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Apartments at Bangalore South for Sale – Rates and Trends

As the Namma Metro chugs into south Bangalore, apartments at Bangalore south for sale are heating up in popularity. When it comes to choice for residential locations in Bangalore, south, specifically south–east Bangalore, is definitively garnering all the attention with 23% supply and 48% of stock.

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Apartments at Bangalore South for Sale

South Bangalore was limited to the likes of posh areas such as Koramangala and JP Nagar till a few years earlier. Today, South Bangalore isn’t just Koramangala and JP Nagar, but also goes beyond to include areas of Greater Bangalore such as HSR Layout, Sarjapur Road, Electronics City, Anekal, and Bannerghatta Road, among others. The development of apartments at Bangalore south for sale, as well as their demand, began to increase when Electronics City was established in the early 2000s. Since then, south Bangalore has seen a massive infrastructural transformation. Flyovers, bridges and roads including the NICE ORR, the Sarjapur Main Road, the Electronics City–Madiwala flyover, and the extension of the Hosur Road improved connectivity. Employment opportunities increased which triggered an increase in real estate demand.

Reputed schools and colleges, banks, swanky shopping malls, entertainment hubs, restaurants and pubs came in the all the different regions, making each one self–sufficient and upping the ante on south Bangalore real estate. Today, all areas of South Bangalore are either commercial or residential hubs or both. The advent of the metro in the region with the proposed red and yellow lines is all set to skyrocket prices in the region due to improved connectivity.

 It is due to these reasons that apartments at Bangalore south for sale have been popular right from the very beginning and have seen a steady rise in prices. For instance, prices for apartments in the different areas of south Bangalore back in 2008–09 were in the range of INR 2,000–3600/sq. feet, the highest being in HSR layout due to its proximity to the city. Between 2009 and 2012, the prices for multi–storey apartments in these areas ranged from INR 2,500–5,000/sq. feet as the area underwent a transformation in terms of living spaces and infrastructure. Currently, prices for apartments in various areas of Bangalore south are INR 5,000/sq. feet (Bannerghatta Road), INR 4,000/sq. feet (Electronics City), INR 3,600/sq. feet (Gottigere), INR 4,600/sq. feet (HSR Layout) and INR 4,400/sq. feet (Sarjapur Road). It looks like south Bangalore has  heated up in the last few years, especially looking at a massive price appreciation the place has seen.

However, one of the biggest reasons to settle in south Bangalore is the cosmopolitan vibe of the region. For all those people who just cannot stay away from the thriving culture and the very essence of Bangalore, then south Bangalore is for you. Not only is the area home to many Fortune 500 IT companies, but is also shaping up to be a promising future residential hotspot with many green spaces, tree–lined boulevards, gated communities, luxurious villas, swanky apartments, and commercial offices.

For all those looking for homes, south Bangalore is one of the best places to live in today.

Shriram Sameeksha – Affordable homes for all budgets
Shriram Signiaa – A dream house that you cannot miss
Shriram Smrithi – A wise investment that appreciates every year
Chirping Woods – A idyllic bird haven amidst lovely woods
Shriram Suhaana - Luxury villas and apartments for sale
Shriram Summitt – Make the right move now and book your space

Bangalore Apartments Bannerghatta Road – Rental Trends

Bangalore apartments Bannerghatta Road are extremely popular as rental properties due to the region developing and growing into an industrial hub. Once considered to be a sleepy village in a remote corner of Bangalore’s outskirts, Bannerghatta road today is a bustling suburb with two planned metro stations in its vicinity at Gottigere and Bommasandra.

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Bangalore apartments Bannerghatta Road

Originally established as Anekal road, Bannerghatta Road (or BG Road) begins near the Adugodi cemetery and goes on until Anekal. The actual locality is located around 20km south of the city centre on and around the SH 87. When the IT boom hit the city, Bannerghatta road was one of the localities that software companies eyed. One of the major reasons for it was the proximity that Bannerghatta road enjoyed to many important localities, including Electronics City (12km), NICE ORR (10km), the Bommasandra industrial area (10km), JP Nagar, the Silk Board junction and even areas of Greater Bangalore such as Anekal (20km) and Kempegowda International Airport (50km).

