Category: REAL ESTATE

Objective analysis of upcoming apartment and villa projects.


Property Review: Casagrand Royce

Living room

I’m starting the house hunt series with apartments in East Bangalore, primarily around the Whitefield, Hoodi, and Old Madras area. Let’s start with Casagrand Royce, a 277-apartment spread over 6 towers coming up off Hoodi.

Name of the property: Casagrand Royce

Builder: Casagrand

Location: Off Hoodi Junction. Precisely, on Kodigehalli Main Road, KR…



Reviving the House Hunt Series

a bohemian room

There are quite a few of you out there who have written to me recently asking for recommendations of ready-to-move in properties. As a buyer, this “find-a-new-home” project is one that sucks the time, energy and miles out of home chasers, testing their patience and perseverance, and…



Review: are you considering buying a row house/villa at Renaissance Nature Walk?

In this post, I analyse if you should consider buying a row house in Renaissance Nature Walk.

garden area

Continuing with the House Hunt series, today I present to you one of our ah! moments.

One where space is the king.

One where light rules, and flows in…



House Hunt: Birla Apple Aroma

 

Continuing with the House Hunt series, today I review Birla Apple Aroma which is in the pre-launch stage. It is interesting to see how innovative builders are getting in the pre-launch phase to make it lucrative for buyers. This one caught my attention as the pre-launch of 48 units is done on auctions on Magicbricks.

About the property:

Name of the property: Birla Apple Aroma

Location: JP Nagar

Possession: 2018

More details…



20+ potential apartments/villas to buy in Bangalore

This is the concluding part of the House Hunt series I started last year when we were in the market to look for new apartments/villas in East Bangalore. I reviewed a few homes we visited; it sparked a lot of enthusiasm among readers. But, it was taking forever for me to review one by one. So, I figured the easiest way would be to…



23 ideas for changes in an under-construction home/apartment

Thank you Sreeraghavi for writing with a practical concern. I’m humbled by your request. Sreeragahavi, a reader of this blog, wrote to me in July with a practical query, something that all of us as home owners at one point or the other grapple with:

We have recently purchased a 1585 sqft apartment and it is in construction phase. I would love…



House Hunt: GR Sun Villas and Pruksa Silvana

sun villas

 

How about a house with your own private pool at the cost of a row house in Whitefield?

In Bangalore? Of course.

I’m covering two projects today as they are located adjacent to each other, off Budigere Cross (it is about 11 Kms from the KR Puram Hanging Bridge…



A maze called Gopalan Urban Woods

urban woods

Can you imagine how thrilling it will be to play treasure hunt with your kids inside your home, every day?

With an added bonanza: you don’t have to step outside the home for a walk, or workout in the gym, and still get your daily share of exercise?

If you answered in the…



Why the price is never right to buy a home?

dream home

The right price (in today’s terms) was five years ago, but it wasn’t affordable then.

Admit it. That’s the dirty truth.

For most of us, living in our own home gives a sense of security.

But, dreaming of getting a spacious sunlit home like this one?

Snap out of…



Apartment Hunt: Renaissance, Krishvi, Goel Ganga, DSR

In this concluding part on the Apartment Hunt series, let’s take a look at some new completed and just-launched  properties from a two-tier builders.

Renaissance

Renaissance Rainbow – Brookefields

Renaissance Rainbow is located opposite to the Gopalan property and adjacent to Knightsbridge apartments on the Brookefields…