Beautiful Rental Homes: Five Characteristics of a Good Airbnb Rental

“Travelers increasingly, turn to vacation rental homes as a home away from home for their vacation accommodations. Unlike hotels, vacation rental homes offer so many advantages—from fully equipped kitchens and plenty of bedrooms to private pools and media rooms.” –Justin Halloran Today, renting out your homes via Airbnb has been seen as an excellent avenue … More Beautiful Rental Homes: Five Characteristics of a Good Airbnb Rental

Home Buying 101: Five Hidden Costs of Home Ownership

“People who own property feel a sense of ownership in their future and their society. They study, save, work, and strive. And people trapped in a culture of tenancy do not” –Henry Louis Gates   Home ownership has long been considered a keystone of financial stability as well as responsibility. It is a keystone of … More Home Buying 101: Five Hidden Costs of Home Ownership

Smart Investments: The Three Worst Home Improvements for Resale Value

“A room should never allow the eye to settle in one place. It should smile and create fantasy.”-Juan Montoya Home improvements are essential. After all, it is one of the excellent avenues to injecting and incorporating a bit of personality and character into your homes. While this is true, knowing what kind of renovation or … More Smart Investments: The Three Worst Home Improvements for Resale Value

 The Top Four Real Estate Myths Debunked

“The wise young man or wage earner of today invests his money in real estate.”-Andrew Carnegie Investing in real estate has been one of the tried and tested ways to attain financial freedom. And yet, for all its money-making potential, some people are still hesitant and skeptical about taking the leap and making their first … More  The Top Four Real Estate Myths Debunked

Real Estate Investments: The Five Types of Homebuyers to Avoid

“We have more buyers than we have homes available.” –The real estate market If you are a realtor or at least have any experience dealing with the buying and selling of houses, you would know that the market is teeming with diverse sets of buyers—each of them more different than the last. As someone in … More Real Estate Investments: The Five Types of Homebuyers to Avoid

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

Philippine Living: Metro Manila’s Cheapest and Most Expensive Cities to Live In

“The seeds of civilization are in every culture, but it is in city life that brings them to fruition.” –Susanna Katherina Langer Metro Manila is the Philippines biggest metropolis and the city with the densest population count. In this regard, it would only be natural for housing and residential quarter prices to be quite exorbitant … More Philippine Living: Metro Manila’s Cheapest and Most Expensive Cities to Live In