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Friday, July 20, 2018

Life circles round the basics!

Written By Priya Joyce.
Life circles round the basics!!
Life revolves around the basics by Priya Joyce

During the lunch break, Sudha was taking a nap in the classroom.
She suddenly heard some sound.
But she pretended to be asleep
Anyway, she could not believe what had happened.
She had seen Atul..stealing Cynthia's new video game.
Atul was her twin brother.

Later on, when the class began again..Cynthia complained of her loss.
When the whole class was one said anything.

Then up...."Sir. It will be in my brother Atul's bag..i saw him stealing it".

She spoke the truth...

That's it....basic things of life are quite simple and straightforward.....
Sadly..many fail to recognize it...
Covering up.....the crude what is done...
No big words.
Just simple LOVE..and Truth.....can bring. peace in this Chaos.

Note - This was a guest post written by my blogger friend Priyadarshini Joyce in 2009. It was a part of the guest post series on my blog but unfortunately, I never had an opportunity to post most of those guest posts on my blog. Today while searching for something I accidentally chance upon this lying on the drafts section of my blog. So thought of posting it here.


Tuesday, August 15, 2017


I am convinced you cannot truly understand your own values, your own culture, your own station in life until you are exposed to the values and culture and conditions of another country.Traveling in Jordan will help you understand all that.Americans generally don’t know the difference between Lebanon and Jordan and Syria and Egypt. Jordan suffers by association. All are war and upheaval. Without fail, the first question asked after telling someone you’re going to Jordan is, “Will you be safe?”
The country is an oasis of tranquillity in the turbulent Middle East. The economy relies heavily on tourism. Three years ago, tourists had to schedule their itinerary around what and when hotels were available. This year? Pick a place. Pick a hotel. Discounts available.
Airline standards are not homogenous. From Frankfurt to Amman business/first class is three contiguous economy seats with the middle one vacant. A moveable curtain arbitrarily divides economy from first, depending on the number of business/first customers.The Cliff’s Notes version of Jordanian politics. It’s a constitutional monarchy with a king, an elected parliament and an appointed government. However, the king has wide-ranging legislative and judicial power. He can disband parliament, fire government officials and overturn judicial and legislative decisions. I worked at a university like this. The president was the king; the faculty assembly was the Parliament; deans and VPs were the government officials. I felt right at home in Jordan.

Seatbelts are required when flying over Israeli airspace. No Allah Akbah in the aisle when flying over the Holy Land.
We are met at the airport by locals associated with our tour company. We are a tour of four. The associates have already secured the required visas. We are escorted to a separate passport control line, then around security and out to a waiting van. An hour has been condensed into fifteen minutes.
Queen Alia Airport in Amman is new and high and bright. The outside roofline is a succession of gigantic saucers standing vigil, looking over and through expanses of glass as though to ensure there is peaceful behaviour among those who enter and exit the Kingdom.
Three things required for potentates to stay in power in a developing country; roads, health care and education. Roads allow local commerce to be national commerce, national to be international. Good health and education allow citizens to participate in and garner the rewards of commerce. The king will stay in power.
There is no one at Shawbak Castle except a well-wrapped man selling rugs off the back of a truck, the ticket guy and we four. Expansive crusader ruins on an imposing mountaintop. The Crusaders may have died of boredom because no one was foolish enough to attack.