Consequently, Bannerghatta Road became a software hub, and many elements of social and urban infrastructure followed, including residential enclaves, shopping malls, theatres, hospitals, educational institutions. The upcoming metro stations at Bommasandra, Gottigere, and Hulimavu are expected to further Bannerghatta Road’s connectivity since it runs along these areas and beyond.

Soon, Bangalore apartments Bannerghatta Road became sought–after, especially by IT professionals and other working professionals in the nearby areas. Moreover, connectivity is a high point as BMTC buses, rickshaws and cabs are readily available.

Bannerghatta Road apartments’ rental prices have been following a steadily upward trend for the last five–six years. In October–December 2008, prices were around INR 10/sq. feet, which increased to INR 11, 12, 13 and 17 in the following years 2009–2012. Due to the lull felt because of the recession, rental prices dropped very slightly in 2013 and were around INR 16/sq. feet. Since last year, rental prices for multi-storey apartments have been fluctuating around the figure of INR 16/sq. feet. The increase in prices Q-o-Q has been around 21% for this quarter. For those renters looking for Bangalore apartments Bannerghatta Road today, one will have to shell out INR 17–18/sq. feet on an average.

One of the biggest challenges Bannerghatta Road faces is the garbage disposal, with the piling up of garbage on pavements and roads being a perennial issue. The widening of the arterial roads has also created traffic issues recently, which are expected to cease once the road–widening project is over.

If one is looking for apartments for rent in the southern suburbs of Bangalore, another area worth considering is Sarjapur Road, which is located around 23km east of Electronics City and around 32km east of Gottigere. The area is not only developing quickly into a residential hotspot, but it also has all elements of social and urban infrastructure and is also due to get its own metro station soon. Most importantly, it happens to have many and much better choices for rental apartments in the form of affordable, mid-segment, as well as luxurious apartments within gated communities.

Shriram Sameeksha – Affordable homes for all budgets
Shriram Signiaa – A dream house that you cannot miss
Shriram Smrithi – A wise investment that appreciates every year
Chirping Woods – A idyllic bird haven amidst lovely woods
Shriram Suhaana - Luxury villas and apartments for sale
Shriram Summitt – Make the right move now and book your space

 

Bangalore Apartments for Sale Whitefield – Advantages and Disadvantages

When an IT professional has looked for Bangalore apartments for sale, Whitefield has always been his/her first and natural choice. One of the main reasons for the area’s popularity, especially with IT professionals, is the fact that they will very little travel between work and home. However, living in Whitefield has its  set of advantages and disadvantages, which are listed below -

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Bangalore apartments for sale Whitefield

Advantages

·      Housing choices

Whitefield boasts of a mix of world–class and spacious apartments, bungalows and villas. Current capital values for apartments are around INR 5,000/sq. feet, while those for independent houses are around INR 6,500/sq. feet.

·      Connectivity

Bangalore apartments for sale Whitefield have great connectivity to the IT parks and workplaces as well as all major destinations in and around Bangalore. The area is connected via the metro, numerous bus stops and routes, and roads such as HAL old airport road, Whitefield Road, and NICE ORR to other major parts of the city and even beyond.

·      Social infrastructure

Whitefield is thoroughly self–sufficient; it has restaurants, educational institutions, hospitals, banks, shopping malls, grocery stores, parks, and places of worship. Whitefield also has a great sub-culture and has various galleries and theatres which host many music and culture festivals and flea markets. Whitefield, thus, is a booming micro-market of Greater Bangalore.

Disadvantages

·      Groundwater problems

Whitefield is facing much groundwater problems as bore wells have been exploited thoroughly and have  dried up. Private water tankers are proving to be very expensive, and people are finding it difficult to deal with the water problems, especially in the summer months. The locality has also been facing sewage and drainage problems due to the load on the older lines.

·      Pollution

It might be a futuristic IT corridor and the Bangalore apartments for sale Whitefield might be some of the best in the city, but the air and atmosphere in the area is thoroughly polluted. Heavy flow of vehicles has resulted in the RSPM count (Respirable Suspended Particulate Matter) being around 100 microgram/cubic metre, which is much, much higher than the standard figure of 60 microgram/cubic metre.

