Home Buying 101: Five Hidden Costs of Buying a Home or Condo

“If I were asked to name the chief benefit of the house, I should say: the house shelters daydreaming, the house protects the dreamer, the house allows one to dream in peace.” –Gaston Bachelard Without a doubt, buying a home by itself is already a significant investment that would take years upon years of your … More Home Buying 101: Five Hidden Costs of Buying a Home or Condo

House Scouting 101: Top Reasons Why Condo Living is Perfect for Newlyweds!

“Most people see condo living as somewhere between owning your own home and renting an apartment, but it is more like owning your own home. There is a responsibility that each homeowner has, whether they accept it or not…” -Jean Craig One of the most exciting things you are about to experience in life after … More House Scouting 101: Top Reasons Why Condo Living is Perfect for Newlyweds!

Apartment Life: Four Things First-Time Renters Should Know

If I were really really ridiculously wealthy, I would not buy a mansion, just tiny apartments in every city I love. ~Mara Wilson Living in apartments is the very epitome of a minimalist lifestyle. In the hustle and bustle of daily life and in a fast-paced and progressive city where every individual seems to be … More Apartment Life: Four Things First-Time Renters Should Know

How to Go From Being a Renter to a Condo Owner in Five Ways

“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

What to Do After You Bought Your First Condo

Nothing quite compares to the feeling of accomplishment and success in purchasing and acquiring the keys to your first condominium after years and years of saving. Genuinely owning your living space would enable you to afford the luxury of having a bit more leeway towards some of the alterations in your flat and sincerely calling … More What to Do After You Bought Your First Condo