When a lamb is born, they take it from its mother and lay it close to a donkey. This becomes the lamb’s mother image. When the shepherd wants to move the flock, he straddles the donkey, off they go and the sheep follow.Landscape between Amman and Petra is like the Sandhills of Nebraska, but with rocks instead of sagebrush.
We are asked if we would like to drink camel’s milk. The first time you drink it, you throw up, have diarrhoea and chills and shakes and deliriums. But after that, it is good for you.
The Mövenpick in Petra is billed as a five-star hotel. Hotels are complex machines. The owners sent the directions with a few pages missing.
The staff are learning by doing.Guest at the front desk: Could you confirm that I’m in room 303? There’s someone else in there.
We return to our room after dinner to find a message on the TV screen welcoming NaYee Ng. We are pleased to welcome you to your home in Jordan.
The only places allowed to sell wine and/or beer are the Mövenpick and a couple restaurants. You want wine, sir. You can buy wine in Aquaba. That’s a four-hour drive south.         
Our Petra guide is named “Mock-mood”. He teaches anatomy to biology students in a university, is a tour guide and helps his father herd goats. He wants 12 children because his father had 11.
Petra, one of the Seven Wonders of the modern world. Every millennium God painted the highlands near Wadi Musa a different shade of cinnamon. The highlands grew and became mountains. One day he dropped the palette and cracked the mountains. And men call it Petra.
The quality of the goods in the government tourist shops is much better than in the shops on the street.
The Wadi Rum (Rum Valley) is a red desert valley with wrinkled pound cake outcroppings drizzled with charcoal shale. Hard to determine if it’s a mountain range eroding into dust or a desert that is congealing into mountains.
Riding through the Wadi Rum is a journey back to when the time was born. We see bedouin, camel and sheep herds and the majesty of geology. It should be experienced in the sand-blown back of a corroded pickup, not from the inside any more than a shower should be experienced inside a plastic bubble.
There are four of us in a camp designed for a dozen. A barrel is fitted in a hole in the sand. Wood is burned to charcoal. Lamb and chicken and vegetables and freekah (wheat) are lowed on a grill then covered with foil. All then covered in sand. Three hours later the food is removed. It was enough for that dozen. We sit on rugs in a tent. There are utensils.   We eat with our fingers. The lousy wine is fine.
If sleeping on the ground in a pup tent and eating beans from a can is at one end of the spectrum, our camp in the Wadi Rum is at the other.
I can’t float in a pool. I can float in the Dead Sea. The water has a sticky viscosity that cradles you like a liquid hammock. On a windy day, the white caps are Dream Whip.
The attendant slathers me in charcoal-colored mud avoiding only my eyes and ears. The mud sits for ten minutes, then back into the sea to wash off the mud. Next, a shower to wash off the sea. Revitalizing, restorative, rejuvenating, ah yes. But like the wine in my glass, how long will it last?
There is one thing Jordanians cannot do. They cannot swim in a pool, for much the same reason Americans cannot saddle a camel. The locals thrash and splash. When I walk by, I consider jumping in for the rescue.
There is one thing Jordanians do not do well. Bartend. Google Bartender School in Amman, see what you get. A craft beer is Amstel.
There is a battalion of Indonesian service personnel working in the Ishtar Kempinski Hotel on the Dead Sea. There is only a platoon of guests for them to serve. They are trained to expedite their duties, with no one else around, they expedite on us.

Perhaps there is a strategy to inadequate signage. Guests thus explore the far reaches of the resort in search of an elevator 20 meters from their room.
 In the near reaches are a half-dozen meandering pools accessorized by palm trees and lounge chairs and views of the hills of Israel across the sea.
The hotel has a second lobby; the place is too big for only one. We stumble across a Pan-Asian restaurant that we thought was either a secret or a rumour.
There is a small, tidy, modern mall not far from the hotel. It has a nice coffee shop. We sit on the lanai overlooking the sea and Israel. I hear gunshots, my wife says. I listen. My dear, that is the sound of bubbles circulating through the water in a hookah.
Our driver from the Kempinski back to Amman was named Nadir−call me Nick. He studied at the U. of Illinois−Chicago and lived there for 20 years. What do you miss about the U.S., Nick? Everything.
Nick crossed the street. He understands his culture and values and station in life. He came back.
Now he wishes he were still across the street.

 Dr. Rodney Romig is the award-winning author behind the Dr. Dan Trix mystery series, seven standalone novels featuring an intellectual hero whose adventures take readers all over the world. The latest installment in the series, Solar Flare, is available now at
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Saturday, August 27, 2016

4 Major Tips to Plan a De-stressed Flight

Going on a business trip isn’t an easy job. If you’ve already booked your flight with easyJet Contact Number and are all set to get your next promotion with a decent appraisal once you’re back from your business trip. Between planning for representations for meetings, sleeping on planes, constantly packing your luggage for the trip and staying glued to your mobile device- you can easily get grumpy and can also affect your routine drastically. However, by planning ahead, using best of technology, keeping your cool and learning from the experts, you can get ahead of the crowd and overcome the dreadful feeling of Jetlag and will arrive fresh and ready for business.

The Less, The Better:

Travel is no more a blissful and exciting experience when you’re worried about the lost luggage or being late to a meeting. Hence, the most important key to a stress-free flight is to bring only a carry-on, check in for your flight online and go straight to security at the airport. The best thing about this simple and sweet procedure is that, if you don’t check baggage, you won't have to wait for it when you land. It would also do well if you can carry a small bag that goes inside the main one with all you’ll need at your seat.

