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Relocating to a place across the oceans and adapting to the changes that follow can be very stressful. We, the team at Globe Relo, walk the talk to relieve your stress during relocations. Do not worry about how to manage yourself into a new ecosystem. Our consultants with over 45 years of relocation expertise know the ground realities of your new city, better than many. They will help you glide smoothly into your new environment, without any stress or impediments. Our friendly move managers, dedicated to your relocation services, can be a guide, a friend, and a well-wisher. They know the edge and slice of your city, to take you to the best restaurants, suggest the best schools for your kids, and find the most budget-friendly house with all that you want in it. At Globe Relo, we learn each day to serve you better and go the extra mile to cater to your entire needs. So, be it be packing your most valued article to completing immigration services and documentation, our move managers are ready with relocation solutions, best-fit for you. We also understand culture shock is yet another issue to tackle. Relax! Our relocation consultants have a solution for that too. Our services are extremely customized to your personalized requirements and are further modified to match individual stipulations.
Q: If I move to India, should I live in an Apartment or Gated community?
Ans: We always suggest a gated community, taking into consideration the safety measures that best go with relocating families. Additionally, gated communities assure around-the-clock availability of power, water, and other requirements of emergencies. Globe RELO's Pan-Indian network of real estate owners and brokers helps you find suitable homes of your choice.
Q: Are there any good and safe options for single women?
Ans: . Yes! There are many safe options for single women. Gated communities, flats, villas and many more are available in plenty. You can also go for a personal choice of living space in each of them which comes with additional costs. Globe RELO can arrange for safer places that also cater to your customized needs.
Q: Do Indian apartments allow pets?
Ans: . Usually, pets are not allowed in Indian apartments with regards to the safety and hygienic concerns of fellow members. But, if favourable conditions exist, owners do allow pets to accompany your living space. Most of the luxury apartments and villas do allow pets without any questions.
Q: Do Indian apartments have clubhouse, gym, etc?
Ans: Not all of them. Stand-alone apartments, luxury villas, and premium flats do offer these facilities. Based on budgets, their degree of offerings, standard, and comforts do vary to a large extent. Most of the gated communities in India has a gym, swimming pools, and children's play area in them. Globe RELO has connections with premium living space providers to help you with the best choice.
Q: What are the things I need to look for when renting an apartment in India?
Ans: As like in any other place, there are a lot of factors that any transferee need to gaze through before renting an apartment. Connectivity, location, safety, un-uninterrupted power supply, and round-the-clock water availability are some of them to name a few. It's also advisable to carefully go through the terms and conditions before signing any deals with anyone. Globe RELO knows the edge and slice of your city to help you pick the best.
Q: What is the typical rent for an apartment/villa in India?
Ans: It greatly varies according to the location, amenities offered, connectivity benefits, and above all, the owners. There are no set rules to decide rent for apartments as of now. You can find different rent patterns for apartments across the same street that appears the same. Globe RELO's expertise in the field offers you the best deals for your budget.
Q: How many month’s deposits should I pay?
Ans: As per market norms, it's 10-month rent demanded as a security deposit, which is refundable while vacating. However, unwritten laws prevail. There are a lot of property owners who take 3-5 month’s rent as deposit money. Again, it solely depends on the owners and their will to do so.
Q: How much in advance should I contact to rent an apartment or villa?
Ans: It is always advisable to contact a service provider 30 to 45 days in advance. Doing so before a relocation provides time in between to discuss your requirements, special needs, owner's demands, conditions and whatever else that matters. Globe RELO has always listened to our client's customized needs to show them up in the homes we delivered.
Q: Are there any restrictions on cooking Nonveg, (Beef, Pork or Fish) in Indian apartments?
Ans: There are no issues with cooking whatever food you want of your choice. However, it depends on the locality. It is always better to opt for a place with neutral cultures. Globe RELO knows the cultural diversity of your city to guide you better in this regard.
Q: Is there good security in Indian apartments or villas?
Ans: Not in all of them. But, most of the gated communities and premium flats have day-night security and other safety measures to the best possible extents.
Q: I prefer to stay in a suburb and commute to the main city. Is this practical in Indian metros?
Ans: To be honest, no. Many of the cities' suburbs have connectivity issues, commercial shortcomings, and lack of reachability such as Uber, online food services, and many others. But, if you can manage own transport and plan your shopping well, suburbs can be a good choice as it keeps you out of the city's chaos. Globe RELO deals a lot with such facility providers in the suburbs.
Q: Are Indian apartments/ villas usually furnished?
Ans: No. Most of the apartments are semi-furnished, which means they have lights, fans, water heaters, and wardrobes. Fully furnished apartments are available with additional costs. Contact Globe RELO for more details.
Q: How many car parks are usually available in Indian apartments/villas?
Ans: Generally, in gated communities and premium flats, one or two parking slots are available. Most of the villas and independent apartments do have the same number of parking slots in them.
Q: Are there any restrictions for expats when renting apartments/villas?
Ans: No, not in degrees to worry. There can be differences in the terms and conditions as per your marital status/partner preferences with different owners. However, there are additional requirements regarding documentation, ID proofs, and applied terms and conditions. Globe RELO can help you with all the work that goes on behind the screens.
Q: What documents are required for renting apartments/villas?
Ans: It's mandatory to submit any of your photo ID as documents for proof. Passport and driving license are the commonly produced ID proofs by expats.
Q: Do I have to pay any brokerage when renting apartments/villas?
Ans: Yes. The payments usually are 1-2 months of the rent amount.
Q: Are there any other charges other than rent when renting apartments/villas?
Ans: Yes, apart from paying the rent, tenants are expected to pay for move in/out charges, maintenance charges, and gardeners if there are any. Current bills and water charges are applicable as per the terms and conditions that you sign with the owners.
Q: Do all apartments/villas have a maintenance department/handyman in case of any minor repairs?
Ans: Not in all of them. However, plumbers, electricians, and carpenters are available on-demand in almost all apartments and villas.
Q: What is the usual duration of a lease?
Ans: The usual term period for lease in India is 11 months.
Q: What are the different types of renting/leasing options?
Ans: There are two methods of renting and leasing in India. One is to pay 1-year rent in advance, or, the other way is to pay rent after/before each month. Usually, paying rent for each month is the prominently practiced method in India.
Q: Do Indian apartments/villas come with quarters for domestic help?
Ans: Yes, but very few of them. In such cases, additional costs accompany that can range from fat-amounts of money. If you want the facility, you can ask your service provider to look for living spaces with quarters for domestic help. Globe RELO has arranged for such requirements in the past.
Q: Is it easy to find a 5-bedroom apartment?
Ans: It's easy to find 2 or 3 bedroom apartments in any part of the city. 4-bedroom apartments are rare, and 5-bedroom apartments are hard to find.
Q: Do apartments have a concierge service?
Ans: Only a few of them have concierge services. There are posh villas and premium gated communities that do offer concierge services. Contact Globe RELO to know more in detail.
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