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At home in super luxury: the rise of a real estate trend

The sale of properties that only the super-rich can afford is bumping up two years after the pandemic hit the country

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Luxury homes are the investment choice of India’s super rich. (Stock photo)

Namrata Kohli
The rich and famous are making a safe investment bet: super luxury homes. Tata group chairman N Chandrasekaran this year bought a duplex for Rs 98 crore in Mumbai, actor Madhuri Dixit-Nene bought an apartment worth Rs 48 crore in the same city, and Infosys co-founder Kris Gopalakrishnan purchased twin properties in Bengaluru worth Rs 76 crore.

“Liquidity from capital gains including stake sale, start-ups, IPOs, dividends, stock market is driving demand for luxury homes. Large homes in posh areas, large size plots, bungalows, farmhouses are showing highest traction,” said Amit Goyal, chief executive officer (CEO) of India Sotheby’s International

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First Published: Oct 07 2022 | 4:25 PM IST

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