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Reading Time: 3 minutes What would you normally do if you find that there’s no sugar for your coffee one morning before you head out? One possible solution is to have your coffee without sugar; which is a good way to start your day on the wrong foot. Or you could boldly knock on your neighbor’s door and ask for a spoon or two of sugar. We know how important coffee can be in the morning. So the 1st option is no longer viable. Keeping the jokes aside, there are plenty of benefits of living in an apartment community and staying connected to everyone. Feel More Secure in an apartment cOMMUNITY Security is one of the major benefits of living in an apartment community. Though you will have 24/7 guards and security cameras, having someone you know and trust residing just beside your apartment will make you feel more secure. In case there’s an emergency,…

Reading Time: 4 minutes Many things cane be fixed after they’re broken, depending on level of damage. But many other things go un-repaired due to its complexity unless you’re looking for a massive change; which tends to be the case with buildings. So when it comes to building safety, you can’t just leave issues unattended. In this case, it’s much better to do a quality check now and then or before you get your hands on the place. Let us walk you through how to go about doing such an construction quality test. We’ve taken the advice of our experts for this one. first, Look AT THE STRUCTURE Trust your gut and look through the basics. Does this apartment building look okay to you? Is it built maintaining the proper regulations? Some significant regulations are Town Clarence Plan No Objection Clearance Receipt of required Government fee Average road benchmark elevation Land use within 250-meter…

Reading Time: 4 minutes Purchasing a property can take a considerable amount of time, maybe more than you had planned initially. You don’t want to rush into a decision that is going to cost you a fortune and will be the investment of your lifetime. If you are planning to buy an apartment any time soon, probably you are browsing through thousands of options and looking for the right one. To help you with the process, we have highlighted some of the best properties for investment in Dhaka. Take a look at our top picks. 2,200 Sq. Ft. Apartment at Gulshan 2 Gulshan 2 has always been a popular choice of residence for many years with better roads, traffic, and cleanliness; providing a peaceful life. It goes without saying that the area benefits of Gulshan 2 are certainly more desirable than that of most parts of Dhaka city. If you have similar needs, you can…

Reading Time: 4 minutes Having a proper family home is a top priority for many. Owning a home gives a sense of satisfaction and security unlike any. Therefore, many would invest their life’s savings to ensure a quality house. While the majority of people look for ready apartments in Dhaka, some would rather take the matter into their own hands and construct a home. Taking charge of the construction means you get to design the building your own way. While it may sound great, lack of knowledge in this field may have drastic results. Hence, here are a few things to know about building construction that you should know of. Type of Materials All core building materials have multiple variations. For instance, there are 3 types of bricks, 2 types of sand, 12 types of stone chips; just in our country. Based on need and affordability, different materials are used for different types of…

Reading Time: 4 minutes There was a time when commercial places used to be full of people in grey suits with serious faces. But times have changed and so have businesses. Just like employees are adapting to the need of modern trade, businesses are becoming employee-centric as well. Corporate culture in our country has evolved and a major change took place in terms of office space location. Motijheel is not the only commercial hub in Dhaka right now as it has a worthy and fierce competitor, Gulshan. But clearly Gulshan alone cannot sustain the growth of modern business culture and so commercial entities are looking for growing commercial hubs within the city. Without spending much effort, anyone could predict that Banani might be the next commercial hub of Dhaka city because of its amenities. Adjacent to Gulshan Undoubtedly Gulshan is already an established corporate location within the city. That means, most major corporations have…

Reading Time: 2 minutes Dealing with property certainly takes time and effort as they require a considerable amount of investment. Also, property documents are sensitive in nature as well. Hence, before you decide to purchase any property, you should understand the ins and outs of the transaction process to ensure a smooth property handover. First of all, the core document stating the property handover is Khatiyan, and one must mutate his or her name to claim ownership in Khatiyan. Moreover, there are several Documents required in property mutation process and you must follow the entire process for a proper mutation. To help you out with the matter,  we have arranged the important elements of land mutation in Bangladesh. What is Mutation? Mutation is a property documentation procedure through which the previous owner of the property replaces his or her name with the new owner in the Khatiyan (Records of Rights) Why is Mutation Important?…

Reading Time: 4 minutes Home is indeed a special place for everyone, especially when you live in it for decades. Thousands of memories behind those walls and the comfort of being in your own room is truly unparalleled. But just like everything else in this world, buildings are depreciable as well and they eventually get damaged over the years. If not taken care of properly, buildings can become uninhabitable too after a certain period of time. But usually, most people in Bangladesh purchase an apartment with a long term settlement plan. However, with time, circumstances can change and a need for new accommodation may arise. In that case, a common dilemma is whether to renovate or sell home and move to a new one. If you are going through something similar, here’s how you can decide which option you could approach. Current Market Value The value of a property depends on multiple things. With…

Reading Time: 5 minutes Bangladesh was ranked as one of the top progressive economies in the world. At the same time, Dhaka city was placed among the bottom in the best cities to live and work in. There are many reasons to love Dhaka city but there is big room for urban development as well. Until we have the necessary means to live a ‘hassle-free’ life, we city dwellers have to adjust and make life easier by ourselves. With over almost 20 million people, living in Dhaka city is sure a challenge. Every day you must be prepared to make the best out of your time and money. But as the number of people living in the city is abnormally high, doing the same thing as everyone else will not get you anywhere. That’s why we present to you a few everyday hacks to make your life in Dhaka easier than before. Efficient City…

Reading Time: 3 minutes Dhaka is one of the fastest growing mega-cities in the world. Nearly 36% of the urban population lives in the capital of Bangladesh. For a better livelihood, more and more people are moving to urban areas like Dhaka. This migration contributes around 63% to the increase in population which leaves Dhaka currently with about 17.4 million people. Moreover, the population is increasing approximately at 1.65% per year. Planned urbanization is quickly becoming a necessity though this may cause numerous challenges for the government. But with the right governance, sustainable development of Dhaka can turn the city into one of the most developed cities in the world. Current Context of the City At present, Dhaka city holds a broad base of the middle-income group. For an emerging economy, this is a good indicator as it opens to various possibilities. Moreover, due to economic growth, GDP per capita has increased to 1,358…

Reading Time: 4 minutes It is not uncommon in the real estate sector to primarily judge a property by its location. Usually, most people would initially ask about the location in the first place to get an idea. That’s because location is not only limited to the area attribute and geographical positioning of the estate. Several other associated characteristics are equally important. Compared to all other amenities, it is much easier to generalize a property by location. Therefore, importance of property location is paramount to create a perception. But what are these factors that make location so important? If you are looking to purchase an apartment soon, let’s find out why location matters in real estate. Price of The Property Why do similar properties in the same area have almost similar prices but price varies for a different location? The difference may lie with some of the fundamental characteristics of the area such as…