Friday, July 24, 2009

Mumbai most preferred for investing in properties: Assetventures

Mumbai most preferred for investing in properties:

The country's financial capital Mumbai ranked as the most preferred destination for investing in properties, while Chennai has displaced Bangalore in the South, a survey conducted by an online portal said here on Tuesday.
The survey, "Trend in residential space across top cities in the current scenario" ranked Mumbai as the most preferred destination to invest in property while in south, Chennai was the first place for property investments, overtaking Bangalore.
Cities like Patna, Nashik, Tiruchirapalli and Madurai have also become favourite destinations for property investments, the survey said.
It said 60 per cent of respondents felt interest rates for home loan would come down further in the coming months, while 40 per cent evinced interests on properties with an area between 500 to 1,000 square feet.
Over 3,000 people from the metros and other cities, including Pune, Thane, Coimbatore, Ahmedabad and Vadodara participated in the survey.
"Market sentiments are reviving and people are willing to invest. Based on our survey, more than 60 per cent of customers are looking at buying residential properties in the next six months. They also are expecting a lowering of interest rates on home loans", Consim Info Founder and CEO Murugavel Janakiraman said.

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