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Frequently Asked Questions On Property Registration



Posted on August 2022

Among the many tasks that a homebuyer has to perform is the responsibility to register the property with...


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Home Decor Ideas for 2 BHK Flats in Thane

Eco-Friendly Home Decor Ideas For Ganesh Utsav



Posted on August 2022

The time for festivals is right around the corner. Indian festivals bring pomp and joy in our lives and this...


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Real Estate Property Builders in Thane

Why You Should Buy A Home From A Reputed Real Estate Developer



Posted on July 2022

Buying a house is an important decision which involves looking at many factors. One of these factors is the...


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All about Occupancy certificate while choosing a Residential Property in Thane

Must-Know Facts About Possession Letter And Occupancy Certificate



Posted on July 2022

Narayan Kumar and his wife recently purchased a 2BHK apartment at Marathahalli, in Bengaluru. The proud...


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Buying Commercial Offices in Thane

Find An Ideal (and Cheap) Office For Your Million-Dollar Idea



Posted on July 2022

Looks are important in business. Everyone understands this simple fact. But how important are looks with...


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Homes for sale in Thane City

Get Your Home Monsoon Ready




Posted on June 2022

How can home owners ensure that their homes are ready for the rains and ensure that it does not cause any harm...


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Interior Designers for your Property in Thane

7 Bedroom Decoration Ideas On A Pocket Friendly Budget



Posted on June 2022

No matter the time of the year, it is always a good idea to spice up the bedroom decor and give it an extra charm.


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Thane - A Real estate investment choice

What Makes Thane A Real Estate Destination Of Choice?



Posted on June 2022

It's a simple equation: entry level price points in Thane real estate still have the potential to grow effectively.


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5 Things To Keep in Mind While Choosing Your Office Space

5 Things To Keep in Mind While Choosing Your Office Space



Posted on June 2022

Unlike buying a dream home, where your heart and soul are the front drivers, choosing an office space is more of a rational decision made with the brain.


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Proptech Glossary Every Real Estate Professional Must Know In 2022 - MCHI Thane

What Is The Significance Of CIBIL Score For Young Homebuyers?


Posted on April 2022

Are you planning to take a loan and invest in your first home as a Millennial but don’t know where to begin? Work from home, nobody expected...


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Proptech Glossary Every Real Estate Professional Must Know In 2022 - MCHI Thane

Proptech Glossary Every Real Estate Professional Must Know In 2022


Posted on April 2022

Proptech Glossary Cheat Sheet to all the updated terminologies in 2021. Since these Proptech Terms are so widely used, the first problem....


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Reasons Gated Communities Are Growing In Popularity In Real Estate Market - MCHI Thane

Reasons Gated Communities Are Growing In Popularity In Real Estate Market


Posted on April 2022

Gated communities are the latest housing trend and are much in demand amongst homeowners all across the country.....


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Kitchen steel rack designs: 7 ideas for your dream kitchen - MCHI Thane

Kitchen steel rack designs: 7 ideas for your dream kitchen


Posted on April 2022

If you are remodelling your kitchen, you should start with the essentials, before taking down or building any walls....


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How to arrange funds for the down payment for a house? - MCHI Thane

How to arrange funds for the down payment for a house?


Posted on April 2022

The Coronavirus pandemic has forced many people who live on rent, to start considering a home purchase...


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Rental Properties: Pros and Cons - MCHI Thane

Rental Properties: Pros and Cons




Posted on March 2022

The idea of buying a home or apartment to rent out for profit may sound alluring. ...


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Home loan guide: How to decide the lender and tenure of your home loan? - MCHI Thane

Home loan guide: How to decide the lender and tenure of your home loan?


Posted on March 2022

Should you choose a home loan from a bank or a housing...


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Pros and cons of investing in commercial real estate - MCHI Thane

Pros and Cons of Investing in Commercial Real Estate


Posted on March 2022

Taking investment decision in real estate is usually a difficult one, especially when it comes...


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Home Loan Insurance for buying property in Thane - MCHI Thane

Home Loan Insurance: All you Wanted to Know


Posted on March 2022

Home loan insurance, also referred as mortgage insurance, is a cover that protects a home loan...


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Home Loan Insurance for buying property in Thane - MCHI Thane

Section 80EEA: Tax Rebate Against Home Loan Interest...


Posted on February 2022

In this article, we would discuss at length Section 80EEA and answer every question...


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Home Loan Insurance for buying property in Thane - MCHI Thane

How Is A Home Insurance Different From Home Loan...


Posted on February 2022

Insurance is a measure that assures you of safety at the time of any unfortunate event.


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Rental Properties in Thane - CREDAI MCHI

Rent receipt: Why is it Needed for HRA Exemption?


Posted on February 2022

It is mandatory to provide the rent receipt to the employer, if the employee wants to claim HRA...


