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

Economic Living: Ways to Cut Costs from Your Rent

“I shall never use profanity except in discussing house rent and taxes.” –Mark Twain In a particularly difficult economic setting, it is imperative to save whatever spare money we have. Unfortunately, this can be a bit of a challenge when we are paying exorbitant monthly fees with rental dues on top of them. Indeed, what … More Economic Living: Ways to Cut Costs from Your Rent

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

 Real Estate 101:  Four Annoying Things Sellers Do that Drive Agents Nuts!

  “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 at … More  Real Estate 101:  Four Annoying Things Sellers Do that Drive Agents Nuts!

Five Things You Need to Know About the Condominium Act

Recently, there has been an influx of rising condominium towers and developers as the times have been rapidly evolving. People now live a perpetually busy life where a relaxing moment can only be thoroughly appreciated on weekends (that is if you are fortunate enough). As such is the case, more and more people find living … More Five Things You Need to Know About the Condominium Act