A new survey by Property Research firm’s claimed that there has been a 6% hike in sales for the quarter ending 2018, when compared to the same quarter in 2017, which showed 12% dip in sales.
Among all the 6 metro cities, Hyderabad topped as the best performing real estate market with 49% sale, followed by Pune where sale rose by 22%. Bengaluru had a 5% hike, whereas sales were up in Chennai by 24 and by 27% in NCR respectively. Even the prices in Chennai, Hyderabad, Bengaluru, NCR and Mumbai remained stable on quarterly basis.
The study also reported that NCR has the most number of unsold piled inventories of around 300 million square feet and as estimated, it will take around 60 months to clear this inventory, followed by Mumbai which has 185 million square feet of unsold inventory, and will take 60 months to get sold. In this segment, Bengaluru was the best performer with only 152 square feet that will take 27 months to clear out the entire inventory.
According to Property Research firm’s, the new supply is also adding to the inventory and most of the properties that are getting included comes in the cost range of Rs. 50 lakh to Rs. 1 crore (39%), followed by 29% in the range of Rs. 25 lakh to Rs. 50 lakh (29%). In all these new supplies Bengaluru and Mumbai contributed the highest by 31% and 28% respectively.