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Reading Time: 6 minutes Have you started searching for that home you’ve always wanted? If you have, you need to ensure that the property you are viewing has all the right elements necessary for a safe and comfortable life. That means, doing a thorough home inspection before purchasing the flat. Inspecting the home will not only ensure you make the right decision but also help you negotiate and manage expectations; after all, what is advertised is not what you always get. It pays to be cautious and thorough when purchasing a home in Bangladesh. However, many a times, we try to do such inspections ourselves; without enlisting the help of professionals. As such, it is important to know the basics of a home inspection so not even a single important aspect gets overlooked. Electrical Components: Earthing: Let’s begin our guide on the basics of a home inspection with “earthing”. Earthing is necessary for avoiding…

Reading Time: 4 minutes Humans are social beings. Some say it is in our genes. No wonder we tend to perform more productively when working in a group. And being quarantined or cut off from the rest of the community for a long period usually has a detrimental effect on our psychological well-being where issues such as stress, anxiety, and confusion have amplified effects. Along with disrupting productivity and workflow, these problems can have a long-lasting effect on our general health as well. That is why it is vital to take care of our mental health during a quarantine period. So, let’s take a look at how to deal with some of the major psychological issues experienced during a prolonged quarantine period so you can stay productive. Stress The sudden onset of pressure or tension we feel when something is amiss or requires urgency puts a great deal of strain on the body and…

Reading Time: 4 minutes Coronavirus, or Covid-19, just made landfall in Bangladesh. But regardless of its presence in the country or how much it may spread in the future, it is imperative to remember that there is no need to PANIC! According to several organizations like WHO, Even the common influenza is more dangerous than Covid-19 in terms of spread. And in order to protect yourself and your family, all you need to do is follow a few precautions – starting with your home which will drastically reduce your chances of contracting the Covid-19. However, there is a lot of misinformation floating around social media regarding this issue such as that the virus is unusually large and cannot survive in a warmer climate – citing UNICEF as the source. All that information, however, is entirely incorrect. So, let’s take a look at a few REAL tips on how to protect your home against coronavirus.…

Reading Time: 3 minutes The role of women in our society is diverse – they are daughters, sisters, wives, and mothers. Half a decade or so ago, these would be their only duties. But today, they are also professors, directors, CEOs, and entrepreneurs. Maintaining a proper balance between this duality of role – personal and professional – can be a struggle and not everyone can find the right harmony, especially when there is still a prevailing perception against women empowerment. On the latest edition of Bproperty Bites, we sat down with Ms. Nazma Ameen, someone who was able to break through the traditional perceptions and achieved success in both personal and professional life. She is a well-respected presenter, producer, and backstage figure all the while raising children who have shined in their respected fields. So let’s take a moment and learn how all of it was possible. A Bleak Outlook Like many women in…

Reading Time: 2 minutes Traveling by train can be quite relaxing and convenient for many. There’s no need to worry about traffic jams, storms, or even a bathroom. So knowing Bangladesh’s train schedule can be very useful. In fact, having a copy of the BD train schedule and timetable can be a lifesaver. Without a copy of the Bangladesh train line schedule, a passenger can easily become lost and risk waiting hours for the right train to arrive. To make sure that such an unfortunate event doesn’t happen to you, we have created an easy to follow timetable of Bangladesh’s train movement. With the handy schedule and the convenient downloadable map from railway.gov.bd you will never miss a train again. Who knows, maybe this BD train schedule could also help other passengers who do not have one find their way. Bookmark this schedule and also send this to your friends who use trains regularly…

Reading Time: 4 minutes Following our previous article on the cost of building a home, a lot of the readers have been eager to learn a bit more about the foundation cost of buildings in Bangladesh – and it is easy to understand why. Foundation is a primary aspect of construction. It determines a structure’s integrity as well as durability to a great extent – especially in modern times when verticality is the path forward. However, unlike other aspects, determining or even estimating the foundation cost of buildings can be quite difficult due to the complex items involved – not to mention the different foundation options that are available. As such, before discussions about the cost begin, let’s take a brief look at the types of foundations that are prevalent in Bangladesh today. Foundation Types The type of foundation most appropriate for you largely depends on soil quality and the height of the building.…

Reading Time: 5 minutes Bangladesh is a land that is blessed by nature. You can find beauty throughout the country no matter where you travel. So if you are looking for places to visit in Bangladesh, you have a lot of options. With winter being an ideal season to travel, it’s time you take a trip to some of the most beautiful places in Bangladesh. However, most of us don’t have the luxury of visiting all these great places during such a limited time. We can only visit one or two places during this period. So the question becomes, where should you go? To answer that question, we have created a shortlist of the best places to visit in Bangladesh this winter season. Let’s take a look at the best options available for a winter trip. Kuakata Bangladesh has two of the most beautiful beaches in the world; one is Cox’s Bazar, and the…

Reading Time: 3 minutes Bproperty.com, a part of the world-renowned Emerging Marketing Property Groups (EMPG), is the largest real estate marketplace in Bangladesh. EMPG has a great deal of experience working in the real estate sector. UAE’s Bayut.com, Pakistan’s Zameen.com, Morocco’s Mubawab – all are successful real estate ventures of EMPG across several nations. So how could the services of this massive organization in Bangladesh be limited only to Dhaka and its nearby areas? While it is true that Bproperty had been operating in Chattogram for some time already – but it was in a limited capacity. However, the inauguration of their new office opening on 19th November 2019 signaled the official beginning of Bproperty in Chattogram! Why is Bproperty in Chattogram? As the largest real estate marketplace in Bangladesh, it is Bproperty’s objective to make property-related services more convenient and easy. Whether it is residential or commercial, rent, let, buy or sell –…

Reading Time: 4 minutes An aged home that has been around for 10 -12 years. Its outlook, akin to the décors and stylization of the days gone by – as if the old memories are still alive here. However, as you enter the home, you are transferred to a different world; a home that’s been organized little by little with great care and time. If renovating the entire home is too difficult, giving the interior a makeover can be a great alternative. But, keep in mind that planning always comes first before beginning any work. That is why our today’s article is dedicated towards helping you in your home makeover and planning. Rearrange the Furniture There’s no need to replace any furniture when simply rearranging them can refresh your home. Some old furniture, such as a vintage coffee table or a rocking chair work, like magic in your home. So the thought of replacing…

Reading Time: 3 minutes Homes and furniture are intertwined – there is no one without the other. Just as there’s no place to put furniture without a home; a home without furniture is half a home. And since Bproperty isn’t just any real estate marketplace and is committed to providing complete property solutions to people – we are always trying to give our clients something spectacular to look forward to. As a part of that endeavor, Bproperty and Akhtar Furnishers have come together to organize the Smart Furniture for Smart Properties campaign. The campaign, which is currently underway, will run from 1st November 2019 all the way till 20th December 2019. So, let’s take a moment and find out a little bit more about the Smart Furniture for Smart Properties campaign! What’s Special About the Smart Furniture for Smart Properties Campaign? When we move into a new home, we have a strong desire to…