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  • Originally Posted by nimish1981
    Aviation fuel is very expensive. By the way, Silver Moon phase 2 is on the cards I hear.

    But much cheaper than the cost of replacing suspension of your vehicle:D. Silver Moon ph2? Man, when did ph1 got sold out??
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  • Originally Posted by realacres
    But much cheaper than the cost of replacing suspension of your vehicle:D. Silver Moon ph2? Man, when did ph1 got sold out??

    Dunno, but it is definitely sold out, as there is work going on in many flats. A few flats are allotted, nearly half a dozen, to the original land owners. They shall sell them independently. So logically, the building is sold out.
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  • Originally Posted by sushantw
    I am not considering Platinum now in my option,till yestarday it was where i wanted to book,but its fine.Need to look for some other project.My only point is that I will be investing lakhs of my hard earned money into buying my 2nd house,but has rupee lost its value,is there no consistency into valuation of property or objects.Does a pani puri walla starts selling pani puri for Rs 100/- per plate as its in demand? It feels funny to me,or i can say a mockery of social existence.Will get back to you guys with some other projects which I like and can afford.



    Hey Sushant,

    Exact question in my mind. What the hell is going on?

    No Infra, just cost rise..........man I thought I will save for few years and then will get nice home. Now nothing is in my reach. :(

    Feeling like someone has robed me.

    Any ways, if you know any good project pls let me know.....

    I am thinking about staying on rent once I get back to Pune. That's only thing I can afford..... Not sure if I can afford that in future.

    Abhi
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  • Would not advise anybody to go for Pride Platinum. A friend of mine bought a flat and is struggling with the site engineer team to get things right - broken tiles, faulty faucets, uneven plastering, leakage from kitchen platforms etc. The site engineers pay least attention and do not attend to the problems even after multiple calls it seems. This seems to be quite bad, considering that even a TV/Washing machine sales service person would attend in a couple of days. It seems Pride's premium offerings are limited only till the sales office - once the buyer pays the entire amount, rest everything is ordinary, nothing premium about it :P
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  • Did you buy there? I almost bought last week but changed plans.
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  • Originally Posted by icoolmn
    Would not advise anybody to go for Pride Platinum. A friend of mine bought a flat and is struggling with the site engineer team to get things right - broken tiles, faulty faucets, uneven plastering, leakage from kitchen platforms etc. The site engineers pay least attention and do not attend to the problems even after multiple calls it seems. This seems to be quite bad, considering that even a TV/Washing machine sales service person would attend in a couple of days. It seems Pride's premium offerings are limited only till the sales office - once the buyer pays the entire amount, rest everything is ordinary, nothing premium about it :P


    Even after people talk about the quality issues with this builder, still people go ahead and buy, then who is to blame?
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  • Pride is going to launch a new scheme opposite Sneh Park and Silver Moon. I saw the nameplate on the site-gate. The project has been named "PRIDE TRANQUIL". No idea when the project woulod be officially launched.
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  • Originally Posted by lazybone007
    Even after people talk about the quality issues with this builder, still people go ahead and buy, then who is to blame?



    The full page ads in Times Property, articles suggesting that prices are stable/have been stable in the past/ there is lot of scope for appreciation are to blame, along with peer pressure of seeing your neighbor moving out of his rented accommodation to an owned flat.

    Folks, pl feel free to add on
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  • Originally Posted by nimish1981
    Pride is going to launch a new scheme opposite Sneh Park and Silver Moon. I saw the nameplate on the site-gate. The project has been named "PRIDE TRANQUIL". No idea when the project woulod be officially launched.

    There is a hoarding for "Pride Valencia" near Supreme Pallacio. They are "offering" 5200 psqft as a pre-launch rate.
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  • Visited platinum recently. Current rate is 5800. 3BHK comes to 1.08cr.
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  • World class infrastructure?

    Visited Pride Housing & Construction Pvt. Ltd.

    And the first line in the 'Highlight of project' mentions:

    World class infrastructure! What does this exactly mean?
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  • of the review posted on

    2) Pride Platinum Pancard Club Baner Pune:


    Waiting for your reply. I have a friend who has a house in Pride Platinum and here are the shortfalls according to him:

    1) They use sewage treatment for flush tank water. Most of the times their plant goes bad and you get Black brackish water in your flush. It stinks like a gutter.