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Residential Projects in Thane - Home decor ideas - CREDAI MCHI

4 Décor Ideas That Will Instantly Give Your Home an Elegant...


Posted on January 2022

A home that boasts elegance and luxury is a dream of many. But not everyone manages to fulfil it because...


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Residential Projects in and around Thane - CREDAI MCHI

Positive Energy Home
Decor


Posted on January 2022

A positive home is the biggest stepping stone on the way towards a positive lifestyle! And positive energy...


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Buy Real Estate Project Launches in Thane City - CREDAI MCHI

5 Things to Do When Closing a Home Loan


Posted on January 2022

Borrowers always feel a sense of relief, when they close their home loans, after months and years...


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Buy Affordable Homes in Thane | Credai MCHI

Home Loan Insurance: All You Wanted to Know


Posted on January 2022

Here is everything you wanted to know about home loan insurance policies in India.Home loan insurance,...


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Tech innovations in Smart Homes | Credai MCHI

New Year Goals For Home Owners In 2022


Posted on January 2022

The purchase of a property, may have a significant bearing on your monthly finances in 2022...


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Tech innovations in Smart Homes | Credai MCHI

Vastu Shastra Tips For Office,To Bring Prosperity At Work Part-2


Posted on December 2021

Vastu tips for placing plants in the office. To bring positivity and some freshness...


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Tech innovations in Smart Homes | Credai MCHI

Vastu Shastra Tips For Office, To Bring Prosperity At Work Part-1


Posted on December 2021

People often try to make sure that their offices adhere to Vastu Shastra guidelines...


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Tech innovations in Smart Homes | Credai MCHI

Home loan guide: How to Decide the Lender and Tenure of your..


Posted on December 2021

Should you choose a home loan from a bank or a housing finance...


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Tech innovations in Smart Homes | Credai MCHI

Technological Innovations in Smart Homes and the Way...


Posted on December 2021

Modern-day homes are undergoing an experience upgrade transforming from connected homes...


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Property Expo In Thane Mumbai | Credai MCHI

Lease vs Rent: Main
Differences


Posted on December 2021

We examine what a lease agreement is and why a rental agreement is not always a lease agreement.


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Property Expo In Thane Mumbai | Credai MCHI

Real Estate with Digital Marketing


Posted on December 2021

Marketing for real estate has been changing over the years, and it’s all moved digital.


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Property Expo In Thane Mumbai | Credai MCHI

5 Reasons to Attend to a Property Exhibition


Posted on December 2021

If you are thinking of buying a home in Thane, you’ve probably started to do some research on the Internet.


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Property Expo In Thane Mumbai | Credai MCHI

A Complete Vastu Guide For Your Workplace Or Office


Posted on December 2021

Many people want to ensure that their bureaus obey the instructions of Vastu Shastra...


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Property Expo In Thane Mumbai | Credai MCHI

What does a real estate exhibition have to offer?


Posted on December 2021

Tired of hopping from one real estate site office to another? Expos could be a better...


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Real Estate and Money
Supply


Posted on November 2021

There is a direct relationship between the amount of money supply that is available...


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How Colors Influence The Vibrant Decor of Your Home?


Posted on November 2021

Your home is the shelter for your mind and body. It allows you to relax and feel happy...


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Real Estate Investing
Myths


Posted on November 2021

Amongst all investment options available, real estate is the one that buyers tend to get emotionally attached...


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How to Choose the Right Outdoor Paint for Your Project


Posted on October 2021

At its core, a home is shelter. It keeps us dry during a storm, warm when it’s cold, and shaded from the sun.


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Who Pays Real Estate
Fees?


Posted on October 2021

Most people who buy or sell a home do so with the help of a licensed real estate agent. These professionals know...


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Buying vs Leasing Commercial Real Estate

Posted on October 2021


Many businesses operate out of commercial spaces, whether they be storefronts, factories or offices. If you’re launching a new business, or expanding an existing...


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Avoid These Mistakes When Selling Your Home

Posted on October 2021


Selling your home can be surprisingly time-consuming and emotionally challenging, especially if you’ve never done it before. At times it may feel like an invasion ...


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15 easy vastu tips for your home

Posted on September 2021


When it comes to our new home, we do everything to make sure it is absolutely perfect. A part of that process involves making sure our house is Vastu Shastra compliant.


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A guide to choosing wall colours for each room of your house

Posted on September 2021


The living room is one of the most important areas of a home, as one tends to spend most of the time here, with family members. It is also the place where home owners entertain guests.


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Simple pooja room designs for Indian homes

Posted on September 2021


Pooja rooms are an integral part of most Indian households. If your house is not large enough to have a separate pooja room, you can also create a specific corner in your home,..


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The Complete Guide For First-Time Home Buyers in India- An Extensive Checklist

Posted on September 2021


Buying the first home is a significant milestone in an individual’s life and is very close to any person’s heart. It is a truly emotional moment that brings with it the joy of fulfillment of a lifetime dream.


