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India now No.3 in realty market standings

India now No.3 in realty market standings
PTI
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First Published: Mon, Feb 18 2008. 12 22 AM IST
Updated: Mon, Feb 18 2008. 12 22 AM IST
New Delhi: India’s booming real estate sector has attracted foreign investors and figures in the top three property markets, offering the best opportunity for capital appreciation after the US and China.
In the league of the most preferred property market among foreign investors globally, the US has retained its top position, while China was ranked second, followed by India, a survey conducted by the Association of Foreign Investors in Real Estate (AFIRE) said.
China moved to the second place, garnering 21.4% votes and displacing India in the process, which was preferred only by 16.7% of the respondents favouring the country as the most fancied place for real estate investment. In 2006, China got 14.6% votes while India had 18% and was ranked in the second position. One of the significant findings that cannot be overlooked is the jump in investors’ confidence in China.
For the second time in three years, China has been voted as the country offering the second best chance for capital appreciation after the US, AFIRE chief executive James A. Fetgatter said.
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First Published: Mon, Feb 18 2008. 12 22 AM IST