Economy Real Estate Myth #7: Fall in home price is beneficial to the country Updated : July 08, 2019 09:30 AM IST Lower property rates would mean lower profits for developers undertaking redevelopment of old buildings. Falling asset prices also create a disincentive for home buyers to repay their loans. Subscribe to Moneycontrol PRO at just Rs.33/- per month for the first year. Use code SUPERPRO. Limited period offer. Available on Web and Android.