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  • Budget watch: Real estate sector wants industry status, tax relief

    The real estate sector, which has seen new highs in terms of sales as well as launches in the last one year, expects the Centre to grant it the status of an industry and offer some tax breaks to support low-priced homes, several top executives told Business Standard. Pavitra Shankar, managing director at Brigade Enterprises said that the industry status has been the sector's "one of the long-standing demands"


    Finding a home on rent in any Indian city is no less than going through a maze where every decision takes us in a different direction. From identifying the right property and right landlord to mutually agreeable rent and security deposit, the task is indeed uphill. Not to mention the brokers, that are most of the time devoid of any detailed information about the property or its owners and their only obligation remains to themselves, to earn the brokerage – from landlord and tenant.

  • Budget 2024: Will housing get more affordable?

    The upcoming budget is just a few days away and one of the focus points in it could be to boost affordable housing. Over the past few years, the affordable housing sector has made progress thanks to government initiatives like Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana, which offered tax benefits to both developers and homebuyers. However, challenges remain in land availability, rising construction costs, and sustainable development practices.

  • Real Estate Expectations from Budget 2024-25: Industry Status, Tax Reliefs, and Affordable Housing Initiatives| News18

    Real Estate Expectations from Budget 2024-25: As the newly formed Modi 3.0 government settles in, all eyes are on the upcoming Budget 2024-25, which Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman is likely to present on July 23. The real estate sector has high hopes for this budget, with demands ranging from tax reliefs to affordable housing initiatives and land-related announcements.

  • Budget 2024: Real estate sector wishlist — from single-window approval for construction to tax benefits

    Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman will present the Budget for 2024-25 in the third week of July, outlining anticipated government receipts and expenditures across various sectors.

    India's real estate industry eagerly awaits reforms and incentives to foster growth and address long-standing challenges.

  • Budget 2024 Expectations: Housing Reforms & Senior Living Support

    Pyush Lohia, Director, Lohia Worldspace “We are hopeful that the upcoming budget will bring significant changes. We are particularly looking for increased investment in infrastructure and meaningful tax reforms. Easing GST on housing would be a significant step, making homes more affordable and driving demand. These measures are crucial not just for our sector but for broader economic growth, job creation, and supporting small businesses. A balanced approach will pave the way for sustainable development.”

  • Budget 2024: Realtors demand Govt’s focus on the affordable housing

    As the union budget is nearing, stakeholders of the country’s real estate sector are increasingly putting forward their demand from the Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman. While, their demands are wide-ranging - from reduction in goods & services tax (GST) to removal of regulatory hurdles, one of the key demands that is gaining chorus this time is aid for the faltering affordable housing sector.

  • Budget wish list: Realtors want government to rationalise taxes, allot more for SWAMIH

    Real estate developers are seeking slew of measures including rationalisation of taxes, further allocation to the Special Window for Affordable and Mid-Income Housing (SWAMIH) fund and continuation in the government's support for affordable housing in the upcoming Union Budget to help the sector sustain growth by supporting demand creation.

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  • Rental Property Shortage Leaves Salaried Class Struggling

    The demand for luxury housing in the country of homes priced above Rs 50 crores has shot up 1.5x in the past year, and that of homes priced above Rs 4 crore has increased by 75%, according to a report by JLL India. The takers of these homes are affluent people, who are buying two, three, or four properties. However, they are not willing to lease the extra ones out.

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  • The Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs urges the real estate sector to gear up for new housing challenges until 2029, with rain harvesting as a core element for housing projects: D. Thara

    Additional Secretary of the Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs, D. Thara, on Friday asked the real estate industry to completely gear up to meet housing-related challenges for the next five years by revisiting their old practices and preparing to invest in rain harvesting and creating play spaces for children in their housing complexes. Additionally, she emphasized provisioning for cool pathways powered by solar energy.