Capt Vipul Choudhary

Capt Vipul Choudhary

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Director, Olive Green Realty

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Real Estate Investment Specialist | Served with 4/8 Gorkha Rifles of The Indian Army | Alumnus MDI Gurgaon | Member of Rotary International | Member of BNI.

9 Articles

Are You a Smart Home Buyer?

Most of us, in our lifetime, are able to sell one or at max two skills and/or group of products. Say most of us would either be a Doctor, Advocate, Engineer, Businessperson, Accountant etc and that is how we will earn our livelihood. Hence the vocation we pursue will allow the inflows in our balance sheet. Same would be true for businesses. ...

Where to Invest Money for Good Returns in India?

Today’s investor has plenty of avenues to invest his money in – MUTUAL FUNDS, REAL ESTATE, DIRECT EQUITIES, FIXED DEPOSIT, PPF, GOLD etc! On top of that, every Asset class would be able to extol its virtues and others would be able to find faults in it. Any asset class, be it Equities, Real Estate, Gold etc would have both ...

How Saving and Investing Rewires Brain

Financially smart individuals are more poised, less reactive, more confident and live longer. They are balanced people and generally not given to extremes. After having gained a very broad understanding of the various traps in Real Estate investments, let us for a brief while visit topic of “Saving ...

How Builders increase Super Area of the property at the time of delivery?

Many years back my mother offered me a piece of cake that looked small to me. She asked me if I wanted 1 more piece. I said yes. She leaned over & cut the existing piece. Now, I had 2 pieces of cake. I was confused – did I get more? Often, the same technique is used by the...

Super Area Trap - Realty Check

The methodology employed in this series is to turn a real estate project into a case study or delve deeper into a topic of interest from the Real Estate Industry in each edition. Trap ALERT - SUPER AREA When people use ADJECTIVES...

HOUSING FOR ALL - Did Haryana Government just get it right?

Can the Government, with positive intent, actually make a difference? We touch upon Housing for All scheme – DEEN DAYAL AWAS YOJANA – and discuss if the model indeed is worth it & replicable. I have a dream – to have a dream home – but it is too expensive – let me go back to sleep again!

‘Affordable Housing Schemes’ – what they don’t tell you

In August 2013, Haryana Government notified the ‘Haryana Affordable Housing Scheme’. A buyer-starved Gurugram Real Estate market latched on to this scheme and started launching project after project, keeping ‘Affordable’ as the buzz word. How did the government achieve this miracle of making housing affordable by simply d...

Real Estate Titanic & Why It Will Sink Too, Unless…

The Titanic was too big to fail but when it hit the iceberg, sinking process was set in motion. The disaster & loss of lives was aided by: Lack of preparation inside – too few lifeboats! Hostile environment outside – other ships too far off & not interested in the rescue! Sounds like the Real Est...

‘No Home, No EMI’ - Safeguard a Buyer against dubious Builders

The Real Estate Boom in India brought with it a host of unscrupulous builders, who rode on the high waves of bullish investor sentiments and dreams of a growing Indian middle class. Delayed projects and defaulting loan payments have been the legacy of their unchecked advance. Complicit in this act have been Banks and NBFCs, who have knowingly tu...