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So you want to buy some land and build your own farmhouse?

So you want to buy some land and build your own farmhouse?

 

At some point during our lives, we all toy with the idea of buying some land and buildings of our own small farmhouse. As urban educated Indians with well-paid jobs tend to feel that after we’ve paid our mortgages that this would be a great way to invest some money and also build something that we could use during the stage of our retirement. Ever since I’ve started TripVillas.com a Read the rest “So you want to buy some land and build your own farmhouse?”

Buying land versus buying in a gated community

Buying land versus buying in a gated community


A question we keep getting asked by prospective second home buyers is whether we would recommend buying land or buying a home in a gated community. I’ve personally thought extensively about this question and while I would like to give a single answer, my recommendation would depend on the personal circumstances and desires. First, let me summarize what I feel are the advantages and disadvantages of each type of investment:-
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Abel Oakleaf Homes – 2, 3 BHK Sea View Apartments by Abel Projects in South Goa

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Being the most happening part of Goa, North Goa is increasingly becoming more and more crowded, the fact that has opened up huge opportunities for South Goa. Equally beautiful, but relatively much quieter beaches, South Goa over the last decade has seen a lot of real estate activity, predominantly with buyers of vacation homes looking for a less-crowded environment.  Plus the property rates are relatively still less compared to Read the rest “Abel Oakleaf Homes – 2, 3 BHK Sea View Apartments by Abel Projects in South Goa”

Feya Residencia – 2 and 3 BHK fully furnished signature residences in Calangute

Feya Residencia Goa 2Located in Calangute, Feya Residencia is a development by Pushpganga Ventures comprising 2 and 3 BHK fully furnished signature residences with a wide range of amenities including a clubhouse, swimming pool, gym, landscape gardens/ parks, jogging track, wifi connection, etc.

Targeting buyers of the higher income group who are looking for an address near Calangute, one of the premium locations of this beach state, the development has been designed keeping Read the rest “Feya Residencia – 2 and 3 BHK fully furnished signature residences in Calangute”

Postcard Portico – Row Villas and Apartments in North Goa by Remus Group

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North Goa has always been the hub of activities in Goa with some of the best beaches, restaurants and a vibrant nightlife that entices tens of thousands of tourists every season. Owing to these reasons, this part of Goa has seen a spurt of good developments – some near the beaches, while others in the quiet locales at a radius of 15-20 kilometers.

In today’s articles we are featuring Read the rest “Postcard Portico – Row Villas and Apartments in North Goa by Remus Group”

Acron Watervista Villas – Semi-Detached Villas in Aldona, Goa

Acron Watervista Villas Aldona Goa In our earlier articles we had reviewed two developments of Acron Group – Eugenia Evergreens and Fleur Greens – in Goa. After the success of these two projects, the developer which is known to build aesthetically designed villas and apartments in tranquil surroundings of Goa and has been in the scene since 1988 has launched another villa project – Acron Watervista Villas in Aldona in North Goa.

A collection of Read the rest “Acron Watervista Villas – Semi-Detached Villas in Aldona, Goa”

Riviera Gardenia – 2, 3 Bedroom Villas by Riviera Constructions in North Goa

Riviera Gardenia GoaWith about half a dozen of developments completed in several parts of Goa, Riviera Constructions Pvt. Ltd. have now launched another development – Riviera Gardenia – a combination of 2, 3 bedroom villas in North Goa.

To be built in two phases and spread across a total area of over 5 acres, the first phase will feature 34 villas and are scheduled to be completed in April 2015.

The ground Read the rest “Riviera Gardenia – 2, 3 Bedroom Villas by Riviera Constructions in North Goa”

Belvederre Villas by Ashray Real Estate Developers in North Goa

Belvederre Villas, GoaBeyond 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”

Esmeralda – Villas, Row Houses and Apartments by Naiknavare Developers in North Goa

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Old Goa or Velha Goa provides an absolute reflection of that’s now left of Golden Goa with half-a-dozen imposing churches and cathedrals. Not as commercial and busy as the relatively modern and touristy locations of Goa, Velha Goa is an ultimate holiday home location for those looking for a quieter holiday yet remaining near to the beaches and vibrant nightlife. Situated on the banks of the beautiful Mandovi River, Read the rest “Esmeralda – Villas, Row Houses and Apartments by Naiknavare Developers in North Goa”

Magic Marvel – 2BHK Apartments by Magic Space Pvt. Ltd. in Mapusa, North Goa

Magic Marvel, GoaNorth Goa has always been the first choice of holiday home buyers in this beach capital of India. And why not? It is the most happening part of Goa and the parties never end. And above that North Goa has the most beautiful beaches, some of which are considered amongst the best in the world. With so many pluses it’s not surprising that the area has also seen a large Read the rest “Magic Marvel – 2BHK Apartments by Magic Space Pvt. Ltd. in Mapusa, North Goa”

Amado Villas – 3BHK Villas by Paradise Realty in North Goa

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Paradise Builders and Developers in partnership with Pune-based Gulmohar Builders and G-Orbit, the development and construction division of Galaxy Group have launched ‘Amado Villas’, a luxury villa project in North Goa.