    2) They gave possession to the residents since November 2011 and the place is still not complete. They haven't provided the following amenities as yet:
    - Piped gas.
    - Working elevators (Only one is functional while the second is powered off for life).
    - Corporation water line.
    - They get water from tankers and mix it with bore well water for drinking purposes. They say that they are getting tankers from PMC which is a lie.
    - Their amenities have changed and their layout has changed for the 3rd time. They promised a lot of things and delivered half of it.
    3) They forcefully installed Videocon D2h common antenna without consulting the residents and then asked every one to remove their personal antennas. That includes connections for which people had paid in advance for a year.

    4) Garbage chutes have been installed but are not operational.

    5) The so called club house is still grey in colour without any walls and floor.

    6) And they still have the guts to ask for Rs. 5800/- per square feet.

    7) The water in bathrooms doesn't go through any treatment and you get ultra solid hard water that stains all the bathroom fittings and tiles. They say it is excellent water!

    8) The work will take another year or two to complete.

    9) And without any amenities they are charging maintenance from November. Wonder what maintenance they are doing when their lifts are failing every 4-5 hours.

    Another few details about Pride Platinum. Last week, flat owners go their PMC property tax bills and everyone has a different amount to pay.

    The prices are as follows:

    - 3bhk - 30,000/- (1620 sq.ft)
    - 3bhk - 14,000/- (Same size flat 1620 sq.ft)
    - 3bhk - 16,000/- (Same size flat 1620 sq.ft)
    - 2.5 bhk - 24,000/- (1450 sq.ft)
    - 2.5 bhk - 12,500/- (Same size flat 1450 sq.ft)
    - 2.5 bhk - 18,000/- (Same size flat 1450 sq.ft)
    - 2 bhk - 12,000/- (1250(sq.ft)

    Builder has washed off his hands by saying they are not responsible for this. Just to give you a comparison, prime bungalows in Kothrud which are about 5000 sq.ft plot size pay about Rs. 7,500/- for property tax. And they have all PMC facilities.

    http://ravikarandeekarsblog..com/2012/06/invite-me-for-cup-of-tea.html
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  • Originally Posted by mankind
    of the review posted on

    2) Pride Platinum Pancard Club Baner Pune:


    Waiting for your reply. I have a friend who has a house in Pride Platinum and here are the shortfalls according to him:

    1) They use sewage treatment for flush tank water. Most of the times their plant goes bad and you get Black brackish water in your flush. It stinks like a gutter.

    2) They gave possession to the residents since November 2011 and the place is still not complete. They haven't provided the following amenities as yet:
    - Piped gas.
    - Working elevators (Only one is functional while the second is powered off for life).
    - Corporation water line.
    - They get water from tankers and mix it with bore well water for drinking purposes. They say that they are getting tankers from PMC which is a lie.
    - Their amenities have changed and their layout has changed for the 3rd time. They promised a lot of things and delivered half of it.
    3) They forcefully installed Videocon D2h common antenna without consulting the residents and then asked every one to remove their personal antennas. That includes connections for which people had paid in advance for a year.

    4) Garbage chutes have been installed but are not operational.

    5) The so called club house is still grey in colour without any walls and floor.

    6) And they still have the guts to ask for Rs. 5800/- per square feet.

    7) The water in bathrooms doesn't go through any treatment and you get ultra solid hard water that stains all the bathroom fittings and tiles. They say it is excellent water!

    8) The work will take another year or two to complete.

    9) And without any amenities they are charging maintenance from November. Wonder what maintenance they are doing when their lifts are failing every 4-5 hours.

    Another few details about Pride Platinum. Last week, flat owners go their PMC property tax bills and everyone has a different amount to pay.

    The prices are as follows:

    - 3bhk - 30,000/- (1620 sq.ft)
    - 3bhk - 14,000/- (Same size flat 1620 sq.ft)
    - 3bhk - 16,000/- (Same size flat 1620 sq.ft)
    - 2.5 bhk - 24,000/- (1450 sq.ft)
    - 2.5 bhk - 12,500/- (Same size flat 1450 sq.ft)
    - 2.5 bhk - 18,000/- (Same size flat 1450 sq.ft)
    - 2 bhk - 12,000/- (1250(sq.ft)

    Builder has washed off his hands by saying they are not responsible for this. Just to give you a comparison, prime bungalows in Kothrud which are about 5000 sq.ft plot size pay about Rs. 7,500/- for property tax. And they have all PMC facilities.

    http://ravikarandeekarsblog..com/2012/06/invite-me-for-cup-of-tea.html



    Not surprised at all. It's the same story at their other projects at Park Street and Park Royale as well. People still buy without even considering basic things like water, infrastructure etc. I guess people only get what they deserve.
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  • Sharing my experience.

