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gated community
18 January 2021
Advantages of Living in a Gated Community
While the term ‘Gated Community’ is a relatively new concept, it has caught the imagination of new home-buyers. Both villas and apartment homes can be a part of gated community living. As the name suggests, these homes come enclosed...
Pongumoodu the Next Realty Hotspot in Trivandrum
25 August 2020
Is Pongumoodu the Next Realty Hotspot in Trivandrum?
Till the turn of the century, Pongumood, on the Kollam-Trivandrum National Highway, was one of those areas around the city that enjoyed a rather laidback attitude. From being a small junction on the Kollam-Trivandrum National Highway, Pongumoodu has transformed...
Tips to Declutter Your Home
18 August 2020
How to Declutter Your Home?
However obsessed you may be about keeping your home neat and tidy, it is very easy for clutter to pile up. Odds and ends you may not use, but have been keeping handy for some later time, books, forms,...
Things to Expect When Buying a Villament
11 August 2020
What to Expect When Buying a Villament?
From row houses to condos to luxury apartments, the real estate sector trends keep changing often. The latest entrant in this sector is the villament. So, what is it? Is it an apartment that passes off as a villa...
Credit Score and Home Loan
4 August 2020
Credit Score and Home Loan
Long before you start thinking of a home loan, you have to ensure that you have a great credit score. A good credit score can work in your favour while a bad credit score can hamper your chances of...
Section 80EE
1 July 2020
What is Section 80EE?
Section 80EE deals with tax deductions under the Income Tax Act, 1961. It allows first-time homebuyers to avail of tax benefits on interest paid on home loans. It came into effect in FY 2013-2014 and was applicable to FY...
Energy Saving System for Home
22 June 2020
Solar Panels for Homes
Global warming is fast becoming a reality and its associated problems can be seen in most countries, where extreme weather conditions are now becoming a norm. To combat this effect, more electricity is needed which in turn means using...
Disadvantages of Home Loan
1 June 2020
Negative Side of Taking a Home Loan
People are increasingly buying homes at a younger age. Where most people managed to save enough funds for buying a home by their mid-forties in the earlier days, couples are now buying homes much early on. This is not...
Smart Devices for Home
25 May 2020
Smart Home Technology for your Home
SMART home technology stands for Self Monitoring Analysis and Reporting Technology and became commercially available from between 1998 and the early 2000s’. A smart home uses technology to make life more convenient, comfortable, secure and energy-efficient for the homeowner....
Types of Roof Insulation
18 May 2020
Types of Roof Insulation
You often hear about roof insulation to prevent wastage of energy spent in warming up the house. But times are changing and people are now worried about insulating their roofs to prevent seepage of heat into their home’s interiors....
Which to buy - Villa vs Apartment
11 May 2020
Should You Buy a Villa or an Apartment?
Taking the plunge to buy a home is a very expensive one and you can’t afford to go in unprepared. You have to make a list of the things you need in your home including the number of bedrooms,...
Santhigiri Ayurveda Treatment
4 May 2020
Santhigiri Ayurveda Treatment
Kerala is famous for its Ayurveda treatment with a history going back about 5,000 years. Ayurveda is the science of life and longevity and is the oldest known health-care system in the world. This holistic method of healing that...
Modern Front Door Designs 
27 April 2020
Modern Front Door Designs
As far as first impressions go, your front door is the focal point for your home’s exterior. It gives an impression of what lies within the closed doors. It’s the first thing your visitor contemplates upon arrival and the...
Kowdiar Palace History
20 April 2020
Kowdiar Palace History
Trivandrum, the capital city of Kerala, has been associated with the royalty for many centuries. The late Maharaja Marthanda Varma (1729-1758) of the erstwhile Kingdom of Travancore was instrumental in making Trivandrum as its capital since 1745 AD. The...
Farmhouse Dining Table
13 April 2020
Farmhouse Dining Table
The ubiquitous farmhouse table has been evolving since the 19th century when it used to serve many purposes. It was used as a sorting table for farm-grown produce, as a handy kitchen work counter and most importantly, as a...
Tips for Luxury Home
11 March 2020
Ways to Make Your Home Look Luxurious
Luxury is anything that makes you feel special, it could be a walk on the beach, a kiss from your child or owning something that brings you joy and pride. Luxury comes alive in the finer details of life...
Reasons Why You Should Invest in Villa Projects
3 March 2020
Reasons Why You Should Invest in Villa Projects
When people think of buying homes, the instant image in their mind is usually of an independent home with a garden to potter around in, space for children to play and for pets to have free reign. However, not...
Tips for Outstanding Walls at Home
17 February 2020
Wall Painting Ideas for Home
When it comes to home decor, the walls should weigh heavily into your plans. While most people spend time obsessing over the furniture, fabrics, accessories, and colors, the truth is that it’s the walls that act as the master...