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5 Affordable cities to buy or rent a house in India

We take a look at five major cities in India where it is both affordable and wise to buy or rent a property today.

5 Popular ways to transfer your immovable property

There are various methods of acquiring ownership of immovable property in India. This article features five ways to achieve this.

7 Things to Know Before You Invest in Land

You need to know of a lot of things before buying a plot of land. This piece will answer most of your queries.

How much do you know about buying a home?

Buying a home is perhaps the most important financial decisions you’ll make in your lifetime. Test your knowledge to know if you're in tune with home-buying process.

RERA Act 2016: What are my rights as a homebuyer?

RERA or Real Estate (Regulation and Development) Act, 2016 aims at protecting the rights of the home purchasers as well as aids in boosting the real estate investments. The bill of this Parliament of India Act was passed by Rajya Sabha on 10 March 2016. The RERA Act was effective on and from 1 May 2016. During this time, out of 92 sections, 52 were notified. All the other provisions were effective on and from 1 May 2017. RERA assures transparency and fast disposal of projects in real estate sector. RERA Act has led to the creation of a legit system wherein issues such as quality of the projects, delays in projects, pricing of the property, etc. can be dealt with transparency. Read on to understand the rights of a homebuyer under RERA Act.

A look at the different stamp duties across Indian states

29 states. 29 stamp duty values. Here's a look through.

9 Important documents you will need while buying a house

Process and documentation when buying a house

An expert guide on how the price of a house is determined

Owning a house is considered a valuable asset for many individuals and is seen as a significant investment. With the steady rise of the real estate in India, and a vast population turning towards urban and semi-urban cities for professional reasons, owning a house has become a requirement, if not a necessity. Owning a house requires meticulous planning as there is a considerable financial investment. There are multiple factors that go in determining the cost of the house apart from the cost of construction and such factors are dependent on various aspects. In this guide, we take a look at all the possible factors that go in deciding the cost of a house and have simplified the information that helps you understand the nuances and assists you in making a sound financial decision.