Bandra’s rental market comes under stress, rents down 15-20%


As a force of habit, I keep a check on most micro-markets of Mumbai by talking to various stakeholders at regular intervals. Due to that there is limited scope to



Does Mumbai have enough people to buy its expensive apartments?


Why Mumbai real estate is in a crisis?  Average cost of a new apartment: INR 1.5 crore to INR 2 crore Downpayment of 30% by the home buyer Home loan



The silent revolution in Mumbai’s rental market since 2014: eRegistration


Mumbai’s rental registration mechanism has seen a silent revolution in the last five years. From an only manual mechanism in registration of rental agreements in 2014, today almost 90% of



The 4,389 luxury apartments in Central Mumbai that need to be sold


No other micro-market in India has as much supply of luxury real estate as the belt of Central Mumbai. 12 projects alone have supply and upcoming supply of 8,796 units.



The rise and rise of Bandra: Mumbai’s most vibrant piece of real estate


No one knows the date when it all began but it is undeniable that today Bandra is the most vibrant part of Mumbai. The coastal suburb, home to icons like



Mumbai’s real estate industry should introspect its Pepsi experiment


Last week a prospective homebuyer asked me to evaluate a “luxury” project that he was thinking of purchasing an apartment in. It was located in an up-market area of Mumbai