Goa government extends OTS for home loan scheme till April 30, Real Estate News, ET RealEstate

PANAJI: The state government has extended the one-time house building advance (HBA) settlement scheme for government employees till April 30. The scheme, which was introduced in January, was to remain in force till February so that eligible employees could avail of the scheme. However, given that not all employees were able to take advantage, the […]

Goa’s rural development department aims to fund 400 homes under PMAY, Real Estate News, ET RealEstate

PANAJI: The department of rural development has set short-term and mid-term goals, which include funding 400 homes under the Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (rural) by 2023 and providing social assistance to 22,000 beneficiaries or pensioners. The short-term goals, which have to be achieved by 2021, are sanctioning funds for 200 homes under the PMAY scheme […]

Goa housing board to offer around 200 flats soon, Real Estate News, ET RealEstate

PANAJI: While Goa Housing Board (GHB) isn’t an ideal option to those hunting for housing with a thin budget, it does have a few projects that are either on the verge of completion or completed. About 200 flats at five places will be auctioned in a few months. Goa Housing Board chairman Subhash Shirodkar told […]

Goa government regularises 13,000 illegal homes in orchard lands, Real Estate News, ET RealEstate

PANAJI: The state cabinet on Monday approved an amendment to the Goa Regulation of Unauthorised Construction Act, 2016, which will now facilitate the regularisation of unauthorised constructions in orchard and cultivable land which fall under eco-sensitive zone-II. With this decision around 13,000 houses would be regularised across the state. The bill will be introduced in […]

Tenant verification bill to be placed before house in March, Real Estate News, ET RealEstate

PANAJI: To strengthen tenant verification and provide better security to residents in view of large number of tourists who visit the state and migrants staying in rented houses, the law department has vetted the Goa (Tenant and Guest Registration and Verification) Bill, 2021 which would be introduced in the upcoming assembly session that will begin […]

Sakhali civic body asks flat owners for lease papers, Real Estate News, ET RealEstate

BICHOLIM: The Sakhali Municipal Council (SMC) has served notices to owners of houses in its jurisdiction to submit their lease agreements to check whether those who rented out their premises have paid the stipulated one month’s annual rent to the municipality. Speaking to TOI, SMC’s chief officer Pravinjay Pandit said the notices have been served […]

Pilerne comunidade clears grant of 16 plots for housing, Real Estate News, ET RealEstate

SALIGAO: The Pilerne comunidade cleared the grant of 16 comunidade plots on lease for the construction of residential houses in survey numbers 210/1 and 31/1. The decision was taken at the annual general body meeting of the comunidade held on Sunday, after a gap of nearly seven months. Estafano D’Mello, the comunidade’s attorney, placed before […]

Thirty years domicile must to buy property from Goa Housing Board, Real Estate News, ET RealEstate

PANAJI: The Goa Housing Board has amended its registration, allotment and sale of tenements rules of 2016, making 30 years of domicile mandatory for an applicant seeking to buy a plot or flat offered by the board. Under the old rules, 15 years of domicile was sufficient to apply for such a plot or flat. […]

Goa housing board plans to build 64 dwellings under PMAY in Xeldem, Real Estate News, ET RealEstate

PANAJI: Designated as the implementing agency for affordable housing in a partnership component of “Housing for all by 2022” mission, under Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (Urban), the Goa Housing Board (GHB) has planned to construct 64 dwelling units under PMAY in Xeldem-Quepem to provide quality affordable housing to Goans. A proposal to this effect has […]

Repairs of 18 old buildings yet to see the light of day, Real Estate News, ET RealEstate

PANAJI: The collapse of an old building adjacent to the Azad Maidan early Sunday morning has yet again brought forth the question of safety of occupants. Even after the Corporation of the City of Panaji (CCP) identified 18 buildings in the city which were weak, a few years ago, their repairs are yet to see […]

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