Magicbricks & CRISIL present ‘Real Estate Dialogues’

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Pune, 08 October 2015: Magicbricks in association with CRISIL, presented the ‘Real Estate Dialogues’, a unique platform that brought together key stakeholders of the real estate to discuss issues pertinent to the industry. The topic of discussion in the boardroom was ‘Triggering a Buy – Building Consumer Confidence’. The main objective of the dialogue was to take a 360 degree look at the issue by incorporating the view-points of various stakeholders.

The discussion kick started with a welcome note by E Jayashree Kurup, Head-Content and Research at, followed by dialogues on city market insights, factors impacting consumer confidence and the role of key stakeholders in improving the overall sentiments.

The panellists included Ishwar Parmar, MD, Ishwar Parmar Group, Rohit Gera – Managing Director, Gera Group, Gunjan Goel, Goel Ganga Group, Shantanu Mazumder, Knight Frank, Satish Ramchandani, Director, CRISIL Real Estate Ratings

Speaking on the occasion, E Jayashree Kurup, Head-Content and Research at, said, “Pune has been a steadily performing market with in India with strong growth drivers like IT and manufacturing. It caters to end users across price brackets. It has yielded steady returns and has not been highly speculative.”

After the 2007-08 slowdown, the development in Pune has focused more on affordability aspect. There has been a lesser focus on luxury segment as most consumers cannot afford projects in this category. Development of industrial zones in peripheral areas of Pune will further drive the demand for smaller formats like 1 BHK segment in Rs 10 -15 Lakh budget category.
Further development of Pune requires fixing issues like environment, water shortage, illegal construction, slum clusters and waste management.
For those interested in investing in Pune real estate market, need to understand the cyclic nature of the real estate. And accordingly, stay invested in the market for long term. Pune market has historically given good returns to buyers.
Home buyers should also closely scrutinize deals and offers to evaluate their genuineness and study any fine print in detail. They should go with a developers with established track record of project delivery.
About the ‘Real Estate Dialogues’
Magicbricks Realty Services Limited (MBRSL) and CRISIL are conducting a series of Real Estate Dialogues (RED) in top 6 cities of India. The idea behind the REDs (Real Estate Dialogues) is to bring together all the stakeholders to a common platform to share their ideas and knowledge about the Real Estate sector.

About is India’s leading property portal launched in the year 2006 by the Times Group. Based on rigorous research, unique product developments and innovative initiatives, Magicbricks has quickly risen to being the No. 1 Property Portal in India.
CRISIL Ratings is India’s leading rating agency with experience of having rated over 95,000 entities. It has set the standards in every aspect of the credit rating business.

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