Benefits of Stable Housing Prices for New Homebuyers

India’s housing market has been faced by subdued homebuyers’ sentiments for the last couple of years. The good news is that the government has taken certain initiatives to boost investor’s interest by focusing on rejuvenating infrastructure and supporting large scale development of affordable housing across the country.

Benefits of Stable Housing Prices for New Homebuyers

Benefits of Stable Housing Prices for New Homebuyers

Additionally the RBI has also implemented monetary easing thrice last year and also this year by reducing base rate interest by 75 basis points. The real estate market has picked up in 2016, but there has been no phenomenal rise in prices. The prices have been stable by just a marginal rise in the market rate. This is a good time for the first time buyer to buy a home. By seeing a steady marginal rise the new home buyer can be assured that in future also his property will appreciate. [Read more…]

Things You Must Know Before Starting To Run a Business from Home

There are countless business stories that go from- garages to Fortune500 list. Launching a business from a garage, basement or your dining table is a great way to keep overhead costs down if you are just starting out. And in most cases it is the only option for bootstrapping startups. There are a number of ways to create a small workplace within your apartment, but how are you supposed to handle a simple home startup from a legal perspective?

Things You Must Know Before Starting To Run a Business from Home

Things You Must Know Before Starting To Run a Business from Home

Things to consider- Before you start your business from home, to be successful you need to handle a variety of issues. If you are starting a home run business developing a thorough business plan is the best place to begin. To develop business plans you have to consider these points. [Read more…]

Why Designers and Architects Find ‘High-Rises’ Challenging?

‘How high do we Rise’? This is a question which a lot of people are asking. How tall is tall, is what challenges the architects and designers. With the increase in population density and paucity of land especially in the metro cities everything moves upwards, architects find it challenging to create spaces that not only meet the urban needs of the modern buyer but also foster the need of community living.

Why Designers and Architects Find 'High-Rises' Challenging?

Why Designers and Architects Find ‘High-Rises’ Challenging?

A sense of togetherness lacks in these modern concrete jungles, so the challenges faced by these tech-savvy architects is not only to create modern homes, but at the same time to bring in the sense of community togetherness. It is not easy to create cohesive spaces, that includes everyone and yet provide ‘snob value’. There is always an excess of something hanging over on the scenario either in the form of flamboyant, gross modernity or extreme placidity. [Read more…]

Financial Alternatives to Buy Your Dream Home

When shopping for a new home, visions of gorgeous kitchens, sumptuous master baths and closet space may do a rain dance in your head, but the most important step called financing your new home cannot be swept aside.

As you shop for your dream home the key questions you can ask yourself are what the financial alternatives you have if you fall short in payments or don’t have that kind of money to go for an outright purchase, do you give up the idea or find other options?

Financial Alternatives to Buy Your Dream Home

Financial Alternatives to Buy Your Dream Home

You answer a few simple questions-

  • What information will I need to gather to apply to finance my new home?

  • What can I afford in the way of a mortgage?

  • What are my loan options?

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10 Types of Rooftops from Around the World

Although rarely the first thing you notice, the roof says much about a home’s style. Roof shapes differ greatly from region to region. Roof shapes vary from almost flat to steeply pitch. They can be arched or domed, or a complex arrangement of slopes, gables, hip or truncated to minimize the overall height.

10 Types of Rooftops from Around the World

10 Types of Rooftops from Around the World

When building a new house or retrofitting an existing one, choosing the right roof can be really difficult than most people think. Roofs also play an important role in defining the overall look and style of the house. There are different types of roof styles, even if you consider flat roof or pitched roof there are many gradations for each of these styles, and different options for roofing materials. [Read more…]

Horamavu, Bangalore: A Locality that Turned Out Profitable Beyond Predictions

Horamavu is a small locality in East Bangalore. It is close to important areas like Banaswadi and Ramamurthy Nagar and enjoys good proximity to Bangalore East Railway Stations. Horamavu has a number of residential colonies like Ashirwad colony, Nandanam Colony, Papaiya Layout, Coconut Grove Layout among many others. A number of storm water drains and lakes can also be found here.

Horamavu, Bangalore: A Locality that Turned Out Profitable Beyond Predictions

Horamavu, Bangalore: A Locality that Turned Out Profitable Beyond Predictions

Researchers predicted a rather gloomy future for real estate of this locality. Three reasons were attributed for such disappointing prediction-

Horamavu is not connected to the metro water and sewerage systems which is why a hygienic living is a havoc in the locale. People already living there buy water tankers and the garbage removal and sanitation is done through vacuum trucks. Borewell water is 1000 ft down and in some areas it is 600 ft under. [Read more…]

Do You Have These 10 Features In Your Luxury Home?

The epitome of a luxurious home is not just a well-appointed home. Rather, a luxurious home is one whose amenities allow the owner to feel lavished upon. Think royalty, think opulence, think extreme extravagance.

The very word luxury brings visions of a cool pool, or a relaxing spa, gym, a tennis court, a well-stocked modern automated kitchen- but what are the luxury items which homebuyers desire the most? What is the homebuyer looking for, what features would set his home apart and really turn it into a luxurious, dream home?

Do You Have These 10 Features In Your Luxury Home?

Do You Have These 10 Features In Your Luxury Home?

Here are the ten features that most homebuyers desire. These are the features that turn your abode into an epitome of luxury. [Read more…]

Pro Tips to Paint These 3 Tricky Areas of Your Home

There is nothing more exciting than painting your home in new vibrant shades on your own. There is no rocket science involved in it and anyone can master the art of adding some new life to the house in the form of colors. However, there are a few tricky areas of the house which become every painter’s nightmare. But we are here to help you.

Pro Tips to Paint These 3 Tricky Areas of Your Home

Pro Tips to Paint These 3 Tricky Areas of Your Home

The three most difficult-to-paint areas of the house are- Window trims, high ceilings and walls and the wall behind the toilet. Let us talk about how to paint these areas like a pro- [Read more…]

Home Renovation with Virtual Reality

You are about to spend a bomb on your home renovation, but you still have a little fellow nagging you and saying, ‘will hardwood flooring look good, or do I fix a fancy sink here? All these troublesome thoughts keep pestering you and you wonder what the end result will look like. Unless you have a supernaturally vivid imagination, you won’t really know the perfect choices until the contractor drives the last nail and tightens the last screw! Alas it is too late. That’s why augmented and virtual reality are the most modern technique that builders and designers are opting for.

Home Renovation with Virtual Reality

Home Renovation with Virtual Reality

Seeing the unseen- Virtual reality consistently wows anyone who is ready to take a trip down the lane and see what the end result would be like. This is not just for watching or playing video games or 3D movies, this has gradually crept into a lot of fields including home renovation where you can actually see the unseen and can do up your home without any problems. [Read more…]

Homes for Differently-Abled: Know These Bye-Laws Before Buying

It is a changed world now. Those who were earlier known as handicapped are now known by a more dignified term, that is, differently-abled. They get equal status and respect in the society; the government strives to make public interactions, transport, and other tasks easy for them. As a result, all important buildings have friendly facilities for differently-abled.

Homes for Differently-Abled: Know These Bye-Laws Before Buying

Homes for Differently-Abled: Know These Bye-Laws Before Buying

However, the real estate market of India has to learn a lot from western countries on this front. Though the public services are available for differently-abled, homes that they live in are not designed in keeping with their disabilities. [Read more…]