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Guarding the Guards – when Government turns offender!

There is a famous saying in Latin Quis custodiet ipsos custodes? Which translates to “who will guard the guards themselves”, this is from the work of the Roman poet Juvenal from hi...

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...

WHEN GOVERNMENTS FAIL THEIR PEOPLE

As seen in last election, even 32% of total votes ensured a stable Government in Parliament. Conversely, we can also say that 68% felt the party would not be able to deliver if t...

Wealthy and wise | you are in for a Surprise!

Now we often associate a wise man to be wealthy. And a wealthy man to be wise. However, many times the rich also make costly mistakes. Why do they do it? What makes them do it? C...

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...

Trap ALERT – SUPER AREA

When people use ADJECTIVES, it means that they have run short of putting across their view point objectively. I am sure this term SUPER AREA too would have come in vogue when a g...

Trap ALERT – HIDDEN CHARGES

The visible piece of iceberg did not sink the Titanic. The killer was always hidden under the ocean. House purchase is a costly, long term decision. People always stretch while m...

PRICE TRAP FIVE – THE VALUE TRAP

How did ABHIMANYU feel when he found himself in the Chakravyuh or the TRAP laid by the Kauravas.  I am sure, he felt no different than an Indian Home Buyer. An Indian Home Buy...

Price Trap – ALERT COSMETIC IMPROVEMENT IN DESIGN

It is a cat & mouse game. Traps are being set by the builders to extract more from you but giving away very little in value.  We addressed three Price Traps earlier, Th...

REAL ESTATE TITANIC & WHY IT WILL SINK TOO, UNLESS…

The Titanic was too big to fail but when it hit the iceberg, sinking process was set in motion. The disaster & loss of lives was aided by: Lack of preparation inside – too...