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BRICK & MORTAR
Steps that matter
To facilitate an easy movement from one level to another, the location of staircases should be carefully considered, especially in vertical buildings.
The Muslim law of succession Residuaries
There is no concept of ancestral property or rights by birth in the case of Muslim succession. The rights that a Muslim's heirs acquire upon his death are fixed and determined with certainty on that date and do not fluctuate.
In a circular sweep
While straight lines and right angles would look neat and elegant, curves add to the property a sense of drama, and an element of surprise.
USE OF modified polyester fibre as a secondary reinforcement material in cement products, a popular practice abroad for improving the concrete's lifecycle, is poised to enter the construction industry in the country. The fibre, mixed with ready ...
When small is big enough
Aesthetic space and demand for workspace are conflicting needs that have been addressed in a balanced way in `Offices for Small Spaces,' by Alejandro Bahamon
Negative side of development
This is with reference to the article "Vibrant Velachery" (Property Plus, August 14). Twenty years ago, Velachery wasn't popular although there were several individual houses. The calm atmosphere more suited the lifestyle of senior citizens. ...
Before you buy a flat
Weathering course on terrace concrete
Question: I have acquired a property consisting of 4 units (G+1). The builder has done the `weathering course', with the brick jelly laid over the terrace concrete and on top of it the regular country tile of 6" x 6" (Kandy tile or ...
Question: This is regarding the queries answered on May 8 and June 9 about `family arrangement'. My father, along with his two brothers, purchased property in1978. There was a petrol bunk on the said property. . My father, along with his ...
Special building category
Question: We are planning to demolish our old ground floor house, located in Chennai Corporation limits and construct a new building as G+2 floors with ground floor for car parking facility (2 cars and part residence). Our plot size is ...
Question: I have a younger sister. My father bought a vacant land in 1972 but died the same year. Meantime, my sister got married and got better employment opportunity. She requested us to transfer the property in her name, so that she can ...
Queries on Capital Gains tax
We have been receiving numerous queries on computation of capital gains tax on sale of house property. Most queries do not contain the required information for us to answer them correctly. Readers may furnish the following details for us to ...
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