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Reading Time: 4 minutes Although the real estate sector has been slow to adopt modern technologies, it is hard to ignore its impact on the real estate scene across the world. And the way it is shaping the real estate industry, it won’t be long for its impact to be felt across all industries. The reason is not because of the sector’s intertwining nature with its ancillary industries but rather it is because of its connection with the technology industry. PropTech companies, over the years, have sprung up around the world leveraging the technology to improve the experience for property buyers and sellers as well as understand the business better by addressing challenges. Artificial intelligence (AI), virtual reality (VR), augmented reality (AR), and the internet of things (IoT) are some of the key players that are producing the necessary thrust to propel the industry forward. Today, we are going to explore some cool new…

Reading Time: 4 minutes Whether you are rejigging your home or just performing a routine clean-up to downsize your space to make your life a bit easier, decluttering the entire home can be physically and mentally demanding. To make things simple and easy to follow, try to do things in stages. For example, you can progress room by room and declutter items by their usefulness. That is to say, today, we will do exactly that and provide you with a step-by-step guide. First thing first Before you begin, you need to designate some containers with the role they will play in sorting the items.  A container for your regular items, one for recyclable items, another one for items to through away, and the last one for items that you want to donate. The Bedroom It may not seem like much but start with making your bed. It will help your subconscious to better focus…

Reading Time: 6 minutes Suppose you are to buy a property in Bashundhara R/A worth BDT 2 crore. But you don’t have that much cash at your disposal. So you went for a home loan to finance your purchase. However, during the closing, you learned about the additional costs (comprising various taxes, VAT, and other fees) totaling 10-11% of the total deed value you need to pay to close the deal. For most people in this situation, this would be a deal breaker. And as reality has it, this is actually the case in this country. Call it an error in our current system (implicating the lack of uniform structure for reliable information), but no one can ignore its impact on one’s time and wealth.  That is why, in this article, we will be discussing everything you need to know about property taxes and fees in Bangladesh that are associated with property purchases so…

Reading Time: 4 minutes When you are the manager of your own property, it is your responsibility to look after and protect the asset to ensure its longevity and durability. And this responsibility only extends when you become a landlord. It is also your duty to ensure whether your tenants are interacting with the property the right way or not. So it’s better to have knowledge of how to properly manage and maintain your property so that it lasts longer and garners a better value proposition during property valuation. With that being said, here are some of the most essential property maintenance tips to abide by. Maintain a logbook Maintaining a log book is one of the most important property maintenance tips that I can’t stretch enough. It will allow you to keep a clear record of what is happening on your property and boost security. Guards should be trained to maintain a logbook…

Reading Time: 4 minutes Regardless of the size, shape or types of windows in your house, window shades have become quite a necessity nowadays. Along with the expected functions of blocking out light and providing privacy, window shades are a great way of adding an element of aesthetics to your home decor. From features to styles, there are many different types of window shades for you to choose from. Roller shades, Roman shades, wood shades, pleated shades, each of these types of shades has its own set of benefits, uses, and features. In today’s blog, we’ll help you understand the difference so you can find the perfect window shade for any room in your home. Roller Shades  Roller shades are one of the best types of window shades for rooms with a view. Whether you have floor to ceiling windows overlooking the lake or a bay window facing your private backyard, you’re going to…