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5 reasons why online home booking is here to stay

Posted on September 2021


We look at how the availability of information online, from developers, as well as through various government policies aimed at boosting transparency, has resulted in a growing marketplace for real estate on the internet and what this means for property seekers....


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Tips For Office Designing To Improve Employee Productivity

Posted on September 2021


The businesses have evolved over the years and so have the amenities and perquisites offered by offices to their employees. Offices are no longer just about desks and chairs. They have to offer so much more to the employees in modern times...


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How to design a healthy and ergonomic office for yourself

Posted on August 2021


Planning to work from home? Here are some ways in which you can plan an ergonomic office for yourself
It is very important to have an office designed in a way that helps the employees to be productive.


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50+ Ways to Make a Bedroom Beautiful

Posted on August 2021


Find your dream bedroom scheme.
Bedrooms are the ultimate escape from the hectic pace of daily life, a place where you can go to relax and recharge....


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Why is A Ready to Move Flat in Thane Better Than Constructing A Home?

Posted on August 2021


Investing in a home is a huge decision that involves significant funds and planning. Thankfully, gone are the days when you had no option but to construct your own home. These days, you are spoil for choice with scores of ready-to-move-in properties to choose from..


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How is money refunded when a property deal is cancelled

Posted on February 2020


What are the financial and income tax consequences that follow, if a property deal is called off or cancelled? We examine...


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Should you choose under-construction, ready-to-move or resale property?

Posted on February 2020


Unsure whether you should buy an under-construction, or ready-to-move-in, or resale property? We analyse the pros and cons of each option, to help you get clarity...


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How to buy a home that delivers long-term ROI

Posted on January 2020


The decision to buy a property, should be based purely on the needs of the individual and the inherent value of the unit. We look at how home buyers can ascertain this, to choose a property that provides good returns on investment...


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Real estate basics: What is Long Term Capital Gain?

Posted on January 2020


What is a ‘capital gain’ when it comes to real estate and what are the tax implications of long-term capital gains for a property owner? We explain...


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A guide to creating wealth with Residential Real Estate Investment

Posted on September 2019


How does an investor make the most of a property investment? We get the experts’ views on the factors and the regions that residential...


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Co-living spaces versus hostels and PG accommodations: What should students choose?

Posted on September 2019


Co-living spaces and student housing have emerged as viable alternatives for those looking for rental spaces in metro cities...


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Dos and don’ts for relocating a house

Posted on May 2019


Shifting from one home to another, can be a tedious process. We look at some simple ways in which home owners can make the relocation process stress-free...


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How to buy a home that delivers long-term ROI

Posted on May 2019


The decision to buy a property, should be based purely on the needs of the individual and the inherent value of the unit. We look at how home buyers can ascertain this, to choose a property that provides good returns on investment...


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Home Buyer's Checklist

Posted on April 2019


Searching for a home buying checklist online can be annoying because so many of those websites are not written by veteran agents with decades of experience...


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Agreement for sale or final payment: What constitutes a transfer of property?

Posted on April 2019


When there is a delay between the date of registration and the full execution of an agreement to sell a property, when is the transfer said to be complete? We examine a Bombay HC decision and the implications for property owners...


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Dos and don’ts for buying a property to earn rental income

Posted on April 2019


An investor, who is looking to buy a property and lease it out, should approach the process with a lot of forethought, to get optimal returns and avoid a serious financial setback from a wrongly-chosen property. Here’s what you should consider,..


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9 natural DIY tips to cool your home this summer

Posted on April 2019


Electricity-guzzling air-conditioners and coolers, are not the only ways to beat the summer heat. Try these natural, do-it-yourself tricks instead
“ACs and coolers are fine, but nothing evokes my memories of childhood summers like a ‘khus ki tatti’,”


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Which is more attractive: Rental income from residential or commercial property?

Posted on February 2019


If you are planning to invest in property to earn returns, which type of property should you choose – residential or commercial? We analyse the benefits and drawbacks of each...


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Vastu Shastra tips for the main door/entrance

Posted on February 2019


Besides being aesthetically appealing, the main door/entrance of a house also has to be in the correct direction, as per Vastu Shastra, to attract positive energy into the house...


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Tips for renovating a bachelor’s house into a couple’s home

Posted on January 2019


A home for a couple is distinctly different from a home where a bachelor resides. We look at some of the basic design principles that couples must keep in mind, when designing or renovating their homes A bachelor’s home is generally designed for the comfort of one person. ...


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Investment Tips: How To Buy A Home That Delivers Long-term ROI

Posted on January 2019


The decision to buy a property, should be based purely on the needs of the individual and the inherent value of the unit. We look at how home buyers can ascertain this, to choose a property that provides good returns on investment...


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How To Get A Home Loan To Construct Your Own House

Posted on December 2018


While people can avail of home loans to get their own house constructed, the process of approval and disbursement of such a loan, is different from that of a regular housing loan,...


