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Stamp duty cut, Go for OC-ready homes

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“The steep reduction in stamp duty of 3% and 2%  till December 2020 & March 2021 respectively, will lead to an unprecedented surge in demand for the real estate sector. This move will benefit ready-to-move-in apartments the most as OC ready projects do not attract GST and the reduction in Stamp Duty will now bring down the transaction cost for such apartments to a very negligible percentage. We had been demanding a reduction in the transaction cost since quite sometime and today, we wholeheartedly welcome it. The timing of this move could not be better as it comes at the back of a substantial reduction in the repo rates. The reduced borrowing cost, negligible transaction cost and developers willing to offer lucrative prices, creates a great opportunity for serious consumers to make a purchase.”

-Ram Naik

Executive Director, The Guardians Real Estate Advisory

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