·      Lack of basic civic amenities

Right from water supply pipelines to sanitary lines, some areas of Whitefield   lack the very basic of civic amenities and facilities. Another issue is that the infrastructure development in the region isn’t planned. For instance, Borewell Road in Whitefield was targeted for road–widening for the second time in six years last year, which resulted in many new and old apartments being demolished. Whitefield, thus, is the classic case of unplanned development.

If one is indeed looking to buy homes, then they should look just 12km north of Whitefield towards Budigere. A hot, upcoming and green locality, Budigere mirrors Whitefield in almost all aspects and leaves out its issues and problems. What’s more, Budigere’s residential enclaves and aspects of social infrastructure are well-planned. One project worth checking out in Budigere is Shriram Greenfield, which not only has spacious apartments within a gated community, but also combines luxury and affordability under one roof.

Shriram Sameeksha – Affordable homes for all budgets
Shriram Signiaa – A dream house that you cannot miss
Shriram Smrithi – A wise investment that appreciates every year
Chirping Woods – A idyllic bird haven amidst lovely woods
Shriram Suhaana - Luxury villas and apartments for sale
Shriram Summitt – Make the right move now and book your space

 

Bangalore Apartments Buy – Would You Buy a Home Online?

Although consumer buying preferences are slowly evolving, would home seekers looking for Bangalore apartments buy them online? Most home seekers might scoff at the idea. However, the recent launch of a certain e-commerce platform selling apartments online shows just about how much the age of the internet is upon us and the extent of its penetration in the real estate industry of the city. It is no secret that the online shopping industry in India has grown by leaps and bounds in the last few years, especially in the retail space. With more and more of the population opening up to the idea of shopping online, the industry is now diversifying into hitherto non–traditional categories, and real estate is the biggest of them all.

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Bangalore apartments buy

The advent of the real estate industry in the online space happened a few years ago. Real estate and property portals such as 99acres.com, magicbricks.com, commonfloor.com, indiaproperty.com, makaan.com, etc. increasingly became a tool for extensive research when it came to leasing, selling and bought residential properties. When it came to home seekers looking for Bangalore apartments ‘buy later but research online first’ became the mantra.

People turned to these portals to check up on the prices of similar properties in the area, designs, floor plans and carpet area of the apartment, facilities and amenities of the project, neighbourhood locations and infrastructure, and the connectivity of the properties to all major places and destinations in and around the city. The websites brought about transparency to the gamut of buying real estate by providing high-quality information about projects. These portals also began taking care to avoid incorrect or spam listings and in increasing the amount of correct information being provided to home seekers.

This was up until last year. Major players are now waking up to the potential of the online space since it provides access to a larger home–seeking audience, especially for selling affordable housing. For instance, the latest e-commerce website allows customers to book flats for as low as INR 30,000, allowing the lower–middle class to buy affordable homes and even the NRIs to buy homes in Bangalore while sitting in a whole other country.

However, the market is still in a very nascent stage, and these e-commerce platforms are mostly making revenues from private equity funding, commissions from brokers and developers, and advertisements. Moreover, although home seekers will research the properties online, they will always check out the properties, location and other aspects physically before buying it. Whether it is the quality of construction, carpet and built–up area, and amenities to the nitty–gritty such as verifying property documentation, all this isn’t possible in an online space. Although the developers might be reputed, the inherent guarantee is missing in an online real estate transaction. Why then, would home seekers looking for Bangalore apartments buy them online?

Although experts expect the market to grow to 15–20% in the next many years, it is always better to physically buy the property and it will be a long time before the Indian home-seeking population begins buying real estate online.

