Economical Housing

We are really very concerned about the saving of money along with getting the best engineering so that we can be satisfied that the construction has been Economical. But are we really Economical ? First, the word ‘Economical’ needs to be defined in context of today’s concerns. So let us call it ‘Sustainable Economical’ for […]

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Earthquake in Italy kills 247, How will India fare ?

At least 247 people were killed after a 6.2-magnitude earthquake struck central Italy Wednesday, according to Italy’s Civil Protection Department. In the small Italian towns hit hard by a magnitude-6.2 earthquake that struck in the middle of the night, rescuers feverishly dug through the rubble of downed homes and apartments looking for survivors. In one […]

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Home Loans 90%

In a significant relaxation for the housing finance segment, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on Thursday increased the amount of loan banks can give against a property purchase — loan-to-value (LTV) — and also reduced the risk weights for home loans. Banks can now provide home loans up to 90 per cent for properties […]

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