A retired military officer who is now staying on rent in Mumbai. In the coming episode of The Tenant we speak to a man who retired early from the Navy but wanted a feeling similar to a cantonment. What are the housing needs that satisfy a retired military officer? He also talks about what is smarter -- renting vs buying? Watch the full episode!
In this New Year episode, we do a recap of the best moments in our series. From the experience in living in India's tallest building to the struggles of a bachelor in finding an apartment. Watch the episode to know the best of 2022
How to use every square foot in a space-starved and expensive city like Mumbai? Our Tenant shows us just that when he converts his living room into a bedroom in just 10 seconds. Not just that... the tenant in this episode chose a residence close to the most expensive office hub of India - because they believe in Walking to Work. Watch the full episode as they also discuss how it makes no economic sense to buy an apartment in Mumbai!
In this episode of The Tenant, meet a couple who fell in love with Mumbai when they shifted from Kolkata. We take you inside their apartment offering sparkling views of Mumbai City, a Greek-style seating corner and a celebrity's name attached to it. Watch now!
In this episode, we meet a tenant who pays more rent in Mumbai than in Madrid. Watch this Bollywood musician-turned-flamenco-guitarist living in a neighbourhood home to India's biggest actors. What works for him in this neighbourhood and what doesn't? Find out in this episode.
In this episode of The Tenant we take you to India's largest Muslim ghetto. The Tenant in this episode lives in one of the most premium projects of a neighbourhood dominated by illegal buildings. Why does the largest Muslim ghetto of India get a notorious reputation? Our Tenant says its numerous problems are not different from most suburban locations. Watch the full episode!
Indian cities are notorious for bad traffic and roads. Our Tenant in this episode sold his own apartment and moved to a rented accommodation because he couldn't handle the travel conditions in Mumbai. Watch the complete episode!
Done with living in flats/apartments in tier-one cities? Well, it is really hard to find a standalone property in cities like Mumbai... So, in this episode of The Tenant, we take a tour of a bungalow, that too in a city like Mumbai. Some people say it looks like an American-style house with a big backyard and a front lawn. Watch this episode in which we show you a special property and let us know what you think in the comments section below!
Mumbai is the skyscraper capital of India. But how does it feel to live in a project that has a building that is ranked at the top in housing the maximum number of floors. In today’s episode of The Tenant, we talk to a young 23-year-old staying in a 78-storey building called Allura at Lower Parel. What works for him and what doesn’t – see the episode to find out.
Imagine losing your life saving on your dream home...The Tenant in this episode lost Rs 1 crore by buying an apartment in a stalled project. But now he stays on rent next to the lungs of the city of Mumbai - Aarey Forests. He even says there is no pollution and perhaps the temperature also remains lower than in the rest of the area. Watch the full episode as we talk to a finance specialist who has faced some major financial setbacks!
In this episode of The Tenant, we talk to a guy who has paid Rs 1.27 crore in rent... But is still not convinced to buying a house. Also, he is staying in the same locality, same building, same apartment for the last 13 years! Our Tenant is an investment banker and has full-drawn calculations for supporting renting instead of buying. Watch the whole insightful episode to make a better 'rent' vs 'buy' choice for yourself!
Township vs standalone building... A first-world experience vs a third-world struggle... How COVID-19 lockdown changed housing preferences? The Tenant in this episode makes a big shift, as he realises the need for balconies, greenery, and peace. Watch the full episode!
In this episode of The Tenant, we have a very special guest with us. We take a tour of Youtuber/digital content creator -- Viraj Gehlani. Our Tenant stays in Mumbai, but, is actually disconnected from the city. He says his place is different from most others. No restrictions. And No nagging neighbours. But, internet connectivity is a big issue here. So, how does a Youtuber manages in a low network area? Why did he choose this apartment? Find out in this episode of The Tenant
In this episode of The Tenant we go to one of the largest township projects of the Mumbai Metropolitan Region. Hiranandani Estate at Thane. A place not in Mumbai but not far from Mumbai. Our Tenant is a real estate broker staying on Rent for almost a decade in multiple apartments but in the same township. Why makes him stay?
From a small room in a dilapidated building into a 3BHK apartment in a new building. In this episode of The Tenant, we talked to a family which has seen a transformational lifestyle experience. We show you an apartment in Bhendi Bazaar -- a locality infamous for once being the location where fugitive gangster Dawood Ibrahim had several properties. Our Tenant says that the location may have several challenges but they get all sorted once they enter their new home. Watch the whole episode!
In this edition of The Tenant, we visit a property in India's most expensive neighborhood - Carmichael Road, Mumbai. Our Tenant is a young single man renting a spacious 1BHK apartment in a property littered with history and elegance. Watch the full episode as we take a tour of a unique apartment.
Why this family shifted from Mumbai to a Tier 2 city like Nashik? The tenant in this episode says his apartment is well-ventilated and that there is no air-conditioner needed. From the commercial capital of India to the wine capital of the country -- what were the key factors behind this shift? Watch the whole episode to find out!
Stock market influencers are a hot commodity in the Indian equity markets. But how do they make their housing and rental decisions? Where do stock market influencers stand on the debate between Renting vs Buying a home? In this episode of The Tenant, we meet one young Twitter influencer with a large following to understand his decision-making and usage of a rental apartment Also, we show you an apartment that is likely to be the best-furnished apartment in a prime suburb of Mumbai.
Home interior at just Rs 12,000 sounds impossible, right? The Tenant in this episode turned garbage into art! Not just that... she lives in the same house Bollywood actor Sidharth Malhotra used to live in before his movie Student of the year. Watch the whole episode as we have a chat with a very distinguished tenant.
The Tenant in this episode sold his own house near Ambani's. And, shifted on rent to the western suburbs of Mumbai. But, what made him do that? Also, he makes a lakh per month but he doesn’t work.
A view of the financial hub (BKC), sewage, and slums – all three from the same window frame. In the sixth episode of The Tenant, Moneycontrol speaks with a real estate tech entrepreneur who himself lives on rent See how he breaks the rental deal as we get to learn some very interesting insider hacks. Also, a connection with Paris. What exactly is it? Watch the full episode to know!
How does it feel like living in India’s tallest residential project? What extra amenities does it offer? Is it worth paying Rs 2.5 lakh rent in Mumbai? Well, ‘The Tenant’ in this episode lives in the neighbourhood of popular CEOs, actors and authors in one of the busiest areas of Mumbai – Lower Parel. Watch the whole episode as we take a tour of an apartment in Lodha World Towers.
Why would a homeowner become ‘The Tenant’? In this episode we explore why a young couple decided to move out of Mumbai. Is it space? Better parking or just less noise? But is Thane all they imagined? Watch the full episode to know the answers.
Rs 53,000 – this is the rent a tenant pays for living in a New York-style apartment in Mumbai’s Goregaon West. Karan Kalra, our tenant in this episode, is a struggling actor and a stock market trader. He talks about a bachelor’s struggle in finding a home in Mumbai and how he was once kicked out of an apartment. Watch this uncommon apartment in this episode of The Tenant.
In this second episode of The Tenant, a series where we take a home tour of the tenants in India’s leading metros and understand from them what ticks and what does not for their homes and neighbourhoods, we feature Himanshu Pant, a product manager at Dream11 and his wife Neha Pant who is a homemaker. The couple wanted a fully furnished home until a sea-facing apartment changed some of their prerequisites. So how was the rental deal secured? What were the deciding factors? What works for the apartment and what doesn’t? Let’s find out