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DUE DILIGENCE IN REAL ESTATE

Given the quantum of money involved, it is financially suicidal to not conduct a complete due diligence before taking positions in Real Estate investments.The due diligence is impo...

REAL ESTATE COMMON BUYING ERRORS

Having covered the prevailing myths and misconceptions in the “Finance” and “Real Estate Industry” let us move a step ahead and see what common investment errors buyers commit in r...

Living in the mythical stereotyped Financial World

Generalizations & Stereotypes Having understood a bit about developing “buying skills” let us see what hinders our performance in being good buyers. One of the reasons why peo...

ARE YOU A SMART BUYER?

Most of us, in our lifetime, are able to sell one or at max two skills and/or group of products. Say most of us would either be a Doctor, Advocate, Engineer, Businessperson, Accoun...

INVEST, strength by strength!

Today’s investor has plenty of avenues to invest his money in – MUTUAL FUNDS, REAL ESTATE, DIRECT EQUITIES, FIXED DEPOSIT, PPF, GOLD etc! On top of that, every Asset class would...

The Awakening – Financial Nirvana!

I have till now covered the basics of savings, and general errors investors are induced to commit in Real Estate. Let us now see what lies ahead for you as an investor. For ...

HOW SAVING AND INVESTING REWIRES BRAIN

Financially smart individuals are more poised, less reactive, more confident and live longer. They are balanced people and generally not given to extremes. After having gained a ...

PRICE TRAP: AFTER THOUGHT CHARGES

What is your reaction when someone shouts SURPRISE! Let me tell you, you are excited and worried both. Anticipation gets the best of you and if the surprises are from the rea...

PRICE TRAP: INCREASE IN SUPER AREA

Many years back my mother offered me a piece of cake that looked small to me. She asked me if I wanted 1 more piece. I said yes. She leaned over & cut the existing piece. Now...

Price Trap Three – Heavy Marketing Push

In the last three Road to Riches Blogs, I have outlined two most common price traps that buyers fall for while buying Real Estate. Trap One = Big Brand Builders and Trap Two = Loca...