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Home Decorating Hacks for Renters

Home Decorating Hacks for Renters

People who rent a house or apartment have a hard time personalizing their living space. For tenants, living and all the associated issues are a challenge. The fear of losing their bail or the risk of breaking the lease makes tenants compromise on many things they may not like. Living in a rented room is usually a temporary affair, and it is usually difficult for people to settle in a house that is not their own. It does not always have to be this way. Tenants can make the best use of the situation if they take the right steps. USE PLANTS IN HOME DECOR: A cheap hack for decorating houses for tenants: Add plants to your home. Plants give your home instant warmth. Houseplants that purify the air in your living room also have amazing benefits. They also help purify the air in your home and remove airborne toxins from aerosol sprays and perfumes. It is a simple and inexpensive decoration with low risk for tenants. YOU CAN NOT PAINT THE WALL, BUT YOU CAN PAINT YOUR FURNITURE: What if you have rented an apartment and the first thing that bothers you is the plain white walls? It is even more annoying if you like trendy wall colors. Your landlord may not like it if you change the wall color and personalize your rental home to your taste. An easy way for tenants to decorate the furniture is to paint them and give them a trendy look. If you do not want to paint all your furniture with a pink tint, you can accentuate parts of normal color. When painting a wooden piece of furniture, first clean it. Use sandpaper to level the surface. Apply primer. Give two layers of the color of your choice. Keep it away from children until the paint dries off by itself. This is a quick hack for home improvement tenants who can breathe new life into your space without doing much. MODULAR BOOKS AND DIY STORAGE ROOM: You can make your own shelf and storage space. Tenant shoeboxes and cardboard boxes are transformed into a bookshelf or open storage space for tenants with this simple decorating tip. If the shoe box is big, you can make a big shelf. Use washy tape or decorative wrapping paper to add shine. You can also paint them. If the container is small, you can create a colorful DIY jewelry organizer for your make-up table. If the boxes are big, you can store your folded laundry in them or use them to store easy-to-reach stationery. Open storerooms such as a closet without doors that are not attached to the wall are the tenant's best friend. They will never leave you and walk with you, taking less time and effort to prepare. With cardboard boxes, you can also make your own eye-catching home-improvement storage displays. This results in a modular storage space. You also have the opportunity to design the rented house to your liking. Another advantage of having open storerooms is that you do not have to bother opening a drawer or cupboard, and have a better idea of ??what you own. SMALL BATHROOM CHANGES: This is undeniably one of the simplest hacks for home improvement for tenants. Once you realize how effortless a shower head change is, you'll regret why you've never thought of it. It is instantly added to your daily experience and is a fairly simple and affordable process. You can easily swap with the old one as soon as you move out. You can also hang a colorful bath organizer on the bathroom door. Or turn the faucet into a fashionable one. Keep those you inherited from your renter in a safe place and remember to put them down where they belong before you move out. REMOVABLE WALL STICKERS: Wall stickers give your room a trendy look. They come in different types of unique designs. A family tree with picture frames, calligraphy or maybe an abstract design are some wall sticker designs. You can choose which design suits your home decor. Unlike wallpapers or other types of decorative wall trends, wall stickers are relatively easy to attach. Your landlord may appreciate it if you make an effort to turn a boring, lifeless place into an interesting one. It only takes you half an hour to place the wall sticker and the Voila! You have an individual wall. USE WASHI BANDS: Use washi tapes to decorate your furniture and walls. There are colorful washi tapes that you can easily apply to the furniture or cabinets to give the room a cheerful, trendy feel. Even your fridge, which is usually supplied in dull colors, can be given a radiant new look with these washy tapes. Give your boring fridge a touch of glamour and give it a trendy look. CHEAP, RENEWABLE KITCHEN UPGRADES: Change the kitchen cabinet buttons and hardware. You can always replace them when you move. Or you can add new buttons to kitchen cabinets. You will not lose money as you would take the kitchen cabinet hardware with you. You can also decorate the back of your closets with colorful wrapping paper to give your room a bright look. Jagah Online, a growing real estate marketplace in Pakistan.