Shriram Sameeksha – Affordable homes for all budgets
Shriram Signiaa – A dream house that you cannot miss
Shriram Smrithi – A wise investment that appreciates every year
Chirping Woods – A idyllic bird haven amidst lovely woods
Shriram Suhaana - Luxury villas and apartments for sale
Shriram Summitt – Make the right move now and book your space

 

Bangalore Affordable Apartments – Know All About Hidden Costs

Before you excitedly take the plunge to buy your Bangalore affordable apartments, do take note of hidden costs, which could give you a headache later. Buyers, who usually compare notes about the facilities of the complex, the proximity and access to urban and social infrastructure and the connectivity of the place, often forget to account for extra costs apart from the basic price of the apartment. Summarized below are all the ‘hidden costs’ of buying apartments –

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Bangalore affordable apartments

The most basic costs of all

If one wishes to own Bangalore affordable apartments legally, then the most basic extra costs that people incur are the registration and stamp duty charges, which are 1% and 5.65% (including cess and surcharge) of the basic cost, respectively. Without paying these, one cannot even own the property legally, let alone worry about extra costs.

Infrastructure costs

Do you want to live on the 11th floor? Pay more than what you would had you chosen the 4th floor, as floor–rise costs or fees. Do you want an apartment that has a view of the mountains or the park? Then pay for the preferential location charges, which cost anywhere between INR 10–100/sq. feet. If the building has a host of luxurious amenities such as swimming pool, clubhouse, jogging track and green spaces, then pay around 5–10% of the basic cost extra. One–time parking charges, power supply, water connections, fire–fighting equipment charges, and drainage and sewerage charges need to be paid separately as well.

Administrative charges

Maintenance and repair charges including costs for sweepers, gardeners, guards, etc. are other important hidden costs without the payment of which a society cannot function smoothly. Apart from the above, security deposit, club memberships and car parking charges are also extra costs, which alone make up about 18–20% of the basic home cost.

Financial costs

Whether it is to buy Bangalore affordable apartments or luxury ones, most of the home seekers today take home loans. Apart from the interest and the down payment that need to be paid, other costs such as documentation charges, administrative fee, processing fees easily make–up around 5% of the basic cost.  Add to these costs the property taxes and the insurance costs that need to be paid by home owners later on, and the extra financial costs hike up considerably.

Cost of living and moving costs

A bare flat is of no use. Extra costs also include the costs of furnishings, hiring interior designers and decorators, woodwork and all the extra fittings that homeowners wish to add or change in the house according to their needs. Some people even might want to do pest control before moving in. Similarly, shifting from the previous house along with your belongings requires hiring people for everything right from packing to disassembling in the new house, which cost extra.

Instead of learning the hard way and burning a hole in your pockets, home seekers should be fully prepared for encountering these hidden costs and account for them in their budgets right from the very beginning.

Shriram Sameeksha – Affordable homes for all budgets
Shriram Signiaa – A dream house that you cannot miss
Shriram Smrithi – A wise investment that appreciates every year
Chirping Woods – A idyllic bird haven amidst lovely woods
Shriram Suhaana - Luxury villas and apartments for sale
Shriram Summitt – Make the right move now and book your space

 

Bangalore 3 BHK Flats – 5 Ways Use Your Spare Bedroom

For those who own Bangalore 3 BHK flats, the third bedroom is usually an unkempt storage room that is arranged and re-arranged from time to time. Many people who buy huge flats for the space often end up scratching their heads as to how to use the spare bedroom. Summarized below are five best ways to make use of the same –

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Bangalore 3 BHK flats

Hobby–inspired

Are you an avid reader? In that case the room can be converted into your very own in–house library complete with huge bookshelves, coffee tables and pouffes. If you’re into sewing, then a sewing machine can take centre stage. Similarly, one can even convert it into a writer’s den, an art studio, an in–house garden, a gym or a fitness room, a music room or even a private bar according to one’s hobbies and interests.

Guest bedroom

The easiest, most traditional way to use the spare bedroom in Bangalore 3 BHK flats is to convert it into a guest bedroom. A nice comfy bed with cotton sheets, thick duvets and lots of small, fluffy pillows, some neutral–coloured sheer drapes, bedside tables with fresh flowers, and some creative wallpaper, decal or décor is a great idea for a cozy space for your guests. What’s more, even you could curl up on the bed at times.

Home office

If either of the spouses works from home, then converting the spare room into a dedicated workspace is a great idea. Not only will the person have a quiet, private, and separate space to work in peace, but also his/her work things will not be scattered throughout the house. The space can be fitted with a large work desk, some floating shelves or a separate bookshelf for office supplies such as printer, files, and books, and a comfortable sofa–cum–bed and a coffee table in one corner of the room for the person to take a relaxing break from work.

