Sruthi Kailas

 

Sruthi Kailas has been a keen real estate writer and researcher for more than 4 years now. In her role as Content Manager with 99acres.com, she is responsible for generating real estate based articles for the blog, editing and ideation of stories done by the content team, leading research reports and initiating new products. Previously she has worked with the Times of India Group and has contributed articles for  Times Property and ET.com. 

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Can Mumbai realty sustain the second-home business?

The concept of second homes has mushroomed rapidly in the Mumbai realty market, especially among the affluent and the high-heeled. However, what star...

The concept of second homes has mushroomed rapidly in the Mumbai realty market, especially among the affluent and the high-heeled. However, what started as a means to pacify or appease the need of the high-income homebuyers for a weekend getaway, has slowly become the only means for the masses to...

  • July 18, 2016
  • 254

#UnionBudget2016: Digitisation of land records to bring in transparency

The allocation of Rs 150 crore by FM Arun Jaitley for digitisation of land records is expected to boost transparency in the real estate sector. Land ...

The allocation of Rs 150 crore by FM Arun Jaitley for digitisation of land records is expected to boost transparency in the real estate sector. Land is the most important element in real estate contributing to a major chunk of the property price. The acquisition and registration of the same is...

  • February 29, 2016
  • 634

#UnionBudget2016: Multiple tax reforms to boost affordable housing

Providing a major boost to affordable housing, Arun Jaitley today announced multiple tax sops in his Budget speech to encourage the same.   As expec...

Providing a major boost to affordable housing, Arun Jaitley today announced multiple tax sops in his Budget speech to encourage the same.   As expected, in line with the government’s mission of “Housing for All by 2022” the FM has announced massive tax sops on development of affordable...

  • February 29, 2016
  • 628

#UnionBudget 2016: Road and railway infrastructure to get Rs 2,21,246 crore

The FM has announced a whopping Rs 2,21,246 crores outlay for road and railway infrastructure for the year 2016-17. In line with the government’s m...

The FM has announced a whopping Rs 2,21,246 crores outlay for road and railway infrastructure for the year 2016-17. In line with the government’s mission to upgrade road and railway infrastructure, the finance minister has announced a total funding of Rs 2,21,246 crore in the year...

  • February 29, 2016
  • 472

#Union Budget2016: Real estate sector awaits with bated breath

One of the most awaited Union Budgets of all times is underway and Finance Minister  Arun Jaitley has started on a positive note by clearly spelling ...

One of the most awaited Union Budgets of all times is underway and Finance Minister  Arun Jaitley has started on a positive note by clearly spelling out nine pillars of development. These include Agriculture/Farm and welfare, Rural Focus, Social Healthcare, Education and Job creation, Investments...

  • February 29, 2016
  • 638

#99acresInsite: Kolkata real estate buoyant compared to other cities

Kolkata real estate market staged a strong comeback in the second half of 2015, registering a substantial growth in home sales as compared to its coun...

Kolkata real estate market staged a strong comeback in the second half of 2015, registering a substantial growth in home sales as compared to its counterparts in the North and West parts of the country. As compared to the real estate markets of Mumbai and Delhi NCR, Kolkata was always considered...

  • February 1, 2016
  • 719

Top investment destinations in 2016

Despite the sluggish real estate market in the last few years, investor activity is expected to pick up in 2016 with certain micro-markets promising e...

Despite the sluggish real estate market in the last few years, investor activity is expected to pick up in 2016 with certain micro-markets promising exponential return on investment in the next few years.  Anyone, who has been tracking the real estate market in the last few years, would brush...

  • January 28, 2016
  • 971

Chennai Insite Report Oct-Dec 2015

City Highlights Before the real estate market was severely hit by the floods towards the concluding part of the fourth quarter, a few positives such ...

City Highlights Before the real estate market was severely hit by the floods towards the concluding part of the fourth quarter, a few positives such as the AMRUT funding and the smart city project imbued hopes for a better future in the coming year. The city witnessed no upward movement in average...

  • January 19, 2016
  • 2555

Kolkata Insite Report Oct-Dec 2015

City Highlights The developer community in Kolkata remained cautious of the end-user need and hence restricted thetemptation of hiking prices of thei...

