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NHB asks housing finance firms to stop funding ‘subvention schemes’

In a circular dated July 19, NHB asked the housing finance companies (HFCs) to stop funding such ‘subvention schemes’, including in cases where the loans have been sanctioned but disbursements are yet to commence.

World Bank to give India 100 million US Dollars loan for housing project

To help lower-income families obtain loans by offering incentives to lenders.


Needed: A benchmark for floating rates

The NHB is set to begin work towards evolving an index that can be used as a benchmark to determine floating interest rates for home loans.

City Lights: NHB to launch ratings for housing projects soon

We expect to launching the rating soon. But we are not planning to make it mandatory for all,” NHB chairman and managing director RV Verma said.

Growth poles on the realty map

Tier II and III cities hold the potential to become the next hotspot given the greater diffusion of economic activity from metro cities.

In taxing times, realtors discover ‘fringe’ benefits

People don’t mind distance if they get to own a house at a price they can bear to pay, says Shalini Nair.


Green Shoots visible

Experts advise end-user needs to figure out a good project with decent location and not get caught up in price fluctuations.

Home prices begin to rise, signal change in real estate market mood

Residex data for Q3 shows prices rose in 16 out of 26 cities surveyed.

National Housing Bank inclined to fund low-cost houses in West Bengal

The National Housing Bank (NHB) has shown interest in funding low-cost housing projects in West Bengal,state Minister for Urban Development and Municipal Affairs Firhad Hakim said today.

Inflation indexed bonds to get facelift

The securities will be issued in the form of Bonds Ledger Account (BLA).