For the kids

When one has kids in the family, there is no dearth of ideas for a spare bedroom. If your kids are younger, then converting the spare bedroom into a playroom is the best idea. Spare toys can be collected and kept in the room so that one won’t be tripping over them all over the house. If your children are older, then the best thing to do is add a study table and convert it into a dedicated study room. Children could spend their time drawing, playing, and reading in a room that is not their bedroom, and it will give them the space to develop their hobbies rather than watch television all day long.

The “den”

The number of young married couples buying Bangalore 3 BHK flats today is going up steadily. Hence, the room could be converted into a media room or a game room, or a lounge to hang out with friends. A flat screen TV, stereo systems, a Xbox, and some chic furniture will make the room a multi-use den that everyone can thoroughly enjoy.

Shriram Sameeksha – Affordable homes for all budgets
Shriram Signiaa – A dream house that you cannot miss
Shriram Smrithi – A wise investment that appreciates every year
Chirping Woods – A idyllic bird haven amidst lovely woods
Shriram Suhaana - Luxury villas and apartments for sale
Shriram Summitt – Make the right move now and book your space

 

Apartments at Bangalore Electronic City – Rental Trend Comparison through Years

Apartments at Bangalore Electronic City have always occupied a special place in the city’s real estate due to their very strategic location near the commercial spaces. The IT hub, which is located around 21km from the city centre in the Anekal taluka of Greater Bangalore, was originally developed as a commercial space way back in 1978. The thriving IT/ITES and electronic industry gradually paved way for widespread residential real estate development in the region as well.

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Apartments at bangalore electronic city

Residential rental demand for apartments at Bangalore Electronic City was fuelled single–handedly by the growing IT industry. As more and more industry professionals came to work here, many of them relocated to Bangalore. As travelling to and fro from the city daily became a tedious task, residential sectors sprang up in the region. However in the recent years, a mixture of urban and social infrastructure and connectivity has largely been instrumental in increasing rental demand. The region has seen the establishment of many good and reputed educational institutions, medical centres and hospitals, bus depots, entertainment centres, shopping malls and theatres, eateries, restaurants and pubs, places of worship and even a good number of parks and gardens.

Lastly, the connectivity of the region greatly helped the real estate grow as well. Since Electronic City lies on NH7 (a.k.a. Hosur Road), it is connected to virtually every place possible in, around and far away from Bangalore. The Electronic City–Madiwala flyover, NICE ORR and the Bannerghatta road connect the region to Silk Board Junction, the international airport, the Bangalore city junction railway station and Carmelaram and Heelalige railway stations. BMTC and KSRTC buses run several routes in and around the area, and cabs and auto rickshaws are permanent fixtures. The 3rd line (Yellow line) of the Namma Metro, which is to be constructed in the next five years will have two stops at Electronic City, furthering connectivity.

 It is no wonder then that the rental trends for apartments at Bangalore Electronic City have been following a steadily increasing trend right from the very beginning. The demand has been the highest mostly for the mid–income segment because of the large number of IT professionals that have made Electronic City their home. Rental prices for multi-storey apartments in the area were averaging INR 7/sq. feet   back in 2008. The rental prices increased to INR 8, 9, and 11/sq. feet steadily in the following years 2009, 2010 and 2011. This period saw an increase in demand of 2BHK and 3BHK flats equally. In 2012 and 2013, the rental prices for apartments increased to INR 12/sq. feet. The current rental prices are around INR 13–14/sq. feet and average annual rental yields are around 4–5% with the announcement of the arrival of Namma Metro in the region. Lately, even luxurious residential units have also been in demand due to rising incomes and increasing influx of people in the region. clearly, Electronic City rentals have been and are still much in demand.

Shriram Sameeksha – Affordable homes for all budgets
Shriram Signiaa – A dream house that you cannot miss
Shriram Smrithi – A wise investment that appreciates every year
Chirping Woods – A idyllic bird haven amidst lovely woods
Shriram Suhaana - Luxury villas and apartments for sale
Shriram Summitt – Make the right move now and book your space

 

Bangalore Holiday Apartments – How to Secure Your Investment?