    Went to Platinum within last month. The road is in better shape, but still bumpy, with potholes, rain water accumulated.

    The sales person said they have only one 3BHK (large) left in the G building. Then what about booking in I, J? The sales guy said - We have not started booking for it. I ask - When will you start booking for I, J then? He said - Will take time, maybe six months. I said - Okay, I will wait and come to you then. But you may still show me the ready possession G building flat.

    Now, I did not see any problems with the flat. It was an empty bare flat. No leakage/seepage on the roof or walls. (Maybe a one off case, other flats may have problems. If so many people complain, something is definitely amiss about their quality). No cracks on the walls, but plastering seemed to have very slight curves, it was not plain and straight. Doors were decent quality. Bathrooms were decent, nothing like lower quality fittings, but not exactly luxury either.

    Plain white distemper on the walls, which did not seem exactly good quality, you will have to repaint.

    Another digression - I believe builders should not waste time, money and resources on painting with white low quality OBD. Just hand over without the paint, and let the customer choose the internal paint and color. Most customers would anyway repaint it when they get possession, and avoid overheads of scraping the walls with sandpaper before repainting.

    Tiles were good, nothing wrong with them. Kitchen platform good, nothing wrong with it.

    I did notice some shoddy workmanship in the exterior. External Plastering defects. A loose iron window grill. Chipped plaster at many places.

    I went out to the terrace on living. And the idiot living below this flat had nailed some cloth hang drying mechanism on the wall adjacent his terrace (the alternate terrace below where I was standing), which came up almost upto the level of this flats terrace. So if you go out on your terrace, you see the clothes drying on your right hand side, in your direct line of sight. (Well, in some part, buyers are also to blame, really, for spoiling the building and its beauty). The view of the hills was really good, but once I and J come up, it is all over. The I, J buildings will block the hill view of G, H buildings.

    The overall impression was that they have not cheated on fittings or floor area. But then, it is an average project, nothing premium like they market with glossy brochures and beautiful sample flats. Workmanship, internal and external, seemed shoddy at places.

    If you want classy projects and have the big bucks, there are the eternelles, balmorals, emiruses, marvels and supremes around Baner. If you want a decent project (at a higher price :D ;) ), Pride is in that category. With exceptions like Park Grandeur, they are just another average builder. (Personally, I am also out of the highend project league, I just want a decent spacious place.)

    Regarding sample flats, of any project - Even though I know that it is just a sample, I find it hard to avoid the distractions of the sample flat and concentrate only on "being inside the 3d model". Have you ever noticed that when you knock an internal wall on the sample flat, it sometimes is wood, not real wall? People (including me :( ) tend to get distracted by the sample. Then they get disappointed when they get possession of an actual bare and empty flat. Just remember, Pride markets itself really well, but their projects are not high end projects like Marvel or Supreme.

    Many posts also wonder whether some customers have so much money that there are many luxury schemes coming up? Well, apart from the NRIs, how many Director level people are there in your current company ?
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  • "Another few details about Pride Platinum. Last week, flat owners go their PMC property tax bills and everyone has a different amount to pay.

    The prices are as follows:

    - 3bhk - 30,000/- (1620 sq.ft)
    - 3bhk - 14,000/- (Same size flat 1620 sq.ft)
    - 3bhk - 16,000/- (Same size flat 1620 sq.ft)
    - 2.5 bhk - 24,000/- (1450 sq.ft)
    - 2.5 bhk - 12,500/- (Same size flat 1450 sq.ft)
    - 2.5 bhk - 18,000/- (Same size flat 1450 sq.ft)
    - 2 bhk - 12,000/- (1250(sq.ft)"
    There is a procedure to challenge this kind of taxes.PMC will be reluctant to change its assessments,except upward,in case of ordinary citizens.Not withstanding take professional help and appeal.Make a proper presnetaion of relevant details,discrpancies. Tax link:http://110.234.71.25:9091/NIPL/OnlineServices/OnlinePTax/NI_PT_PROP_DUES_DETAILS.aspx
    Some olkder links which can give a background:New owners need to challenge the tax assessment - Times Of India. But take the matter up as early as possible.
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