Waiting for Lower Property Prices in Kolkata Will Be Disappointing

property prices in Kolkata

The Indian government’s decision to withdraw notes of Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 was intended to attack the black economy, keep a tag on transactions, and minimising cash transactions. A natural corollary to this was a likely hit to the real estate sector, which, for long, has been considered a refuge for unaccounted money. The […]

Continue reading


EM Bypass Gariahat Connector — the New Food Street of Kolkata

Ask anyone even remotely acquainted with Kolkata’s food culture — “which is the ‘food street’ of the city?” And it’s almost certain that they’ll say “Park Street”. From the humble “bread and stew” at the local street stall to the succulent sizzlers and continental cuisines at the fine dining restaurants, Park Street has it all. No […]

Continue reading


Buying a Flat in a Residential Complex vs Standalone Building in Kolkata: the Pros and Cons

Buying a flat in Kolkata

Sharmila returned to Kolkata after spending 6 years in Mumbai. She was divorced with one lovely 4-year-old daughter. An economist by profession, she was a little worried about career opportunities in Kolkata. It was exactly six years since she came to live in Mumbai with her ex-husband Sudip and pursue her dreams of chasing a […]

Continue reading


The Dilemma of Investing in Land or Flat: The Wisdom of Om Prakash Todi

It was a long time since Om Prakash Todi (name changed on request) felt confused. Generally, he always was brimming with supreme confidence. In his air-conditioned office, he was thinking about how times changed. The cup of tea on his table was getting cold. All of his 55 years, he was always conservative with money. […]

Continue reading


Will the RERA Implementation Increase the Prices of Flats in Kolkata?

prices of flats in Kolkata

The real estate buyers in Kolkata are eagerly expecting the implementation of the Real Estate Regulation Act, 2016 (RERA) as it is widely believed that the RERA will go a long way in protecting the interests of the buyers. While the RERA will surely enhance consumer protection, but there are strong reasons to believe that […]

Continue reading


Should You Buy an Apartment in Kolkata Now after Demonetisation?

Buy an Apartment in Kolkata

In the evening of November 8, 2016, the Prime Minister of India declared a path breaking policy decision to demonetise Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 currency notes. The declaration shocked the nation and soon everybody began to try and understand the implications of this step. As time passed, myriad opinions emerged about the short, medium […]

Continue reading