The cities that saw a boost in housing sales included Mumbai-Metropolitan Region (MMR), Pune, Ahmedabad and Bengaluru
Housing sales saw a 7 per cent year-on-year rise to 70,623 units from the January-March period across 8 big cities of the country, real estate consultancy firm PropTiger's data shows. The rise in housing sales has been attributed to very low home loan interest rates. During the same period, the housing prices also appreciated by 7 per cent, the data shows. During the same period last year, companies sold 66,176 housing units.