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Can The ‘Design And Build’ Model Transform Interior Fit-Out Projects In Commercial Realty?

Posted on December 2018


We look at the advantages of the design and build model of executing projects and whether it is likely to become a preferred route for corporates,...


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What Is Rera and How Will It Impact the Real Estate Industry and Home Buyers?

Posted on December 2018


The Real Estate (Regulation and Development) Act, 2016 (RERA), intends to protect the interests of home buyers and enhance transparency in the real estate sector...


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Big Opportunity For NRIs To Make Money By Investing In The Indian Realty Market

Posted on November 2018


We examine the depreciation of the Indian rupee against the US dollar and the present interest rate cycle, to ascertain whether this is a good time for NRIs to put their money in Indian real estate ..


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Stamp duty and tax on gift deed of property

Posted on November 2018


While a gift of house property does not involve monetary consideration, it needs to be registered and taxes should be paid in certain cases...


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When old is gold: Add a vintage touch to your home décor

Posted on November 2018


When it comes to home décor, a vintage look is always in style. We look at some simple ways, in which home owners can recreate an old-world...


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5 reasons why this festive season is the right time to buy property

Posted on November 2018


If you have been protracting your decision to buy a house then this festive season is the right time to loosen your purse strings......


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Own a Home? 4 Ways to Build Equity Faster

Posted on October 2018


A home is one of the biggest purchases you’ll ever make. And while it’s much more than just an investment, there’s no denying the importance of maximizing ownership in your property.....


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Vastu tips for positive energy at home

Posted on October 2018


The energy flow in a house is greatly influenced by its construction and the décor in the house....


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Basic rights that tenants and landlords need to be aware of

Posted on October 2018


When it comes to rental accommodations, there are some basic rules and rights that tenants, as well as landlords should be aware of,....


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Real Estate Investment: Why Navratri is a good time to buy property

Posted on October 2018


Navratri is considered auspicious to buy new assets. With the onset of this festival, real estate developers also come up with their special offerings for buyers....


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Design must-dos for doing up a weekend home

Posted on October 2018


While a weekend home can be a relaxing getaway, home owners need to ensure that the home is designed, according to the climate and topography of the area...


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How to make your home pet-friendly

Posted on September 2018


Home owners who wish to keep pets at home, need to ensure that their house caters to its needs and provides a safe environment for all. We explain the dos and don’ts...


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Buyers prefer homes in areas with good employment prospects

Posted on September 2018


One major trend that has emerged is that areas with good employment opportunities are seeing a genuine demand for homes,...


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Children’s needs and its influence on home buying

Posted on September 2018


What are the needs of children that buyers need to consider before finalising a house purchase...


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A guide to renting out your property

Posted on September 2018


If you are looking to earn rental income from a second or third home, here is a round-up of what you need...


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Home Loan Versus Loan Against Property: Crucial Differences

Posted on August 2018


When it comes to raising money, should a borrower opt for a loan against property or a home loan? We examine...


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Add greenery to a small space, with vertical gardens

Posted on August 2018


Owing to the dearth of green spaces in urban areas, the concept of vertical gardens is slowly gaining popularity among plant lovers....


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How to improve your credit score before applying for a home loan

Posted on August 2018


Improving one’s credit score has many advantages. Not only does it make it easier to obtain a loan, but it can also help the applicant to get an attractive rate of interest...


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The home buyers’ guide to choosing the right amenities

Posted on August 2018


Should you buy a house with a swimming pool, a gym, or a park? We tell you how to evaluate the necessary amenities, from the avoidable ones...


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How to apply for MHADA Lottery Scheme

Posted on August 2018


How does a home seeker apply for the Maharashtra Housing and Area Development Authority's housing lottery schemes? We look at the eligibility criteria, application process and payment procedure...


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Get your home monsoon ready

Posted on July 2018


While the arrival of the monsoon season may bring relief to many, after the sweltering heat of summer, it is also the time to prepare and protect the home...


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Benefits of buying a home in the wife’s name

Posted on June 2018


There are several benefits to buying a property in a woman’s name, either as the sole owner or as a joint owner, with governments and banks offering several sops...


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Home financing options for NRI buyers

Posted on June 2018


Besides regulations for the type of properties that NRIs can purchase in India, legal provisions also exist on the mode through which these purchases can be financed...


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Real estate sale deed: Terms and conditions that home buyers should be aware of

Posted on June 2018


For a home buyer, the much awaited sense of ownership of the dream home, follows the execution and registration of the sale deed...


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These are the factors that decide whether you get a home loan or not

Posted on June 2018


While deciding on a home loan application, the lender is primarily interested in ascertaining whether the applicant can service the loan each month...


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10 tips to ease your property purchase process

Posted on June 2018


Buying a property is a huge investment for everyone. It also involves some kind of risk which is often calculated. Nevertheless, investment in a residential property is an alluring option for businessmen or salaried people....


