This is best described as an Indian rite of passage, as all the single ladies (and gents) get shunted around from homeowner to homeowner, for the silliest of reasons.
For some weird reason, all those home-owning uncle-jis and aunty-jis seem to think we’re all evil, wild-partying, noise-generating freeloaders. Okay, not all of them feel this way; however, take a look at this list, and you’ll get an idea of the sometimes-unreasonable, mostly crazy rules that unmarried renters are forced to endure. Continue reading #UnmarriedOrCursed? The Woes Of House-Hunting As An Unmarried Individual In India
A landlord is someone most of us are all too familiar with.
More often than not, dealing with one isn’t the best of experiences. Most of us would rather not talk about that landlord from hell we all had when (say) starting out on our first jobs. Some don’t let you do the things you want to do, and some threaten to throw you out if you’re being too much of a nuisance. Continue reading Dealing With It: The Problems Of Being A Landlord
Bachelors are usually happy to move out of their parents’ house and into a place of their own.
Well, initially at least.
Soon, the place becomes messy or too drab, and you start dreading the very act of coming home in the evening. Well it’s time to start anew. Here are a few ideas that could help you redo your pad, and make you feel right at home:
Continue reading #MandatoryUpgrade: Time To Revamp Your Bachelor Pad
Many Indians living abroad often have their own properties back in India. NRIs often invest in properties in the form of apartments or houses, or a piece of land, in order to secure their stay in India.
However, this leaves many in a dilemma as to what needs to be done with the property back home.
You have the option of leaving it as it is, and having it ready once you return home. But many prefer to give it up for rent, as this not only brings in additional income, but also keeps the house uninhabitable, and what some would call ‘alive’. Continue reading Rental Home Away From Home: Property Investment Tips For NRI Landlords