Sales of residential units in top cities were nearly flat in the first quarter, even as launches rose. Sales in the top eight cities were 69,485 units in April-June, compared with 69,689 units a year earlier, real estate data and analytics company . 
Five  cities witnessed higher sales over a year earlier. The fastest growth was in Hyderabad at 33%, followed by Kolkata (25%). The National Capital Region posted the steepest sales fall of 19%. 
The top eight cities witnessed launches of 65,111units in the first quarter, an increase of 6% on-year. As many as 20,108 of these were in the Mumbai Metropolitan Region (MMR), followed by Pune at 14,616 units and NCR at 9,555 units.