K.R. Hari Raama Krishnan for the last eight years has seen Ooty’s real estate market very closely as it transformed from being one of the most visited tourist destination to being a top holiday home buyer’s destination in South India attracting buyers to own a peace of mind in the Blue Mountains. As the CEO of Harshav Real Estates, Mr Krishnan Krishnan in an exclusive interview to Holiday Home Times… Read the rest “An interview with Raama Krishnan on Ooty’s Holiday Home Property Trends”
In our last article we had taken a look at the stalled Himalayan Ski Village project that was planned to be built in Manali in Himachal Pradesh. In this article we will take a look at all the reasons and issues behind the opposition to stop its construction and also try to find out whether these issues were actually justified as claimed.
The project soon after its approval was vehemently … Read the rest “Himalayan Ski Village’s Current Status – Whose Fault was it Anyway?”
Their website is not functional, call up their office and no one picks the phone, a different office is now running from their office in Delhi and the promoters are either not reachable or they decline to comment. That’s the story of the $350-million (Rs 5,000-crore) Himalayan Ski Village project pioneered by Alfred Ford, the great grandson of the legendary Henry Ford in Manali in India’s Himachal Pradesh.
NRIs may often find it quite daunting to decide on a property and get a safe deal on it. With some many locations to choose from, the traditional manner to request friends, relatives and acquaintances to search for the right one is no longer effective. The saving grace thought today is that many reputed real estate developers have started offering complete services in this regard for NRIs in order … Read the rest “Tips for NRIs in Getting a Safe Deal while Buying Property in India”
Probably 9 of 10 NRIs who are contemplating on buying a property in India will be asking the same question: “Is it a good decision and time to buy a property now?” Contrary to this dilemma, actually there can never be a good time to invest in an Indian property as now! With so many pluses, in this article, we will outline all the reasons why you should seriously … Read the rest “Why India will always be a great place for NRIs to retire”
In the last couple of weeks we had received several queries from our readers asking us to feature new holiday home destinations across the country. Amongst these destinations Panchgani a small enchanting hill station in Maharashtra was unanimously the choice of our readers. So in this article we will give you an overview of the holiday home market of Panchgani with some price indicators to help you decide.
We have always maintained our view that with the skyrocketing property prices of holiday home destinations near Mumbai like Lonavala and Alibaug, Karjat, the picturesque town in Maharashtra’s Konkan coast in the foothills of Matheran, is soon going to be the holiday home buyer’s preferred location. Already one can see signs of growth of its nascent second home property markets with prices surging by each day. A well-known hill station … Read the rest “Holiday Home Property Market of Karjat and Reviews of Major Developments”
Alibaug has always been a leading weekend destination for Mumbaikars. It’s proximity to the city makes it very accessible for South Mumbai and for this reason, since the late nineties, Alibaug has seen tremendous growth in the real estate sector with several good developers working here. Apart its proximity to Mumbai, many other factors make Alibaug an attractive second home destination. Not least among these are the availability of a … Read the rest “Alibaug as a Holiday Home Buyer’s Destination and Top Ongoing Developments”
Unlike other upcoming holiday home destinations in the vicinity of Mumbai and Pune, Lonavala has always been considered as one of the best holiday home destinations to invest. Why we recommend Lonavala to our readers is because of the fact that this picturesque hill station is located in the Sahyadri range and is only 2 and half hour’s drive from Mumbai has everything you can ask for when you are … Read the rest “Holiday Home Buyer’s Guide to Lonavala and Some Best Developments”
The holiday home market in North India, especially around Delhi, is mainly dominated by buyers from cities like Delhi, Gurgaon, Chandigarh, etc. who are looking to invest in a vacation home. With the mountainous states of Himachal Pradesh and Uttarakhand just a couple of hours drive from these cities, these two destinations have emerged as major holiday home investment destinations. It is perhaps safe to say that most North India … Read the rest “Holiday Home Projects in North India (Holiday Homes Near Delhi)”
Ideally three factors affect a person’s decision to choose a place to retire – its weather, availability of healthcare services and proximity to basic amenities. Affordability is another major factor. And for those who are retiring young, they chose a place where they can engage themselves in something that is not as hectic as a job in a metro, but at least gives them some running cash and more importantly … Read the rest “Top Retirement Destinations in India”
When I spoke to the developer today I was a little surprised. Karjat, the picturesque town in Maharashtra’s Konkan coast, is situated in the foothills of Matheran and is a well-known hill station in Maharashtra. The easy accessibility to Karjat from Mumbai has made it a prime weekend getaway.
However it’s been almost a year since I first reviewed this development and the prices of the plots have not … Read the rest “Bungalows Plots in UshaWoods in Karjat – Should you Invest here?”
Disha Direct Marketing Services Pvt. Ltd. a leading real estate marketing organization and pioneer of second home concept has recently launched a villa/ bungalow project about 93 kilometers from Mumbai. The Reso Villa project, spread over a 82-acre green campus, has been planned as a second-home destination for those who want to own a second home away from the hustle-bustle of the city.
The company itself is marketing the … Read the rest “Reso Villa – Disha Direct’s Villa Project in Wada”
Alibaug a leading tourist destination in West India needs no introduction. A weekend destination for many of India’s who is who, it’s close proximity to Mumbai and Pune has made it a most sought-after weekend destination for not just the wealthy, but also for those who seek to take a vacation in one’s own house near the beach away from the hectic city life. The trend that caught up particularly … Read the rest “Tranquille Coast – Fully Furnished Studios in Alibaug”
Beyond the wonderful tourist destinations and fanfare of Goa’s beach life and night-long parties, lies the real Goa – unspoken greenery, a rich heritage and golden rice fields fluttering in the cool December breeze – well, that’s Pilerne in North Goa for you. Just a couple of minutes away from the touristy beaches of North Goa like Candolim, Pilerne is an area tucked away in the green fields overlooking the … Read the rest “Belvederre Villas by Ashray Real Estate Developers in North Goa”