Ranjani Govind

BANGALORE: Time and tide wait for none. You can safely add property prices to that old saying now. If the zooming prices had made you hold back your decision of investing in property last year, you could be one amongst the thousands to haplessly witness the prices soaring this year too.

The unflagging demand continues though, and the market has been particularly buoyant in the recent months.

And to feel the pulse of the ongoing realty panorama and showcase a broader view of the property projects in the market now, it's The Hindu-PropertyPlus bringing you "Living Spaces - 2007", a property-cum-home-exhibition, at the Koramangala Indoor Stadium from February 23 to 25.

The exhibition in association with prime sponsor, LIC Housing Finance, Event Managers, iCare Communication and Radio partner, Radio City will be inaugurated on Friday at 10 a.m. by P.R. Shankara Raju, Regional Manager, LIC Housing Finance, Bangalore, wherein key builders, promoters, financial institutions and home accessories come under one roof to offer consumers the best deal in home needs. More than 70 stalls in the stadium would portray a healthy mix of exhibitors making the endeavour an all-encompassing experience in home deals.

The presence of banks and finance institutions like LIC Housing Finance, Canara Bank, Punjab National Bank, Bank of Baroda and IDBI will ensure that spot loans and fair deals would be part of Living Spaces - 2007, as much as housing projects spanning the city landscape that would be showcased by Gopalan Enterprises, Aiswarya Homes, Renaissance Holdings, Mak India Developers, Hygrevar Home Hearth, Fortuna Group, Home Land, Nigama Developers, Nandi Housing, M.R.S Builders, HARA Housing, and Saket Engineers and Manjeera Constructions from Hyderabad.

Adding colour to "Living Spaces - 2007" will be Asian Paints and Berger Paints, while home, kitchen and bathroom accessories and furniture components will be presented by Bally Ceramics, Lujo Bath Solutions, Ekbote Furniture, Thailand Furn, ATI Kitchens, L. Marks Remote Controlled Doors, Armstrong Safety Lockers and so on with environment protectors, BCIL and Pest Control of India.

"The exhibition will be an ideal platform for a builder-consumer-bank interface," says Riaz Arif, Director, iCare Communication, even as LIC Home Finance has the best of floating rates and waivers waiting for you.

So, "Living Spaces - 2007" is not just for those searching for a house or a loan, but for those wanting to make their house a home too.

The exhibition will be on from 10.30 a.m. to 8 p.m. Call 22864240 for details.