Waiting for Lower Property Prices in Kolkata Will Be Disappointing

property prices in Kolkata

The Indian government’s decision to withdraw notes of Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 was intended to attack the black economy, keep a tag on transactions, and minimising cash transactions. A natural corollary to this was a likely hit to the real estate sector, which, for long, has been considered a refuge for unaccounted money. The […]

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EM Bypass Gariahat Connector — the New Food Street of Kolkata

Ask anyone even remotely acquainted with Kolkata’s food culture — “which is the ‘food street’ of the city?” And it’s almost certain that they’ll say “Park Street”. From the humble “bread and stew” at the local street stall to the succulent sizzlers and continental cuisines at the fine dining restaurants, Park Street has it all. No […]

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Buying a Flat in a Residential Complex vs Standalone Building in Kolkata: the Pros and Cons

Buying a flat in Kolkata

Sharmila returned to Kolkata after spending 6 years in Mumbai. She was divorced with one lovely 4-year-old daughter. An economist by profession, she was a little worried about career opportunities in Kolkata. It was exactly six years since she came to live in Mumbai with her ex-husband Sudip and pursue her dreams of chasing a […]

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Time to Think of Rooftop Solar Panels on Buildings in Kolkata?

rooftop solar panels on buildings in Kolkata

When Kolkata-based banker, Nilesh Gupta went to visit his cousin in Bengaluru, it was interesting (as well as inspiring) to see them living a ‘green’ lifestyle. Their home was powered by solar panels, which produced enough energy to meet his small family’s needs. What he really wondered was, can this be feasible in the real […]

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How to Do an Economical Smart Makeover of Your Flat

Smart Makeover of Your Flat

Transforming a house into your dream home is challenging. Picking up the right lighting and seating arrangement, choosing the ideal colour and fittings, the comfort factor… and the list continues to go on and on. Plus, it often requires a smart strategy otherwise your expenses can quickly snowball. You may feel that an economical smart […]

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