Thursday, January 8, 2009

Drop in Mumbai Suburb Prices - Hopes For Buyers

Owing to nil supply the property prices in the core areas of Mumbai are buoyant as ever. However, the suburban areas are witnessing a drop in prices by 10-20 percent. As the supply side is in excess the values of property are much less in the suburbs as compared to the main city.

According to market research reports, while in Borivali, prices are likely to come down by 10 per cent, the drop would be in the range of 15-20 per cent in Thane and Navi Mumbai. Industry experts feel that it would take a long time for the real estate industry to recover from the current slump.

As per a recent survey, Mumbai is the 10th most expensive city in the world. Having said so to buy an apartment in Mumbai remains a distant dream for a larger section of population. The profile of the prospective buyers mainly consists of youngsters who have come to make a career in Mumbai and spend considerable years of their life in rented apartments and homes. The rented options cost a bomb as well. So, owing a house in Mumbai is a task in its self.

As it is the property are so high in Mumbai and on top of that the rising interest rates has hit the home sales hard. Since long the transactions have been very low all across Mumbai. Mumbai real estate builder, Neelkanth Group, has seen its sales dropping by over a third in the same period.

But the news of a drop in residential real estate prices has brought array of hope for many who are in search of a home in the city.

Mumbai Real Estate Developers, who have their projects in the city suburbs, are now hoping that their projects will soon find some takers. They are optimistic of a good business ahead. Real estate in Mumbai has always been a trendsetter in the property market of the country. Therefore, considering prices declining in its suburbs the property agents and developers are hoping the same trend in other metros as well.

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