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Rooftop gardens are a cool new trend in the cities of Bangladesh. Due to rapid urbanization, multi storied buildings have taken over the cities, leaving no room for greenery. Hence, rooftop gardens have emerged as a point of bliss for city dwellers. The residents of Dhaka have shown some incredible skills in rooftop gardening over the years. Most rooftops will have a miniature flower garden but some have taken it to the next level and created intensive gardens with all kinds of plants and trees. If you are planning on embarking onto this journey of gardening or want to upgrade your existing garden then here are some tips for you. Plan Your Area Many of us still undermine the importance of planning a garden. But a garden without a proper plan may end up looking disorganized and scattered. So before you start your gardening, take measurements of your floor area…

With houses going on and off the market every day and sellers competing for the home buyer’s attention with photos, real estate photography has become a helpful and important tool. In an industry where a picture is worth a thousand words (and possibly several thousand bucks), it is of utmost importance to have captivating photographs. Here are some helpful tips to keep in mind before, during or after the photo shoot for real estate photography- Have a checklist A rookie mistake by most people is not having a checklist when photographing their houses. Although houses differ, there are some common things to keep in mind. Wide-angle shots of each bedroom, the kitchen and the living room are preferred. Additionally, bathrooms, backyards or special amenities should have photographs too. Finally, a beautiful front-view shot is the cherry on the cake! Have the gear ready Fully-charged batteries, a tripod, wide-angle lenses and flashes are…

After the long wait now Bproperty is back with the featured properties vacant for sale from few of the most affordable areas in Dhaka. The company enlists an immense number of properties in Bangladesh everyday prioritizing almost all the central locations. However, Bproperty is pledged to stand as the one-stop solution for lessening your stress for apartment hunting or any real estate investment. Let’s go through all the ready flats mentioned below from the most demanding locations of Mirpur, Mohammadpur, and Uttara. STUNNING APARTMENT FOR SALE BY PARTEX PROPERTIES AT BASHUNDHARA R/A Introducing a stunning 1,960 sq. ft. apartment developed by Partex properties Ltd at Bashundhara R/A Block A close to Hurdco International School. One of the most lucrative features of this apartment is having ample space around the building which gives access to fresh and bracing natural air flow and daylight. Moreover, the building was built in 2016 has…

Thinking of purchasing an apartment and worried about the financials? Your bank saving is the first thing to rely on but what if this does not cover up much? Borrowing from your closed ones could be the secondary thought. Even this option will not be sensible for everyone, and for this group of people which door would remain open? Yes, taking a home loan is indeed one of your hopes to support the home funding.  Among several other facilities offered by banks in our country, the home loan has been one of the most popular forms of services. Side by side, Non-Bank Financial Institutions (NBFI) also offer their customized version of this facility. Regardless where you take the loans from, there are specific requirements you must fulfill. These essentials are more or less maintained as per the industry standard around the world. So, what does it take to get a…

Be it an empty closet space or a bland hallway, a book nook can add personality to your home and make it appear more welcoming. The concept of book nooks in Bangladesh is relatively new. Unless you’re an avid reader, you probably don’t know what it means anyways. A book nook is typically a space devoted for book reading. Often times, it is used for relaxing or maybe even as a getaway from the daily hurdles of life. The idea is to create a space in your home where you can get cozy and unwind after a long day. Unfortunately, the lack of eclectic living rooms and contemporary hallways in Bangladesh makes it hard to imagine otherwise. Houses and apartments here are rarely ever designed in a way that leaves us with a designated reading sanctuary. However, creating nooks can be an extremely easy, inexpensive (and fun!) procedure. So, take…

Bproperty is proud to announce its new breakthrough in Bangladesh real estate industry through inaugurating the first ever Marketplace at Banani (Road no. 11), Dhaka on 18 April 2018. In the opening ceremony, the Chief Executive Officer, Mark Nosworthy and all the high officials of the organization were present along with colossal number of media representatives. The company asserts to be the satellite office; pledged to stand as the corporeal presence of the largest real estate marketplace of Bangladesh owning broadest property inventory. Hence, the team is proud to let you know why and how this marketplace would be supporting to your every property need. First of its kind marketplace for real estate The launched Marketplace is the first of its kind as many other real estate companies of Bangladesh are still very concentrated and not ardently stepping up to determine a property finder’s need and cater the solutions to…

As we move through the lanes of our cities every day, we come across numerous shops. Most of these shops help the owners provide for their families, or make their lives better. However, even the simple difference between selecting the wrong and the right location could make the difference in the success or failure of your business. Here are some tips to help you choose the best location. What are you selling? A very important step is to make sure your shop location aligns properly with the type of products you are selling. Convenience stores provide lower priced products with ease of access for a wide range of consumers, helping them make quick purchase decisions. Thus, these stores must be prominent on sides of the road and not be located inside malls. Specialty goods such as clothing, accessories or decoration items are unique. They can be located in malls or near other…

Gardening can be a rewarding pursuit for anyone. It livens up your space, gets you outside, activates your muscles and refreshes your mood. But for most beginners, gardening can seem like a lot of work. Listed below are some tricks that will make gardening more effective and fun. Know your Region One basic gardening rule is ‘Not everything grows everywhere’. You have to know where you live and the soil condition. If you are residing in the Northern parts of Bangladesh, you can benefit a lot from lychee and mango trees. For Dhaka dwellers, it’s better to go for plants that can sustain heat and pollution. For example tomatoes, sunflower, daisies, etc. are pretty easy to maintain. Know your Plants If only plants came with manuals, this part would have been easy. There are some plants that grow in shade, some that grow in sunlight. Then there are those that…

Beautifying your home can be a pretty daunting task. There is so much to do and so many options to choose from. It is sometimes overwhelming to decide which trend to follow, what is in and what is out. To ease your life, we are highlighting some obsolete trends that are common in a Bangladeshi home. If you still have one of the following things in your home, it’s time to give it an update. Lace Mats/Tablecloths Lace was a huge hit in the 80s and 90s. Some of us still have an elaborately crafted lace tablecloths or place-mats that are reminiscent of those times. Although lace decorations can still work if applied in small doses, compered to modern tablecloth designs, lace is a bit outdated. Heavy Head Boards The huge wooden headboards that resembles the ancient times are too old-fashioned for a modern home. However, if you are going…

“People from a planet without flowers would think we must be mad with joy the whole time to have such things about us” As the British novelist Iris pointed out, flowers indeed are a great reflection of our joys in life. Be it the embellishment of the grand wedding ceremonies of Bangladesh, the bouquets accompanying a ‘Thank-you’ card for someone special or the women adorning their hair during festivals or weddings – flowers are an integral part of all our happy moments. Here are some flowers you can plant during the colorful season of spring in Bangladesh, which brings about a cascade of seasonal flowers: Orchids Vandas, Dendrobiums and Cymbidiums are commonly found orchids in Bangladesh, which require special care but can be grown indoors. They must be kept away from direct sunlight or anything such as fans or air conditioners which cause moisture loss. Being susceptible to ethylene gas,…