What in your opinion are the best places where you can think you would like to work and settle down and hopefully invest, not just from investment point of view but on a whole.

this is the analysis i have done while living in few major cities of India :

1. Jaipur :
pros :Less traffic, well organised, Less distances so you dont waste half of your life in commuting and stuck in traffic jams,
cons : No or very less IT sector, not enough jobs to sustain large population.not much residential socites in prime locations, mainly bunglows and colonies, new township/societies in remote places, an apartment in prime location is very highly priced like 80 lacs to 1 crore or may be more.
future : If IT boom comes in Jaipur and jobs are created like in gurgaon/Noida, then it will be awesome.

2. Pune :
pros: lovely whether, safe place, you can have night life and great youth culture, there is IT indsustry and all other industries, proximity to Mumbai.
cons : badly managed and narrow roads, poor traffic condition, real estate expanding in remote areas, still prime locations doesnt have much socities.
And the latest "regional aspirations" can be an issue to some.

3.Delhi : Too much crowded. nearly no place left to invest apart from remote places like Dwarka.

4.Bangalore : pretty much like Pune, nice whether, safe at nights, heavily crowded, there is a youth culture, IT capital so lots of high paying jobs. RE pretty much like Noida, new places getting lot of township and projects and you can get a 2 bedroom in 30 lacs.

5. Mumbai : Too much crowded, super costly accomodation and real estate is like either stay in Thane or Navi Mumbai or give half of your salary in rent and communte in locals. But it is one of the safest places to be, there is a feel of dom, and people who live there get used to the culture and love it.

6. Noida: As it is a new and planned city ,the best thing is you can buy a newly built apartment in a proximity of 5-7 kms of your work place(if you work in Noida) ,But if you are coming from Blore/Mumbai/Pune you might not appreciate the "attitude" of people on road, and also might not feel comfortable driving at night.

So each city has differnent pros and cons and its upto us what are our priorities.
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  • Anirudh, Just for clarification is the numbering that you have done just to list the 6 cities in random order or is this your ranking\preference of the cities mentioned?
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  • how is this related to noida forum ?

    this should come under general real estate discussion.

    i dont know why people on this forum are obsessed with starting new topic for every minutest of things....

    more over the modertor themselves dont take any action :(
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  • Let me put this in another words : How is NOida in terms of Real Estate investment : Be it factors of safety or IT boom.
    Let rename the thread to Why Noida?

    blueskyliner :its random order
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  • anirudh.

    Its a bit unfair to include Jaipur in this list and ignore Chennai, Kolkata and Hyderabad. All 3 are metros and should be included.

    Jaipur is a B class town and from a job creation potential is far lower in the pecking order (even lower than Kochi - refer JLLM reports on real estate). Its a lovely place but the apartments of 1 crore (there're even apartments worth 2.5 crore in prime locations in Jaipur) are just worth only if you're an NRI and buying for sentimental reasons. There's very little resale amongst working class people in Jaipur.

    Also, why is Gurgaon not included? Thats the first alternative (against noida) for anyone considering in NCR region.

    For Gurgaon the following:
    Pros: Significant ready to move and under construction properties. Proximity to South Delhi, NH-8 already present, Proximity to Jobs.

    Cons: Infrastrcture woes. Non-uniform development (the old gurgaon, palam vihar areas are less developed compared to the new gurgaon on the left of the road as you go torwards Jaipur), Traffic.

    Potential: If the sectors are developed as promised, then real estate values will rise significantly from the 09 lows.

    Chennai:
    Pros: Law and Order, Job creation pace keeping up with real estate, stable and cleaner real estate dealings than anywhere else, Infrastructure in newer areas (IT corridor between Adyar to Siruseri) is being built rapidly, good balance of old money and new money

    Cons: Some cultural issues (language can be a barrier for some), Weather, Traffic, some pockets are experiencing severe congestion due to development.

    Potential: Unlimited except the cons of rapid development.

    Kol and Hyde - no idea, never lived there - others please chip in.
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  • Well Try !

    Originally Posted by anirudhbhatnagar83
    What in your opinion are the best places where you can think you would like to work and settle down and hopefully invest, not just from investment point of view but on a whole.

    this is the analysis i have done while living in few major cities of India :

    1. Jaipur :
    pros :Less traffic, well organised, Less distances so you dont waste half of your life in commuting and stuck in traffic jams,
    cons : No or very less IT sector, not enough jobs to sustain large population.not much residential socites in prime locations, mainly bunglows and colonies, new township/societies in remote places, an apartment in prime location is very highly priced like 80 lacs to 1 crore or may be more.
    future : If IT boom comes in Jaipur and jobs are created like in gurgaon/Noida, then it will be awesome.

    2. Pune :
    pros: lovely whether, safe place, you can have night life and great youth culture, there is IT indsustry and all other industries, proximity to Mumbai.
    cons : badly managed and narrow roads, poor traffic condition, real estate expanding in remote areas, still prime locations doesnt have much socities.
    And the latest "regional aspirations" can be an issue to some.

    3.Delhi : Too much crowded. nearly no place left to invest apart from remote places like Dwarka.

    4.Bangalore : pretty much like Pune, nice whether, safe at nights, heavily crowded, there is a youth culture, IT capital so lots of high paying jobs. RE pretty much like Noida, new places getting lot of township and projects and you can get a 2 bedroom in 30 lacs.

    5. Mumbai : Too much crowded, super costly accomodation and real estate is like either stay in Thane or Navi Mumbai or give half of your salary in rent and communte in locals. But it is one of the safest places to be, there is a feel of dom, and people who live there get used to the culture and love it.

