Kolkata’s most affordable real estate hubs


Kolkata is one of the fast growing real estate markets in the country and offers several housing options in its peripheral areas and outskirts which are considered to be quite affordable. Here’s taking a look at the most affordable real estate micro markets in and around Kolkata

  • Rishra- Property rates here can go down to a very reasonable Rs. 2, 000 per sq. ft. or slightly more. Rishra is a coveted housing micro markets since there are good amenities like clinics, hospitals, educational institutions and shopping malls here. There are major industrial zones nearby and some of them include Hindustan Glass Factory and Jayashree Textiles.
  • Barasat- Rates for property in Barasat hover around Rs. 2, 305 per sq. ft. and this is one of the upcoming property hubs near the city since there is great connectivity to the International Airport and other parts of Kolkata along with Bhatrapally and Michael Nagar. There are several leading educational institutions located in Barasat along with good healthcare amenities. There are major roads like NH-34 and Jessore Road that pass through the area.
  • Khardah- Khardah is steadily emerging as a viable destination for investments and property rates here stand at approximately Rs. 2, 341 per sq. ft. The Khardah railway station is a major connectivity lifeline and the area has witnessed the development of abundant social infrastructure.
  • Serampore- Serampore is witnessing several premium projects from top developers and property rates are highly affordable here as well. The Kolkata-Delhi Road and GT Road are linked by the Serampore Nabagram More and the major railway stations in this belt are the Serampore Town railway station and the Sheoraphuli railway station. There are several educational institutions here.
  • Andul- Andul also offers affordably priced properties for buyers. There are several schools here along with markets and other necessary amenities. The SH-6 passes through the locality and this ensures good connectivity for residents.
  • Konnagar- Konnagar offers good connectivity to Howrah and Kolkata through the railway network and GT Road. The property rates are low here with several apartments being sold by leading developers.
  • Agarpara- Agarpara offers good connectivity through the railway network along with frequent buses which link to Kolkata easily. Agarpara also has its own ferry service and has several industrial zones and factories. The property rates in Agarpara are quite reasonable and this has drawn major interest from homebuyers.
  • Uttarpara- Uttarpara offers comparatively affordable property rates as compared to several areas in Kolkata and there are several reputed educational institutions present here like the Dreamland School and Uttarpara Government High School.
  • Maheshtala- Another affordable housing destination, Maheshtala is witnessing the development of several residential projects and is home to well-known educational institutions and hospitals. The Budge Budge railway station and Brace Bridge railway station are major connectivity lifelines nearby.
  • Madhyamgram- Madhyamgram is steadily transforming into a major real estate hub and is well connected to the International Airport. There are several major roads connecting the area to Kolkata and the area is home to several reputed educational institutions as well. The property rates in Madhyamgram are also quite reasonable.


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