate firms' stocks gain post MahaRERA

Following the stringent implementation of MahaRERA (Maharashtra Real Estate Regulatory Authority), stocks of realty firms in Mumbai were trading higher on BSE on expectations of a significant shift in the sector favoring organized players.