Anshumali P Ruparel The Indian Express Group

Anshumali P Ruparel-

Protecting property: Before you decide to let

Saturday 1 December '12

Rental segment of residential realty space is picking up with growing demand.
Panic among flat buyers as builders send VAT payment notices

Tuesday 4 September '12

Even as confusion prevails over Value Added Tax (VAT) on property purchased between June 20, 2006 and March 31, 2010, there is panic among flat buyers who have, over the last few days, received notice...
Mumbai rentals to be dearer

Saturday 14 April '12

The Maharashtra government is proposing a new method to levy stamp duty on Leave and Licence Agreements in the state. If implemented, it can push up rentals several fold denting chances of finding rea...
There is no excuse for delay

Saturday 3 March '12

When buyers are expected to meet payment obligations while buying into a housing project, it becomes the responsibility of the developer to honour the contract and deliver on time
A step towards transparency

Saturday 21 January '12

The revised Development Control Rules in Mumbai have withdrawn the sop given to developers in the form of ‘free of FSI’ and has made it chargeable at a premium. The move has potential to usher in tran...
Six loopholes in Realty Bill

Saturday 14 January '12

In this backdrop, it would be instructive to take a look at the draft legislation once again.


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