The Launch Of Wonder Home Finance, The RK Group’s Newest Venture

Grains, edible oils, utensils, fuels,aromatics, printing, moneylending, cinema,ship chandling etc.etc, a whole hodgepodge of seemingly unrelated businesses of the PSTS, PSTP, PSTC family meant I always knew it was possible for people to be simultaneously present and successful in widely divergent businesses.I also knew that if I listened carefully enough to the insiders,I’d understand the method behind what to outsiders looks like madness in these ventures.Ask me too how PSTS,PSTP&PSTC became shadows of themselves,and I have my views.Unfortunately such study is only good enough to tell me what not to do,what to guard against or insure.And all brakes is no good when you are setting out to build.What I really need in my position today are insights into the habits of P,S &T to which I could attribute their success.And to figure that out,I have nothing more than a few old papers and familylore affected by a few generations of retellings to rely on.And perhaps rely a bit on my gut instincts bred by the DNA we share.

So as luck would have it,when I heard of the story of another family of three brothers,in another small town,in another far corner of the country, that in contemporary times rose from grain to become the largest producers of marble in the world and then went on to set up a state of the art cement manufacturing unit in collaboration with ThyssenKrupp and Pfeiffer with the aim to become the foremost name in premium cement in the country and was now venturing into housing finance ,I simply had to attend the Wonder Home Finance launch event in Jaipur on Aug1 and try to learn as much as I could by keeping my eyes and ears open. Read more of this post

Pros And Cons Of Buying A Flat In A Building Without A Registered Housing Society

wealthymatters.comThere are many flats available in buildings where the developer has not yet handed over the building to the flat owners despite its completion many years ago. These flats are often in mint condition and available at a discount.Bank loans for such flats is also a possibility.So it is always tempting to buy one of these.But do proceed with caution.

First find out why the builder has not transferred the possession legally to the registered housing society.There could be various reasons for this, the  simplest being that no registered housing society has been formed yet.In such a case it is a fairly simple case of buying the flat and taking the initiative to form a housing society and registering it. Read more of this post

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