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What To Do Before Moving Out

To invest in your own house and lot in Cavite can be one of the things that we can be proud of. That is why we sometimes can't wait to move out and stay in our new home. We feel excited to live a life where we can say that we can be contented just by staying at our house. Of course, that we need to move out first from our old house.
Of course, you don't want to leave your previous house empty yet full of trashes and other things that you want to junks. In moving out, there are also things that you need to do for you to make the next owner of the house have a good impression on you and your family.

Accomplish packing and inventory
Sometimes, this can be the most hassle part in moving out – to pack things out. Of course, you need to think about how and where would you put your stuff, especially the fragile ones on the storages or the boxes that you have.
When packing, it is just a matter of how you arrange your stuff to have more space for more things to fit inside the box. It is …

For Homesellers: What to Avoid When Selling A Property

Being a real estate agent can also be one of the biggest breaks when you sell houses that would also cost millions worth of cash. Yes. There are properties such as the Park Point Residences that are expensive to have and live. Of course, it will be a good and satisfying lifestyle when you lived in that particular place. Well, that if they are lucky enough to have a good buyer who is on the go to buy it.
Well, it doesn't mean that that real estate agent is already not good enough in the real estate industry, there are just some things that they need to avoid to have a smooth and successful real estate transaction or deal with their clients. Now here are the things that a real estate agent must avoid, especially when dealing with a client.
Rushing into the market
Do not rush things and find an immediate buyer when you have decided to sell your house. You do not know; there are still a lot of potential buyers that are willing to buy your house in a higher amount than the other buyers.
I…

How to Make the Best of Bad Neighbors

If there's one thing that frustrates us the most, that would be having a bad neighbor. Nobody wants to get tangled with neighbors who are not that approachable towards us. However, whether you like it or not, we just can't avoid meeting or encountering these people in our community. It does not matter if you live in a condo in Taguig or any real estate property in the Philippines, you should know how to make the best out of your bad neighbors.

Before you decide anything, you have to make sure to get to know them. It is in this way where you will know what and what not to do the moment you approach them. The worst that could happen is that they would be uncooperative, but at least you conveyed your issues. The ball would be now in their court in addressing your complaint. If you have a bad neighbor (or think you might be one), consider the steps below in dealing with them.

Ignore it

This is probably one of the most important piece of advice you should consider. As much as possi…

Easy and Affordable Ways to Turn Your Bathroom into a Sanctuary

Hands up if you are one of those people who take hours to go out of their bathroom! Of course, who can resist the cold or hot shower, right? But sad to say, not all of us can experience such pleasure since we do not have the same bathroom style. But just because of our bathrooms are different, that does not mean you can't have yours too.

Whether you are living in a bungalow-type house, condo in Mandaluyong or any real estate property in the Philippines, you can transform your ordinary bathroom into a sanctuary? To give you an idea, we list down some easy and affordable ways on how to achieve such bathroom at home.

Floral arrangement



Having some plants or flowers on your bathroom is one thing you can do to liven up your space. Considering its freshness, you definitely would want to have it in your bathroom. Also, complete your floral arrangement with lime slices. It is one of the most affordable ways to refresh its air.

Vertical garden



Who says you can only display some greenery on y…

Home Inspection Checklist: Things to Inspect Before Moving In

Moving into your new home is one of the most exciting days a homeowner can have. It can even be an overwhelming experience sometimes. But did you know that real estate experts advise inspecting your soon-to-be-home before you move in? Regardless of the property you chose, be it in Ayala Cebu or any real estate in the Philippines, homeowners should and must consider home inspection. To give you an idea, we list down some things you should inspect and double check.
Foundation
Checking whether the foundation of the house is durable or not, is not that hard as you think it is. All you have to do is make sure that the base of the walls and the ceilings in each room do not have any cracks or holes. But if you are not sure about it, you need to seek help from the experts to check and fix any particular problem. It is in this way where you can ensure you are safe in times of earthquakes and other natural disasters.
Lot
Inspecting the lot is as important as the others. Check whether the drainage …

6 Easy Steps to Fix Your Kitchen Faucet

Whether you realize it or not, you don't have to call an expert whenever you see a minor damage at home. This will definitely cost you a lot even if you can fix it on your own. Let's take your kitchen faucet, for example, if you have just the basic knowledge about it, then you can fix such without calling for any help. Whether you are living in Ayala Premier Taguig or any real estate in the Philippines, there is no reason for you not to know the basic tricks on how to fix your kitchen faucet. Below, we list down easy steps on how you can fix it without any hassles at all.
1. Remove the sink makes (most) everything better
Before you start with the repair, it is better for you to remove the sink first. In this way, it would be easier for you to reach and fix the pipe or anything that needs to be fixed. Moreover, this will make the fixing done in a faster and convenient way as possible.
2. Shut off the water main
You definitely don't want the water to splash all over yo…

