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Casagrand Apartments in OMR and Villas in OMR are located in Karapakkam ...

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Tax Implications on NRI Investment in India – Explained

The time is right for Non-Resident Indians (NRI) to invest in India by following a simple guide to property buying, with the government and tax reforms significantly opening up for them. The Indian diaspora has made significant contributions to the Indian economy through their investments, primarily in the real estate sector. By investing in India, […]

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List of eco-friendly home maintenance ideas

With an increasing number of environmental issues like air pollution, climate change, improper waste disposal and more, ecological conservation has become the need of the hour. There are numerous small  but effective steps that each one of us can take to start leading a greener and more sustainable lifestyle. For our planet’s better future, it […]

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EVERYTHING A NEW LANDLORD NEEDS TO KNOW ABOUT THE TENANCY ACT IN INDIA

In recent times, the government has introduced a slew of reforms aimed at promoting easier investments in the real estate sector. On the tenth of July 2019, The Model Tenancy Act (also known as the draft Tenancy act), was introduced by the government to protect the interests of both landlords and tenants. The same was […]

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Everything an NRI needs to know about power of attorney for property buying

A power of attorney is a person who takes on full liability for the home-buyer they represent and is held accountable for the actions and deeds of the principal person. In India, the power of attorney is used by many property buyers to assist them with transactions involved in buying a home. This could include […]

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Benefits of Living in a High Rise Apartment

When it comes to buying a home, high-rise apartments are the most sought-after thanks to the magnificent views they provide. By definition, a high-rise apartment is a building that has a minimum of four floors and can go as high as 40 to 50 storeys. To meet the rising demand, many property builders are developing […]

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Home decor ideas for living room you should try

A living room is the first room that you enter when you come home and the home décor ideas implemented here portray the grace and sophistication of your entire home. It is the reflection of your passion and creativity to improve the aesthetics of your living space. If you’re planning to start from scratch or […]

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Home Loans for 2019: A Guide to Choosing Your Home Loan

Finding the right home that suits your needs can be a difficult process. However, if you are thinking twice about the amount you will have to shell out, there are several home loans that could turn out to be saviours. There are even some tax benefits that you can reap. Getting a good home loan […]

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How to nail the minimalist interior design look for your home

Is too much too less? Or is too less too much? If you are looking to hit the right balance for your home décor while still following the latest home décor trends in 2019, minimalist home décor is just the right solution! Whether it is re-designing your old flat or deciding something unique for your […]

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All you need to know about Encumbrance Certificate in property buying

When buying property, there are a number of things you need to keep in mind before making the final decision. Among these are a set of essential documents to check if the house you are about to buy is legally clear, the level of construction completed, change of ownership and so on. In addition to […]

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Best restaurants in OMR for a fabulous dining experience

OMR or Chennai’s IT Corridor conjures up images of a long stretch filled with concrete and glass buildings and sprawling compounds. However, the last five years have seen OMR grow to a burgeoning locality and one of the city’s real estate hot spots. From Thoraipakkam to Sholinganallur and Navalur to Siruseri, OMR is currently the […]

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New GST rates and their impact on Indian realty

Indian real estate is in a constant state of flux. The last few years have seen more change than ever before. The introduction of several government schemes and policies à la the Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana, the Credit-Linked Subsidy Scheme (CLSS) scheme, the Real Estate Regulatory Act (RERA) and the recent Goods and Services Act, […]

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Have you claimed these home loan tax benefits yet?

A dream for many, buying and owning a home is a common goal people work towards, the world over. There is meticulous planning and saving that goes into achieving this goal. Among the many things you need to take into consideration one is your home loan. However, while applying for a home loan brings you […]

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Neighbourhood Features that enhance your home’s value

When looking to buy or invest in a property, there are a number of things you need to assess and evaluate before finally arriving at a decision. One of the many things to consider is your neighbourhood. Depending on the location of your property, your home’s value can increase or decrease dramatically. This can even […]

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What did Indian Real Estate gain from Budget 2019?

The Budget 2019-20 has just come out and those who seem to be benefitting the most are real estate developers and potential home buyers. The interim Finance Minister Piyush Goyal has introduced a number of reforms that may result in a commendable shift in the industry. These reforms include exempting tax limit for home buyers […]

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Advantages of buying a house in Bangalore

The garden city. India’s IT capital. Bangalore has many monikers and is one of India’s most well-known cities. An influx of people migrating to this city every year has done wonders for Bangalore’s real estate market – both residential and commercial segments. For home buyers or real estate investors looking to buy or invest in […]

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Top reasons to invest in Indian realty in 2019

The year gone by has shaped Indian realty to comply with numerous policies that would guarantee transparency and quality of construction to investors and home buyers. These big bang reforms have taken care of several pressing concerns and have helped boost the real estate market in our country. Experts believe 2018 was a bumper year […]

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Top home décor trends to watch out for in 2019

