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Property price is perhaps the most important determinant of your real estate investment decision. After considering all the requirements and benefits of an apartment, if the price is not within your range, you probably would not purchase it. However, an important question remains, how would you know if the right value of the property. Sadly, as of now, there is no particular parameter for property pricing in Bangladesh, and we rely on several different factors to determine the price of apartments. These may vary based on location, property type or even sometimes the seller. While many factors affecting the property prices, we have listed down some of the elements that have a direct impact on them. Therefore, you will be able to take a better decision before you buying property next time. Supply And Demand One of the basic yet compelling factors affecting the property prices is the current demand…

People today are well aware of the benefits of houseplants and adorn their homes with them. Indoor plants have lots of aesthetic value but also plenty of other benefits. So much so that if you were to ask someone to name a few advantages of houseplants, it would only take a few seconds to list 3-4 of them. If you ask someone else to name a few more, they’ll have a completely different set of answers. And if you ask a few more people, you’ll get even more benefits. They are an essential element for achieving a healthy apartment life. So today we’ll be highlighting the top 10 reasons & benefits of houseplants. Air Purification The current air quality in urban areas is quite bad. It can be hazardous and detrimental to people’s health. The last thing you want is to have the same quality of air in your home.…

Dhaka has been developing at an unprecedented rate in the last two decades. Many new developmental projects and reforms were undertaken to foster the growth and development of Dhaka. And as the city expands eastward, more and more people are vying to buy real estate in East Dhaka. There has been a lot of development in East Dhaka in recent times. As a result, the price of apartments and real estate is rising quickly in the eastern part of the city. But the question remains; why? Why are people so eager to acquire properties in that part of Dhaka? Today, we’ll be answering that question and unraveling the mysteries of what makes buying real estate in East Dhaka so promising. Availability of Land Dhaka is well on its way to becoming the 6th largest megacity in the world by the year 2030. According to the Dhaka Structure plan by RAJUK,…

Looking for properties can be an arduous task, especially if you are a new home buyer. An apartment is an investment for life. You don’t just look for a suitable place for yourself but for future generations as well. , We have picked out some of the best properties of the month for October 2018. So before you start your arduous search, take a look at our top choices; your dream apartment might be right here! 2,024 Sq. Ft. Apartment In Bashundhara Block C Bashundhara is one of the top trending residential areas of Dhaka right now. That is because it a planned community solely dedicated for residential purposes and has some of the best apartments for sale within Dhaka. Many modern amenities like Jamuna Future Park and Apollo Hospitals are located in Bashundhara. Educational facilities within this community are also top notch with institutions like North South University and…

It is impossible to be ready for every incident that occurs. But there are certain key factors or measures that can help in keeping you safe and alert in a building emergency. Of course just as there are things we should do, there are also things to avoid. Keep yourself prepared and take a look at some of the dos and don’ts of staying safe when in a serious building emergency. state of mind Don’t It can be quite difficult to keep a steady mind when things are going wrong in a building emergency. Fear is a strong factor that drives many of us. We think of the worst possible things and all hope is lost. But try not to panic. Yes, it is much easier said than done, but it may just save your life. Do Take a deep breathe. Get your bearings about you. Try your very best…

Every great party has one thing in common; people are engaged. A Halloween party has to have the exact same feature in order to be fun and memorable. After all, it only comes once a year and if you get it right the first time, your friends will always anticipate the next one! Arranging a great get together with friends requires house preparation but a Halloween party requires extra attention to set the mood right. Here are a few things you could try when arranging a Halloween party. Decorations One of the most attention grabbing things about a party will be how the place looks. If it looks like your house on any regular day, how is it any different from a regular party? You want to create a sense of dread or spookiness. In Dhaka, Halloween has picked up a lot of attention and many party shops now offer…

A building has the ability to tell us stories; through its structures and lines, through its former inhabitants, along with the events it has witnessed. There’s a reason why certain premises are marked as monumental. Here are a few that made it into our list! National Parliament House of Bangladesh Also known as Jatiyo Sangsad Bhaban, this structure was given the title of one of the most prominent buildings of the twentieth century. Standing on approximately 200 acres of land, the parliament house is one of the biggest in the world. The construction started in 1961 and ended in 1982. The architect involved, Louis Kahn, died when the projection was approximately three-quarters complete and from then, David Wisdom took over responsibility. Ahsan Manzil Known as one of the most significant historical monuments in Bangladesh, the edifice was the official residence of the Nawab family. Over time, it went through a lot of reconstructions…

Art is an expression, stemming from human creativity and imagination. It represents the artist’s perception of life, sentiments and sometimes, a stillness amidst the surrounding chaos. A piece of art is also more than just something to behold; it has the ability to elicit a wide range of emotions within the viewer. People of Bangladesh have long been great appreciators of the arts in all of its forms. As such, whether its photography, sculptures or a painting exhibition; people visit art galleries to indulge themselves in their beauty. Art exhibitions in Dhaka are now more popular than ever. These galleries showcase pieces of art by talented local artists as well as those from abroad. Having such galleries is definitely one of the benefits of living in Dhaka. So if you are into art and trying to find the best art galleries in Dhaka, you need to visit the following establishments.…

Real estate development is a value-adding service concerning land and construction of residential, commercial, industrial and related infrastructure. It is one of the major drivers of a nation’s economic development and industrialization. In Bangladesh, the property market is no different although the concept of real estate is relatively new compared to neighboring countries. Within a short period, this sector has gone through some major ups and downs. Since it has a strong multiplier effect on economic activities, the growth of the country heavily depends on real estate development. However, what factors drive such an important industry? Let’s a take a look at some of the critical driver points of real estate in Bangladesh. Availability of Raw Land Raw land is one of the essential features of real estate development as it is a vital part of construction and the expansion of the business. Availability of large under-developed land helps developers…

A highly overlooked part of the homes in Bangladesh is the kitchen. How has the source of so much joy in a person’s life (where the food is made) been so overlooked in terms of design and style for such a long time? Well, recently we’ve been seeing an oncoming change in people’s behavior. With so many interior design trends for 2018 being adopted, we see people embracing trendy kitchen designs as well. So what exactly are designing trends for kitchens this year? Come take a peek. Two-tone, Vibrant colors Let’s start with the loudest part of any room; the color. Color is a basic interior design component and two-tone is the way to go this year. Designing trends for kitchens in 2018 focuses on vibrancy. It’s all about getting in colors of high contrast or very vibrant colors. Why? Because it adds life and fire. And if the kitchen…