Tax exemption up 33%
DNMUM311116 | 7/19/2014 | Author : Vijay Pandya
Taxation plays a key role in shaping our home purchase decisions. The tax exemption on home loans has been a key factor, facilitating new home purchases at a younger age over the past decade. However, while inflation continued to rise as did property prices, the tax exemption lim...
Clear the top 5 redevelopment hurdles
DNMUM311218 | 7/19/2014 | Author : team dna
The adage ‘Knowledge is Power’ applies perfectly to the redevelopment process. Knowledge is basically what differentiates societies that have successfully undergone redevelopment from those who are still languishing in dilapidated buildings. 1Ignorance of the process
How will Budget 2014 benefit the housing sector
DNMUM311219 | 7/19/2014 | Author : team dna
‘New initiatives need to hit the ground in real time’- Anuj Puri, Chairman & Country Head, JLL IndiaIn terms of relief to the housing sector, the budget has allocated Rs. 4000 crore for low-cost housing schemes. Apart from this, he has also indicated that there will ...
Green development needs a boost
DNMUM311220 | 7/19/2014 | Author : Rumi Engineer
Allocating Rs 50,000 crore to urban infra development to improve safe drinking water, sewage treatment, digital infra and Rs 7,060 crore for development of 100 smart cities in the budget are positive steps as it will encourage investments in sustainable technologies. Smart c...
Enjoy the rains
DNMUM311222 | 7/19/2014 | Author : Nilesh Mazumdar
As you watch the clouds gathering and wish for a heavy downpour, you wish you don’t have to face the hassles that come along with the monsoon rains. Side-effects like molds can cause severe health problems if not treated on time. Therefore there is a need to prevent them...
Realty to become a pipe-dream?
DNAHM73634 | 7/16/2014 | Author : dna correspondent
Your plans of buying a dream home have hit another speed breaker as real estate prices are expected to go up by 20%. For, the high court on Tuesday has upheld the provision of deducting 40% of the land from areas where Town Planning schemes are not in force.The court held t...