As the New Year beckons, most people look at it as an opportunity for a reboot. Although arbitrary, it is the best time to leave behind the old and bring in the new. When you’re deciding on restructuring and revamping your life, don’t forget about the homefront. For décor lovers looking to get a head […]

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Top tips to reduce your home loan interest rate

As adults, we look forward to settling down with our families in our own homes. Buying a property involves large capital, and this is a major concern for many. The immediate solution that one can think of is to look for top home loan options – specifically a low-interest loan from banks or other financing […]

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Upgrade to a superior home with Casagrand’s Grand Home Exchange offer

Change is the only constant in our lives. Sometimes upgrading our homes is mandatory to depict growth and success. As our standard of living is getting higher with each passing year, we also expect a considerable change in our lifestyle with better infrastructure and amenities. So why not upgrade your address to a spectacular superior home […]

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Are REITs (Real Estate Investment Trusts) the future of Indian realty?

Real estate is one of the few sectors that has witnessed a steady and fast-paced growth over the years. The most luring advantage of investing in real estate is that it is unaffected by the instability of the market and also shields its investors from financial risks. This is the reason why investing in real […]

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Impact of Rupee depreciation on real estate

Fluctuations in a currency’s value affect a country’s real estate in a number of ways – beginning with the cost of raw materials, labour and transportation to subcontracting builders, engineers and architects. But despite the Indian rupee hitting an all-time low of 74.04 against the dollar, Indian realty can still see a silver lining. A […]

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Neighbourhood Spotlight – Mannivakkam

Mannivakkam is an upcoming locality in Chennai, situated towards the city’s southwest region. It is located in Kattankolathur City in Tamil Nadu with the postal head office at Vandalur. Mannivakkam is surrounded by a number of popular Chennai metropolitan suburbs including Karasangal, Bharati Nagar, Bharati Nagar, Mudichur and Vandalur. In the past few years, Mannivakkam […]

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Neighbourhood Spotlight: Manapakkam

Manapakkam is a census town and a fast-growing suburb located in the south-western part of Chennai. The locality is situated along the Poonnamallee High Road around 14.6 km away from the city. Several taluks such as Mugalivakkam and Ramapuram in the north, St. Thomas Mount in the east, Kolapakkam in the West and Meenambakkam in […]

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5 ways to design your home office

Having an office space at home comes with several benefits – there’s no commute, you achieve better work-life balance, and you can design your area as you please. Whether your home office is an actual room designated for your professional life, or merely a quiet corner for you to pay bills and draw out your […]

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Top financial apps for a new home

If you’re considering buying a new home, the first step is ensuring you have the necessary funds to do so. You could opt for a home loan, but bear in mind that home loans can finance only up to 80% of your chosen property’s value. The remaining 20% will have to come from your savings. […]

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A 100-hour Super Saving Promise to Buy a Home

All of us dream of buying a home and making memories in it for generations to come. However, the increasing market rates make us think otherwise. Living within the boundaries of your landlord and renewing your rental agreement every year might be a temporary fix, but is it a permanent solution?   In an attempt […]

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5 characteristics of a superior home

Call it a boom or regularity, but the real estate industry in India is giving rise to residential and commercial projects almost daily. As a customer and potential homeowner, you are spoilt for choice when it comes to buying a new home. However, with manifold options at your disposal, it becomes imperative to carefully assess […]

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Increase of Women Buyers in the Real Estate sector

Purchasing a home has been perceived as a man-driven affair for quite a long time now. But in recent years, there has been a paradigm shift in the home buying patterns in India. Women have started establishing a path of their own and are becoming more financially independent.  Interestingly, there was a time when women […]

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Best housewarming gift ideas

Moving into a new house can be stressful and tiring on its own, right from packing and transporting furniture to unloading boxes. All these tasks are often clubbed with the sentiment of feeling out of place in an unfamiliar setting. Gifting your dear friend or loved one a thoughtful housewarming gift can help them embrace […]

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The Ultimate NRI Guide to Buying Property in India

If you are an NRI buying property in India, there’s no time like the present. Government and tax reforms in the sector have opened up the real estate market, making it more lucrative for NRI real estate buyers than ever before. Being an NRI buying property in India, you have probably been through a dozen […]

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5 reasons why Casagrand Crescendo should be your next new home

The real estate scenario of Chennai is thriving at the moment. With the city’s rapid expansion, areas in West Chennai have been gaining massive popularity among home buyers. Nolambur, in particular, has been attracting a lot of buyers on account of its impeccable location, affordable housing options and safe neighbourhood. If you’ve been dreaming of […]

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Demystifying the sale deed for home buyers

When it comes to buying a house, there are a number of details that you have to bear in mind, especially if you’re a first-time homebuyer. One among the important documents required is the sale deed. The sale deed is an important legal document that evidences the sale of a property has been made in […]

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5 fool-proof tips to renovate your home on a budget

Buying a house is the investment of a lifetime. It involves a lot of vigorous ground work and planning since the property you will be investing in will be your home for generations to come. However, living in the same address for decades together calls for some sprucing up or renovation from time to time. […]

