Beautiful Homes: Ways to Keep Your Homes Cool (Without Turning on the Air-Conditioning Unit All the Time)

“Some people look for a beautiful place, others make a place beautiful”-Hazrat Inayat Khan   As we anticipate the hottest months ahead of us, we try to come up with ways to stay cool in this sweltering season. However, in the Philippines, cooling off would almost always mean blasting off the air-conditioning unit the entire … More Beautiful Homes: Ways to Keep Your Homes Cool (Without Turning on the Air-Conditioning Unit All the Time)

Three Reasons Why Feng Shui is Not Working for You

“The most important thing to understand is that feng shui is really about the energy surrounding you in your personal space” –Lillian Too   It has been said that Feng Shui is the art of introducing positive energy into our homes and eliminating the bad ones. It carries many benefits with it with better health … More Three Reasons Why Feng Shui is Not Working for You

A Home of Your Own: Things to Give Up So You Can Afford Your First Home

“Look everywhere you can to cut a little bit from your expenses. It will all add up to a meaningful sum.”-Suze Orman   Samuel Johnson was once quoted to say that a man who both spends and saves his money is the happiest man because he has both enjoyments. However, while that may be true, … More A Home of Your Own: Things to Give Up So You Can Afford Your First Home

House Hunting 101: Four Ways to Know You Have Scored an Excellent Real Estate Deal

  “For the seller, they are giving up their home, where they have all these attachments. And for the buyer, it is about painting a picture of their new lives and then carrying them through the whole process to a positive result.”-Sally Forster Jones   No doubt, the decision to buy a home and finally … More House Hunting 101: Four Ways to Know You Have Scored an Excellent Real Estate Deal

Smart Home Buying: Four Signs a Home Seller Might be Hiding Something

“You may not get your preferred home site, but you are buying an active lifestyle. Take a good, hard look at what is out there.” –Mark O’Brien   Owning a home remains to be one of the persistent dreams of almost every individual out there. After all, a home is seen as a keystone of … More Smart Home Buying: Four Signs a Home Seller Might be Hiding Something

Home Buying: Five Indispensable Home Buying Tips for Millennials

“The ache for a home lives in all of us, the safe place where we can go as we are and not be questioned.” –Maya Angelou   Millennials are known to be the generation that would soon shape the world. After all, this is the era marked by technological advances and innovations insomuch that pretty … More Home Buying: Five Indispensable Home Buying Tips for Millennials

Living in Exclusivity: Five Compelling Reasons Why Living in a Gated Community is The Right Choice

“As you discover what strength you can draw from your community in this world from which it stands apart, look outward as well as inward. Build bridges instead of walls.”-Chief Justice Sonia Sotomayor   Gated communities have always been associated with an air of loftiness and exclusivity about them. After all, such communities and neighborhoods … More Living in Exclusivity: Five Compelling Reasons Why Living in a Gated Community is The Right Choice

First Time Homebuyers: Five Ways to Deal with Cold Feet When Buying a Home

“A man builds a fine house; and he has a master, and a task for life: He is to furnish, watch, show and keep it in repair, the rest of his days”-Ralph Waldo Emerson   It has been said that owning a home is a keystone of wealth and financial stability. With this in mind, … More First Time Homebuyers: Five Ways to Deal with Cold Feet When Buying a Home

Beautiful Homes: Four House Features You Should Never Overlook As a Homeowner

“Home, the spot of the earth supremely blest, a dearer, sweeter spot than all the rest.”-Robert Montgomery Moving into your first new home is not only a financial milestone but a dream realized for most. However, there is a myriad of things one should consider when it comes to choosing your dream home—particularly if this … More Beautiful Homes: Four House Features You Should Never Overlook As a Homeowner