Real Estate

The Hindu Business Line  Oct 2  Comment 
Call for excise duty cuts, teaser loans
The Times of India  Oct 1  Comment 
Mumbai-based Carnival Group may have struck the country’s biggest ever single asset real estate deal when it bought over Larsen and Toubro’s Elante Mall for Rs 1,785 crore recently. The deal was announced on Wednesday in Mumbai.
Clusterstock  Oct 1  Comment 
Mexican billionaire Carlos Slim's 20,000-square-foot mansion became one of the most expensive public listings in New York City when it hit the market this spring.  At that time, the  landmarked, Beaux-Arts masterpiece was listed with facade...
The Hindu Business Line  Oct 1  Comment 
With falling rupee, discounted properties are a big draw for Indian Diaspora
Clusterstock  Oct 1  Comment 
If you live in a major city, you're probably used to some background noise. Still, some streets are noisier than others, whether that's because they're close to transportation hubs like airports or there's just a lot of construction in the...  Oct 1  Comment 
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The Australian  Oct 1  Comment 
Despite sluggish retail sales figures, there’s a boom happening at the top end of the industry.


Real Estate includes land (measured in area), and any residential, commercial property built upon it.

Its value is usually based on the area and individual value of the types of assets (homes, buildings, parks, schools, even office cubicles) that are accommodated in that area along with the immediate surroundings (access to transportation, business opportunities and several other factors).

The term "real estate" refers to the land and fixtures together, as opposed to "real property" which refers to ownership rights of the land and anything affixed to it.

Many laws are based on distinguishing between "real" property (land and anything affixed to it) and "personal" property (everything else, e.g. clothing, furniture, money).

With the legal protection associated with private property ownership, real estate has become a major area of business.

Real estate can be a desirable investment vehicle, however there are risks associated with it which must be thoroughly researched, understood and taken into account. Like any other investment, real estate should not dominate a portfolio.

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