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Enter residential real estate with a horizon of five to six years

With prices and loan rates at low levels, this is a good time to invest. But moderate your return expectations

Housing market, Homes, Real estate, Realty

Sarbajeet K Sen
The residential real estate segment is witnessing frenzied activity. According to data released by JLL on January 24, 2022, sales of residential properties in the fourth quarter of 2021 was the highest in eight-and-a-half years, an increase of 114 per cent year-on-year across India’s 7 major metros. Which begs the question whether this an right time to buy residential real estate as an investment.

Experts say this is the best time in the past decade to invest. “Housing affordability is at its peak because of record low home loan interest rates, and reduction in circle rates and stamp duty charges

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First Published: Jan 31 2022 | 12:18 PM IST

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