City Highlights The developer community in Kolkata remained cautious of the end-user need and hence restricted thetemptation of hiking prices of their projects. This led to improved sales volume in the latter half of theyear. Orthodox pricing by developers also ensured limited growth of average...

  • January 19, 2016
  • 2183

Realty slowdown brings back mid-segment housing

The somnolent realty market over the last few years has ensued a gradual and steady drop in the launch prices of mid-segment housing across cites. Wha...

The somnolent realty market over the last few years has ensued a gradual and steady drop in the launch prices of mid-segment housing across cites. What does this entail for home buyers and investors in 2016? Read on to know more... Trends in the Indian real estate market seem to have a cyclical...

  • January 11, 2016
  • 651

How big is the Bangalore water crisis?

The Bangalore water crisis has gradually become a threat to the real estate market of the city. Is there still a chance to revive the condition?  Ba...

The Bangalore water crisis has gradually become a threat to the real estate market of the city. Is there still a chance to revive the condition?  Bangalore has probably been the only city in the country that has, more or less, stayed resilient amid the slowdown in the real estate market. However,...

  • December 31, 2015
  • 6046

Will the recent land deals in Hyderabad impact affordability?

The recent land auction in Hyderabad has broken all past records. Will this impact the revival of the real estate market in the city? Will this put an...

The recent land auction in Hyderabad has broken all past records. Will this impact the revival of the real estate market in the city? Will this put an end to affordability in the city? In a recent land auction held in Hyderabad the Telangana government earned a whopping Rs 29.28 crore for a five...

  • December 8, 2015
  • 646

Rental market in Delhi NCR witnesses a slump

Over supply of ready-to-move apartments across Delhi NCR has impacted the growth of rental values. Lack of civic and physical infrastructure in certai...

Over supply of ready-to-move apartments across Delhi NCR has impacted the growth of rental values. Lack of civic and physical infrastructure in certain pockets has also played a dampening factor in areas like Ghaziabad and Greater Noida.  When Delhi NCR’s capital market witnessed a slump,...

  • November 23, 2015
  • 937

Developers in Mumbai build larger homes for niche segment

In a newly emerging trend, developers in Mumbai are focusing on constructing larger units configured particularly 4BHK apartments. The growing demand ...

In a newly emerging trend, developers in Mumbai are focusing on constructing larger units configured particularly 4BHK apartments. The growing demand for such units from both NRIs and second time home buyers are the major attributable factors.  Lack of space and escalating property prices has...

  • November 19, 2015
  • 468

Have you inherited a property? Know the tax implications

Inheriting a property is quite common in India. However, what is not common is the knowledge about the tax implications on an inherited property. The...

Inheriting a property is quite common in India. However, what is not common is the knowledge about the tax implications on an inherited property. There are a lot of misconceptions about the tax implications on an inherited property. When you become the owner of an inherited property you are liable...

  • November 13, 2015
  • 3404

Chennai: Market dynamics support residential development in suburbs

Residential development in Chennai seems to be moving towards the peripheries. Government initiatives and buyer demand are also aligned likewise. Res...

Residential development in Chennai seems to be moving towards the peripheries. Government initiatives and buyer demand are also aligned likewise. Residential development in suburbs becomes common when a city becomes overcrowded. However, where Indian cities often falter is the development planning...

  • November 5, 2015
  • 618

Bangalore Insite Report Jul-Sep 2015

City Highlights IT industry and infrastructure development have been providing a scaffolding to Bangalore’s realty market for more than a year. How...

City Highlights IT industry and infrastructure development have been providing a scaffolding to Bangalore’s realty market for more than a year. However, impact of the downtrodden economic scenario is finally visible. After witnessing a comparative quarter-on-quarter drop in the average capital...

  • November 2, 2015
  • 2746

Chennai Insite Report Jul-Sep 2015

City Highlights Chennai’s residential market remained stable this quarter despite affirmative buyer sentiments and approaching festive season. Alth...

City Highlights Chennai’s residential market remained stable this quarter despite affirmative buyer sentiments and approaching festive season. Although the city witnessed higher number of new launches as compared to the other cities, developers refrained from increasing prices and displayed...

  • November 2, 2015
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