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Places to visit in Bangalore on weekends

India’s IT Capital, India’s Silicon Valley and Garden City – Bangalore goes by many names. The city is a bustling cosmopolis with foreign influence seamlessly woven around its rich culture and heritage. Bangalore today, is a rightly called a melting pot of culture and a tourist destination that attracts peoples of all ages and interests. […]

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5 Common Real Estate Investing Mistakes You Should Avoid

Investing your money in real estate is one of the safest and most profitable investment avenues. Specifically, in India, the real estate market is expected to touch $180 million by 2020, making it one the best options for investment over other forms. Owing to the economic boom, the average income has increased giving us added […]

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5 DIY Tips to Spruce Up Your Balcony

Catering to the growing population of India, most homes constructed these days are apartments. And while most of our apartments have balconies, they are often forgotten or end up being storage spaces. Sprucing up your balcony can give you an exclusive space to unwind after a hectic day at work. You don’t even need to […]

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Neighbourhood Spotlight – Thalambur

Located in the South of Chennai, close to Navalur, Thalambur is popularly known for its proximity to Chennai’s IT Hub. It is approximately 30 minutes away from Old Mahabalipuram Road (OMR), the IT Corridor of Chennai. In the last few years, Thalambur has seen considerable development both in terms of infrastructure and residential spaces, given […]

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NRI guide to selling property in India

Every potential homeowner invests in real estate for two main reasons. Apart from the assuring comfort that you have a safe and secure home to go back to, the investment is also about enjoying the returns in the form of a consistent secondary income or steady property appreciation. Selling your assets when they reach maturity […]

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Do’s and don’ts for buying a second home

Owning a home is on every family’s bucket list. However, buying a second home is like a cherry on the cake. You already have the experience of investing in real estate for the first-time so you can avoid all the novice mistakes you made. Nevertheless, there are a few do’s and don’ts to keep in […]

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Five reasons why you should buy a home in 2018

One New Year resolution that will have definitely crossed the minds of most people lately is buying a home. The question, however, is whether they will actually get around to it.   Real estate is quickly becoming one of the best forms of investment, with almost guaranteed returns on investment. If recent trends are anything […]

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Here’s how to use 2018’s top colour trends into your home

We have now entered 2018 and are looking to reach new heights and do new things. One among those new things could be adding some colour to the interiors of your home. If your day of spring cleaning is coming up soon, you also might want to consider adding a bit of colour to your […]

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Neighbourhood Spotlight – Korattur

Located in the northwestern part of Chennai, Korattur is slowly becoming one of the best areas for real estate. It has developed from a small village to an urban township in the last few years. Korattur is a part of the Ambattur Zone of the Chennai City Corporation and is a stone’s throw away from […]

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All You Need to Know About the CLSS Scheme

The Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana is a governmental scheme launched by the Ministry of Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation (MoHUPA) to address the shortage of housing options for 20 million or so slum dwellers. With the current urban growth trends, the demand for housing solutions that are affordable for low income groups will continue to […]

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The Ultimate Guide to Subletting Your Apartment

When you’re a tenant, your security deposit is the most precious thing to you. You don’t want to do anything that might give your landlord any cause to withhold your deposit. Most rental agreements come with a clause saying you can’t vacate the apartment for a set period of time (called the lock-in period) or […]

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All you need to know about registering your new property

Finally becoming a home-owner is a proud moment for many. After being a tenant all your life, putting your hard-earned money into a slice of property you can call your own is truly a memorable moment. However, the actual purchase of your property isn’t the final step of the process. Unless you register your new […]

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A guide to paying property tax in Chennai

When you are investing in real estate, there are many taxes and duties potential homeowners are obliged to consider before they take the leap. However, once the deal is finalised and you have been transformed into a proud property owner, there is a recurring tax amount which needs to be paid to the government of […]

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DIY tips for upgrading the look and feel of your home

Home is not a physical space; it is a feeling. It is where you feel safe and guarded, so it’s natural to decorate your home as per your mood and personality. Revamping your interiors and playing around with colours is usually a go-to strategy when it comes to designing your home. However, it’s time you […]

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5 Reasons Why You Should Invest In the Outskirts of Chennai

2017 is shaping up to be one of the best years for potential home-buyers. The GST bill has reformed real estate investments and interest rates are going down. If you’re looking to invest in real estate, you can’t go wrong with Chennai, one of the top twelve rising realty destinations in the world. The city […]

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How technology has changed the real estate industry

First, we had to struggle out of bed and turn the lights off before calling it a day; next came the two-way switches with one main switch and one next to your bed, so you could just lean and turn it off; and then came the motion sensors where lights turn off automatically when they […]

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Top 7 gadgets to keep your home safe

Home is where the heart is. Apart from being the ideal place to unwind after a long day at work, your home is also the biggest financial investment of your life. So, it is natural to go out of the way to protect your property and keep it safe and secure from intruders. In today’s […]

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