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Standalone building apartments Vs Gated community apartments

While evaluating options for an apartment, a home buyer is frequently confronted with the question of which apartment to choose: one in a ‘large gated community’ or in a ‘standalone building’.

The answer to this question lies in the requirements, preferences, and the budget constraints/flexibilities of a home buyer. It also depends on the kind of lifestyle a home buyer prefers.

What matters is the home buyers’ definition of convenience, comfort and utility with respect to these two options. So, let us understand the pros and cons of both ‘gated community apartments’ build on acres of spread, and ‘apartments ensconced in a standalone building’ built on a smaller residential plot.

DO’s and DONT’s for a real estate investor

This article is meant for those who are looking at concerted steps to be taken before investing their surplus funds with builders for returns higher than mutual funds or fixed deposits. The seven pointers detailed below are the steps to be undertaken, and the precautions to be exercised before investing directly with a builder. 

With a well thought-out approach and filtration criteria, an investor can select the right builder to invest with, and reap healthy returns to the tune of 15% to 20% over a period of 18 months to 48 months.

Understanding Vastu Shastra: Easing the Dilemma of a Home Buyer [Part V]

This is part 5 of the series of 9 articles presented on Vastu Shastra. A home buyer, at times, begins the journey of owning a home with a single point agenda of ‘Vastu compliance’. The journey is not an easy one, and is riddled with many roadblocks and confusions. These articles are meant to ease the confusion, or perhaps, bridge the lack of a balanced perspective around Vastu while: i) planning on buying and/or constructing a home, and ii) to assist the home buyer to zero-in on the most sensible choice of an apartment.

Investing in Real Estate projects: exploring investment opportunities for a healthy return

There are a lot of people out there who want alternatives to stock market investments that are comparatively assured on returns and moderate in risk. More specifically, some investors look for investing in a tangible product like real estate without having to own them. Which means, these investors don’t want to buy or own a residential, commercial or industrial property, but want their investments to deliver high returns in the real estate sector.

Vastu Shastra: Easing the Dilemma of a Home Buyer [Part IV]

This is part 4 of the series of 9 articles presented on Vastu Shastra. A home buyer, at times, begins the journey of owning a home with a single point agenda of ‘Vastu compliance’. The journey is not an easy one, and is riddled with many roadblocks and confusions. These articles are meant to ease the confusion, or perhaps, bridge the lack of a balanced perspective around Vastu while: i) planning on buying and/or constructing a home, and ii) to assist the home buyer to zero-in on the most sensible choice of an apartment.

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Vastu Shastra: Easing the Dilemma of a Home Buyer [Part III]

This is part 3 of the series of 9 articles presented on Vastu Shastra. A home buyer, at times, begins the journey of owning a home with a single point agenda of ‘Vastu compliance’. The journey is not an easy one, and is riddled with many roadblocks and confusions. These articles are meant to ease the confusion, or perhaps, bridge the lack of a balanced perspective around Vastu while: i) planning on buying and/or constructing a home, and ii) to assist the home buyer to zero-in on the most sensible choice of an apartment.

For a clearer perspective on Vastu Shastra, it is recommended that all the 9 parts of this series on Vastu Shastra be read

Understanding Vastu Shastra: Easing the Dilemma of a Home Buyer [Part II]

This is part 2 of the series of 9 articles presented on Vastu Shastra. A home buyer, at times, begins the journey of owning a home with a single point agenda of ‘Vastu compliance’. The journey is not an easy one, and is riddled with many roadblocks and confusions. These articles are meant to ease the confusion, or perhaps, bridge the lack of a balanced perspective around Vastu while: i) planning on buying and/or constructing a home, and ii) to assist the home buyer to zero-in on the most sensible choice of an apartment.