CommonFloor.com is set to enter the student / bachelor accommodation space

CommonFloor.comBy acquiring student focused accommodation site Flat.to CommonFloor.com is set to enter the new segment of the property market – students and bachelors.

“By acquiring Flat.to we will now be able to cater to a new segment of the property market – students and bachelors. This is a large segment in the online real estate space with a unique set of needs and requires a different focus.” – Sumit Jain, Co-founder and CEO, CommonFloor.com

“CommonFloor’s experience in the real estate market and guidance will help take the company to the next level and we look forward to working with Sumit and team.”- Gaurav Munjal, Co-founder and CEO, Flat.to

Flat.to, which operates in cities with high student population like Mumbai, Delhi, Pune, Bangalore, Kota and Jaipur, has recently launched a feature that highlights broker-free listings.

CommonFloor.com, India’s number 1 real estate portal, launched by trio Sumit Jain, Lalit Mangal and Vikas Malpani in 2007. CommonFloor.com has over 2.5 lakh property listings and over one lakh projects from 120 cities. From searching for an apartment to facilitating interactions within an apartment community (now known as CommonFloor Groups), CommonFloor.com connects people to relevant service providers.

Flat.to was founded by Gaurav Munjal, 23, who was previously a software developer at Directi, an internet domain name registrar company. Flat.to, which has a 15-member team, will use CommonFloor’s finance, human resources and other similar back end functions, will continue to operate as an independent site.

Reference:
http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/tech/internet/real-estate-site-commonfloor-acquires-student-focused-accommodation-site-flat-to/articleshow/34069135.cms
http://www.efytimes.com/e1/fullnews.asp?edid=136457
http://blog.commonfloor.com/commonfloor-com-acquires-flat-to

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Vishu – Kerala Festival

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Vishu signifies the sun’s transit into the Meda Raasi (first zodiac sign) and Keralaites celebrate Vishu as a New Year.

Vishu include buying of new clothes (Puthukodi) for the occasion, the tradition of giving money called Vishukkaineetam. Vishukkani consists of a ritual arrangement of auspicious articles intended to signify prosperity, including rice, fruits and vegetables, betel leaves, arecanut, metal mirror, yellow flowers called konna (Cassia fistula)

Source:http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vishu

CommonFloor “apartment communities” is now “CommonFloor Groups”

CommonFloor.comCommonFloor.com, India’s leading real estate portal today announced the launch of the new version of its Apartment Management offering – CommonFloor Groups. Users can now access CommonFloor Groups through a new web page – http://www.groups.commonfloor.com. This launch will soon be followed by the launch of the mobile app of CommonFloor Groups.

CommonFloor Groups has an updated, easy to understand help page for new users. Users can also access the CommonFloor Groups’ newly introduced blog for interesting and useful tips on smart community living.

CommonFloor Group: http://groups.commonfloor.com/
Blog: http://groups.commonfloor.com/blog/
Testimonial Videos
https://twitter.com/GroupsCF

Mr. Vikas Malpani, Co-founder and Head – Communities, CommonFloor.com said, “We have been working with apartment communities for nearly 7 years now, and CommonFloor Groups is the result of the knowledge we have gathered over these years. Residents can expect a whole new and improved user experience. Apart from a more efficient product, this version also provides a new identity to the CommonFloor.com’s apartment management offering. We aim at opening new avenues of consumer engagement and brand connect with this launch. With over 1 lakh communities currently deploying our offering we are indeed one of the largest providers of Apartment management solution. With this launch we hope to make community management hassle free for many more. ”

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News Source:http://www.moneylife.in/business-wire-news/commonfloorcom-launches-commonfloor-groups/38909.html

Kerala’s 2014 Lok Sabha elections-highest since 1991

Election India

Kerala had registered more than 4 lakh new voters and electoral turnout of 73.6 per cent, the highest since 1991 in the state. Vadakara constituency had the highest turnout of 81.4 per cent followed by Kannur with 80.9 per cent and Kozhikode with 79.6 per cent.

Kerala had registered more than 4 lakh new voters out of which Thiruvanathapuram had registered nearly 1 lakh new voters. The primary contestants in Thiruvanathapuram are Shashi Tharoor from the UDF, Bennett Abraham from the LDF and O Rajagopal from BJP.

News Source: www.ndtv.com