• How to choose a home?

Identify your needs and preferences before you decide to go house hunting. Here are few important points to take into account:

  1. What kind of house do you wish to buy – a condo, an apartment, a row house or a bungalow? Your decision should be based on what suits you and your family the most.
  2. If you have senior family member, give due to importance to their lifestyle needs.
  3. If you have pets, the ground floor is recommended for an apartment.
  4. Would the house purchase be for investment or for personal reasons? Check resale values in advance if a sale is a possibility in the future.
  5. Would you prefer a residential area or would you be ok with a commercial neighbourhood?
  6. What do you prefer a quiet neighbourhood in the interiors over a house closer to the noisier main roads?

You should conduct through research on the following factors before taking a final decision:

  • Property value
  • Traffic in the area
  • Safety measure in the building/society and the crime rate in the area
  • Future construction/future growth of the area
  • Proximity to markets, railway stations, schools, your place of employment, hospitals, restaurants, cinemas and malls
  • Quality of schools in the vicinity, if you have kids
  • How much do I have to save to buy a home?

If you have a steady job and a decent credit history, there is a good chance that you can find a bank/home lender who will lend you most of the purchase price of your new house. Loan amount generally depends upon your repayment capability and can be a maximum of 80% to 95% of the cost of the property, depending upon the bank.

  • How to get a home loan?

There are several banks and money lending companies who will lend you a home loan at competitive rates. Check carefully all the available options before choosing your bank or money lender.

  • What is difference between built up area, super built up area and carpet area?

Carpet Area: The Term ‘Carpet Area’ refer to total usable area within the four walls of an apartment or a commercial space as the case may be. It is actual usable area which the user gets to use. In other words. it refer to the area for which a carpet can be laid if required by the owner

Built up Area : Over and above the carpet area, BUA would include the space covered by the thickness of the inner and outer wall of the flat

Super Built up area : This includes the built up area along with area under common space such as lobby, lifts stairs etc. This terms is therefore only applicable in the case of multi-dwelling units.

  • Who is liable to pay Stamp Duty-the buyer or the seller?

The liability of paying stamp duty is that of the buyer unless there is an agreement to the contrary. Section 30, of Bombay Stamp Act, 1958 states the liability for payment of stamp duty.

  • Which are the instruments that attract the payment of Stamp Duty?

The instruments like Agreement to sell, Conveyance Deed, Exchange of property, Gift Deed, Partition Deed, Power of Attorney, settlement and Deed and Transfer of lease attract Stamp Duty on market value of the property.

  • What is FSI?

Floor Space Index (FSI) means the quotient of the ratio of the combined gross floor area of all floors excepting areas specifically exempted under these Regulations to the total area of the plot.

As a formula:FSI = (Total covered area on all floors on a certain plot) / (Area of the plot)

  • What are the tax implications on sale of any residential / commercial property?

You will be liable to pay tax on the profit arising out of the sale of a Residential / Commercial property, which comes under capital gains.

  • What is meant by the market value of the property and is Stamp Duty payable on the market value of the property or on consideration as stated in the agreement?

Market value means the price at which a property could be bought in the open market on the date of execution of such instrument. The prices are Determined & Published by the Government. The Stamp Duty is payable on the agreement value of the property or the market value which ever is higher.

  • What is TDR?

Transfer of Developmental Rights (TDR) means making available of certain amount of additional built up area in lieu of the area relinquished or surrendered by the owner of the land, so that he can use the extra built up area either himself or transfer it to another in need of extra built up area for an agreed sum of money

  • What permissions and papers should one check with the builder to verify the builder, on buying a flat from a builder in a building under construction?

When you are buying a flat from a builder in a building under construction, you have to check the following:

  • Approved plan of the building along with the number of floors
  • Ensure that the floor that you are buying is approved.
  • Check if the land on which the builder is building is his or he has undertaken an agreement with a landlord. If so, check the title of the land ownership with the help of an advocate.
  • Check the building byelaws as applicable in that area and ensure that the builder is building without any violation of front setback, side setbacks, height, etc.
  • Check specifications given in the agreement to sell of the sale brochure. Is he providing the same actually on the ground or not?
  • Check the reputation of the builder. • Ensure that urban land ceiling NOC (if applicable) has been obtained or not.
  • NOC from water and electricity authorities also have to be obtained. • NOC from water and electricity authorities also have to be obtained.
  • NOC from lift authorities


  • Where is the DB Realty stocks traded? What are the exchange codes?

The shares of D B Realty Limited are traded on the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) and National Stock Exchange (NSE). The exchange codes are:

NSE Symbol: DB REALTY and Series: EQ

BSE Scrip ID: DB Realty and Scrip Code: 533160


  • When did DB Realty go public?

The shares of D B Realty Limited are traded on the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) and National Stock Exchange (NSE). The exchange codes are:

NSE Symbol: DB REALTY and Series: EQ

BSE Scrip ID: DB Realty and Scrip Code: 533160


Public Issue Opening date 29 Jan 2010
Public Issue Closing date 2nd Feb 2010
Listing of Share in BSE & NSE Date 24th feb 2010
  • What is the number of outstanding shares for DB Realty?

The total number of equity shares of D B Realty Ltd post the IPO is 24,32,58,782.

  • How do I buy DB Realty stock?
The shares can be purchased on BSE and NSE stock exchanges through a stock broker.
  • What is the financial year for DB Realty?
The financial year for D B Realty Limited is 1st April to 31st March.
  • What accounting convention does DB Realty follow?
D B Realty Limited Financial Statements have been prepared under the historical cost convention in accordance with the Generally Accepted Accounting Principles in India (including the requirements of Schedule VI of the Companies Act, 1956).
  • What is the dividend history of DB Realty?
The company was incorporated in January 2007 and has not declared any dividend yet.
  • How many times has the DB Realty stock split?
The stock of D B Realty Limited has never been split.
  • How can I attend the Annual General Meeting?
The shareholders of the company can attend the Annual General Meeting (AGM). The Company shall intimate the date and venue of the AGM to the shareholders by sending the notice of AGM at the registered address of shareholders and through advertisements in the widely read newspapers.
  • How do I access the Annual/Quarterly reports and ‘Management Discussion & Analysis’ discussions?
  • How do I access the Investor Presentations?

For Investor Presentations, please click here

  • Who are DB Realty’s Auditors?

The auditors of D B Realty Limited are Deloitte Haskins & Sells.

  • Who is the Registrar and Transfer Agent(RTA) for DB Realty?

The Registrar and Transfer Agent for D B Realty are "Link Intime India Private Limited".

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