people like to invest in real estate as long term investment. The prices of property in India have been sky rocketing in the past few years. In 2011, the property prices have increased over 16.5% than the last year. The shortage of more than 26 million houses due to Eleventh Five Year Plan provided investment opportunities for investors. A report indicates that Jodhpur, Agra, Uttar Pradesh, Haryana, Punjab, Rajasthan, Pradesh and many other cities are among fast developing cities in both commercial and residential buildings.
During 2010 and 2011, Indian real estate has received billions of dollars of foreign investments. Some of the major foreign investors included Jeff Morgan Capital, Warburg Pincus and Ascendas. These foreign companies have invested in big projects of real estate like film city projects etc.
Investments in real estate have always been a safe investment. The prices in Mumbai have increased rapidly. Cities like Bangalore and Chennai have good property returns. The opportunities for investors in developing cities are more than concentrated developed cities. For the years to come, fast growth in developing cities will be proportionate to the growing economy thus will return a huge benefit to investors. Cities like Lucknow, Jaipur, Chandigarh, Ranchi, Guwahati, Bhubaneshwar, Thiruvananthapuram, Bhopal and Jammu and smaller cities like, Kochi, Madurai, Vizag, Cuttack, Ludhiana, Nagpur and Aurangabad are on the path to growth and are best to invest currently.
Investments in real estate are long term investments. Most middle age people invest in real estate as safe investments for old age benefits. This investment has the potential to give high returns but risks are involved in every investment. The real estate investment by people is usually once in their life time so a good amount of aspects should be kept in mind while buying property in India. Property type, locality, expected return back, budget and purpose of investment should be defined in the first stage of planning. Impulsive property buying because of low cost can prove to be suicidal. It is better to consult financial advisers before taking any such decision.
Market trend is another factor important before investment in real estate. A complete study of market is necessary to develop a keen insight into the property matters currently prevalent. It provides a detail analysis of where investment will go and what will be the pay back. In addition to buying property, renting out property can give a maximum benefit as a continuous investment. Flexibility of decision makes a good real estate investor. Indian real estate has blossomed as best investment with high payback returns if planned and bought systematically. The opportunities offered are limitless.