Charge Up:

You certainly don’t to experience the feeling of panic when you realize that you’ve bought the wrong adapter with you or worse you didn’t bring the adaptor at all and your mobile phone & laptop is drained of battery. Hence, don’t forget to charge up all your devices and your batteries before you start your journey and bring-in an all-purpose USB charger, just in case the adversities are at your side!

Loyalty Pays:

Make use of all your accumulated loyalty points and try to get substantial rewards in return of them. It’s indeed important for you to use your business-brain as you’re going on a business travel. Make sure that your credit cards as well as your flight company award your cashback points and use personal rewards to get some good discount on your air fares.

Cut the time in Security:

If you’ve the privilege to get into a premier line, use it! When you’re through the ID check and boarding procedure, ask the agent at the desk which queue would be fastest as per them and join the same. And, the most important tip is to join a line with more male solo business travelers as they’ve fewer accessories to discard and due to their hyper-competitive spirit, they tend to view the security line as a race and hence much lesser time for you.

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Thursday, August 25, 2016

Vastu Shastra Tips to Make Your Home a Better Place

You could be travelling the world, seeing places, living the most exotic life. You might be out all day and all evening. But in the end, all you will be doing is returning home. All of us refer to our living place as home sweet home. But how many of us feel the way we call it? Home can be a direct reflection of the kind of person you are, the way you live and the way you connect with other individuals. It is very important for you to have a home that is surrounded by positive energy and has the powers to eliminate all the negative vibes away from it and in turn, away from your life. In short, the proceedings of your life heavily depend on the décor, design and the way you maintain your home. This is where Vastu Shastra becomes an integral part of setting up your home. While some people think it is just eye wash, a lot of people think that vastu is the dwelling or home of gods and humans.

Vastu originates from the energies that circulate around the home such as the solar energy from the sun, lunar energy, cosmetic energy, magnetic energy, light energy, wind energy and thermal energy. If the house and its furniture and other décor objects are placed in alignment to these energies, the house can be an abode of happiness, peace and tranquility. Rajat Nayar, popular Vastu Consultant India, states that there is a bit of science, technology and a touch of experience to achieve spot on Vastu Shastra.

Home is where the heart is. Wouldn’t you want your heart to be at a place that is positive and healthy? In order to achieve this, you can take up Vastu Shastra to make it certain that your home will have no negative energy around it. Here are a few tips on how to make simple Vastu changes to your home to achieve the ultimate happy home:

1.       Always have a nameplate outside the house: This marks the ownership of the house to you and it welcomes new opportunities and new beginnings your way.

2.       Use lamps and diyas: Light from lamps and diyas are known to cleanse the home and avoid any kind of negative energy into the house.

3.       Kitchen placement: The kitchen should always be in the south-east corner of the house. If not, north-west can also be considered as an option. Irrespective of the placement of the kitchen, the placement of the stove should always be towards the south-east direction.

4.       Avoid keeping medicines in the kitchen: Keeping the medicines away from the kitchen means that you are healthy and happy whereas medicines in the kitchen can mean totally opposite, that is you are prone to being sick and unhappy.

5.       Put up some wind chimes: The noise generated can totally shoo off the negative energy in and around the house.

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Monday, August 22, 2016

Importance Of Periodic Table In Chemistry Exam

What is Periodic Table?

A Periodic Table is a horizontal arrangement comprising of all the chemical elements that are present in the order of their atomic number, electronic configuration and persisting chemical properties.
This ordering represents periodic trends where one row consists of elements that are metals, located to the left of the table and nonmetals to the right. The columns of a table are termed groups, and the different rows are known to as periods. Dmitri Mendeleev developed it to emphasize the periodic trends in the properties of elements.
This table can also be used to determine relationships between various properties of elements and also anticipate the properties of elements that are still to be detected. One can find its application in numerous fields of chemistry and more areas in science. The table comprises of 118 parts as per 2016.
Every chemical element consists of a particular atomic number illustrating number of protons present within the nucleus. Most of the elements are isotopes. They are grouped under a single element, and they are never separated in the table.

Why is Periodic Table Important?

