With the end of short term effects of these policy changes , we hope that 2018 might be the year of investors provided the long term benefits of the RERA and GST. Real estate saw upward trend in l 2017 after the storm of demonetization in 2016 . It was a setback for investors and buyers alike. But with passing time it was clear that policy changes such as demonetization , RERA Bill and GST has only benefited the reality sector by making it more transparent. Effects of demonetization, RERA and GST has given new standards of delivery, accountability and transparency. Willingness to pay for long-standing reputed developers will increase. Preference for ready to move-in properties that are hassle-free of any compliance issues. Completion of existing projects will be prioritized over launching new ones. Technology will also have good impact on the real estate sector. New smart buildings made with growing technology will help both building owners and buyers by improving performances and saving costs.