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Why Banks Give Higher Loans To Self Employed Person Against The Salaried Persons

Posted on May 2018


Any lender while granting any loan is interested in getting the money advanced back. While granting home loans, banks and housing finance companies evaluate your ability to repay the home loan...


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PMAY Home Loan – Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana

Posted on April 2018


With a view to help people own a roof over their head government has announced ‘Housing for All by 2022’ mission, under which it is partly financing the interest cost to the borrowers....


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NRIs, In Whose Care Is Your Property?

Posted on April 2018


That real estate investments are a double-edged sword is no secret. You buy property with a view to make gains. However, you also run the risk of losing if you own an asset...


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How your Home Loan Eligibility is Decided?

Posted on April 2018


While giving home loans the lenders want to ensure that the home loan being given is serviced back. Primarily the banks and housing finance companies use the credit score and credit history...


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Home Warranty Under RERA: All You Need To Know

Posted on April 2018


The defect liability period better known as home warranty of five years under Clause 14 (3) of the Real Estate Act (RERA) could prove to be a market differentiator...


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Top 5 Home Preparation Tips Before Unpacking

Posted on March 2018


From deep purging to fixing the repairs, moving into a new home calls for attention to minute details. We shares list of things you should strictly follow to prepare the new house afore unpacking...


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Buying A Home? Key Factors To Keep In Mind

Posted on March 2018


If buying your dream home is at the top of your wish list, there should be certain factors that you must keep in mind before the final plunge....


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Real Estate Home Loan Ideas - Things To Keep In Mind Until Your Home Loan Is Sanctioned.

Posted on March 2018


While securing a home loan may not be a daunting task, it certainly is no cakewalk. And, after all the hard work you have put in to secure the loan, you would not want your bank to refuse you the services, citing reasons you thought did not matter...


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Negotiate The Best Terms While Applying For A Home Loan

Posted on March 2018


Every individual is unique, so is every loan application. Many factors and variables influence the final cost of the loan, including processing fees, legal fees, administrative fees etc....


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Tips For How to Decorate A Vacation Home

Posted on March 2018


In order to escape from the city's hustle and bustle, a vacation home lends much-needed respite from a stressful life. Wherever you have your home,...


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Home Decor Ideas - How To Pick An Artwork For Your Home

Posted on March 2018


The thumb rule in art selection is that it should be something that you love. Now, to choose a piece of artwork that you love ask the following questions...


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Real Estate Home Loan Tips - 3 Most Common Questions That Home Loan Applicants Ask

Posted on February 2018


The documentation process for home loans can be harrowing for many applicants. The voluminous paperwork can sometimes be very puzzling, thanks to the multiple caveats built into these documents....


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20 Ideas For Decorating Small Spaces On A Budget

Posted on March 2018


We all want our home to look like they belong in a design magazine, but often the budget stands in the way of achieving our dreams....


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Benefits of taking a Joint Home Loan

Posted on February 2018


A home is a ‘once-in-a-lifetime’ investment for many of us. It is natural that we want to make it as big and better as practically possible. Affordability is what determines the size...


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8 Things to Check Before You Move Into a Rental Home

Posted on February 2018


Planning to change or move into a new rental home? Tenants usually look for basic amenities like electricity, water, parking facility and other convenient amenities....


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5 Financial Aspects To Consider Before You Decide To Buy A Home

Posted on February 2018


Buying your First Home? It is evident that you will have several questions in mind as a first time home buyer. We have compiled 5 most important financial aspects to consider before you buy your new home...


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Things To Know Before Buying New Property

Posted on February 2018


There is a bit of work that a buyer would need to take when they buy a house property and this relates to the process of paying taxes. While capital gains tax is present at the time of the sale of the property...


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Transform Your Home Into Haveli With These Vintage Ideas

Posted on February 2018


A few people search for a delightful place, while others influence the place to look wonderful. Be from the last mentioned, and utilize your creative ability to make a flawless home space....


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How Big A Flat Do You Really Need?

Posted on February 2018


When the point finally comes where you are ready to invest in your own flat, there are many considerations that are likely to confuse you...


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Low Property Valuations May Spoil Your Home-Buying Dream

Posted on February 2018


Home loans have an important factor called loan to value. Banks lend up to 75% to 80% of the value of the property...


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The Emergence of Tier-II and Tier III Cities

Posted on February 2018


In the past few years, the real estate growth story has clearly shifted from the metros and Tier-I cities to small towns and cities, typically known as Tier-II and III cities. ...


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13 Hurdles to cross when you want to switch your home loan to another bank

Posted on February 2018


Be firm to your banker and convey your incapacity to visit the branch for closure and agree to all authorisation they may need...


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Decoding The Occupation Certificate –Things You Should Know

Posted on February 2018


As one knows, home buying in India involves a lot of documentation and paperwork. However, majority of home buyers, especially the first timers,...