The Periodic Table is said to be the most important part of chemistry as it makes it. All the elements are arranged in an informative order. They are positioned in the order from left to right and also top to bottom in an increasing order of their atomic numbers. This order coincides with the increase in their atomic mass.
Before the discovery of all the elements, this periodic table was useful in the prediction of the physical and chemical properties of all the elements present in the gaps of the table. In today’s world, It is also helpful in predicting the properties of those elements which are not yet discovered. Anyway all these newer elements are said to be highly stable and radioactive and can break down into various similar elements instantly.
This table is even useful for all the students as well as scientists as it is helpful to predict all the kinds of the chemical reactions occurring within an element. The table gives you a clear picture of the figures and facts of every element rather memorizing it. A glance at the periodic table tells about the chemical reactivity of the element, like whether it conducts electricity, soft or hard and along with all its characteristics.

Why Learn Periodic Table?

Learning periodic table is more important as it is systematically arranged to give a lot of information about the elements and the way they relate each other in various ways. Moreover, chemistry is all more about the chemical elements. Hence a good understanding of the chemical elements will discover more about chemistry.
The table describes various properties as given below-
     It predicts the properties of different elements.
     The Columns called as groups and rows known as periods indicate the elemental characteristics.
     The table makes different trends with the properties of elements
     The table gives a piece of information as to how the chemical equations are balanced.

Standard Periodic Table

Mendeleev developed the standard or modern periodic table. Atomic number forms the basis of this periodic table. Elements are usually placed in the increasing order of an atomic number. In the modern periodic table, elements are set in 7 periods and 18 groups. In this chart, elements are categorized into four groups namely representative elements, transition elements, inner transition elements and noble gasses
In the Standard Periodic Table, the elements are indexed according to the increasing atomic number. A new row initially starts when a new electron shell possesses the first electron.
Groups:  are determined by an electronic configuration of an atom. The atomic radii of elements increase from top to bottom of the group. Groups are usually numbered from 1 to 8 starting from leftmost column to rightmost column.
Period: Elements present in the same period exhibits trends in electronegativity, ionization energy, atomic radius and electron affinity. Atomic radius decrease in a period from left to right which in turn causes an increase in ionization energy while moving from left to right across a period. It is produced due to the addition of electron and a proton to each consecutive elements causing an electron to move closer to the nucleus. Electron affinity also displays a slight trend across a period.
Blocks: It can be referred to a distinct region in a periodic table in perception to the sequence, where the shells of electrons are filled. The s - block consists of first 2 groups and p - blocks comprehend of last 6 groups, f- block do not contain any members of the panel and d-block consists from group 3 to 12.
Metals, Nonmetals, and Metalloids: Metals are a solid substance, shiny, fusible materials possessing excellent thermal conductivity. Nonmetals can either be colored or colorless. Metalloids exhibit transitional properties.

How Byju’s Interactive Periodic Table Will Help Students?

The learning methodology plays an important role while you are studying especially with the subjects like chemistry. It involves a heavy memorization of the elements, their origin, characteristics, properties, applications and the reactions. This is not so easy as it looks. Hence the Byju’s Interactive Periodic Table will give you a clear and proper understanding of all the elements in a systematic approach. The table has all the information regarding each and every element as per the modern periodic table.
Apart from this, there are also engaging video sessions and classes held from our experts, wherein an interactive way, each and every topic is explained in an effective manner so that every student understands the basic concept coming within. Know more about the Periodic table and the Organic Chemistry & Inorganic Chmeistry concepts on Byju’s.
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Sunday, August 07, 2016

Reading Childhood Books As An Adult

My first foray into the world of books and literature like many children was thanks to Fairy Tales. I found the concept of living happily ever after beautiful. I thought the Prince Charming really would come charging through on his white horse. A dream I kind of held on to till I was seventeen and then my world came crashing down because suddenly I was legally an adult.
(Big deal, though, here! Because you can be 18 and you can be 25 but here in India as long as you live at home you’re still kids. Kids who cannot stay outside past 8:30pm, kids who cannot go out to Friday night parties because disapproving parents will stay up to receive you and yell at you over your hangover. But mostly because you like this perfect image of yourself that has been crafted in front of your family and you’d rather not ruin that reputation of yours. But I digress.)
A long time ago, I was asked to write a guest post for The Solitary Writer and because of varying reasons and quite a handful of excuses, I hadn’t been able to get the work done that was until this evening, though. Suddenly nothing seems more important to me than sharing with you, certain books from my childhood and what I think about the books that had made up my whole Universe once upon a time!

