At some point during our life, we all toy with the idea of buying some land and building our own small farm house. As urban educated Indians in well paid jobs, we tend to feel that after we’ve paid up our mortgages that this would be a nice way to invest some money and also build something that we could use in our retirement. Ever since I’ve started TripVillas.com a … Read the rest “So you want to buy some land and build your own farm house?”
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:-… Read the rest “Buying land versus buying in a gated community”
The Lonavala property market is booming due to several reasons, the foremost reason being the hill station’s proximity to Pune and Mumbai. Lonavala just 64 kilometers from Pune and 96 kilometers from Mumbai is a leading weekend gateway hill resort and second home destination in the west of India. With excellent road and rail connectivity, the second home market of Lonavala and Khandala is a boom story in its own … Read the rest “Serene Villas – 2, 3BHK Villas by Dolphin Group in Lonavala”
Open spaces, a tranquil setting and some peace and quiet sounds like bliss when compared to the hustle and bustle of Mumbai. That is why Lonavla is fast becoming a popular weekend destination for people from Mumbai (and Pune) who are just want to get away from it all for a few days. That is why Fernhill Real Estate & Constructions (Fernhill) have undertaken their latest development, Fernhill Villa, in … Read the rest “Huzaifa Patel tells us about his latest project – Fernhill Villa in Lonavala”
Disha Direct, the pioneers of holiday homes in India has recently launched its luxury villa project in Lonavala, off the Express Highway. Spread across a total area of 6 acres of land, the development will feature 79 luxury villas, lush green manicured garden spread across an acre of land and a 10,000 square feet clubhouse.
Santosh Naik, the CEO of Disha Direct during the launch of the development said, “Purple … Read the rest “Purple Seasons by Disha Direct in Lonavala – Luxury in the lap of nature”
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”
Lonavala near Mumbai offers a combination of urban and countryside lifestyle that allows one to enjoy the luxury lifestyle without missing the serenity and calmness of nature. It is due to these reasons that number of luxury residential projects have come up in Lonavala, which has further strengthened the identity of the location as a perfect weekend getaway for not only just Mumbaikers, but also for those staying in Pune.… Read the rest “Puraniks Sayama – Premium Row Villas by Puranik Builders in Lonavala”
A leading vacation destination in the western part of India, Lonavala needs no introduction. For years it has also been the leading vacation home buyers’ happy hunting ground, owing to its beautiful landscape and availability of numerous options to choose from.
Today we will take a tour of a project launched last year by Rhythm Realty Pvt. Ltd. which comprises fully furnished studio, and 1 & 2BHK serviced apartments. The … Read the rest “Rhythm Residences – Serviced Studio, 1 and 2BHK Apartments in Lonavala”
Legend Siroya Realtors has recently launched a luxury township project Marbella in Lonavala which has been modeled on the lines of Spanish architecture and culture and is inspired by the town of the same name in southern Spain.
With hills and valleys on two sides, the location of the Marbella development boasts a river flowing through its side. A check dam is scheduled to be built by the developers … Read the rest “Marbella – Ultra Luxurious Villas by Legend Siroya in Lonavala”
After the success of the first phase, Niraj Kumar Associates a leading name in Holiday Home Developments, have started construction of the phase 2 of the development, Mont Vert Valencia 2, a picturesque development of 14 3, 4 and 5 BHK beautifully crafted bungalows and town houses in a small, cozy and exclusive gated development featuring a clubhouse and swimming pool.
Speaking to Holiday Home Times over the phone, … Read the rest “Mont Vert Valencia Phase II – 3, 4 and 5 BHK Town Houses and Bungalows in Lonavala”
Rising disposable income and the desire to get away from the frenetic pace of city life is opening up new windows of growth for the holiday home segment. India’s many tourist destinations have seen a mix of young people looking for vacation homes in places where one can either have an occasional vacation with friends and family or to start a holiday home rental business or even to spend one’s … Read the rest “Row house, apartment, farm house or a beach house – what’s your pick for a holiday home?”
The demand for second homes in India has escalated commendably in the last couple of years with buyers looking to invest in properties that offer the richness of nature and are easily accessible to the metros where they work. Second homes are gradually emerging as the new investment route that holds promise of higher returns. The development of second home projects plays a major role in contributing towards appreciation of … Read the rest “Ace Developers’ new offering – Ace Villas in Lonavala”
In the last couple of months we have been receiving a lot of queries from our readers with regard to projects offered by Artha Property, Disha Direct and Soft Corner. These three companies have of late been marketing several weekend and holiday home projects rather aggressively raising eyebrows of prospective buyers on their credentials and exact status of operations.
In this article we try to put to rest these concerns … Read the rest “Answers to readers’ queries on Artha Property, Disha Direct and Soft Corner Properties”
Lonavala and Khandala:
Less than a couple of hours’ drive on the Mumbai expressway, one can see clouds descend on the serene, tranquil hill station of Lonavala, a perfect getaway for most city dwellers! Every weekend the twin hill cities of Lonavala and Khandala turn busy as city dwellers make a beeline, to spend some quality time, far away from the hustle and bustle of the city. Situated at the … Read the rest “Destinations to invest in a holiday home in and around Mumbai”
The demand for holiday homes in India is as wired into the country’s overall economic performance as every other segment of residential real estate. This was observed by Om Ahuja, CEO – Residential Services, Jones Lang LaSalle India in his latest article titled ‘Holiday Homes In India – Perennial Demand’ published today in the company’s blog.
“That said, it is also remarkably enduring; this has a lot to … Read the rest “‘Perennial demand for holiday homes in India’”
So you’ve probably seen an advertisement for a vacation home or have visited a friends farm or beach home and are seriously thinking of buying one for yourself. What are the important things to keep in mind?
At the very beginning, the question you should be asking yourself – Should YOU buy a holiday home? – let us go into some of the pros and cons of vacation home ownership.… Read the rest “The Pros and Cons of investing in a Holiday Home”
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So I am sure quite a few of you’ll must be thinking of buying a second home. What are good locations that I would recommend for the same?
1. Goa:- This is in my opinion the best location for a Vacation home for two main reasons – the potential for income generation and secondly the number of good restaurants, amenities, flights etc. available to make … Read the rest “Best places to buy a Vacation Home in India”
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So I thought I would start by outlining a few things to keep in mind when buying a Second Home. Here are some quick pointers:-
1. Buy close to the city that you live in. By close I mean not more than an hours flight or else a 3-4 hour drive away. This will ensure that you are able to make ample use of the … Read the rest “Tips before you decide on buying a second home”