Remote Houses

8 Houses You Thought Didn’t Exists

Being social is one integral part of our lives these days. Imagine a world where you are far far from the town, from the constant noise of traffic and devoid of any kind of interaction with people. There are chances that some might even go insane. Then again there are some who’d would want nothing more than isolation and for them solitude could mean the world.

Sheer fancy or not, built in the most remote locations, these houses around the world could be considered the most isolated. We are rather sure that you might have stumbled upon these images in your social network feeds and felt it were ‘Photoshopped’; We assure you they are not!

  1. The House on Elliðaey Island, IcelandSumadhura Group

Also known as Bjorks house, this house has every right to be in the first place. The image speaks for itself and is not at all altered in any way. Built in the 1950s, the Elliðaey Hunting Association built this lodge for their members out for a puffin hunt and they still use the hunting lodge until today.

  1. The Crystal Mill – Crystal, Colorado, USAHouses Middle of NowhereBuilt in the 1980’s, The Crystal Mill is a wooden power plant built on Colorados Crystal River. The house is difficult to access and is not open for public inspection and as on July 5th 1985, it was added to the National Register of Historic Places.
  2. Casa do Penedo (House of Stone) – Guimarães, Fafe Mountains, PortugalHouses in Middle of NowhereYeah this looks straight out of The Flintstones but it’s very real and is situated in Fafe Mountains and was built in 1974. Casa do Penedo roughly translates to House of Stone and the structure uses candles as the preferred form of lighting as it receives no electricity. The Casa do Penedo is made up of the four original boulders and is used as a holiday retreat now.
  3. Hermitage of San Colombano, ItalyHouses Middle of NowhereThis isn’t as isolated as the other houses in the list as passersby can get a clear view of the house but the occupants of this house has made it clear that they don’t want to be disturbed. Built in the 1319, Hermitage of San Colombano is situated one hundred and twenty meters up in the cliff face and is seemingly carved into the deep valley.
  4. Katskhi Pillar – Imereti, GeorgiaHouses in the middle of NowhereSituated 130 ft from the hills of Central Georgia, the Katskhi Pillar became the site of a small Christian church in the 7th century and for the past 20 years it’s been inhabited by a Georgian monk who does upkeep of the church as well enjoy the splendid views down below. To add to that fact, even in today’s world women are not allowed to climb to the top of the Katskhi Pillar.
  5. Solvay Hut, MatterhornHouses in the middle of NowhereBuilt in 1915, The Solvay Hut is a mountain hut located in the north eastern ridge of Matterhorn, Switzerland. Situated at 4003 metres, it is the highest mountain hut owned by the Swiss Alpine Club.
  6. Drina River, Bajina Basta, SerbiaHouses in the middle of NowhereThis small house is located in the valley of Drina River. The house is surrounded with western mountains and unspoilt nature. Its used as a holiday retreat.
  7. Just Room Enough, CanadaHouses in the middle of NowhereThe aptly titled Just Room Enough is a structure built on an island exactly the size of the house. Located on the St. Lawrence River, between Canada and America, Just Room Enough was bought by the Sizeland family in the 1950s. The island now is a tourist magnet.

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8 Real Estate Quotes to Live By

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  1. ”In the real estate business, you learn more about people, and you learn more about community issues, you learn more about life, you learn more about the impact of government, probably than any other profession that I know of.” – Johnny IsaksonSumadhura Group
  2. “Real estate cannot be lost or stolen, nor can it be carried away. Purchased with common sense, paid for in full, and managed with reasonable care, it is about the safest investment in the world.” – Franklin D. RooseveltSumadhura Group
  3. ”In a crowded marketplace, fitting in is a failure. In a busy marketplace, not standing out is the same as being invisible.” – Seth GodinSumadhura Group
  4. ”Every sale has five basic obstacles: no need, no money, no hurry, no desire, no trust.” – Zig ZiglarSumadhura Group
  5. ”Make sure everyone who works with you or for you, feels the need to tell others about the incredible experience.” – Chris MurraySumadhura Group
  6. ”Not only do you have to have content in your digital and inbound real estate marketing strategies, but content that gets an LOL, gets read, noticed, shared, clicked, and commented on is how YOU make a human connection in today’s noisy, multi-device world.” – Laura MonroeSumadhura Group
  7. ”Not following up with your prospects is the same as filling up your bathtub without first putting the stopper in the drain.” – Michelle MooreSumadhura Group
  8. ”To give real service, you must add something which cannot be bought or measured with money, and that is sincerity and integrity.” – Douglas Adams

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7 IMPRESSIVE STATS OF INDIAN CONSTRUCTION SEGMENT

  • 2nd largest employer and contributor to economic activity, after agriculture sector. The construction sector accounts for second highest inflow of FDI after the services sector and employs more than 35 Million people.
  • 50% of the demand for construction activity in India comes from the infrastructure sector, the rest comes from industrial activities, residential and commercial development etc. The Indian construction industry is valued at over USD 126 Billion.
  • Indian cities contribute significantly to India’s GDP. As per a mid-term appraisal in 2012, the urban share of the GDP was 62% – 63% in 2009-10. This was further projected to increase to 70% – 75% in 2030.
  • In 2001, about 286 Million were living in urban areas across India. It had the second largest urban population in the world. As per the Indian Census, 2011, the urban population had increased to 377 Million, thereby registering a growth of around 32%. As per recent estimates, nearly 590 Million people will live in Indian cities by 2030.
  • Between 2005-08, the real estate sector grew by about 30% annually before slowing down significantly due to a 2008 global financial crisis. It grew by about 8% between 2009-11 and 6.5% in 2012-13.
  • As per industry estimates, the Indian real estate market is estimated to be approximately USD 78.5 Billion in 2013 and is expected to grow to approximately USD 140 Billion by 2017.1
  • According to FICCI-EY Real Estate Report 2013, India’s real estate requires about USD 42 Billion (excluding housing for economically weaker sections) in investments by 2015. Residential real estate alone will require an investment of USD 29 Billion.

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