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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 ve...

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 real-...

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...

Price Trap Two – LOCATION.

After addressing the most common Price Trap, The Big Brand Builders, in some detail, I move to another price trap Real Estate buyers/investors often fall for – Location. Read about...

The ‘BIG BRAND BUILDER’ Trap – Part 2

Continuing from my last blog Price Trap One – ‘Big Brand’ Builders, I offer a few more reasons why it may not always be profitable to invest in a project by a big-name builder....

Price Trap One – ‘Big Brand’ Builders.

We have already established that for profitable investments in Real Estate, an investor must ‘Price the market’ and not attempt to ‘time the market’. The purchase (or entry) price ...

Key to Profitable Investment in Real Estate.

In my last blog, I introduced the concept of “Intrinsic Value” of a real estate project and how it is the key indicator for ascertaining the viability – and potential profitability...