Realty price hike highest in Bangalore: Economic surveyRealty price hike highest in Bangalore: Economic survey
Apnaloan.com Research Bureau
01 Mar 2008
According to the Economic Survey 2007-08, Indian Information technology hub, Bangalore has seen the highest rise in property prices in the period of 2001-2005, based on the data on Housing Price Inflation that has been included for the first time in the Economic Survey.
National Housing Bank (NHB) data shows that real estate prices rose by 28.8 per cent year-on-year between 2001 and 2005.
The city's Housing Price Index (HPI) went up nearly 175 points during this period.
Delhi saw an average price increase of 19.1 per cent, followed by the Greater Mumbai City Corporation (GMCC) areas, where the prices went up by 18.6 per cent, and Kolkata Municipal Corporation, where the prices went up by 17.7 per cent.
The HPI for Delhi City saw a rise of 101 points, followed by GMCC (98 points) and Kolkata (92 points).
Kolkata Municipal Area saw an average price hike of 12.1 per cent while Mumbai saw an increase of 13 per cent. Kolkata Metropolitan Area saw an increase of 14.5 per cent.