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Investing in a Condo? Ask These 5 Questions First

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Are you ready to grab your next property? Now, that you've owned a house and lot now, now is the perfect time to invest in a new one for investment purposes. In Makati, condo for rent is big right now. So, it would be best to buy one now but how can you make sure that your next real estate purchase would be as good as the first?
Property hunting can be challenging and frustrating. You have to consider different factors that will help you decide where to bet your chances. Having thousands of options in the market doesn’t improve the situation.

No matter the state of the real estate market, the property that you want to acquire will always depend on you. The choice, taste, and preferences in the condo will come from you. Thus having a clear perspective on what you want, including your goals and a long-term plan, will help you pick the best one.

Ponder on these questions before taking the quest to search for a new pad.

1. What are the lease terms?
You have to prioritize money matters. …

Tips For Getting Cheap Hotel Rates

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Traveling is an experience that everyone should try. Visiting different places and experiencing what the place and its people has to offer can provide valuable learning and perspective that you cannot get just by staying in your comfort zone. One of the things that you will have to look for if you would like to maximize your money for traveling is to find hotels that come with affordable rates. Finding such a hotel will let you save some money for other things such as food or longer stay in a place that has so much to offer. Also, whether you are traveling to another country or simply going for a staycation in a Makati hotel, finding cheap hotel rates is always a good thing. Below are some tips that will help you do this.

Go online. Among the many things that have been made possible with the Internet is the opportunity to find the rates of various hotels from different sites at the tip of your fingers. Check the websites of different hotels because some of them offer periodic online r…

Condo Buying: Four Mistakes Every First-Time Condo Buyer Should Avoid

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Prime location, no exterior maintenance, community amenities, these are just some of the top attractions of a condominium lifestyle. Majority are in the heart of the metro conveniently situated near office buildings, shopping and entertainment centers. There is basically no yard work for the owners – everything is taken care of by the condominium association. Not to mention, access to swimming pool, gym and fitness facilities or tennis courts, who can turn that down?
What Are The Common Mistakes Of First-Time Condo Buyers Just like purchasing any real estate property, buying condos require careful consideration especially if this is your first-time to do so. Learn the common mistakes committed by first-time buyers. Use them as a guide before making a final decision.
1.Buying the first unit you see. You notice an ad on Facebook or on a local newspaper and it screams limited offer only! You decide to check it out. It speaks luxury and the realtor is pretty convincing during the showing th…

Things to do in Makati without burning a hole in your Pocket

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Makati is considered to be one of the busiest, if not the busiest, commercial area/s in the country. It is host to several headquarters and offices of more than a hundred local and international companies; It is dotted with several malls, riddled with a range of 3 to 5-star hotels, and generously covered with coffee shops built to cater to the needs of more than 10,000 corporate employees daily. It seems like an ideal place for yuppies and those accustomed to living the office life. 

However, to an outsider, Makati can be quite intimidating. With its seemingly fast-paced life, massively tall but sterile-looking walls, and the many expensive looking facilities all around, it gives you the impression of being luxurious – like you will need to spend every time you move a muscle or look anywhere else.
Would it be possible then to do anything in Makati without bleeding your wallet dry? There are many places that will help you decide where to eat in Makati or where to stay without spending …

Reasons to spend Christmas in the Philippines

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The Philippines undergoes a drastic transformation during the Christmas season. Every year, during this same time, traffic goes from bad to horrible. Shopping malls fill up with people from opening to closing time, and sometimes even way after that. People will be rushing everywhere hurrying to avoid traffic jams and to get some last minute Christmas shopping done.
However, aside from this, the Philippines also magically transforms into a warm and almost magical place to spend Christmas in.
In fact, despite all the hassles that come with the Christmas season, here are some of the biggest reasons to spend Christmas in the Philippines . The country becomes one big colorful light show

Five (5) Basic Reasons To Homeownership

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Owning a home is one of the biggest financial decisions anyone can make. The weight of deciding whether to buy or not to buy creates a greater impact especially on first-time homebuyers.
Why Purchase A Home
While it is generally a dream-come-true to majority of the population, some consider this disadvantageous. This is especially true if you’re the type of person who travels a lot and moves often enough from one city to another in the course of your job. Learn the benefits of homeownership. See if it’s a suitable option for you and your family.
1.       Basic necessity of man. You cannot survive without shelter. Everyone needs someplace to stay in somewhere, where you can rest your body everyday and be protected from the natural elements like the sun and rain and phenomenon like typhoons and earthquakes. Needless to say, it is a human need.
2.       To have a place you can call your own. Owning a property represents stability and security. This is all yours. This is where your heart is…

Pedal your way to fitness at Nuvali

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Nowadays, a big percentage of the population acquires non-communicable diseases such as heart failure and cancer. These illnesses occur because of the unhealthy lifestyle of most people. Individuals tend to cope up with the pace of the technology and the progressions of daily living.  Unhealthy lifestyle is one of the major reasons why people get sick. We should maintain our body’s good condition by keeping our body fit and healthy.
Change your unhealthy lifestyle and start minding your well-being. Exercise is one of the important activities you need to do to keep the body fit and strong. You can spend your weekends with your family and friends at Nuvali. It is an urban escape located in the cities of Sta. Rosa, Calamba and the Municipality of Cabuyao in Laguna. Anyone can easily access Nuvali through several exits along the South Luzon Expressway. The travel time from Makati is 50 minutes, 30 minutes from Alabang, and 15 minutes from Sta. Rosa Exit.
There are several physical activi…