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HOME LOAN FRAUD

In continuation to my last article of precautions, banks should employ in extending home loans one would highlight in this article a very ingenious way of fraud the Builders have d...

HOW THE REAL ESTATE INDUSTRY FLEECES THE BANK & YOU

Financial Integrity in cheapest form of Real Estate Finance Banks are custodians of public money and therefore their responsibility is as important and big as that of the Armed Fo...

ROADS OF OPPORTUNITY OR DESPAIR

During the heydays of UPA government, they announced some important and mega infrastructural game-changing roads. These were touted as the roads that will catapult India into the n...

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 ...

ANTIFRAGILE – ARE WE?

Nicholas Taleb in his book “Anti Fragile” writes about systems which can withstand shocks and emerge better after such shocks. He, in fact, advocates that systems should be subj...

ARE TRUMP TOWERS TRUMPING ENOUGH?

Could there be a better example of the strengthening of ties between US & India than the “Trump Towers” being given a thumping response by the “Buyers” in Gurugram? But, The...

‘Affordable Housing Schemes’ – what they don’t tell you

In August 2013, Haryana Government notified the ‘Haryana Affordable Housing Scheme’. A buyer-starved Gurugram Real Estate market latched on to this scheme and started launching pro...

Don’t Time the market, Price the market.

In the preceding two blogs, I had introduced the concept of Real Estate as an Asset Class and had outlined the basic thumb rules for making Investments in Real Estate. In this blog...

ERA (renamed ADEL) Landmarks

Be extra cautious when a builder claiming to be big, established and financially sound starts selling at a discount to market price.

Are your ‘Investments’ making you poor?

Now that we have successfully created our kitty of ‘investible surplus’ by following the first five steps, what do we do with it? Of course, we put it to work through investments. ...