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10 Commandments of Real Estate Investing

Kunal Moktan - 21 Nov 2017

Featured in Economic Times Wealth on 10th December 2017.   Commercial real estate investing is not as difficult as it may appear. If you follow the basic principles of long term investing, you can earn much higher returns compared to fixed deposits and other debt mutual funds. But there a...


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How Commercial Leases Are Structured

Kunal Moktan - 09 Nov 2017

Commercial leases are very different from residential leases, which tend to be structured with a standard 11-month tenure and an escalation at the end of the term. Residential leases are C2C meaning between two individuals – the landlord and the tenant and therefore tend to be less professiona...


Millennials Eye Innovative Investment Options

Kunal Moktan - 23 Oct 2017

Featured in Financial Chronicle on 23rd October 2017.   Grade 'A' rent-yielding commercial real estate provides the fixed returns of an FD with the opportunity of an equity upside   For the longest time retail investors  have seen their investment options limited t...


Making Investment in Commercial Real Estate Easy

Kunal Moktan - 22 Oct 2017

Kunal Moktan is co-founder and Chief Investment Officer at Property Share, India’s first and leading fractional property ownership platform. He spearheads the investment team which sources, analyses, negotiates and executes property transactions for the platform.  Kunal completed his MBA ...


How Digital Platforms Are Helping Real Estate

Kunal Moktan - 18 Oct 2017

Technology has helped the consumer change the way they go about their daily lives, be it hailing a cab, renting a bread and breakfast or buying phones and groceries. With smart phones and tablets and a faster internet connection came a new wave of platforms that drove people away from brick and mort...


Where Should You Invest Your Capital

Kunal Moktan - 13 Sep 2017

As an investment management start-up we constantly get asked the question – How does investment in commercial real estate compare to other investment avenues? In this blog I am going to address that question by analyzing returns from various investment options.   Let’s start b...


How Debt Affects Investment Returns

Kunal Moktan - 22 Jun 2017

In this blog we are going to look at an important aspect in any form of investing – Debt, also called Leverage, Gearing or simply a Loan.   Any investment asset be it a Property, Stock or Bond generates returns. Property in the form of rent and capital appreciation, stock in th...


Choosing the Right Property to Invest

Kunal Moktan - 22 Jun 2017

Investing in property can be a stressful and time-consuming process. However, if you know what to look for it can be surprisingly easy and profitable. Over 8 years of investing at Blackstone (world’s largest real estate fund) I visited hundreds of properties throughout the country met the CEOs...