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GST and its impact on maintenance charges

GST and its impact on maintenance charges

What will be the impact of the Goods and Services Tax on the monthly maintenance charges paid by the residents of cooperative housing societies? We examine when and on what components, will GST be applicable

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When and how should you file a complaint under RERA?

When and how should you file a complaint under RERA?

Will RERA help the home buyer agains any errant home seller? We examine the procedure for filing complaints against builders, and how the RERA compares, with other consumer protection laws that are already in place.

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Panvel: from a second home destination, to a realty hub

Panvel: from a second home destination, to a realty hub

Panvel, on the outskirts of Mumbai offers several advantages for home seekers – good connectivity, several major upcoming infrastructure projects, green surroundings and above all, affordable property prices

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How to divide a property during a divorce

How to divide a property during a divorce

How should the shares in a property be divided, when a couple opts for separation? Let us look at the legal options available.

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How to choose the right colours for your home, based on Vastu

How to choose the right colours for your home, based on Vastu

The colours in a home, have a significant influence on its inhabitants. We get the experts’ advice on selecting the right colours for the various rooms in your house based on Vastu.
 
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Rent Control Act: How it safeguards the interests of tenants and landlords

Rent Control Act: How it safeguards the interests of tenants and landlords

The leasing of homes is governed by the Rent Control Act, with each state having its own version of the act. We examine the main features of the act and how it protects landlords and tenants’ interests

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What is the right age to buy a home?

What is the right age to buy a home?

Considering that the age of an individual plays an important role in obtaining a home loan, we look at whether there is any ideal age, at which one should consider buying a property – for investment as well as self-use

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GST effect: Will ready-to-move apartments cost more or less?

GST effect: Will ready-to-move apartments cost more or less?

A perception has gained ground in the Indian housing market that the Goods and Services Tax (GST), is only applicable to under-construction projects and hence, ready-to-move-in apartments are exempt from the GST.

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Is GST on real estate revenue-neutral?

Is GST on real estate revenue-neutral?

Anubhuti Roy, a fashion designer from Gurgaon, feels that the Goods and Services Tax (GST), has failed to fulfill its purpose in the housing market add has made houses costlier. “GST was supposed to reduce the tax burden in the housing market

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