Wednesday, October 28, 2009

Thanks to RBI! Property rates to go up!!
-How much?
Depends upon the liquidity and cash flow of the real estate developer

RBI's move may boost cost and reduce the demand:

The Reserve Bank of India’s move to ask lenders to set aside more funds to cover defaults on loans to property companies may boost costs at real estate developers and reduce demand for homes, company officials said.

The central bank yesterday ordered lenders to set aside an equal amount of their loans to cover for potential bad debts at property companies, an increase from 40 percent to help banks build a cushion against likely bad debts.

"Property developers may be forced to “pass on the prices to the end user," said DTZ’s Bhikshu. "This, combined with the sluggish sales of last few months, indicates that the sector’s recovery path could see some hurdles in near future." Read More

No asset bubble. It's turned around !

The Reserve Bank seeks to head off a real estate bubble, withdraws an earlier move to revive the sector..

According to Mumbai-based Housing Development and Infrastructure Ltd (HDIL), the third largest developer by market value, home prices may increase depending on the liquidity levels of companies.

“The new provisioning norm will make lending more expensive for developers, squeezing their profitability, and so those in need of cash flow may pass it on to buyers, leading to a rise in prices,” said Hari Pandey, vice-president, finance and investor relations, HDIL. Read More

Related Stories:

Interest rates set to rise, signals RBI

The days of easy money may fade

Banks asked to make higher provisions on bad loans (to real estate!)

Funds just got costlier for builders

Subscribe for Free!

To receive free emails or free RSS feeds, please, subscribe to Ravi Karandeekar's Pune Real Estate Market News Blog

For my blogs on real estate projects near Hinjewadi, real estate investment, advertising and other related topics, please, visit and join my Ravi Karandeekar's Pune Real Estate Blog Group

No comments:

Post a Comment