For all those who have bought Bangalore holiday apartments, securing their investment becomes the top priority for them. Since holiday homes are unoccupied for a good part of the year, it becomes an irresistible target for thieves and squatters. That being said, homeowners needn’t worry as they’re many aspects that one can install to make the holiday home, and its possessions secure in their absence.

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Bangalore holiday apartments

The first thing to do is to get some good quality, strong locks for all the internal and external doors. Side doors and open windows are the most commonly used ways by burglars to gain entrance into apartments. Closing those doors and windows when the house isn’t in use and getting security chains and bolts fitted are a great idea. Sometimes, the doors to the inner ducts within the house are also used by burglars to gain entry from within the building, so make sure those doors are locked too. Additionally, all external doors should be fitted with sufficient locks, and the ideal options are mortise locks. Secondly, people must install ad update alarm systems for their Bangalore holiday apartments as they act as first-rate deterrents to burglars. Exterior alarm boxes with a noise that is irritating are sure-fire ways to keep thieves at bay. If one does not wish to or have the resources for an alarm box, then they should have a false one fitted, complete with a fabricated telephone number and a made-up name of a security firm, as a blank alarm box looks utterly fake.

People are the biggest resources to keep properties safe while the owners are away; hence, knowing one’s neighbours becomes critical. If the holiday home owner trusts them enough, then they can be given a spare set of the apartment’s keys so as to keep checking in from time to time. In fact, when they’re away, then the holiday home owners can do the same for them too. If there exists a neighbourhood watch in that area, then home owners should get acquainted with the group’s activities and inform them when one goes out of town, and the holiday property is empty. One should also arrange with the local police department to periodically check and cruise by the apartment while one is out of town.

One of the biggest mistakes that Bangalore holiday apartments’ home owners do is that they forget to cancel the milk and paper subscriptions before they leave. When paper and even mail piles up at the door, word will spread that the owners aren’t home, and the property will become a soft target for thieves. Even switch off answering machines within the apartment.

One common mistake that people make is leaving their valuables in the house unguarded. All valuables, jewellery and important documents should be locked up in the cupboards and even large items of value such as paintings, antiques, etc. should be hidden from view and locked up in storage, if possible.

One needn’t worry about the safety of their holiday homes and its contents anymore.

Shriram Sameeksha – Affordable homes for all budgets
Shriram Signiaa – A dream house that you cannot miss
Shriram Smrithi – A wise investment that appreciates every year
Chirping Woods – A idyllic bird haven amidst lovely woods
Shriram Suhaana - Luxury villas and apartments for sale
Shriram Summitt – Make the right move now and book your space

 

Bangalore Flats For Rent without Brokerage – How to Go About It

Stumbling upon Bangalore flats for rent without brokerage is less of a matter of chance today, and more to do with looking in all the right places. The internet has played a major role in this process, with a handful of real estate portals and the social media going a long way in helping people look for rentals without involving a broker and paying a hefty commission.

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Bangalore flats for rent without brokerage

Renters often find themselves in the unenviable positions of having to shift out of their rented places for various reasons. Other than the expenses involved in searching for a house which include transporting and packing, people are mostly worried about the brokers’ commissions. Today, brokers in the Garden City charge no less than one or two months’ worth of rent as commission from the home seekers. Thanks to the internet, renters can finally heave a sigh of relief. Today, there is a growth in the number of broker–free websites that help people find Bangalore flats for rent without brokerage fees, much to the delight of the renters.

Today is the day and age of the internet, and its power is demonstrated even when it comes to home–seeking process. Today, more than 75% of the home and rental seekers in Bangalore begin their search for properties online with the hope of finding apartments on rent without brokerage. Established and reliable websites such as sulekha.com, magicbricks.com, propertywala.com, commonfloor.com and 99acres.com are great places to begin your search online for a rented home. People can simply filter properties depending upon the area and location, the size and the kind of the property, the number of bedrooms, etc., and end up with a list of properties that fit their criteria.