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What to Buy: Furnished, Semi or Unfurnished Flat?

Posted on January 2018


Planning to buy a house? Will it be a furnished, semi-furnished or an unfurnished house? If you are confused, then find out what the terms mean and the cost of such houses...


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Look Before You Leap

Posted on January 2018


Screen property documents carefully before buying a house to avoid fraud. The decision to buy a home is one of the biggest decisions a person makes in his lifetime...


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10 Facts about A Will you must know

Posted on January 2018


Untimely deaths in a large number of households are often overshadowed by family members squabbling over inheritance. Thus, it is advised to make a valid will in one's lifetime so...


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Can An NRI Purchase or Own A Property In India?

Posted on January 2018


Under the RBI’s guidelines, a non-resident Indian (NRI) is allowed to purchase certain types of properties, while other forms of realty may require special permissions...


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Tips for Landlords: Earn Safe Returns On Your Property

Posted on January 2018


Renting out a property can be a tedious process for a first-time landlord, where even a small mistake can have serious repercussions,...


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Guide To Buying A Property Under Auction

Posted on January 2018


Auctioned property is a slightly riskier investment and as such, needs to be diligently investigated before the purchase is done. Here is what you should keep in mind ...


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How To Plan Your Finances To Buy A House in 2018

Posted on January 2018


Buying a house requires a certain amount of margin money to be paid from the buyer’s own funds. We look at how to determine the loan eligibility, the EMIs payable and ways to raise the margin money...


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Energize your Home with Stylistic Theme Patterns

Posted on January 2018


Punam Kalra, Creative Director at stylistic layout mark I'm, The Center for Applied Arts, has shortlisted some style patterns for 2018...


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9 Things To Keep In Mind If You Buy A Completed Project Today

Posted on January 2018


In the wake of recent cases of insolvency proceedings against big developers, home buyers are a jittery lot. With many of them having burnt their fingers by investing in projects...


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All you want to know about Deed of Gifting

Posted on January 2018


Defined under section 122 of the Transfer of Property Act, 1882, any immovable property can be transferred through a gift deed. A gift deed is similar to a sale deed,...


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Is your Property Registered?

Posted on January 2018


Property registration is one of the foremost and important processes that should not be delayed. Here’s why...


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Did You Know You Have To Pay Tax On Vacant Property

Posted on January 2018


Did you know you have to pay income tax on vacant property too? Read on...


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Will Govt's Home Loan Subsidy Scheme Benefit You?

Posted on January 2018


The government this week announced guidelines for the implementation of Credit Linked Subsidy Scheme (CLSS) for home buyers in the middle income group (MIG) segment under Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojna...


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How to Sell A Flat, Know the Basics

Posted on January 2018


Any plans to sell off your property? If you intend to then make sure that you are aware of the current market trends. This will help you quote the ‘right’ rate of your property and save you from a lifetime of regret from selling...


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Have a Let-Out Property And Need Money? Take a Loan Against Rentals

Posted on December 2017


A loan against rental, allows home owners to borrow money from financing institutions, against future rental income. We examine the eligibility and process for obtaining such a loan...


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Stamp Duty and Tax On Gift Deed of Property

Posted on December 2017


Gifting is an act, through which a person voluntarily transfers certain rights in an asset to another person, without any consideration. Gifting of a house property, has certain income tax and stamp duty implications...


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Buying in a Project on a Leasehold Plot : What you Should know

Posted on December 2017


Projects on leasehold land are commonly prevalent in metropolises where real estate is scarce. Here’s an analysis of what buyers need to be cautious about when investing in such properties...


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A Guide to Renting out Your Property

Posted on December 2017


If 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....


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Perk Up the Passage at Home

Posted on December 2017


A passage in any home, need not be a dull space that is wasted. We look at how home owners can spruce up this space, with just a little creativity and imagination....


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Colour Therapy for your Home

Posted on December 2017


Colours have a profound effect on individuals and can affect us on a physical, emotional, mental and spiritual level. We look at how you can choose the right colours for your home, to create a positive and happy environment....


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Benefits of Buying a Home in the Wife’s Name

Posted on December 2017


With several states in India offering benefits for women property buyers to boost their empowerment, we examine why it makes financial sense to register a property in a woman’s name....


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Top 5 Tips to get the Lowest Home Loan Interest Rate

Posted on December 2017


When the loan is of a high amount, like home loans usually are, even the slightest drop in your loan's interest rate can make all the difference. So here's what you can do to ensure that a home loan is offered to you at a low rate of interest....


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Busting Myths Around Factors Affecting Your Credit Score

Posted on December 2017


Maintaining a good Credit Score is extremely important as banks take this into consideration while approving a loan. Read on to know the factors that affect your Credit Score and the myths around it....


