Residential Layout vs Semi Commercial Layout

Residential Layout vs Semi Commercial Layout

Hello folks, welcome to CCB. In today’s post I’ll be sharing my experience of living in residential layout and semi commercial layout.

Let’s begin with residential layout. The best thing about residential layout is there’s less air pollution and noise pollution. Residential layouts see only movement of residents and few others and therefore you can’t hear loud sound s and experience exhaust gases like the ones in commercial or semi commercial layout.

Another good thing about residential layouts is, you don’t see tall buildings and the population density is quite low. The reason for this is, property owners in residential layouts are not allowed to construct buildings that are above three storeys. I’m telling the story with respect to Bengaluru and the rules and conditions may vary depending on city to city.

The next good thing about residential layouts is wide roads. This also means that there’s no parking problem (you can park on the sides of the road).

When it comes to people I’ve noticed that people living in good locality are often well educated and they adhere to rules and regulations. One example of this was, the waste management body asked people to segregate dry waste and wet waste separately and from the following day people obeyed the orders.

The next good thing about residential areas are they have parks and grounds. Being grown in a semi commercial area since When I was 11, I badly missed parks and grounds in my area. So the 1.5 years I spent in a residential layout was quite pleasing.

Now comes the cons of living in residential areas. If you live in a pure residential area, you need to go far to fetch items of day to day use. However, home delivery services by supermarkets are mitigating the aforementioned.

The next thing is high cost of properties, pure residential areas are often sought by those who plan to build bungalows and property cost of owning or renting a property can be sky high.

The next con is high price of vegetables. In Bengaluru the price of vegetables changes according to the area. If you live in a super luxury layout then you need to spend huge chunks of cash on vegetables, however to prevent this activity by vendors the government has setup shops which sell vegetables and fruits at tertiary market rates.

The next con of living in residential layout is less safety. Due to less population density, the roads often feel deserted and chances of chain snatching and dacoity is high. However, those who can afford to live in these super expensive areas, also can afford good security personals and tech for their safety.

Well, now let us have a look at pros and cons of living in a semi commercial layout. The first good thing of living in a semi commercial layout is you have shops and businesses real close to you. In the area I live there’s even a shopping mall at walking distance and I get pretty much everything from vegetables to clothes from designer labels. During my year and a half stay at residential layout I badly missed businesses operating at walkable distances. I always had to get to malls for most of my needs. The second good thing about living in a semi commercial layout is you get to build buildings more than 3 storeys. So if you are someone interested in getting a good rental income, then semi commercial layouts offer good benefits. Next comes safety, semi commercial areas are often crowded and cases like chain snatching and dacoity is mostly nil.

The next good thing about living in semi commercial area is there’s less power cuts. In the area I live there’s handloom industries and whenever there’s a power cut these people call the electricity supplier and the power’s back within few minutes.

The next pro about living in a semi commercial layout is you get more customers for your business. As mentioned earlier you get to construct buildings more than three storeys and therefore the population density is high. Greater population = greater business.

The cons of living in semi commercial layout is more like opposites of pros of residential layout i.e. greater pollution, no playgrounds and parks, parking problems etc.

Well folks, that was it for this post. See you next time with a different post, byeee 🙂 .

Living with half a dozen email addresses

Living with half a dozen email addresses.

Hello folks welcome to CCB and in today’s post we’ll have a look at pros and cons of having multiple email addresses.

First thing first, to be honest I have 7 email addresses out of which 6 are actively used.

The first pro of having multiple email addresses is you can segregate emails based on needs. The needs could be bank use, social media use, shopping, work, personal use, ultra important etc. The reason why one should segregate emails into different addresses is you get to know which one is used for which case. For example if you get an email related to bank account or other financial data to your email address that has been sorted only for personal use, then you could be 100 % sure that something is fishy and you could prevent yourself from clicking on the wrong email which could even have malicious content. That was one of the case. The second case is shopping. Back in my college days I was taught of data mining and I had a brief intro into how businesses collect data and use it for their benefit. By collecting data regarding one’s shopping behaviour one can know the behaviour of the customer better than the customer herself/himself. The aforementioned could be used to make the customer spend more or make the customer buy though the customer isn’t in need of the article being sold etc. Therefore I opted to not give my email addresses to businesses I interact with (shop with). However there were some cons of doing so. The first con was I missed out on attractive offers and discounts when I decided not to share my email address with the company. Few years back I was preparing for an exam and I was frequently buying books but I decided not to create a membership account with that business because they’d know my shopping behaviour and they’d lure me into buying more and also on the other hand they’d spam my inbox. The decision to not create a membership account was good but very lately I realised that I was missing out on discounts. After this incident I decided to share my email address that was meant only for shopping with the business like them and more. So by creating an email ID just for shopping I prevented businesses from spamming my ultra important genre and the likes and yes I got the discounts too.

Well the above paragraph may have sounded pretty cool to many but not for those tech savvy chaps and beauties who know better email management than me. Yes, and here’s the reason. If you feel a company is spamming you, you could just unsubscribe them. On the other hand you could also add filters to your gmail account. Filters creates folders within gmail for emails based on the sender and you could also add eye popping labels to the filter. For example an email saying URGENT in red hue can be used to make an email from a sender pop out to your eyes so that you don’t miss out on reading them.

Well those were for the tech savvy dudes and girls who know the various settings in their email app but for the general public having multiple addresses is the way to go. The reason being if you have only one email address and it gets hacked you lose on all your data. Remember the saying ‘Keep your eggs in different baskets.’. So if you drop one basket you lose only a few and the rest are safe.

With many people using their email apps on their phone, managing multiple email addresses is no more a hassle. Apps like gmail allow you to use multiple addresses and receive notifications for them.

Well, that was a wrap for this post. See you next time. Before leaving the page kindly spend some seconds to check my other posts on this website. You may like them and it could be of some use to you.

Byeee 🙂

Can we expect a budget iPhone with 5G real quick ?

Can we expect a budget iPhone with 5G real quick ?

Hello folks, welcome to CCB. In today’s post I’d be throwing some light on whether we could expect a budget iPhone with 5G in the coming weeks.

Well I belong to that tribe that buys iPhones after they’ve depreciated. But since 5G is coming real soon I feel that buying the older iphones doesn’t make sense. The only iPhones that currently supports 5G is the iPhone 12 lineup. So there’s a chance that Apple might roll out budget iPhones with 5G real soon.

I’m currently using an iPhone 6S and boy it’s pretty dope and on par for my day to day needs. But I thought of upgrading to iPhone 7 Plus due to its larger screen that would be helpful for trading stocks. I couldn’t find 7 Plus on online stores and I found iPhone 7 with 32 gigs for under 25 grand INR, which is a real steal and bang for the buck. However, the sad thing is they (7lineup) and even the budget SE doesn’t come with 5G. So if Apple rolls out budget iPhone then the older iPhones may depreciate further or vanish since they don’t support 5G.

So folks, what’s your take on this ?Should one wait for the budget iPhone with 5G or go with the outgoing models ?

DM your answers at preetham_raghu on Instagram. See you next time with a different post. Take care. Byeee 🙂