Starting in Real Estate Investing

"Real estate cannot be lost or stolen, nor can it be carried away. Purchased with common sense, paid for in full, and managed with reasonable care, it is about the safest investment in the world." – Franklin D. Roosevelt


If you think investing in a real estate is as easy as counting 1, 2, 3, then wait until you get down to its process. Buying a property is undeniably exciting, yet it can be overwhelming as well. If you plan to invest in Ayala Land Properties, some things are crucial for you to assess and consider – from choosing the right property to signing of the contract. One of the leading resources on real estate investing and experienced investor, Carl Dy, would give a few tips for homebuyers on how to start investing in a property.

But before you start with the investment, Dy pointed out one thing – time management. And yes, time management plays a significant role in a successful real estate investment. Many of us may be struggling financially. How much is the down p…

Starting in Real Estate Investing

"Real estate cannot be lost or stolen, nor can it be carried away. Purchased with common sense, paid for in full, and managed with reasonable care, it is about the safest investment in the world." – Franklin D. Roosevelt


If you think investing in a real estate is as easy as counting 1, 2, 3, then wait until you get down to its process. Buying a property is undeniably exciting, yet it can be overwhelming as well. If you plan to invest in Ayala Land Properties, some things are crucial for you to assess and consider – from choosing the right property to signing of the contract. One of the leading resources on real estate investing and experienced investor, Carl Dy, would give a few tips for homebuyers on how to start investing in a property.

But before you start with the investment, Dy pointed out one thing – time management. And yes, time management plays a significant role in a successful real estate investment. Many of us may be struggling financially. How much is the down p…

4 Things to Expect When Living in an Expensive Apartment

For some tenants, renting such expensive price doesn’t matter at all. But if you are one of those people who are into budgeting and wants to cut down expenses, then you might as well think about it again and again. There might be something that you can do to make it more affordable. Well, if not, then consider moving out.

Renting a pricey property is inevitable especially when you are in a rush to move out from your previous household. And whether you choose to move into a house and lot in Nuvali, the price would definitely vary depending on how good you negotiate with your landlord. However, not all of us are lucky to have a good landlord who considers negotiation. As a result, they don’t have any choice but to rent a pricey apartment.

To give you an idea, below are some things to consider on what and what’s not to expect when you happen to rent in a pricey market.


Expect to compromise
If you are dreaming of fancy furniture in your apartment but can’t achieve those desires since your ren…

How to Identify a Good Landlord

Whether you like it or not, renting in Davao apartments or any other apartments in the Philippines, you will always have to encounter different landlords. Generally, it is the landlord who will have the authority over the property before you rent it out. That means, before you move into your new home, it is a must for you to have a real estate transaction with the owner or the landlord of the property. But sad to say, not all owners are approachable enough to deal with their clients.

Having a good landlord is important for you to live a satisfying and peaceful life. Of course, you do not want to have some headaches just because your landlord will not understand you and on your situation. Before you decide to rent an apartment, you have to make sure that the owner is good enough to prevent any misunderstandings later on. And for you to have some ideas, below are some tips for you on how to identify a good landlord.

A good landlord is responsive and keeps open communication with tenants…

5 Reasons Why Sharing Food With Your Roommates is an Advantage

As we all know, sharing is an act of generosity of a person. And believe it or not, many friendships are formed because of sharing food. How much more when you share your meals with your roommates? This gives an opportunity to build a rapport between you and your roommates. Even if you are sharing a room in a condo in Cebu, Alabang, BGC, Davao or any other condos in the Philippines, you can definitely achieve a good bond with your roommate.

Although a lot of us here would agree that food is essential for our daily consumption. However, it would not hurt you and your wallet if you share your meals with your roommates. Who knows, they might do the same to you. Well, if you are a kind of person who is not used to sharing their foods, then you might want to know why sharing of foods can also be to your advantage.

And mind you, you will definitely enjoy sharing your foods with them.

1. Communicate regularly

Whether you realize it or not, sharing of foods can help you communicate with your …

How to Spend Quality Time at Home Without Spending Money

Whether you realize or not, we all spend money every single time. How much more during weekends? This is the time where most people get the chance to go to malls and any other places where they can have fun and enjoy the moment. Of course, it is not a bad thing at all. In fact, you need such recreation to make sure you will have a work-life balance. However, do you know that you can also enjoy your weekend at home? Although some of you may find it boring, there are actually a lot of things you can do at home. You will not just enjoy what you do, but you will also be productive on such matter.

Generally, it does not matter where you live to be it in park point residences (or nay other residences in the Philippines), you can definitely enjoy your weekend at home without spending too much on the money. And to give you some ideas, you might want to refer to these tips below.