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Vastu Shastra Tips for a Temple at Home

Posted on December 2017


When it comes to the temple or prayer area in a home, there are several Vastu Shastra guidelines that should be followed, to ensure maximum positive effects for the home’s inhabitants. We examine the dos and don’ts....


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Bonsai Plants : Bring the Forest Home

Posted on December 2017


Besides being an enjoyable hobby and de-stressing, growing bonsai plants in one’s garden, balcony or window sill, can also make the home vibrant and green....


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How to Get a Home Loan Even after it gets Rejected…

Posted on November 2017


Banks may reject a home loan application, for a variety of reasons. However, by following these simple steps, you can improve your chances of getting a loan even after it is rejected the first time...


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Perk Up the Passage at Home

Posted on November 2017


A passage in any home, need not be a dull space that is wasted. We look at how home owners can spruce up this space, with just a little creativity and imagination....


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The 4Ps Model That Real Estate Follows

Posted on November 2017


The 4Ps of Policy, Planning, Performance and Profitability are indispensable ingredients of the real estate business....


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Stamp Duty and Registration Laws for Rentals in Maharashtra

Posted on November 2017


There are several legal formalities that one needs to comply with, when letting out a property or taking a place on rent. The agreements for leave and licence are required to be stamped and registered....


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Investing in Land : The Pros and Cons

Posted on November 2017


Land as an investment option has always been popular in India. Its popularity has not receded, despite the availability of various financial products such as mutual funds and equity shares...


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Benefits of Buying a Home in the Wife’s Name

Posted on November 2017


With several states in India offering benefits for women property buyers to boost their empowerment, we examine why it makes financial sense to register a property in a women’s name....


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Dos and Don’ts for Buying a Second Home

Posted on November 2017


The main purpose of a weekend home or second home, is to provide an avenue for recreation and to spend time away from one’s regular routine. Consequently, weekend homes are generally located away from urban areas....


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How to Safeguard Yourself from Builder Violations

Posted on November 2017


With rising number of builder violation cases coming in light, the fear of being caught in a similar debacle is increasingly gripping homebuyers these days....


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MOST HIRINGS DONE BY BUSINESS UNITS - For Many Job seekers, Thane is now a New Land of Opportunity

Posted on November 2017


Thane district has witnessed a rise of nearly 30 per cent in the number of people employed between 2009 and 2013, according to the latest report available....


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Getting Loan Against Property more Cost-Effective

Posted on November 2017


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....


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Know What Lenders Look at in Your Credit /CIBIL Report Before you Apply for a Loan

Posted on November 2017


Buying a property is arguably the biggest investment one makes in his/her life. Hence, one needs to be completely sure of what they are putting their money in, so there are no future risks....


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Going For A Property Visit? Don't Forget To Carry This Checklist

Posted on November 2017


Ravi Dubey, 39, bought a property in Gurgaon's Sohna Road but two months later he started finding faults in it. At home, electronic boards were all shaky, in the society powers cuts were more of a norm than an incident, and outside, roads were in real poor condition....


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Tips for Buying an Old Apartment

Posted on November 2017


Buying a property is arguably the biggest investment one makes in his/her life. Hence, one needs to be completely sure of what they are putting their money in, so there are no future risks....


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Dosti Floats Luxurious Integrated Township Project Planet North

Posted on November 2017


Dosti Realty, a leading real estate developer in Mumbai, recently launched Planet North, an affordable luxurious integrated township project spread across 25 acres at Shil-Thane....


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Home Loan Terminology

Posted on November 2017


If you are planning to get a home loan, the EMI or the equated monthly installments will be your main consideration. EMI is the sum of money....


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5 Checkpoints before you Sign a Rent Agreement

Posted on November 2017


The first thing to check is the rent you will pay and the increment clause. If no hike is mentioned in the document and the owner decides to increase it a few months down the line, it will be easy to confront him.....


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Why Festive Season is the Ideal Time to Buy a Home

Posted on November 2017


Experts believe that the real estate sector has a lot of unsold inventory in the luxury space but not in the affordable housing space where there is a major supply shortfall....


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Buying a Second Home: Pros and Cons

Posted on November 2017


Thirty-three year olds Josh and Celine Patrick, relish life on the fast lane in Mumbai. However, these days, on the weekends, they also drive to Pune to relax at their plush apartment....


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Checklist for Investing in a Resale Flat

Posted on October 2017


Planning to invest in a resale flat? Here is a checklist that a potential home-buyer should refer to before doing so.Picture this... An individual has recently purchased an under-construction flat for Rs 60 lakh...


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Realty Watch - The Five Pillars Of Affordability

Posted on October 2017


The areas beyond Thane are no longer perceived as distant suburbs but as sought-after destinations for residential living.Talks on affordable housing in Mumbai is fraught with danger. Ei ther the claims of af fordability come with the rider of `as per Mumbai standards' or it is so far a place...


