Particularly Intended for Senior SubjectsA glance at a portion of the huge loft format parameters that truly matter with regards to elderly inhabitants and their uncommon necessities.....
Changes That Will Affect Your Home Purchase !A look at the important Budget 2017-18 announcements and their implications for seekersThe Budget 2017-18 is largely positive for the real estate sector. It focuses on stimulating growth and simplifying laws to enable easier administration....
Wallpapers: For Quick and Inexpensive MakeoversSmart use of wallpaper can add sparkle to a space and complement the overall design of the room. Wallpapers of vibrant colours, textures and materials can also be used as accent elements for the entire room....
How are Home Loan Rates Charged by Banks and Housing Finance CompaniesBasis of home loan interest rates charged by housing finance companies.Housing finance companies (HFCs) are regulated by the National Housing Bank Limited (NHB), a subsidiary of the RBI....
AREA ALERT -Thane: A GROWTH STORYThane continues to enjoy an undisputed position as opposed to its other realty counterparts. What gives it an edge? Let's find out...
A Guide to Renting out Your PropertyIf you are looking to earn rental income from a second or third home, here is a round-up of what you need to keep in mind before locking in the lease...
Loan against Property : What you Need to KnowWhile loan against property is a cost-effective option for raising money, you need to assess all the risks involved in the execution of the funds...
How and Why Will the Current Reduction in Lending Rates, Affect Home Loan Rates?To what extent will a reduction in the marginal cost of funds-based lending rate (MCLR) by a bank, impact one’s home loan rates and EMI? We examine....
A Guide to Choosing The Right Lights For Your HomeLighting plays an important role in setting the ambience in a home. Besides illuminating the house, light can also impact the mood of the home’s occupants...
Home security systems: Easy to use, easy on the pocketDo you think that home security systems and apps are expensive and complicated to use? Think again. We take you through home security systems that are easy on the pocket and easy to use...
Green, yet stylish: Eco-friendly decor for your homeIf you are an environmentally-conscious home owner and wish to do up your home décor with eco-friendly things, follow this simple guide on stylish accessories that you can use....
Decorate Your Dining TableIt is worth going the extra mile in order to put a smile on the faces of family and guests as you all sit to enjoy a meal together.As soon as the monsoon showers hit our shores there is a massive instinctive increase in the consumption of hot pakoras and extra double boiled tea. s..
5 Tips to Winter Proof Your HomeWith the onset of winters, we often prepare ourselves for the chilly months by shopping for cozy blankets or heaters and blowers. However, in the process, we miss out on naturally preparing our home to brace the winters season...
Smart Homes, Smart Phones, Smart People.Remember the Jetsons? Remember thinking, man I’d really like to have me one of those whenever they had one of their impossible gadgets on screen?(Meal-vending machines, anyone?)...
About World Aids DayWorld AIDS Day is held on the 1st December each year and is an opportunity for people worldwide to unite in the fight against HIV, show their support for people living with HIV and to commemorate people who have died.....
Open vs. Closed Kitchen – Which is Right For You?While an open kitchen gives you the convenience of getting to serve easily and spending time with your guests even while the meal is being prepared, a closed kitchen always gives that private space you sometimes need in your messy kitchen....
Advantage of Taking a Joint Home LoanThere are multiple benefits in terms of sharing the debt-burden and enhancing eligibility level....
Here's how you can make your home Vastu friendlyInteraction of the Five Elements of Wood, Water, Air, Space and Fire and the 16 MahaVastu zones of energy comprise your house...
The perfect way to make a tiny apartment into a wonderfully spacious homeWith a little ingenuity and help, even the smallest apartment can become the perfect place for life and creativity.
Starting on a Positive Note
The ongoing festive season up to December 2016 is expected to augur well for residential real estate transactions
Creating a Sense of Community with Your Residents
Property managers often refer to their properties as communities, and rightfully so. But have you ever thought about strengthening that community?
How a retired clerk bought a 3BHK flat
Every house has a story to tell. Every buyer is an integral part of that story. Vinod Gupta recently retired from one of the biggest airlines company of India after 35 years of stellar service.....
Adorn your abode
Opt for enchanting yet inexpensive home embellishment methods this festive season.....
Make a style statement
Anshu Choudhury, Stylist, Craftsvilla.com, shares the top home décor trends of 2016 and suggests ways to personalise your residential interiors.....
A Non-Resident Indian’s Guide To Buying Property In India
Buying your own home is definitely everyone’s most cherished dream. India is also a highly lucrative market for foreigners and Non-resident Indians, for real estate investments....
What is the rest period in home loan offers? Read here
While opting for a home loan, it is very important for an individual to understand the terms and various parameters of the loan that are applicable.
Here`s why you should avoid house re-possession
The first and foremost thing that a person applying for home loan should keep in mind is that he should never agree on paying an amount that does not fit his budget.
Home Loan Norms Demystified
A look at the factors that determine eligibility and aspects to keep in mind
What are the factors based on which home loan eligibility is calculated? What is the typical ratio of income to loan amount considered by lending institutions?
Guide to payment plans – which one should you go for?
Unlike yesteryear when down payment was the only option to buy a property, developers these days are offering a number of payment plans to the buyer.
Want to automate your home? Here is everything you need to know
Home automation is a term that finds excessive use these days. Simply put, smart homes are associated with a system that provisions centralised control of lighting, heating, ventilation & air-conditioning (HVAC) appliances, shades, AV systems, security locks of gates.
Getting loan against property more cost-effective
Even if you are a meticulous saver, there may be times when your finances are strained and you need a little help to tide you over.
Colourful cushions can brighten up the homes
You are sipping ek garam chai (or coffee) ki pyali... in the comfort of your warm and dry home, sitting propped up on comfortable cushions and watching TV or reading a book...doesn't this seem to be the ideal picture on a relaxed day?
Change the mood with soft furnishings
Soft furnishings infuse life into a home, imparting colour and texture to design. With the basic structure of a home in place, the next step is to design the interiors. This includes furniture, as well as furnishings such as drapes, blinds, cushions and upholstery, carpets and rugs which give life to furniture and impart a definite character to different spaces.
Top Interior Décor Disasters to avoid
Styling your home can be time and money consuming so make sure you do it right. Here is the list of the major interior décor faults to avoid. Decorating our homes can be a daunting task for most. While the market is ﬁlled with several options in myriad styles..