Apart from these websites, there are many new portals coming up that are extremely helpful too. For instance, a relatively new website called Grabhouse.com matches renters to landlords using an algorithm, much like matrimonial sites. Yet another website Eezyrent.com, which is currently charging no fee, allows renters to search according to area, proximity to train stations and even whether non-vegetarians are welcome at a particular place or not. All these websites allow renters to shortlist a few residences that appeal to them and then directly get in touch with their owners, thus eliminating middlemen. Other websites include flatswithoutbroker.com, nobroker.in and rentchase.com.

Apart from web portals, word–of–mouth communication is the next best way to search for Bangalore flats for rent without brokerage. Office colleagues, family members and friends are the best sources of knowledge when it comes to searching for apartments on rent. Right from the best places to look in, the areas to avoid, the aspects to look for in a rented accommodation to the questions to ask the landlord, how to negotiate the rent and what to look for before singing the dotted line, locals in Bangalore are the best source of information.

Finding flats for rent without paying hefty commissions are finally becoming a reality in the Garden City.

Shriram Sameeksha – Affordable homes for all budgets
Shriram Signiaa – A dream house that you cannot miss
Shriram Smrithi – A wise investment that appreciates every year
Chirping Woods – A idyllic bird haven amidst lovely woods
Shriram Suhaana - Luxury villas and apartments for sale
Shriram Summitt – Make the right move now and book your space

 

Bangalore JP Nagar Flats – A Review

p style=”text-align: justify;”>Imagine living next to a popular Kannada actor, a politician, or a famous theatre artist – Bangalore JP Nagar flats give you that perfect opportunity. JP Nagar (a.k.a. Jayaprakash Narayan Nagar) is not only a prime and beautiful residential enclave located adjacent to other prime localities, but also is home to many prominent artists, singers, actors, politicians and even corporate head honchos and sportsmen.

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Bangalore JP Nagar flats, Photo credit: Swirl_blore

Originally built as a BDA complex extension to Banashankari and Jayanagar, JP Nagar was developed as a planned locality to accommodate the burgeoning population of Bangalore. However, the rising land and property prices in the adjoining areas such as BTM layout and Jayanagar caused the 2,500 acre–huge JP Nagar to emerge as a major commercial and residential market. The IT boom took the place by storm and a slew of commercial spaces sprang up in the area due to the area’s closeness to Electronics City. Soon enough, educational institutions, shopping malls, supermarkets, hospitals, recreation centres and entertainment hubs, eateries and restaurants, and many other developments followed, changing the face of JP Nagar. Soon enough, the rich, elite and the affluent of Bangalore including actors and politicians moved to the area and it became one of south Bangalore’smajor residential colonies. However, the fact that the area had excellent infrastructure facilities and a well-thought out design and plan made the area even more attractive as a residential enclave. Even today, for those living in Bangalore JP Nagar flats, wide roads, beautiful water bodies and parks and gardens are commonplace.

The connectivity and the strategic location of JP Nagar make life easy for its residents, whether they travel by private or public transport. ORR passes right through the neighbourhood, linking it to not only parts of Bangalore but also to suburban areas of Greater Bangalore. Silk Board Junction and NICE ORR are only 15 minutes away. Jayanagar metro station and the South End circle metro station are also just 10 minutes away, and the extension of the green line is expected to add a new metro station to the locality, thus enhancing its connectivity. BMTC buses run frequent routes in the area and even the BIAL (International Airport) buses have an exclusive stop in the area.Apart from the above, cabs and auto rickshaws are a common fixture and the easiest way to travel locally.

When it comes to JP Nagar’s real estate, the locality and its connectivity win brownie points, thus upping the average prices for Bangalore JP Nagar flats considerably.Apartments in JP Nagar, which are the major property type,cost almost INR 5,000–5,500/sq. feet.Phase 7 apartments’ average values are as high as INR 6,500/sq. feet currently, whereas the 9th phase flats’ values are INR 4,200/sq. feet.

JP Nagar is, thus, a mix of quietly bustling, peaceful residential neighbourhood with parks and gardens, independent houses, and apartment complexes, as well as glitzy commercial and entertainment spaces. For those looking to build or buy their dream home here, you might have the added advantage of sighting a famous sportsperson or a film star!

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