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Home improvement: 7 ideas for a festive revamp

Posted on October 13, 2017


A moody monsoon gives way to the festive season and you want to open your house to friends and relatives. Start with some new trends to ensure sunshine and chase away the clouds. Paint your walls in sunshine yellow, buttercup yellow, sunny sky blue, tangerine.


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Easy Vastu and Feng shui Tips for Your Home

Posted on October 12, 2017


Earlier, principles of Vastu Shastra were for the conservative, and Feng Shui was for the more modern mindset; but now you have astrologers and pundits offering you a combination of both.


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Griha pravesh tips for your new house, this festive season

Posted on October 11, 2017


When it comes to a property investment, home owners are generally particular about auspicious days and performing a griha pravesh, before moving in.


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Fluid Geometry is the Key

Posted on October 10, 2017


A look at the top trends that will rule the world of interiors in 2017 and some of the reasons that will drive their preference


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Home Buyer is King!

Posted on October 09, 2017


Are you well-versed with the new reformatory policies that have come into force? If not, here is a checklist that could help you seal the deal...


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How Smart Homes can improve your lifestyle

Posted on October 06, 2017


The future that Isaac Asimov envisioned in his sci-fi stories is slowly but steadily becoming a reality. First phones turned ‘smart’, and now it’s time for homes to follow the lead....


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Guide to Payment Plans – Which one Should You Go for?

Posted on October 05, 2017


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...


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The Mumbai Housing Paradox

Posted on October 04, 2017


The Mumbai real estate market is reeling under a peculiar situation where there is oversupply of housing in segments where demand has pretty much evaporated and high demand in segments where supply has dwindled...


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Factors Impacting Price Rise in Residential Real Estate

Posted on October 03, 2017


Many of you understand real estate as a gamble. While some are able to double their money, others are not able to earn beyond what they already invested. So is it luck which favours a few and not others?...


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Want to Automate Your Home? Here is Everything you Need to Know

Posted on September 29, 2017


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)....


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Tips to Get a Good Deal from Resale Property

Posted on September 28, 2017


An apartment that you can move into within days, with all the logistics taken care of and no new apartment hiccups – is this what you are looking for? Then buying a re-sale property is your best option....


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How to Finance Investment Property

Posted on September 22, 2017


If you want to be one of the thousands of people who own commercial or residential commercial real estate, you will need know how to finance investment property expenses including your property loan..


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Mall Culture, Craze for Online Shopping Sting Retail Outlets

Posted on September 18, 2017


Records available with the labour department of Thane show there has been almost 50% dip in the number of shops in the district between 2009 and 2013...


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6 Reasons Your Home Loan Could Be Rejected

Posted on September 15, 2017


Lenders consider many factors before granting any loan. The criteria to determine the eligibility and quantum of a loan differs from one lender to another. Improving your credit score, ensuring timely payment of credit card dues, closing all earlier loans and increasing one’s income levels are more common...


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Know What Lenders Look at in Your Credit / CIBIL Report Before you Apply for a Loan

Posted on September 12, 2017


Your Credit Report can often be difficult to read, and understanding the terms credit bureaus (like CIBIL/ Equifax) use at arriving at your score can be even more challenging.....


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Online Property Booking: Your Complete Guide

Posted on September 9, 2017


Buying a property involves a huge investment for the home buyer. For some, it is even the savings of life. Booking a home online might seem a bit odd to some, but today’s reality depict that online portals....


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Affordable Housing: A Checklist before You Invest

Posted on September 8, 2017


Owning a house is every body's dream but the price tag plays a key role in determining where one finds the right abode. It is important for purchasers to be alert and ensure that they are getting a good value for their money....


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Understanding the CTS Number of Your Property

Posted on September 5, 2017


If you are planning to buy a property in Mumbai, knowing the city’s survey number or CTS number of your property in Mumbai is very important. The survey number of the city is required at the time of registration of the property and to know the exact amount needed for property registration...


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Top factors for property investments

Posted on September 1, 2017


During house-hunt, what demands more prominence. One cannot live in a standalone residential building with nothing around it. Shravan Kumar, a Hospitality Professional in Abu Dhabi says, “I want to invest in Pune where the connectivity is good and markets nearby...


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Home Loan Norms Demystified

Posted on August 28, 2017


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?...


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How a Retired Clerk Bought a 3BHK Flat

Posted on August 24, 2017


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....


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Property Insurance Demystified

Posted on August 17, 2017


Our society has done insurance for the building for a certain amount. What are the aspects that the insurance of a building typically covers and why?....


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Shift Percentages in Your Favour

Posted on August 11, 2017


It is a dream for every Indian to own a home of his own and in order to fulfil this dream one needs to know the eligibility criteria before applying for a home loan....


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Celebrating Christmas with Colourful Home Decor

Posted on August 2017


Reflecting the spirit of Christmas, the home decor of a house could be done by using the Christmas colours of white, red, blue and gold. In many other creative ways as well could a home be decorated to welcome this winter festival....


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