Tag: real estate

  • Reduction in Stamp Duty rates

    Stamp duty in Maharashtra

    In a move to bolster real estate sales, the Maharashtra government has announced a reduction in stamp duty rates of up to 2-3% .As a new home buyer, this is an opinionated piece and somewhat of a warped perspective.

  • Why Working Class Indians Still Struggle to Buy a Home & What Can One Do?

    Working class

    There’s room at the top they’re telling you still But first, you must learn how to smile as you kill If you want to be like the folks on the hill A working-class hero is something to be John Lennon When you think about it, a working-class hero with a dream to build a home […]

  • Helping GenZ find their place

    When do backpackers settle?

    A few decades back, the only time a fresh out of college fledgling would consider buying their own house was when they contemplated marrying and even then within a joint family system they saw buying property as investment. Over time, with escalating rents and increased self independence, the robust Gen Z is showing an inclination […]

  • Financing Retirement for Seniors

    Some time back I had written about equity release, and I wanted to talk about several things at once in that post (possibly the reason why I ended up sounding a bit cautious and a bit enthusiastic at different points in that post). In order to avoid this confusion, here is a simpler post … […]