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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.

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

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.

Why legal opinion is important when the property is funded through a home loan?

Taking legal opinion and help is important even when the property is funded through a home loan. Here are some compelling reasons for the same.

Release deed: Its significance in real estate transactions

A release deed has significant applications in real estate transactions. The article discusses some of them, such as the transfer of property share among parties and banks issuing release deed on loan repayment completion.

Real estate vs gold

Can't decide whether to invest in real estate vs gold? Here's what you need to know.

Why property developers are jumping on the IPO bandwagon

In 2021, companies raised a record Rs 1.19 lakh crore through IPOs. Will 2022 be another record year? Further, will real estate companies also join the IPO party?

How is an agreement for sale different from a sale deed?

Understand where you stand in a property transaction by knowing the difference between a sale deed and an agreement for sale.

Real Estate: Is this a good time to buy a house?

This could just be the ideal time to invest in India’s real estate market; there are many reasons why.