Real Estate Shares Touch The Bottom

Current reports show that real estate shares are under heavy pressure of selling. Last Tuesday BSE real estate index was closed at 1,822.14 falling down by 3 %.
Real estate shares fall deeper

Real estate shares fall deeper due to higher interest rates and sluggish real estate market.

Real estate shares are under heavy pressure to sell off mainly because of profit-booking. Real estate investors’ sentiment was all the more hurt by the 7.8 % inflation of September. This was the highest in all the ten months of the year.

The 3% of fall of real estate shares was the highest among all the sectors. The shares of all real estate majors also affected heavily. DLF shares were sold at Rs.208 with a decline of 4.3%. Another real estate major Unitech fell to Rs.25.65 after facing a decline of 4.8 %.

The biggest real estate loser was Anant Raj Industries which dropped by 6.8%. HDIL had the second worst position as it had a drop by 5.7%. Continue reading

Comeback of Luxury Homes

After a year, the realty market seems to be overwhelmed with the comeback of the demand of luxury homes. Apart from the prime locations like Bangalore and Mumbai, the tier-II or tier-III cities, such as Nagpur and Ahmadabad are also witnessing remarkable growth as far as luxury homes are concerned. Within just six months, these cities have seen a rise of about 20-25% in account of premium residential projects.

Some of the developers who have floated several luxurious schemes across the country in order to grab more and more investors and end-users are Hiranandanis, Sobha, DB Realty, Lodhas , Indiabulls and Prestige.

However, each city has its own range of prices of these luxury homes. The cities Bangalore and Hyderabad have a pricing of Rs 6,000 per sq ft while the pricing in Mumbai is Rs 30,000 per sq ft.

“From Jones Lang LaSalle Meghraj (JLLM) which is a real-estate consultant, the managing director, strategic consulting, Mr. Deepak Bhavsar said that there has been an increase of 10-12% projects in Delhi NCR and Mumbai.