Documents required when buying a resale house

Before buying a resale house, we need to be well informed about the various details of the resale property. Here are the important points :

Documents needed to be checked before entering into a sale agreement:

  • Mother Deed/Sale Deed - establishes the ownership of seller on title of property.

  • All previous sale deeds - to ... more

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I tried for quantity,
I got the quality.
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Manufacture year and month of a car - VIN number & chassis number

While researching for buying a new car, I came to know that sometimes dealers sell an old car under the guise of new. You wouldn't come to know the difference unless you understand the Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) and chassis number which have the manufacture month and year coded in them.

To understand these numbers for my would-be-car Hyundai i10, I had to search and read many pages ... more

Cutting Your Car Fuel Bills

With today's bumper hike, the petrol now costs Rs 81.26 a liter in Bangalore. A friend's facebook status says : "filled my car's fuel tank yesterday, feeling lucky" :) True. With every trip to the petrol pump we would now feel the pinch of owning a car. Its time we start paying attention on ways to reduce our fuel bills.

Keeping in mind some points while driving can result in savings of about 10-... more

Buying an insurance policy - Know your rights

Most people generally accede to the unfair practices of the insurers, primarily because they are not aware of their rights as an insurance buyer. If people understand their rights and are willing to fight for them, they would find that regulations imposed by Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority (Irda) along with various court rulings work to protect the interest of policyholders. more

EPF balance online - Resolving the Invalid Member_id error / code not in list

While trying to check my EPF account balance online on, I got an error which says "Invalid Member_id / Data not updated against this". It took me a little while to figure out that the region code and office code have changed and my office pay slip was still showing the old codes (KN/BN/BMS/46499/098). Here is how I resolved the problem. more

Doordarshan TV Serial - Humlog

The enthusiasm of people around me to watch this TV serial is still fresh in my mind. Everyone would just adjust their schedule to accommodate viewing this serial. I was a small kid then and I barely remember anything about the serial so I just thought of searching it on internet in the hope of finding its DVDs on flipkart or else watching its videos on you tube. But alas!

After a lot of digging... more

Ban on sunfilm coating and the concept of VLT

A supreme court ruling in May 2012 declared sunfilm coating on cars as impermissible throughout India. We had purchased our first car in April only and got the sunfilm coated on it as a free accessory but we will have to get it removed now as Bangalore police has issued a strict warning against the use of sunfilms. Failure to comply will result in a fine of Rs 300 (and the car will be seized from ... more