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There’s no end to people’s interest to learn about the FUTURE! There was even a time when kings and emperors spent riches to learn what the future holds. But now! Now people can predict the future thanks to the constant flow of information. Some predict how the world will be a hundred years from now, while others explain how our homes will look like 50 years from now. And the thing real estate experts are most hopeful about is 3D printed houses. But what actually is a 3D printed home? We’ve already learned whether they are real or not; whether the technology is available or not. So today we’ll take a look at the positive and negative aspects of 3D printed houses and their future possibilities Pros of 3D Printed houses When people finally started talking about using 3D printing technology in the housing sector, after many other industries had…

Summer is an amazing time, but only if you’re in the right spot. Whether family, a couple get-away, a group of friends or flying solo, you need to know what you want and get to where you want. Maybe you like the summers where you live because you’re lucky enough to live in glorious Hawaii. But maybe you have wonderful winters in your hometown and need to simply just prepare your home for summer to get the best out of the season. Fear not, we have prepared for you a list of the best places for a summer getaway this year, so choose your pick of summer destination. We believe we have a little something for everyone’s tastes. Koh Samui, Thailand What is summer without the beach? The first thing you picture upon hearing summer is a hot day by the water with everyone in their shorts, splashing around; the best…

The concept of real estate agency is still new to the people of Bangladesh, especially when it comes to renting. People have traditionally gone to the local brokers to buy properties and have fallen victim to real estate scams many times. But for renting out property, everyone just hangs ‘To Let’ signs on street corners and poles. However, real estate agencies like Bproperty are revolutionizing how real estate transaction is conducted in Bangladesh today. Renting a property as well as renting out has become quick and simple. But, if you are still unfamiliar with the concept and wondering whether to enlist the help of a real estate agency or just try rent yourself, maybe the following questions and answers will help you come to a decision. Do You Own a Number of Properties? Having more than a few property to rent out can be a hassle. While you can fully…

In this day of modern living, we are constantly coming up with new designs and ideas to make our living spaces look better. The design of your home can dictate your lifestyle. Unfortunately, the only thing that is stopping you from having your dream house is your imagination and budget. However, you can still bring changes to your living space if you know the right elements to incorporate in your decor. Read below to know more about must-have home decor elements for your living space. Designing the entrance So many people often avoid taking the entrance part of a home seriously whereas this part will dictate how the inside of your home is going to look. Having a well designed entrance will impress anyone who visits your home. A simple shoe-wardrobe with a framed-mirror hanging over it and a flower vase on top can actually make a difference. Instead of…

Thinking about renting out your flat? Then reading this article is a ‘Must’ for you! Investing in residential property is now considered a great investment. As a result, the popularity of renting out property is growing in equal pace with property selling. However, making a property ready for tenants isn’t a walk in the park; it takes a lot of hard work. This is particularly true if you lived in that property yourself, and deciding to rent it out for the first time. As the owner, you need to ensure a few things before it is truly ready to host a tenant. So let’s take a look at some dos and don’ts before you rent out your property. Set the Right Rent When setting the rent, keep in mind that there are several things that you need to consider. Things like utilities, service charge, repair cost, and building facilities are…

The global housing crisis, which began in 2008, is still a major issue that is yet to be resolved. According to the World Economic Forum Report ‘Making Affordable Housing a Reality in Cities’, more than 30% of all the urban population in the world, about 2.5 billion people, will live in substandard housing conditions or will be financially stretched by the year 2050. The housing crisis affects every aspect of people’s lives and drastically reduces the quality of life. In such times, where affordable housing is becoming rarer, many are looking at micro homes as a potential solution. While there are plenty of benefits of micro homes, can they really help people get out of this crisis? What are Micro Homes? Almost all of us are quite familiar with the word ‘Micro’; it means, smaller than small or tiny. And as the word implies, micro homes are tiny living spaces…

Whenever we hear the word ‘University’, we think of Dhaka University. The great old structures of Dhaka University have been standing with their heads held high for many years. The same image certainly comes to your mind as well, right? A varsity is supposed to be a four or five storey building but those days are gone. Today we’ll be talking about 5 unique university designs that will leave you mesmerized. There are universities throughout the world that have broken the mold of traditional design and have left a mark. We have seen many innovative shopping centers, residential and commercial designs, but if you want to read see some unorthodox universities, you need to read this article! So let’s take a look at 5 unique university designs. National Autonomous University of Mexico, Mexico City, Mexico (UNAM) We begin with the National Autonomous University of Mexico. It was designed and constructed…

Looking into the future a couple of decades from now on, is it too crazy to think that instead of birds, our skies will be filled with flying drones with our  home delivery orders? The idea might seem a tad bit far fetched but it’s actually quite possible. Technology is rapidly improving and so are our living conditions. Read below to know how we predict what our future homes might look like in the realm of housing and real estate. 3D printers for every home The concept of 3D printers has already been introduced in a few countries. It appears that Printable Homes are the future. Last March, a construction technology company called ‘Icon’ introduced a 3D Printer in the market. They even built a tiny home of 350 square feet in under 48 hours. While this invention has definitely created a buzz in the housing industry, just like everything…

Over the past few decades, our nation has gone through many major changes. However, because of our optimistic attitude, we were able to move past these incidents and rise again as a stronger nation. We might look like a small country on the map but we have been moving towards digitization and development in an alarmingly fast rate. Read below to know the reasons behind why properties in Dhaka is a popular choice among property hunters in Asia. Economy According to a World Bank report, Bangladesh is among the five fastest growing economies of the world. The report also said that the FY2019 GDP growth projection is 7.3% – and why wouldn’t it be? Bangladesh has been an economic powerhouse for quite a while with our booming business sector and the emergence of startups, various agriculture and domestic industries and not to mention, the manufacturing industry plays a big role…

Fire is one of the basic elements of life, which, if not handled properly, can cause widespread destruction. Coupled with the fact that we use fire in some form or another to power our modern lifestyle, all of us should have proper knowledge about fire hazards as well as safety measures. In lieu of recent incidents, we feel it’s everyone’s duty to try our best to raise fire safety awareness among the masses who are still unaware. Recent Tragedies We have experienced some of the worst fire-related disasters in the history of the country over the last few years. Just this year, two terrible fires exposed how vulnerable our buildings are. The fire at Chawkbazar opened our eyes to the frequency of fires in our country, and the fire at FR Tower showed that even many of the so-called ‘modern buildings’ lack the proper fire safety measures. Around 100 people…