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Category: Real Estate

House property capital gains exemption with two new house properties

The government announced in the interim budget on 1st Feb 2019 that house property capital gains exemption under section 54 of the income tax act can be claimed by the purchase of two new house (residential) properties. Also read: Revised Tax Rebate Under Section 87A (FY 2019-2020) Explained Existing House property capital gains exemption (section 54) Section […]

FAQ: Real Estate Investment Trusts (REIT’s) and Infrastructure Investment Trusts (InvITs)

Here is a ready reckoner on Real Estate Investment Trusts (REIT’s) and Infrastructure Investment Trusts (InvITs) in the form of an FAQ. This covers key information for the layman and is meant to serve as a basic introduction. FAQ on Real Estate Investment Trusts (REIT’s) 1: What are REITs? It is a mutual fund that invests in real […]

The trouble with rent vs. buy calculations

‘Should I buy a house/apartment now’ or ‘should I continue to stay in a rented accommodation?’  I am sure you would agree that this is a common dilemma faced by many youngsters. In fact, although there are several decent ‘rent’ vs. ‘buy’ calculators available, I continue to receive requests to make one.  For a variety […]

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