      1.     Grimm’s Fairy Tales:
We were all fools once when we believed that every one of us got to live happily ever after in the end. Because now that we closely examine the story, we see that not everything ended with being neatly tied up in a bow. There are also so many gaping plot holes in some of the stories, that enthusiasts such as myself are willing to read up every single version of the stories known to man to know where I could possibly find the missing pieces! My way of thinking was pretty simple back when I was a child.

      2.     Hans Christian Anderson’s Fairy Tales
I am never going to understand why this man’s stories were called fairy tales. Because the Little Match Girl dies, The Mermaid dies, and even the Steadfast Tin Soldier falls into the fire before he can tell the ballerina he loves her! Exactly, how does anyone in his stories reach the promised ever after?

     3.     The Legends of Greece and Rome
The Gods are supposed to be great. The Goddess are supposed to be just and kind. But these legends paint them as merely human with the gift of immortality and power. Come to think of it, they are no better than vampires! Especially the ones which have come to greet us through our television screens now! If you look closely, every story in these legends is someone manipulating someone else. One person is the puppet, the other puppeteer. Suddenly, as adults we look past the thrill of adventure we felt as kids and realise that Gods could walk the Earth once upon a time. And they weren’t quite the saints we make them out to be.

     4.     The Little Prince

When you read this book as a child, you find it amusing and beautiful. You want to be best friends with The Little Prince. But when you go back to the book as an adult you finally realise what the book had been trying to tell you all along. The adult world is complicated. Children’s worlds are far better and far simpler. It was pretty heart breaking for me to realise what the real message of this book was.

      5.     Alice in Wonderland
Last but not the least, the tale of Alice who went down the rabbit hole! Those of us who grew up doting on this little girl and wonderland, now realise what the true meaning behind those seemingly childish words were.
“How long is forever?”
“Sometimes, just a second.”
And with that, I am going to end this blog post. It is quite nice to know that there is comfort in re-reading our childhood books even though we get the hidden messages. Most of all, we finally realize what this books have tried to tell us from the start: no matter what happens to you, no matter the pain and the heart breaks you suffer, and no matter how difficult it seems to get through the day, always remember that there’s something constant. That there’s something that will always wait for you. Your favourite childhood book! J

I am the author of When Our Worlds Collide, The Guitar Girl and The Secret Proposal. My short story ‘The Difference’ was featured in the anthology Voices: Old and New, and my other short story, ‘Time After Time’ is part of the anthology called ‘Curtain Call.’
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Sunday, November 01, 2015

How Is Media Affecting You?

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When I saw the popular Indian movie, Monsoon Wedding, I was impressed not only by the quality of the movie but also of the culture clash between modern and traditional values. While the women dressed conservatively, they used their cell phones in a scene that made you smile.  The culture clash does not end there, as trends in Indian media adopt some Western trends. 

One of the things that are affected in all cultures, due to media viewing, is fashion. You will notice that traditional cultural clothing traditions change and morph when people are exposed to high fashion and trendy clothes.  And it happens in all cultures.  Trends in Europe affect trends in the United States and those, in turn, cause shifts in Asian and Indian attire, when they have frequent access to American TV and movies. At times, the changes may seem inappropriate or too sharp a divide from the traditional dress, and can cause controversy in cultures and families. Dress is not the only trend affected by media; our behavior is especially affected by media exposure.

Another area that media influences is relationships. Dating behaviors and acceptable couples’ behaviors vary according to culture. And any time that you observe something that seems appealing, you may want to try it out.  But the likelihood that what you are seeing at the movies is how things really work in real life is slim.  Hollywood wants to entertain you and they do a spectacular job, but you should never assume that the way relationships work on TV or at the movies is typical of real life relationships.

This brings me to the effect of cell phones and IPads on real relationships.  When you are on your phone while with friends or a partner, you aren’t really present to listen to them.  You are more invested in checking out the latest post on e-mail of the Internet, and can’t make eye contact.  Without it, you are unlikely to be able to really connect to your friends. 

You may hardly exist separate from your devices. Whether it’s the weather, texts for business or personal schedules and updates, there are many things that are more difficult to do unless you have a digital connection.

But there is an intruder or third party in the relationship that comes between you. It’s called, “technoference.” And arguments over technoference cannot be resolved with technology: A study last year by Brigman Young University in the United States revealed that serious conversations and apologies do more harm than good when it comes to maintaining a healthy relationship if they are done via text. And social skills don’t fully develop when you grow up text messaging because you don’t get to see the nuances of human behavior and don’t develop the healthiest emotional responses.  

