Indian Real Estate India has for long lacked an agency to control the monopolistic and predatory practices of Indian companies. The old MTRP Act had become quite toothless after the 1991 reforms and the Indian industry had turned into the wild west. Monopolies and oligopolies could operate quite freely and there was nobody to investigate price fixing and […]

Real Estate Bubble in India Indian real estate prices are one of the highest in the world in terms of affordability as median real estate price to median income ratio is almost 300, in India’s economic capital of Mumbai. There are a number of reasons given by real estate companies in India to justify the […]

India’s Sahara Group has a huge presence in the media, real estate, financial and hospitality sector. The business conglomerate which is led by Subroto Roy however remains shrouded in mystery about its funding . The group has of late been on a buying spree taking over iconic hotels for hundreds of millions of dollars in […]

The Indian Real Estate Market saw a massive boom in the period between 2004 and 2008 alongwith the global real estate bubble. However after that the industry has been going through a down cycle particularly related to the volumes and sentiments. Though the prices have not come down, the volumes in key markets like Mumbai […]

India has for long lacked an agency to control the monopolistic and predatory practices of Indian companies . The old MTRP Act had become quite toothless after the 1991 reforms and the Indian industry had turned into the wild west. Monopolies and oligopolies could operate quite freely and there was nobody to investigate price fixing and cartelization . […]

India’s Real Estate Companies have seen a very tough 3-4 years with interest rates climbing, investors running away from shoddy accounting and the global macro scene being quite bad. One needs only to look at the stock price chart to see times have been very bad. Besides some of these companies have come under court scanner for their practises with Unitech CEO spending some months in jail for a telecom scam. However property prices have not come down as India’s real estate bubble seems immune from crises in the West and in India . Prices have more or less remained stable while other assets have seen a major carnage at one point or the other.