    6. Noida: As it is a new and planned city ,the best thing is you can buy a newly built apartment in a proximity of 5-7 kms of your work place(if you work in Noida) ,But if you are coming from Blore/Mumbai/Pune you might not appreciate the "attitude" of people on road, and also might not feel comfortable driving at night.

    So each city has differnent pros and cons and its upto us what are our priorities.



    Good efforts Anirudh and Vaibhav ! :o

    Regarding posting this thread under Noida - This post has an analysis of more than 10 cities. Wherever they will post this thread, someone will say why here. So let it be here. This section includes Noida part and there is no harm in reading it under Noida part. I think we shud break some rules for everyone's benifit.

    Atleast we shud appreciate a person who is putting some unbiased-beneficial efforts(Quantity of Benifit may differ)

    Cheers all !

    Regards !
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  • Yep guys, it should have been NCR.

    - The best growth offer in terms of real estate, undoubtedly should be this region. There may be a debate within that, but including other places viz,... were you serious?
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  • Chandigarh

    In most the surveys that I get see in paper and news ...
    Mostly Chandigarh comes out to be in top three, in terms of living ...
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  • Originally Posted by anirudhbhatnagar83
    What in your opinion are the best places where you can think you would like to work and settle down and hopefully invest, not just from investment point of view but on a whole.

    this is the analysis i have done while living in few major cities of India :

    1. Jaipur :
    pros :Less traffic, well organised, Less distances so you dont waste half of your life in commuting and stuck in traffic jams,
    cons : No or very less IT sector, not enough jobs to sustain large population.not much residential socites in prime locations, mainly bunglows and colonies, new township/societies in remote places, an apartment in prime location is very highly priced like 80 lacs to 1 crore or may be more.
    future : If IT boom comes in Jaipur and jobs are created like in gurgaon/Noida, then it will be awesome.

    2. Pune :
    pros: lovely whether, safe place, you can have night life and great youth culture, there is IT indsustry and all other industries, proximity to Mumbai.
    cons : badly managed and narrow roads, poor traffic condition, real estate expanding in remote areas, still prime locations doesnt have much socities.
    And the latest "regional aspirations" can be an issue to some.

    3.Delhi : Too much crowded. nearly no place left to invest apart from remote places like Dwarka.

    4.Bangalore : pretty much like Pune, nice whether, safe at nights, heavily crowded, there is a youth culture, IT capital so lots of high paying jobs. RE pretty much like Noida, new places getting lot of township and projects and you can get a 2 bedroom in 30 lacs.

    5. Mumbai : Too much crowded, super costly accomodation and real estate is like either stay in Thane or Navi Mumbai or give half of your salary in rent and communte in locals. But it is one of the safest places to be, there is a feel of dom, and people who live there get used to the culture and love it.

    6. Noida: As it is a new and planned city ,the best thing is you can buy a newly built apartment in a proximity of 5-7 kms of your work place(if you work in Noida) ,But if you are coming from Blore/Mumbai/Pune you might not appreciate the "attitude" of people on road, and also might not feel comfortable driving at night.

    So each city has differnent pros and cons and its upto us what are our priorities.


    looks like anirudh ji is either from jaipur or has taken a house there for investment !! :D
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  • New Delhi rockssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssss.......:bab (4):

    Jaipur mein toh bhai 8 o clk the medicine shop(wine shop) gets shut down and after 9 everything is sun saann...
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  • Sir waise to nothing rocks more than Gurgaon... the Medicine Shop in Delhi close at 10 Sharp and open at 2 pm... In Gurgaon however the service is on till past midnight and open early at 6 AM
    :)
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  • Ya thats true. Par delhi has no comparison infrastructure wise and basic amenities r the best ........


    So Delhi+NCR is the best place to live in India .:)



    Originally Posted by vishal1880
    Sir waise to nothing rocks more than Gurgaon... the Medicine Shop in Delhi close at 10 Sharp and open at 2 pm... In Gurgaon however the service is on till past midnight and open early at 6 AM
    :)
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  • noida is the best
    -> great roads and infrastructure
    -> more small markets at small distances (is more convenient and economical for middle class people like me)
    -> pan shops at regular distances .. unlike delhi where in some places you have to go long distances just to find a pan shop (example - chanakyapuri) :D
    -> no water logging even in the worst of rains
    -> good presence of IT and other industries hence creating work opportunities
    -> good connectivity with delhi through DND Flyway


    in short NOIDA ROCKS
    :D:D:D
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  • Noida,gurgaon is no where close to delhi be it amenities,roads,infrastructure.Its actually unfair to compare an emerging township with biggies like delhi mumbai which has a very old heritage.Among the emerging cities I would rate noida ahead of gurgaon because it has a better planning with better power and water supply
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  • yes delhi is far ahead of noida ... with respect to congested roads and traffic jams at least !!!
    :D:D:D
    Noida cant match up to the spectacular traffic jams which happen in Delhi !
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  • Originally Posted by nibha
    In most the surveys that I get see in paper and news ...
    Mostly Chandigarh comes out to be in top three, in terms of living ...


    Chandigarh is undoubtedly the best - only drag are the prices - not many societies, but even if you get some - the prices are like 50-55L for a 1500 Sqft appt (which won't have a lift)
    otherwise the medicine is super cheap - read - scotch starting from 450, desi brands (RC/BP likes) - 260.
    The rentals are quite reasonable too for a renter.
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