Owning vs Renting a House

For years now, owning a house is a measure of financial success. Even when it’s not one of the smart decision they have taken, buying a house was more of a reputation issue than anything else. Even if the social standing is kept aside, buying a home is more of an emotional decision than a …

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Office market soars across India, But is it good for investment?

The residential real estate market is explained in our article titled “Real Estate vs Mutual Funds”. This article is mainly focussed on the office/commercial real estate market. Commercial/Office Market in India The India office market has seen a dearth of supply in the recent past. The demand has been consistent over the years with a …

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Real Estate vs Mutual Funds

Residential Market in India The Indian residential market has breached new lows in terms of supply and sales for every successive year of this decade. Despite the massive need for housing, India is facing huge unsold inventories. There was a phase where the real estate market boomed between 1988 and 1994 when people saw the …

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How to Calculate Indexation on Sale of Assets

How to Calculate Indexation Indexation basically means consideration of time value of money while calculating your profits. While we sell an asset, the purchase price of the asset needs to be adjusted according to the inflation rate using a standard index. This calculation process is termed as indexation. Indexation helps us achieve a fair and …

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How much Capital Gains Tax you need to pay on sale of Property

Capital Gains Tax This tax is to be paid on the sale proceeds, whenever you sell of your property or physical assets like gold and jewelry at a profit. Capital Gains is broadly divided into two parts namely Short-term Capital Gain (STCG) and Long-term Capital Gain (LTCG). Short-Term Capital Gains Short-Term Capital Gains are applicable …

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