What’s better renting or buying? Real estate offers low rental yields in India

Renting or subletting a home, is a common practice across the globe. A majority of the population, which has migrated on account of work to the metros, lives in a rented house or on a sharing basis. Number of people who live in rented houses is highlighted in the table below: Source: Census of India […]

What is going in Mumbai and Pune real estate markets?

In this post, we analyze a three-year trend cycle spanning across Mumbai Region and Pune residential real estate markets. SalesRevenue-wise Mumbai Region is the largest property market in the country. In terms of sales, Mumbai scores over Pune. The Graph shows sales trends spread across the two key markets of Maharashtra.Frequent upheavals are visible across […]

Affordable housing continued to grow in 2018

Photo Credit: Thinkstock The real estate and housing market in India has rationalized in 2018 after a slew of policy interventions. Though inventory kept piling across top Indian real estate markets (MMR, NCR, Pune, Bengaluru, Hyderabad, Ahmedabad, Chennai and Kolkata) at a significant pace, sales were also witnessed. The industry stakeholders have been stressing on […]

Where is the housing finance market headed? and how CAN the banks/HFCs tackle asset quality issues?

The Housing Finance market Since 1985, the Union government has been striving to address the housing shortage through various policies and provisions. And since then housing finance schemes have been directly impacting such policy interventions. Known for its resilience, the housing finance market has attracted a lot of financiers due to its promising nature. Home […]