Realty Check: Are You Losing Sleep Over Your Dream House? Tell us!
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Delayed possession, shoddy construction, lack of amenities, and authorities’ apathy – a common thread binds homebuyers of builder flats. If you are facing a similar problem, worry not, because The Quint’s My Report is here to listen.
Several citizen journalists have written to us about famous builders who promised top-notch apartments and facilities but have failed to give possession of the property.
Flat-owners of BPTP’s ‘Park Spacio’ in Gurugram, for example, say that unrealistic timelines by the builder have become the norm. Citizen journalist Sanchit Kapur wrote to The Quint, saying,
Dr Sarita Punia, who booked a flat in May 2010 in Noida’s ‘Lotus Panache’ by 3C builders, has a similar story. She was to get possession of her flat in 2013, but reported to The Quint that even after a 6-year delay, the builders have failed to deliver the project.
A delay in possession leads to increased financial strain on homebuyers, who pay monthly EMIs. The situation is worse for those who live in rented properties. Samarth Agarwal, a flat-owner of Lotus Panache, says,
Many buyers are hoping to get due compensation for this delay.
Akhilesh Verma, who lives in an incomplete flat in Amrapali’s Zodiac society in Noida, told The Quint,
The problems are not limited to those awaiting their dream house. Residents who have shifted to these builder flats are angered, too.
For example, homebuyers of Jaypee Klassic in Sector 129, Noida, reported to The Quint about dilapidated constructions, ill-maintained parks and unsafe surroundings.
Himanshu Gahlot, a resident of Lotus Panache, says,
If you’re a buyer whose dream house is still a distant reality, then this space is for you.
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