Investment

Top Hotels in Pakistan for Business Travellers

November 16, 2022

Although Pakistan is steadily becoming a top tourism destination, much of its potential is yet to be realised. This is primarily due to the fact that there aren't many hotels in Pakistan that offer the amenities that visitors require, especially in the Northern Areas. However, the country offers a range[...]
saddar karachi

Saddar, Karachi: History, Location and Features

October 31, 2022

Saddar is one of Karachi’s oldest neighbourhoods that comprises bustling markets, century-old buildings and narrow, crowded streets. From electronic goods to antiques to groceries, shoppers can find everything at reasonable rates.  The area’s significance can be traced back to the British colonial era, where Saddar was considered as the central[...]
What Is Capital Market in Real Estate?

What Is Capital Market in Real Estate?

August 12, 2022

Easy access to cash is key for construction companies as they rely heavily on investors to work on new and existing construction projects. To inject the funds into such projects, the concept of a real estate capital market was introduced. Graana.com, Pakistan’s smartest property portal, discusses what is a real[...]
What Is Real Estate Wholesaling?

What Is Real Estate Wholesaling?

August 11, 2022

Investment in stocks and bonds isn’t like real estate as you don’t need a lot of initial capital to invest in these two markets. In the stock and bond markets, you can dive right in with as little as $100 and exit it whenever you like. On the other hand,[...]
Best Countries to Invest in Real Estate

Best Countries to Invest in Real Estate

August 3, 2022

Given the current global economic scenario, investing in the stock market and keeping money in the bank are not viable options. However, there is one particular investment that offers significant returns in this high inflationary environment – and that is real estate. Real estate investment provides regular cash flow and excellent[...]
How to Value Investment Property

How to Value Investment Property

August 3, 2022

Many investors conduct a cash flow analysis and determine the actual value of the real estate before buying any investment property. They use these metrics to know whether a certain property meets their investment goals. Graana.com, Pakistan’s smartest property portal,  describes below how to value investment property in order to[...]
Best Saving Accounts in Pakistan

Best Saving Accounts in Pakistan

August 1, 2022

The recent surge in inflation has affected the purchasing power of people, forcing them to cut down on their expenses. In an effort to tackle the rising inflation, the central bank has increased the interest rate to reduce demand and make borrowing expensive for citizens. This is why many people[...]
Commercial Real Estate Investment Strategies

Commercial Real Estate Investment Strategies

July 27, 2022

The current war in Ukraine and supply chain disruptions have caused a surge in inflation all around the world. This is why many are looking to include tangible assets that serve as hedges against these rising prices. There are several approaches one can adopt but investing in real estate (especially[...]
The Impact of Rupee Depreciation on Real Estate

The Impact of Rupee Depreciation on Real Estate

July 26, 2022

Recently, the Pakistani Rupee depreciated 1.3% against the US Dollar, reaching Rs. 232 from 229 on Tuesday. This freefall of the rupee in the interbank and open market is linked with political uncertainty in Pakistan and the strengthening of the dollar against developed and emerging currency markets.  Before this hike[...]
Rupee Depreciation: Tips for Investors

Rupee Depreciation: Tips for Investors

July 25, 2022

The ineffective management of fiscal policies and political uncertainty has aggravated the macroeconomic instability in Pakistan, creating a snowball effect in the currency market. The downgrading of ratings from Fitch and Moody’s has also impacted investor sentiments, which tanked the stock and currency market.  Last week, the Pakistani Rupee depreciated[...]