Misunderstandings occur when you don’t have the full picture.

How to Stop Technoference

1.     The first and most obvious solution is to ask your partner for tech-free time and areas. “Put the phone away,” is the best advice, or put it on silent. If they fail, don’t criticize them, just talk about the consequences (“When you answer your phone when I am telling you about my day, it interrupts the flow of our conversation and I don’t want to talk anymore.)  Then ask for what you do want and see if your partner can agree.

2.      Deep and active listening is only possible if you are focused on your partner, not your device. You will hear and understand them more completely by giving undivided attention.

3.      Making eye contact allows for an even deeper understanding of what the other person is feeling and brings the couple closer together.

4.      Relationships become happier when you begin to be more present at the moment to become aware of body language, unspoken messages, moods, etc.

5.     Focus on sacred time together uninterrupted by outside influences, work or other people. It will make the relationship more fulfilling.

If you are feeling challenged in making these changes, think of a time when you had a successful experience with turning off your devices, maybe a time when it improved communication. Then think of a word that reminds you of that time of success, perhaps the name of a person or where you were.  When you feel challenged, use that word to remind you of your feeling of success so that you feel empowered to make a good decision in the present.
About the author
Nancy MramorKajuth, Ph.D., has been invited to more than 350 media placements in TV, radio and print, including ABC, NBC, CBS, Fox, PBS and many major magazines.  She has been an author, speaker, on-air expert, producer at a local PBS network and scriptwriter on topics involving news, pop culture, health, relationships, and parenting. The National Association of Professional Women, in the category of Pennsylvania Psychology, selected her as one of Western Pa’s Most Successful Women and Outstanding Woman of the Year 2013-14. Dr. MramorKajuth has been interviewed and referenced in many publications including Woman’s Health, Women’s World, Men’s Health, The New York Daily News and The Washington Post.She the author of the book Get Reel:  Produce Your Own Life, about how our media is affecting relationships, health, family and spending, and what you can do about it. Get Reel: Produce Your Own Life


Sunday, October 25, 2015

Reasons why the locations of the properties really matter

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Location of any property plays the biggest role in the real estate market. The value of the property depends mainly on the location. That is why you will see that different houses in different localities have different price value. In the year 1926, The New York Times also highlighted “location, location, location” thrice. Houses are long term investments so choose a house and judge the location very well! A real estate agent also pushes and encourages their clients to buy a worst home at the best locality. The price of the property depends on where it is situated. If you want that your house value increases and the investment you make turn out to be a profitable one then go for the 5 finger rules discussed below:

A good neighborhood

Who wants to stay in an unsafe neighborhood? One wants to feel at ease in their homes. That is why we say "home sweet home sweet'! A good neighborhood will have an amicable and interactive neighbors, and safe outdoors. There will parks and playgrounds where you can walk and relax. Don't go for a locality where you hear the news of frequent burglary. In today's fast moving world, neighbors are becoming more strangers. Hardly, they know each other well. So choosing a rent house in Bangalore with good neighbors is the first criteria.

Water facility

If you are buying a house for the first time then you should check out whether the houses receive proper water facility. If the area suffers from water crisis then in the long run your property value will definitely go down. A tenant looking for a rental apartment or flat in Bangalore will also choose the one which gets proper water facility.

 Transportation facility

If you are buying a home, it is indeed a long run investment. Many people buy a home to settle down in their old age. So the houses should be connected well with proper transportation facilities. Many towns are still not well connected with buses or train routes. So buying a property in those places will incur you more cost. As you have to again invest in your car. So check out whether your house is connected with bus route at least within 20 minutes distance.

Good schools

If you have a kid or even if you are single, if the houses are located near good schools then you will see that the people are more social and the property also gains added value. While you are purchasing your own home think wisely and acts like a future seller. Why will a family with two kids buy your house if it is located far away from a school? Bottom line: Check out the school directory also!

Entertainment zones

Your house should be located near to shopping malls, hypermarkets so that you can reach out there for your daily consumption. In coastal areas, the houses located near sea beach have a higher value. You can also check out whether any clubs, restaurants are nearby or not. Also, keep in mind to check out whether any pharmacy or hospital is present in the adjacent place.

Location truly matters a lot. A location is the ultimate value setter of your property. Go for the best-located houses! Maybe a seaside viewing house or a house located near the most happening restaurant! Choose well if you are buying or looking for a rental accommodation in an Indian metro like Bangalore


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