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Tips to make your small bedroom look bigger

Tips to make your small bedroom look bigger

Almost everyone dreams of owning a large house with spacious rooms. However, if you live in major cities like Karachi, Lahore, or Islamabad, you are likely to live in a much smaller area, considering how prices have skyrocketed in these cities over the past ten years. But do not worry. We have some helpful tips for you that can help you turn your cozy space into a perfect retreat. Let's take a look at these little bedroom decorations to take advantage of the space you have and create extra leg space. ROOM-SAVING TWIN-BEDROOM DECOR IDEAS: It is not the surface of a room that promises luxury. There are many ways to make the most of a small bedroom. You can play with neutral colors, improve air circulation, place your furniture, let in daylight, eliminate clutter, use built-in wardrobes and voila! They are the perfect place to relax after a hard day's work. DECLUTTER YOUR ROOM: Living in a small bedroom is one thing, but it's another way of leaving it that way, without bothering to make yourself comfortable. It becomes quite difficult to manage daily affairs when you have to store a lot of things in a small room. First, sort your stuff. If you have cleaned up your home on a weekend and only have the bare necessities left, you can better organize things. HIDDEN STORAGE ROOMS: Do not refuse a king size bed, even if your room is small. Some of the best space saving ideas for small bedrooms are the use of the area under the bed. Buy a bed frame that has drawers or can be used as a bookshelf. Do not fill it with the usual bells and whistles. Keep your comforter, sheets, blankets, and off-season clothing in the drawers under your bed. You can also use a fold-up bedstead to keep things nicely tucked away, or roll cots under the bed so you can easily pull them out when needed. The importance of less space and a neat looking bed cannot be undermined when it comes to home decor. STRIPED PATTERNS ON YOUR WALLS: You must be familiar with it: If you've ever put on a striped shirt, you know you look a little wider than your normal self. Stripe patterns on the walls of your house are quite similar. Horizontal stripes on the walls lend a small bedroom length, while vertical stripes give the impression of a high ceiling. Use one of the two options and make your bedroom look bigger. CHOOSE SPACE-SAVING STYLISH FURNITURE: Nesting tables look good in a small space. You can pull it out at night if you use it in bed and push it in if you do not use it during the day. Similarly, a headboard can be used to place small decorative items that will add elegance to your space. A multipurpose headboard can perform a dual function of storing additional things inside and adding to a small room decoration. Folding tables that can pop out whenever you need them look best and can also serve as a workspace for your shift. Jagah Online, Properties for Sale, Properties for Rent

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Top 5 best Schools in Karachi

Top 5 best Schools in Karachi

In this article, we will see the best schools in Karachi, as Karachi is the most populated city in Pakistan and there are numerous educational institutions in Karachi, but "studying at a well-known institute that offers quality education is one of the key factors behind a successful one career of your child". For this reason, it is important to do research before you apply to a "Karachi Educational Institute". For this reason, we will present today the 5 best schools in Karachi, where you can ensure that your loved ones receive a good and quality education. Karachi American School: The Karachi American School is one of the leading and most prestigious schools in Karachi. It was founded in 1953. At the beginning, the Karachi American School was called the International School of Karachi and offers classes from pre-school to 13th grade. The Karachi American School has the best faculty member of the city to offer the best quality teaching to its students. In addition, the school is known for its modern class infrastructure, and the KAS has organized a range of sports and other creative activities that help students grow in every way. Karachi Grammar School: The Karachi Grammar is a private, English-speaking middle school in Saddar, Karachi, Sindh, Pakistan. It is a coeducational day school that teaches more than 2,400 students between the ages of three and nineteen. It was founded in 1847 by Reverend Henry Brereton, the first chaplain of Karachi. It is one of the oldest private schools in Pakistan and the second oldest school in South Asia. Mama Parsi School: The MAMA PARSI GIRLS SECONDARY SCHOOL is also one of the best schools in Karachi, Sindh, Pakistan. It is the only girls' school in Karachi that was founded on April 1, 1918. As one of the earliest schools in the city, Mama Parsi provides high-quality training in academics, behavior and personal development. The faculty even offers an afternoon shift, where classes start at 12:45. The faculty applies strict academic guidelines and guidelines that must be followed carefully by both parents and students. Mama Parsi School offers education in enrollment and Cambridge-based system. The City School: The City School or TCS was founded in 1978 in Karachi. The City School is one of the fastest growing private school companies and has more than 180 schools in different cities of Pakistan. The elementary school follows the British curriculum, while the secondary schools follow the Pakistani and Cambridge curriculum. Higher education with an O-A level has offered students a perspective on education in different countries. Beacon House School System: It is one of the largest school networks in Pakistan. Beacon house School System was founded in 1975 under the motto "Seek the Light". The Beacon house School System is one of the largest school networks in more than 9 countries (UK, Malaysia, Indonesia, Thailand, Philippines, Oman, United Arab Emirates, Pakistan and Bangladesh). The Beacon house is more than just a complete school. The best thing about the Beacon house school system in Karachi is that you not only receive quality education, but also additional curriculum activities that highlight your child's hidden talent.

