Currently, the top 7 cities account for almost 70% of India's residential market, with the remaining 30% accounted for in Tier 2 & 3 cities. This ratio may well change in times to come. Cities like Lucknow, Indore, Chandigarh, Kochi, Coimbatore, Jaipur and Ahmedabad would be the main beneficiaries of the reverse migration of professionals who have lost their jobs in the metros or are likely to.
Real estate is fundamentally a people business based on relationship-building - but as the proliferation of social media channels proves, there is more than one way for interactions to take place.
Homeownership is now a compelling priority for millennials facing uncertain times. Out of the total voters favouring real estate, 55% are aged between 25-35 years - and 68% are end-users. In the H2 2019 edition of this survey, only 42% were in this age bracket.
Housing sales could witness a 25-35% yearly drop in 2020 against 2019, reveals the ANAROCK report 'COVID-19 - Will it Reset Indian Real Estate?'