Set goals

This is one of the things you need to consider when spending your weekend at home. Of course, you need to…

5 Things That Can Ruin Your Living Room Design

If there is one room that would immediately welcome your guest, that would be your living room. Where else? Unless you have a front yard, then living room is the common place where most homeowners warmly welcome their visitors. And if you succeed with designing your living room, then this is one way to give your visitor a good first impression on your home.

Although planning or arranging your home may sound easy, but wait till you do it on your own. There are just times that it may also be challenging on your part especially when you do not have any idea on what and what not to do when it comes to its arrangements.

Arranging your living room can make or break a good impression on your visitor. Perhaps, they would think about how creative enough in considering what arrangements you should have for your living room or perhaps, the opposite. But sad to say, not all homeowners can achieve a desirable outcome on their living room design. As a result, they are not satisfied with living wit…

Worst Decorating Mistakes You Should Avoid

If there is one thing that frustrates us the most that would be committing mistakes in home decoration. Who would like to commit mistakes, right? However, there are just times that we tend to do things without even thinking whether if it is nice or not. Even if you are living in Davao apartments or any other real estate in the Philippines, it is inevitable that we sometimes commit mistakes. As a result, most homeowners or even you too are not satisfied with the outcome of your home design. Right?

Yes, not all of us here are able to achieve a great home decoration. But of course, you can definitely avoid such when you know what and what not to do when it comes to home design. And if you are one of those homeowners who tend to commit mistakes, then you better refer to these things below and try to avoid these mistakes all over again.

Not investing in a durable furniture

This is one of the common mistakes most homeowners made. They do not want to invest in a furniture that is durable eno…

5 Ways To Make Your Home Smell Amazing

Have you ever visited a home where bad odor lingers in the air? Or have you ever experience feeling uncomfortable due to dullness and lifelessness of the place – definitely not a good feeling, right? Of course, who would want to stay in such a place? However, it is undeniable that there are still homes out there that don't have a pleasant smell. Perhaps, it is because of their pets that were not taken care of properly. Or some dirty dishes that were not washed immediately. If you are not keen enough when it comes to the sanitary of your home, it will definitely create a foul smell.

Basically, we all want to live a healthy lifestyle at home. That means, we also have to make sure that there will be no foul smell that would linger in the place. And if you think that there are just some things that can cause the foul smell, then you better find a way where you can control it. It doesn't matter if you are living in any condos near Makati, having an amazing smell on your home is now…

How To Find The Right Real Estate Agent For You

As we all know, searching for the right real estate agent can be daunting and frustrating. Of course, you have to make sure that you are hiring a trustworthy realtor and not just some unprofessional and incompetent one. That is why there are some precautions you make before you decide on who to trust. Being careful on who you trust is not a bad thing at all. In fact, this will give you an assurance that you are looking for the right partner for the investment.

But sad to say, not all home buyers are able to find a good one. Some of them are just unprofessional enough to do their job. As a result, there might be some misunderstandings between you and your realtor, which is not a good idea to start your investments.

Whether you are planning to invest in a condo unit in Alabang or any other real estate in the Philippines, you still have to make sure that you are hiring the right one for you. Here's how:

Tell me about yourself

Asking questions to your real estate agent is not a bad th…

Things Not To Do When Landscaping Your Yard

There will always be advantages when you have a beautiful landscape. It doesn't just give you a beautiful view on the outside, but it also reflects on how you take good care of your home. Generally, if you think that landscaping your yard is just simple to do, then you better think again. There are actually a lot of things you need to consider before you do the landscape. Moreover, you also have to think about what and what not to do to avoid costly mistakes.

Generally, landscaping would be easy when you know what to do. And of course, even if you're living in Ayala land properties, having a better result is within your reach. Sad to say, not all homeowners are able to achieve a beautiful landscape. Perhaps, they failed to plan what design their landscape should be. As a result, they are not satisfied with the outcome of it.  And for you to avoid the same mistakes with the others, you might want to refer to these things that you should definitely avoid when it comes to landsc…

Ways on How to Be a Courteous Roommate When Moving Out

Whether you realize it or not, moving in and out of your home is just one of the normal things most people experience. Agree? Of course, we want to live in a place where we can feel at ease and satisfied. Who knows, you might be one of those people who are planning to move out and invest in a real estate Makati, or any other real estate in the Philippines, right? However, moving out can also be daunting and frustrating especially when you are already close to your roommates. Well, who would be happy when you got to leave your friend? Right?

Generally, you definitely don't want to leave your roommate hanging or without any idea at all that you are moving, right? However, if you are a kind of person who is struggling when it comes to being courteous while moving out, then you might want to apply these tips below on how to be a courteous roommate when moving out. With these, you will be able to leave your previous home with an eased mind.

Check in with your roommates to see if they f…