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Top Rated and Amazing Museums in Karachi

Top Rated and Amazing Museums in Karachi

Be it food, culture, sightseeing or history; Karachi - an urban metropolis in the truest sense of the word - offers the best of everything. Among the number of amusement and entertainment streets, the city also houses several museums that describe the phenomenal development of Karachi in two centuries. These museums in Karachi are as close as possible to a time machine. Buckle up as these museums will take you on a journey through time, unraveling the past you've never seen before. PAKISTAN MARITIME MUSEUM: The Pakistan Maritime Museum with six galleries and an auditorium is located on an artificial lake and lush green lawns in the Karsaz area. The museum is managed and operated by the Pakistani Naval Forces. The Pakistan Maritime Museum is one of the most famous museums in Karachi, displaying fascinating marine relics that attract visitors of all ages. Breguet Atlantic Aircraft, Daphne Class Submarine, PNS Mujahid (M164) and the Minesweeper are probably the most attractive exhibits in the Pakistan Maritime Museum. This large open-air museum stretches over 28 hectares and is one of the most exciting places in Karachi. NATIONAL MUSEUM OF PAKISTAN: The National Museum of Pakistan was founded in 1950 as a replacement for the defunct Victoria Museum, dedicated to Islamic heritage, historical artifacts and valuable works of art. It is one of the most popular museums in Karachi and shows the cultural history of Pakistan. There is much to see and discover in the National Museum of Pakistan. The museum has 11 galleries, including an exclusive Korang gallery, containing around 300 antique copies of the Holy Scriptures. Other museum attractions are ancient artifacts, sculptures, political manuscripts and miniature paintings from the Indus Valley and Gandhara civilization. MOHATTA PALACE MUSEUM: Built in 1927 as a luxurious residence for Shiv Rattan Mohatta - a successful Marwari entrepreneur of its time - the Mohatta Palace is one of the most fascinating places in Karachi. An Anglo-Mogul architectural note can be clearly seen in the design of this architectural masterpiece. The Mohatta Palace Museum has a total of 44 galleries displaying historical artifacts from various parts of Pakistan. The museum regularly organizes art exhibitions. The existence of magnificent stone statues contributes to the splendor of this place. QUAID-E-AZAM HOUSE RESIDENCY: Amidst the constant bustle of Karachi stands a peaceful, more than a hundred-year-old yellow limestone structure, the Quaid-e-Azam House. This beautiful building, also known as the Flagstaff House, located opposite the Avari Tower Hotel, was used as one of its residences by Quaid-e-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah - the founder of Pakistan. Visitors to this historic museum experience a mega portion of surprise and a new sense of respect as they browse through an extensive collection of Muhammad Ali Jinnah's personal belongings. The Quaid-e-Azam House Museum is probably one of the most beautiful museums in Karachi with its beautiful stone carvings, circular balconies, and vaulted openings. STATE BANK OF PAKISTAN MUSEUM: The site, once the Imperial Bank of India, now serves as a museum displaying valuable ancient pieces of the subcontinent. Inaugurated in 2006, the SBP Museum serves to exchange knowledge and information about the development of monetary systems from antiquity to modern times. Visitors can browse the incredible monetary history of the world and discover interesting information about old currencies. Coins from the era of Alexander the Great and the Gandhara period are on display here. In addition to coin galleries, the museum also offers currency and stamp galleries, where visitors can discover astonishing secrets about the paper currencies and stamps that have been used as funds throughout history. Pakistan Air Force Museum (PAF Museum): Pakistan Air Force Museum, commonly known as PAF Museum, is placed neighboring to the PAF Base Faisal on the main Shahrah-e-Faisal. The museum was inaugurated on the 14 August, 1997 by Air Chief Marshal Abbas Khattak (the Chief of the Air Staff of the period) then opened to the public in October, 1997. The museum has displayed several aircraft,F-86 Sabre, F-104 Starfighter, Mirage, FT-6, F-6, T-33, U-Mig15, MFI-17 (Mushshak), Aero Commander, Antonov An-12, Beech D-95A (Travel Air), T-6G (Harvard), Huskie (Helicopter), etc. Every single Pakistani who live or visit Karachi should visit The PAF Museum; it reminds us lot of efforts of our air forces.

