“The way that you live in your home and the way that you sell your house are two different things.” –Barb Schwarz A real estate agent and their designated home sellers have an oddly unique symbiotic relationship in which they both benefit from the other. The home seller finally gets their house sold … More Real Estate 101: Four Annoying Things Sellers Do that Drive Agents Nuts!
We live in a tropical country and naturally there are many beaches in the Philippines. In almost every nook and cranny of this country, we can find a resort or an untouched beach that it would be understandable if they considered the Philippines as the land of perpetual summer. Undoubtedly, life is always better at … More Beach Safety 101: Keeping Tots Safe in Beaches
“Dengue is now one of the most important tropical diseases. While it does not kill that may people, it has tremendous economic and social impact.” –Duane Gubler The Philippines, being a tropical country with many rainy monsoons per year, is expected to experience afflictions the erratic climate brings. Some of them are mild, but most … More Prepping for the Rainy Season: 7 Ways to Dengue-Proof Your Home
“We shall not cease from exploration, and the end of all our exploring will be to arrive where we started and know the place for the first time.” T.S. Eliot Retirement, no matter who you are or who you have worked for, is a perpetual vacation in a sense. In fact, it has been often … More Top Philippine Places for Foreign Pensioners
Gone are the sunlit days spent by the beach sipping on cold drinks while wearing as little clothing as possible replaced by the days spent listening to the soft pitter patter on windows with different individuals ensconced inside their noses hidden behind books or tablets wearing thick clothes. The Philippines, being a tropical country, experiences … More Home Living 101: Preparing Your Homes for the Rainy Season
“People who own property feel a sense of ownership in their future and their society. They study, save, work, strive and vote. And people trapped in a culture of tenancy do not.” ~Henry Louis Gates In today’s world wherein people are constantly bombarded with materialistic ideations and are surrounded by many worldly possessions, it is … More How to Go From Being a Renter to a Condo Owner in Five Ways
“We are tied to the ocean. And when we go back to the sea, whether it is to sail or to watch—we are going back from whence we came.” –John F. Kennedy It has often been said that it is rather ironic to call this planet earth when in fact; it is surrounded by so … More Ocean Conservation 101: How to Keep Our Beaches Clean and Pristine
“It is a privilege to wake up in this house that existed before us, and will exist after us.” –Tim Cuppet, homeowner Living in homes that have existed years before you even took your first breath in the world is nothing short of enchanting and intriguing. For those with a penchant for digging up history, … More HOME LIVING: Top Tell-Tale Signs Your Home is Outdated/in a Mid-Life Crisis