The design of the villas is inspired with a touch of Spain and Mediterranean architecture and is being designed to give residents the perfect ambience and comfort living with a touch of elegance.

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Asian Bay View – Villas and Apartments by Asian Constructions in South Goa

Asian Bay View Villas, GoaBeing developed by Asian Constructions, Asian Bay View is beach property located in Dabolim, Goa comprising a combination of villas and apartments.

The development has a total of 8 villas and 16 apartments with luxury finishes and is scheduled to be completed in 2014. Each unit of the development will offer breathtaking valley view and bay views and have easy access to the Dabolim International Airport and connectivity to major Read the rest “Asian Bay View – Villas and Apartments by Asian Constructions in South Goa”

A Guide to Buying Property in Goa

Since many decades, Goa has been considered as the most popular destination for owning a holiday home – both by Indians and foreigners alike. The pristine beaches, white sands, colorful flea markets, and most importantly the architectural diversity make Goa a holiday home buyer’s ultimate paradise.

In terms of the quality of beaches and nightlife, Goa can be divided into North Goa and South Goa. North Goa beaches are considered Read the rest “A Guide to Buying Property in Goa”

Colonia de Flores – Villas by Cosme Costa and Associates in Goa

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Today we are featuring a gated complex being built by Cosme Costa and Associates, a part of the Cosme Costa Group, which is a collection of 23 well designed individual villas in Assagao, just 10 minutes away from the Mapusa City.

These villas of Colonia de Flores come in four distinct Goan architectural styles. Here one can enjoy all the benefits of an independent home together with the safety Read the rest “Colonia de Flores – Villas by Cosme Costa and Associates in Goa”

Overview of 3 Villa Projects by Nanu Estates Pvt. Ltd. in South Goa

With North Goa increasingly becoming more and more crowded, despite being the most happening part of Goa, the southern part of the state which has some of the equally beautiful, but relatively much quieter beaches is seeing a lot of real estate activity, predominantly with buyers of vacation homes looking for a less-crowded environment.  Plus the property rates are relatively still less compared to the skyrocketing prices of the north Read the rest “Overview of 3 Villa Projects by Nanu Estates Pvt. Ltd. in South Goa”

Aqua Terraza – Semi Furnished Apartments in North Goa

Aqua Terraza GoaGoa has always been the holiday home buyer’s preferred location. A wonderful tropical climate, good investor-friendly policies, and above that a happy hunting ground for some of the best developers in the country make it an attractive location. In addition to these, Goa has a very good infrastructure and is well connected by road, train and flights to major cities. With most of the touristy beaches located on the north Read the rest “Aqua Terraza – Semi Furnished Apartments in North Goa”

Overview of 3 Ongoing Projects by Palacio Property Developers in Goa

After the successful completion of its projects in various developments in Mumbai and Goa, Palacio Property Developers Pvt. Ltd. is currently working on three projects in Goa, the foremost holiday home destination in India. The developments include Regalo & Grandeza at Glenwood Gardens, a 3 BHK apartment complex at Goa Velha; Bonitto Val, comprising residential plots at Pilerne; and Golden Retreat, a 1 and 2 BHK luxury retirement apartments again Read the rest “Overview of 3 Ongoing Projects by Palacio Property Developers in Goa”

The Paradise and The Renaissance – 2 Developments of ACE in Goa

Ace The Renaissance-2 GoaDelhi-based ACE living up to its name Achieving Continuous Excellence (ACE) is currently marketing two of its ongoing projects – The Renaissance (1 and 2) and The Paradise. We had the opportunity to speak to their sales team in a recently concluded Goa Property Show in Mumbai about these projects – what makes these two projects class apart, their location, pricing and most importantly the amenities/ facilities offered to even Read the rest “The Paradise and The Renaissance – 2 Developments of ACE in Goa”

Tropical Homes Real Estates’ 2 Villa and Apartment Projects in North Goa

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Goa attracts an ever-increasing number of visitors by providing the best of both worlds – a laid-back green paradise with breathtaking scenery, famous worldwide for its relaxed and tolerant ambience. This combined with the many cosmopolitan hotspots and first-class un-spoilt beaches, five-star restaurants and lively nightlife, it’s life better than you ever dreamed it could be. Owing to these factors, and coupled with easy access, and a perfect climate, Read the rest “Tropical Homes Real Estates’ 2 Villa and Apartment Projects in North Goa”

Highland Villas & Highland Vistas – Highland Constructions’ 2 Projects in Goa

Highland Villas GoaNational award winner for Best Holiday Homes 2010, Highland Constructions Pvt. Ltd. has been in the real estate business in Goa for more than two decades and have a number of prestigious projects to its credit. The company has earned a reputation for its quality constructions and timely possession of its projects. The Highland Holiday Homes at Candolim is its most acknowledged development and is a sprawling complex comprising of Read the rest “Highland Villas & Highland Vistas – Highland Constructions’ 2 Projects in Goa”