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A Guide for Beginners on How to Insure your Home

A Guide for Beginners on How to Insure your Home

Whether you buy a home, or rent a home, you should take out home insurance to protect not only your property but your belongings as well. Regardless of how many precautions you take, your home remains vulnerable to fires, natural disasters (such as earthquakes, floods and heavy storms) and robberies. So, if you do not want to spend your valuable savings on repairing your home or replacing lost items, you should consider buying a homeowner's insurance. Since there are a number of insurance companies in Pakistan, there may be confusion between the different packages offered by each provider. This is where this guide comes into play. Here's how you can insure your home, what kind of insurance costs are incurred and what these plans entail and how buying home insurance can help you in the event of an unfortunate event. Home Insurance: In the beginning, the home insurance is also referred to as homeowner's insurance, home insurance, and property insurance, so you do not have to confuse between the names. Like other types of insurance, this insurance provides protection for households and their contents. In the event of a break-in, fire or other disasters in your plan, your insurance company will be required to compensate you according to the plan you have chosen. Not only that, but home insurance can help you repair your home and save a lot of money in the long term. However, you have to keep in mind that the compensation that you receive in a claim varies by policy, as each provider sets different limits. WHAT DOES IT MEAN? If you want to take out home insurance, you need to know what cover it offers. Granted, almost all insurance companies offer different coverage plans that differ from the premium. However, most home insurance plans offer cover for cash, jewelry, and house contents. In most cases, cash includes both currency and price bonds. Jewelry is usually covered at home or in a locker. Some providers also offer a certain percentage of home insurance protection for jewelry that has either been stolen or lost during transit between home and locker. Jewelry includes gold, silver and diamond sets as well as designer watches and other accessories that exceed a certain limit (usually around 50,000 PKR). With regard to home contents, the list usually includes electronic appliances such as televisions or home theater systems, refrigerators, air conditioners, cameras, smart phones, laptops, and computers. Other items such as furniture, carpets, upholstery, crockery, dishes, and clothing are also insured in the household contents insurance. HOW DOES THE HOUSEHOLD INSURANCE WORK? The home insurance serves as a safety net for your property with building materials and other consumer goods rising, most homeowners may find it difficult to build everything from scratch. However, if your home is insured, all you have to do is claim and the insurance company will take care of the rest. If a homeowner suffers damage, he should contact his insurance agent as soon as possible to assess the situation and determine your compensation. The application process may take some time, depending on the premium and coverage, but it remains very important as it can help you get back on track.

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Best Street Foods in Karachi

Best Street Foods in Karachi

Karachi, the city of lights, should also be called the city of pleasures! The city not only houses more than 2 million people but also offers a broad mix of people, cultures, languages, traditions, and tastes. However, if you want to taste the local cuisine of the city in all its glory, try the different street food in Karachi. With words, you cannot live up to the eclectic menu in Karachi, and you do not even have to worry about the budget or dressing to go out. BUN KEBABS: Bun kebabs were the kings of fast food before burger stormed steal the glory. However, they have not been completely replaced. Many working days could be saved for us by making a short stopover at the nearby Bun Kebab booth. At almost every corner of the street, you will find a stall. FRENCH FRIES: Let's face it, Rs. 150, fries cannot compare to the Rs. 30 pieces are available in the various street stalls in Karachi. While incredibly greasy and certainly greasy, they have the power to lift the darkest spirits with a single bite. SHAWARMA: Although the Desi food in Karachi has borrowed this delicacy from the Middle East, we gave Shawarma's a personal touch. The best we had been near Agha's supermarket. You can find them now in almost every Chaat House in Karachi. FRIED FISH: Karachi is connected to the sea and therefore fish is an important part of street food in Karachi. The fried fish, however, has a very own touch! Fish marinated in various spices are fried in oil and often eaten with special chutney (sauce). Places like Yadgar Fish, Biryani of the Seas and Ghaffar Kebab House are home to the most delicious fried fish in Karachi. NALLI BIRYANI: Nalli Biryani has been traveling to Karachi for about a year. Karachiites from all corners of the city have tried Nalli Biryani. The reason or ingredient that makes it even more special is the fusion of bone marrow and biryani. For some, Nalli Biryani is the biggest since sliced ??bread, while others call it overrated. The best Nalli Biryani is served in the Ghousia. It's like a "dhaba" and is located in block 6, Liaquatabad.

