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Land prices ascend in Hyderabad’s IT corridor

The city’s IT corridor is now the most expensive in south India, beating Bengaluru and Chennai – the two other IT destinations – courtesy escalating land prices.

Land rates in the city’s Madhapur-Financial District-Gachibowli stretch has touched Rs 45 crore to Rs 50 crore per acre. This has resulted in zero land deals with all leading developers putting brakes on their investments. Continue reading

Goldman Sachs to open office in Hyderabad, second in India

Investment banking firm Goldman Sachs has identified the city as a new location for its global shared services footprint in India.

“The new Hyderabad office will be the second location for Goldman Sachs Services in India, and will complement the Bengaluru office footprint in terms of both execution and support that it will provide to the firm’s businesses globally,” a release from the state government quoted the firm as saying on Thursday. Continue reading

Telangana prohibits registration of Waqf properties

In a major move for protection of Waqf properties, the Telangana government has prohibited their registration to leave no scope for unauthorised transfers.

Waqf properties have been included in the list which will be put under “auto lock” on the soon-to-be-launched Dharani Portal for online registration of properties across the state. Continue reading

Best Top places to invest in real estate sector in South India

South Indian cities such as Bangalore, Hyderabad, and Chennai have emerged as one of the best-performing real estate markets in the country. While the majority of the other areas across the country reported downward pressure on prices and a reduction in supply, the cities towards the South continued to resist the recessionary pressures and reported price appreciation, albeit moderate, year-on-year. The reasons behind the same can be attributed to limited new launches across the region, focus on completing delayed projects, availability of land parcels at reasonable prices, high retail growth, increased demand from Non-Resident Indians (NRIs) and the development of social infrastructure over several years. Moreover, the availability of excellent healthcare facilities, trained staff, and pleasant climate have made South India one of the most vibrant senior living hubs in India. Those who wish to invest in a safe place for the elderly, in the times of COVID-19 scare, can consider South India, as nearly 65 percent of the overall senior citizen projects are located in this region. Continue reading

What is TDR in land?

Transferable development rights (TDR) is a method by which developers can purchase the development rights of certain parcels within a designated “sending district” and transfer the rights to another “receiving district” to increase the density of their new development. It is used for controlling land use to complement land-use planning and zoning for more effective urban growth management and land conservation. Continue reading

LRS Scheme Telangana

  1. Government of Telangana, with a view to promote planned sustainable development of both in Urban and Rural areas in the State, are encouraging development through approved layouts.
  2. However, Government has observed that there are still many unapproved and illegal layouts and such unauthorized layouts, because of their deficiencies in infrastructure puts extra pressure on the local bodies but more importantly, puts the plot owners in such layouts at great inconvenience. Such substandard and unapproved subdivisions of plots defeat the very objective of planned development and severely affects the planned extension of services and amenities by the local bodies.

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Telangana Govt Given New GO, No property registrations in unapproved layouts and buildings

Henceforth, properties in unauthorized layouts, apartments and buildings without sanctioned plans of the civic bodies will not be registered. The Registration and Stamps department has issued a memo on 26/08/2020,  directing all the sub-registrars to insist on layout approval or building permission copy for property registrations. This is applicable to the plots that have already registered and are going for second sale (resale). Continue reading

Double Bedroom Houses in 40 days ? Telangana Government counts on New technology to deliver Double Bedroom Houses

In a first, units under the 2BHK housing scheme of Telangana government will be completed in 40 days flat when compared to 150 days it used to take previously. GHMC on August 24 said the tunnel form construction technology — under which a 10-stored building can be raised in 40 days — is being adopted now to build 2BHK houses at Rampally  village in Keesara Mandal. Continue reading

Housing Minister says special advisory to save buyers’, realty stakeholders’ interest soon

The government will soon issue an advisory to all real estate regulatory authorities and states about the special measures that need to be taken to safeguard the interest of homebuyers and all other real estate industry stakeholders, said Housing and Urban Affairs Minister Hardeep Singh Puri. Continue reading

Homebuyers shift focus to peripheral areas

Increased infrastructure development and competitive price points in the outlying pockets of Hyderabad have altered the home buying trend in the city. Against the yesteryears popular Gachibowli, Jubilee Hills and Madhapur, the peripheral pockets of Gandipet, Shankarpally and Shadnagar have emerged as the new favourites of investors in the city. Continue reading