Greater Noida Property Market Set To Become More Transparent

The Real Estate Bill spells happiness for Noida homebuyers, as the recently passed bill will give more powers to property buyers and will also address the concerns of the builders to a certain extent. The Real Estate Regulatory Bill is aimed to bringing transparency in this sector. This Bill was stuck in the pipeline for a very long period, but finally it has brought a lot of respite to homebuyers in Noida and Greater Noida. This area has more supply for residential units and less takers. Most of the housing units sold in Greater Noida have been faltering on the possession dates and terms.

Greater Noida Property Market Set To Become More Transparent

Greater Noida Property Market Set To Become More Transparent

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DIY V/S Skilled Help- What Should You Go for while Redecorating

When you buy a home the money you pay up front is just the beginning, you have to shell out a lot more on other things. Home owners should expect to spend a certain amount on maintenance and house repairs. If there is a major problem or a renovation to be done then the expenses will be more. For many of these jobs the main expense is labor- it sometimes out does the cost of the material. In many cases you can DIY or remodel your home, but if you can do it does not mean you should.

DIY V/S Skilled Help- What Should You Go for while Redecorating

DIY V/S Skilled Help- What Should You Go for while Redecorating

Complicated jobs like plumbing, electrical work or tile fixing should be left to the professionals. On the other hand, there are some jobs like painting- you can handle it yourself, it requires no experience. The tricky part is to decide which jobs you can handle and which require skilled professionals. The answer to that question depends on a number of factors, such as skill level, available time and the overall cost. [Read more…]

The Ultimate Guide to Keep Your Home Free of Pests and Bugs

With Malaria, Dengue and Chikungunya alerts in the city, people have become more concerned about keeping their homes clean and bug-free. Indians have this weird habit of starting to care only when there is a virus alert or when someone in the neighbourhood falls sick. But it is wiser to keep your house clean all the time so that you can never fall prey to these viruses.

The Ultimate Guide to Keep Your Home Free of Pests and Bugs

The Ultimate Guide to Keep Your Home Free of Pests and Bugs

Pests, bugs and rodents not only cause diseases but also make the house dirty; some pests also destroy wood and other materials. So it is always good to keep these unwanted guests out of your house. There are a number of things you need to consider before you start out on this pest-prevention spree. [Read more…]

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…]