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Interest Rates and Commercial Property Yields

Interest Rates and Commercial Property Yields

Kunal Moktan - 03 Aug 2018

Why does the RBI increase rates? To answer it very simply, it is done to suck out liquidity in the system. A rate increase disincentives borrowers to borrow more, reducing money supply which among other things helps in controlling inflation.


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NRI Investing in Property Share

NRI Investing in Property Share

Kunal Moktan - 13 Mar 2018

Non Resident Indians (NRI) who are interested in investing in Property Share’s commercial property listings can do so through their Non Resident Rupee (NRE) or Non Resident Ordinary Rupee (NRO) accounts. However, as per RBI mandate, rent/dividends can be distributed only to NRO accounts.


How Real Estate Investment can help Millennials Secure their Future

How Real Estate Investment can help Millennials Secure their Future

Kunal Moktan - 27 Feb 2018

Game changers, disruptors, early adopters and digital pioneers – these are some of the epithets that Indian millennials sport with pride, and why not! They have been championing the cause of a more technology-driven India, setting the ground rules for the ongoing digital transformation.


Holding Pattern and Distributions

Holding Pattern and Distributions

Kunal Moktan - 22 Jan 2018

Property Share maximizes returns by saving on dividend distribution tax and stamp duty, incurring lower audit and filing related expenses while simultaneously providing investors with a highly liquid investment product.


Propertyshare aims to cross Rs 500 crore in AUM in 2018

Propertyshare aims to cross Rs 500 crore in AUM in 2018

Kunal Moktan - 16 Jan 2018

Property Share is eyeing expansion into multiple geographies, countries and asset classes including commercial, residential, retail, industrial and hospitality. The platform aims to become India's largest and alternative investment platform, with its presence in every Tier I city in India within two years.


Real Estate Tax Structure

Real Estate Tax Structure

Kunal Moktan - 15 Jan 2018

All rent generating real estate assets are subject to rental income tax. A standard deduction of 30% on the total rental revenue is allowed followed by a 30.9% tax on the taxable value.


Why India Needs to Implement Blockchain in Real Estate

Why India Needs to Implement Blockchain in Real Estate

Kunal Moktan - 15 Jan 2018

The blockchain is a distributed digital, chronological, encrypted and time stamped ledger that contains a digital record of transactions. It was initially developed to keep track of the amount of bitcoins in circulation but its usefulness has now extended far beyond cryptocurrencies.


10 Commandments of Real Estate Investing!

10 Commandments of Real Estate Investing!

Kunal Moktan - 21 Nov 2017

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 are some things to keep in mind while becoming a successful commercial property investor


How Commercial Leases are Structured?

How Commercial Leases are Structured?

Kunal Moktan - 09 Nov 2017

Commercial leases are very different from residential leases, which tend to be structured with standard 11-month tenure and an escalation at the end of the term. In this blog, we will understand how commercial leases work and how an investor in commercial property should analyse them.


Millennials Eye Innovative Investment Options!

Millennials Eye Innovative Investment Options!

Kunal Moktan - 23 Oct 2017

While fixed deposit rates have fallen to historic lows of 5-6 percent penal 30 percent tax rate, the volatility of the stock market has seen many investors burn their fingers. Debt mutual funds have returned 10-11 percent but there is virtually no upside. With inflation at 5 percent, the real returns to investors after tax are negligible.


Making Investment in Commercial Real Estate Easy!

Making Investment in Commercial Real Estate Easy!

Kunal Moktan - 22 Oct 2017

Disrupting how common people invest in real estate, Property Share is India’s first and leading fractional property ownership platform. It enables NRIs and Indian investors to partially invest in Grade A commercial properties rented to AAA multinational tenants with relatively smaller investment sizes.


How Digital Platforms are Helping Real Estate?

How Digital Platforms are Helping Real Estate?

Kunal Moktan - 18 Oct 2017

While tech has entered every aspect of our lives, one area where it is yet to make a big impact is a real estate – a sector often associated with grubby developers, opaque contracts, and smooth talking hustlers.


Where Should You Invest Your Capital

Where Should You Invest Your Capital

Kunal Moktan - 13 Sep 2017

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.


Choosing the Right Property to Invest

Choosing the Right Property to Invest

Kunal Moktan - 22 Jun 2017

Over 8 years of investing at Blackstone (world’s largest real estate fund) I visited hundreds of properties throughout the country met the CEOs of all the top developers and invested $1 billion in creating what is now the largest commercial portfolio in India.


How Debt Affects Investment Returns?

How Debt Affects Investment Returns?

Kunal Moktan - 22 Jun 2017

Mathematically, an investor should take a loan so long as he feels the Asset will return more than the interest on the loan. If the asset returns more than the interest, it will always be more profitable to take a loan.