Monday, October 26, 2015

Vaastu tips to place decorative items in home

Buying a new house is considered a monumental job in today's world. When we buy our dream home we start decorating it to make it reflect our liking and personality. While most of us follow Vaastu Shastra to design and build our house, we don’t take much care of internal arrangements and using decorative accents inside the house. Following vaastu tips in our home is believed to offer prosperity, wealth, health and happiness. Vaastu Shastra tells that placing things at right position and arranging the internal things according to Vaastu will help in creating a peaceful and happy atmosphere at home. Here are few tips to make internal arrangements inside your house.

Always have storage or console in the south and west wall and do not have storage in the eastern and northern wall. If you have heavy furnishing and other heavy items in the southern and western side of the house, Place TV and electronic items in the eastern and northern wall. Crystal decorative accents should be placed in north or east side. If the decorative items at house are heavy weighted then one should place them in the south and western walls.

Here are few tips to design your home with respect to different directions of home.

  • North-east corner:
North-east corners are always considered as a place of wealth and prosperity. Do not place any heavy statues, heavy decorative objects, and holy shrines in this corner. Also when you are constructing your house, do not have any overhead water tank or septic tank in this corner. Do not dump many things in this corner. It is very important to keep north-east corner of a house clean and tidy to have wealth and prosperity in house.
  • South-west corner:
This is the best place to store valuable things, documents, cash, and jewels. You can place cupboard in this corner as it is considered a corner of wealth. Place the cupboard in this corner facing east or north. You should open the cupboards towards north.
  • South-east corner:
If you wish to bring good luck and wealth to your house, then you can place money plants in purple pots in this corner.






Having discussed about importance of different corners of the house, let us take a look on where to place certain decorative items at home according to Vaasthu Shastra.

  • Never place the statue of lord Ganesha in the north-east corner of the house
  • To attract wealth to your house, you can keep active fishes in clean and ventilated aquariums
  • Always keep the entryway of your house clean and free from clutter
  • You can place mirror in cash drawers or incorporate mirror into the design of your cupboard and cash drawer to multiply wealth
  • Place painting depicting natural scenes, waterfalls, gardens and flowers in home
  • You can place flowering plants inside your house and avoid placing cactus and thorny plants inside your home

Following Vaasthu Shastra while constructing you home is always vital as it is believed to bring wealth, peace, prosperity and health to your home. Apart from building your home according to Vaasthu, placing certain decorative objects in proper place and directions will bring all good luck to your home and creates a harmonious balance.






This is a guest post by Pratheepa who writes for indiaproperty.com – the online portal that meets the requirement of sellers, buyers and real estate professionals in the real estate space of the country.

Monday, October 5, 2015

India’s economic growth to improve despite unfavorable global winds

With the fluctuations in the economy of India, investors are playing it safe and choosing to invest carefully. According to the finance minister of India, Arun Jaitley, due to the continuing reforms, India’s financial growth will skyrocket higher than last year 7.3 percent despite global challenges. Since years now, India has always been in the spotlight for its economic growth and its impact on the real estate segment. Researchers claim that among the different metropolitan cities and residential areas of India, the apartments and villas in Devanahalli, Bangalore, have witnessed significant demand by potential buyers and real estate investors.
  • Changes in Indian economic scenario
As the nation has the potential to be the bright spot in the gloomy world economic scenario, foreign investors are lured with the relaxed and hassle-free conditions of doing business in India. The private sector investments have been slow, and a high cost of capital was also affecting several other factors. Local companies, which were working with some constraints in the wake of global demand slowdown and a plethora of capabilities, were capable of overcoming those challenges. Today the financial situation in the country is no longer acute as it used to be earlier. The fiscal deficit is dropping down while the inflation is under control. A keen understanding of competitive federalism is driving the Indian growth story as the states are all aggressively seeking investment. The ease of doing business is still said to be work in progress. Significant advancement has been witnessed, and a lot of improvements need to be done on a continuous basis. The cost of capital is high and its impact on infrastructure, real estate sector, and manufacturing, which is an essential engine of growth in India, is currently felt.
  • Attracting foreign investors to invest in India
On seeing India’s growth story, international investors with a collective asset under management of $10 trillion have been advised to invest in infrastructure, manufacturing, and other sectors that have funding needs. It is considered that international investment is going to be an exceptional source of resource for India as the government is working on a slew of reforms. It includes a new law to ensure disputes are settled through arbitration within six months.
  • How real estate in India is affected by the dynamic nature of India economy
In India, housing plays a critical factor from affordable accommodations to infrastructure and generation of employment. The residential segment comprising of building, townships, colleges, hospitals, and other projects make the maximum contribution in real estate industry and commands a large part of its market share. The overall health of the economy plays a key factor that directly affects the value of real estate. The GDP, manufacturing activity, prices of goods, employment data and few other indicators measure the health of the economy. The size and scale of the property market make it an attractive and lucrative avenue for investors. Due to the low capital requirements, low transaction costs, and high liquidity available in the market, the average investor prefers to invest indirectly in real estate. It has been observed that the south Indian cities have become a hotspot for real estate investment. Be it for residential purposes or as second home, cities such as Hyderabad, Chennai, and Bangalore are often chosen by potential investors. Buying apartments and villas in Devanahalli or Bannerghatta is more than just luxury.
 
With foreign investors organizing investment summits in their states and finding a resolution of long-pending tax disputes, the nation is well on its way to overcoming economic hiccups and finding financial stability.
 
 
This is a guest post by Surendra Hiranandani, Founder and Managing Director, House of Hiranandani