Category Archives: Real Estate

Top 10 Residential Localities In Bangalore

Koramangala

Situated in the south-eastern part of the city, Koramangala is a highly sought after residential locality with wide tree-lined streets and a mix of apartments, commercial structures, and bungalows. The locality is divided into 8 blocks, with the 3rd and 7th blocks serving as major commercial hubs. Several entertainment options like restaurants, eateries and malls attract a large number people to reside here. Find a home in Koramangala. 

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#UnmarriedOrCursed? The Woes Of House-Hunting As An Unmarried Individual In India

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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

Dealing With It: The Problems Of Being A Landlord

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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

#MandatoryUpgrade: Time To Revamp Your Bachelor Pad

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:

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Rental Home Away From Home: Property Investment Tips For NRI Landlords

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.

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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

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Top 5 Things You Must Know Before Renting a House If You Work Night Shifts

Are you a night-owl who leaves the house for work when the rest of the world is cosily curled up in their beds? Howling stray dogs and deserted streets may greet you every time you step out to leave for work, but it might not bother you as you don’t have to face the fury of the growing traffic situation each day.

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However, you can’t have the same concerns as anyone else, especially when you’re in search of houses for rent. So, here are a few things you must know and religiously keep in mind when house hunting.

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Inspiring Decorative Ideas for When You’re Staying in A Rented Apartment

We live in that age where space comes at a premium. A lot of us stay in rented or leased apartments. As tenants, we don’t have much say in the decor; this makes it all the more challenging to utilize the space to its full potential.

Don’t give up on your hopes just yet, though!

You can get the most from your rental property if you reinvent your approach to decor. Here’s how you can get creative for function and style in your rented apartment, without freaking your landlord out!

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The 6 Key Factors Involved In Good Rental Property Investments

Anyone can invest in real estate, but it takes a professional to be successful. Or does it?

There is a key difference between a pro (say a real estate agent) and someone who’s a complete novice at real estate dealings. A pro knows what he or she is looking for and understands the things about a property that makes it a profitable investment.

However, you don’t have to go to business school or hire an agent to make a solid decision on rental property. All you need to know are these 6 basic things that every pro looks at in a piece of rentable real estate.

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