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This pandemic has unlocked many opportunities in the sector of real estate; the mortgage rates seem to come down with considerably more options. These hard times of COVID have taught us the right importance of our home or having your own home.

Real estate in post COVID world is considered to be the most suitable time for you to invest your funds to buy a property or home. Changing lifestyles and spending habits of investors have led to rising innovative trends in the market. The real estate industry is going under a massive transformation and these changes will eventually benefit both buyers and developers. Despite such uncertainties, the market has witnessed good growth in past years.

Here are some key changes that are likely to take place in real estate in post-COVID era-

• Digitalization

In this modern era of technology and online social media, developers are more focusing on enhancing the digital presence of them ever before. It is always significant that digital platforms or media always hike the business, which may be in any sector. This ensures the ongoing continuity for many real estate companies despite the pandemic time going on. The real estate companies have also responded quickly to adopt these digital solutions. These hard times of pandemic have paved the way towards a digital India and shown us that there are various cost effective methods to conduct the human activity.

Users are also well adapted to their mobile phones and laptops, which they use to gain a large pool of information about many sectors and properties. Keeping all these things in mind many developers are adopting a digital-first marketing strategy to attract more customers.

The real estate market has even conveniently adapted the digitization strategies, whether it may be transactions, property management, virtual tours, capital deployment, or even consumption patterns.

All these things indicate towards a digital and smart network that will benefit both customers and the company.

• Home-Ownership

COVID has definitely changed the thoughts of home buyers. This has also influenced the whole thinking process about the importance of having a home. The concept of owning a home has gained significant importance. The home is one of the places where one can feel very secure and safe, and connected to their family. Hence people living in rented accommodation or spaces are influenced and understood the necessity of having their own home. The home will once again have a significant and prominent role in one’s life. This is will also influence urban development and real estate choices and options.

Remote working is here to stay, and people are also appreciating the current scenario of working at their home, as they get time to live with their family. This has definitely enhanced the logic of buying a home. The walk to work concept now seems to be less going, as the current scenario is beneficial to both the company and the employees.

This indicates the fact that the rise in real estate is going to be significant in a convenient manner.

• Innovation

Technology is constantly evolving, and there is always a continuous change towards innovation and new business segments. The real estate sector has also evolved with these conditions and product innovation is a key factor in this sector. Various technologies and digital networks have conveniently maintained resilience and business stability. The after pandemic or post COVID era will demand a considerably higher measure of safety and sanitation within the housing parameters. The latest technologies like artificial intelligence and virtual reality are more likely to become easy and convenient when it proposes to developing a project for the future. Apart from conventional real estate developments and properties, investors are now more interested to know about the rising relation to technology that has been used at the time of construction of the property. Property management and building interactions are also some key factors that are been taken interest by the investor.

• Affordable Investments

Over some past years, the affordable housing sector has been given a significant push by many government initiatives. These hard times resulted have resulted in shifting the real sector towards affordable housing. This eventually has benefited all the investors who were thinking to buy a home of their own.

The incentives for developers such as subsidies, tax benefits, and institutional funding also help in affordable housing. And even reduction in GST rates has well indicated the route to a healthy investment in the sector.

With these changing market strategies, the market and real estate sector is not going to be the same in post COVID era. But also the concept of owning a property has gained significant importance, and people are constantly willing to invest their fund on a property, where they can reside and spend some quality time with their family.

The positive aspect is that real estate has always been quick to respond to the changes and adopt new digital technologies. With the homogenization of new platforms, and offering new investment avenues; this hard time of pandemic has brought massive shifts in investment. This will even continue to outshine the COVID period.