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Karachi underrated tourist destination the Chaukhandi Tombs

Karachi underrated tourist destination the Chaukhandi Tombs

Anyone who visits the Chaukhandi Tombs can never forget this experience. The memories stay with you for the rest of your life, but of course not scary. The intricate design and magnificent architecture of the cemetery leave an indelible mark on all visitors. This necropolis, on the provisional list of UNESCO World Heritage, houses many tombs of the ancestors of a local tribe. The carvings on these structures are one of the most unique features of Chaukhandi. These are typical of the Sindh region. Let's take a detailed look at the history and architecture of one of Pakistan's most famous cemeteries. CHAUKHANDI TOMBS - A TOURIST TARGET: The uniquely beautiful locations in Pakistan, as well as the vibrant culture and rich history of the region, are some of the many reasons the country has always been one of the best destinations in the world. Pakistan is known for its vast mountainous landscape in the north, but there are many historic sites in Sindh that are equally popular among tourists. The 600-year-old Chaukhandi Cemetery is one of those places that welcomes thousands of visitors from around the world each year. SPECIAL FEATURES OF CHAUKHANDI AT A GLANCE: Houses tombs of warriors of the Baloch families 1,160 different designs on over 600 graves Built between the 15th and 18th centuries Built in the form of a pyramid DISCOVERY OF CHAUKHANDI TOMBS: The earliest reference to the Chaukhandi Cemetery was given in a letter from the Scottish historian J. Macleod, which in 1851 was addressed to the British steward Sir Henry Bartle Edward Frere. These historic tombs, however, were brought to the limelight by H. D. Baskerville, the deputy collector of Thatta in Karachi in 1917. In 1922, the site was included in the monument protection law. Dr. Jean Philippe Vogel was a Dutch epigraphist who worked for the Archaeological Survey of India from 1901 to 1914. He pointed out that the tombs belonged to the Muslims and were Muslim due to the Arabic script written on the tombs. The alignment of the graves was in the direction of Mecca - a practice that is only associated with Muslims. After independence, serious studies were conducted by scholars and historians. The tombs of these tombs were exhibited internationally, which aroused the scholars' interest in learning more about the works of the Chaukhandi Tombs. HISTORY OF CHAUKHANDI TOMBS: The Chaukhandi Necropolis is one of the most visited historical places in Karachi and is very popular with historians. It is attributed to the Jokhio tribe. The cemetery was built between the 15th and 18th centuries during the Mughal period when Islam prevailed. Apart from the Jokhio tribe, many Baloch tribes were buried here with Rajput roots. The reflections of the Rajput tribe can be seen in the way the graves are shaped. The monumental pedestals and slabs in the stepped tombs and the simple decoration of some tombs, such as a human face drawn by a child, point to Rajput's origins. In some tombs, which are based on Islamic beliefs, there are no human figures. LOCATION OF CHAUKHANDI TOMBS: The hotel is located 29 km east of Karachi and can be reached in about 40 minutes. These ruins are one of the best places in Karachi, as they speak volumes about skillful mastery of the masons at that time.

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Factors Affecting Pakistan Property Market

Factors Affecting Pakistan Property Market

Real estate is an important and promising industry in Pakistan. The real estate market in Pakistan has developed rapidly in both the commercial and residential sectors. This attracts not only local investors but also foreign Pakistanis. In addition, investing in real estate is the most common way to protect capital and earn a substantial monthly rent. Here are some of the factors that affect the real estate industry in Pakistan. New taxes: A blow to real estate development : Despite boosting the economy and job creation, housing and construction have not yet been considered a significant industry. Its contribution to GDP of 2.3% is still below the required threshold of 5%. In the election, private developers were looking forward to incentive plans but were instead charged a 16% tax on individual housing units. The tax is levied on the land costs without any other costs. This had a negative impact on real estate development as developers and contractors needed tax breaks and other incentives to double their contribution to GDP. The Situation of Law & Order: The law and order situation in Karachi has had a dramatic impact on real estate prices. They stagnate in safer areas compared to low-income areas where the situation is fragile. The prices in DHA have remained stable and those in phase 6 and 8 are even on the rise. While real estate prices in Gulshan, North Nazimabad, New Karachi, Lyari and Mauripur have fallen dramatically. The government is taking stringent measures to improve the situation and has tasked rangers and law enforcement agencies to provide a safe environment for the Karachites. Property prices are expected to be more stable, but investing in the Karachi market remains an uncertain option. Favorable Investment Climate for Expats: The government has recently approved an investment program for foreign Pakistanis seeking to invest in small and medium-sized enterprises in Pakistan. Because of this favorable government stance, investors and expats return to the market and property prices are likely to escalate in the coming weeks. As mentioned above, the real estate industry contributes positively to the country's economic growth, and it is the government's duty to legislate so that investors have a level playing field and avoid risks to the sector. Other Affecting Factors: Let us find out the current market position based on the factors mentioned above. A rare interest of foreign investors No state interest FBR Review Stability of the local currency against the USD Political instability Demand and supply gap in favor of the rare demand with a high supply of the buyer The lack of real investment - It keeps the market weak Artificially created claims of group manufacturers that lead to market instability. Fake Buyer within groups Reduced real estate times - 4 to 6 hours

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