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It's one of the best sources of passive income.
One of the best sources of passive income aside from stocks and bonds is buying an investment property.Investing in a residential condominium, an apartment, or an office unit for purposes of renting it out generates steady monthly rental paychecks similar to buying ...
 
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Real estate tech startup C Estates is poised to democratize the property market.
“Everything is going digital—I think real estate is not an exception,” says Eli Becislao, COO of C Estates Inc., a real estate tech startup that’s gearing to disrupt the real estate market.C Estates is an open-access online platform that connects real estate buyers ...
 
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Houses and lots come with a hefty price tag for a reason.
Comfort, convenience, and security are some of the factors that make a difference when living in some of the best gated communities in Manila. Here, we take a look at the current prices per square meter of homes in some of the ...
 
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There are ghosts in MiraNila, but not the sort that cause nightmares.
At the top of MiraNila, a heritage house owned by the Benitez family, is a tower that overlooks the city from one of the highest points of the New Manila area. Long before condominiums and townhouses obstructed the view, and before urbanization ...
 
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The surge in Chinese property buyers has led to higher price tags and rental rates all over the region.
There’s been some talk recently on how the Philippines’ stronger relations with China under the current administration have affected the country. While some of these situations are complicated (to say the least), others are relatively more straightforward.One of those more straightforward influences ...
 
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The market growth had much to do with the increase in the country’s ultra-wealthy population.
If you’re looking for a business opportunity in a thriving industry, the latest market report by Knight Frank points to luxury homes as a great investment. In 2018, Manila’s luxury home market saw the most growth in the world, with an 11 ...
 
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If you're looking for an investment or a brand new abode, here are your options.
If you're in the market for a condominium, know that some make better homes and investments than others. Look at the location, the developer's history, and the attention to detail that's put into each unit. Here are some of the most coveted ...
 
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Check out some of Metro Manila's priciest addresses.
How does P18,800 for a one-night stand in a hotel room sound?If that made your wallet groan, it’s for a good reason. That’s the cheapest rack rate for a night in Okada Manila, which offers the most expensive hotel rooms in Metro ...
 
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Forbes Park is a result of an urban plan that can be traced back to a hundred years’ history, beginning in the 1800s.
Beyond the ravages of World War II that left 80 percent of Manila in shambles in 1945 (it was the second most devastated city in the world after Warsaw), the Ayala family saw a vision of opulence and economic prosperity. At the ...
 
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Condo prices in Makati dropped 55 percent in the last two years.
If you bought a house and lot in Rizal, a condominium unit in Pateros, or a townhouse in Davao Del Norte at the start of 2017, your property's prices soared the highest in the last two years.That’s according to data from Property24, ...
 
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Data from Property24 show average price growth of various types of residential properties
Real estate in the Philippines has remained one of the brighter spots for investors. While pooled funds struggle to earn annual returns that beat inflation and stocks remain on a downtrend, properties have generally continued to appreciate year after year.And data from ...
 
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Peek inside some of Cebu City's most affluent gated communities.
Real estate is booming across the Philippines, and aside from Manila, properties in Cebu are among those with prices that keep on rising. Here, we've rounded up the Queen City of the South's most exclusive enclaves as well as the average price per ...
 
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Rose Leslie's family has owned the ancient castle—among many other castles—for over 900 years. Here's a tour inside.
In the U.K., castle weddings are quite typical, thanks to the abundance of medieval structures. Many wealthy landowners have also chosen to turn these properties into wedding venues, hotels, and bed and breakfasts to fund maintenance costs and other expenses.But this wasn’t the ...
 
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Yes, the government gets a cut from your inheritance. Don't worry, they don't get everything, and there are ways to protect a huge chunk of it.
Only death and taxes are certain in this life. The two collide because the inheritance you get from a parent’s passing is subject to estate tax. Yes, it sounds awful that the government gets to benefit from such a terrible occurrence like your ...
 
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Think of this as an upgrade to your AirBnB.
Ever wonder what it’s like to jet off to your own vacation home in Fiji? Or retreat to a private three-bedroom cabin in Aspen? Or perhaps live along the beaches of Costa Rica, where you can watch the sea turtles nest close ...
 
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We asked real estate professionals where top-tier clients choose to build their vacation homes in the countryside.
In the past, Town&Country has delved into the property and leisure portfolios of Manila's wealthiest, exploring the prices of exclusive villages in the city, as well as annual fees of club memberships.This time, we look into the prices of private vacation homes. Below, ...
 
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Tucked away in one of the Manila's historic streets are one of the most prime apartments in the country.
Manila, once home to great family houses, social clubs, and art centers, now exists as a center for the city's hustle and bustle. During the day, the area mainly serves as a major thoroughfare for students and employees. At night, the numerous ...
 
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This retreat mixes the subtle with the dramatic.
Quality of comfort, quality of simplicity, quality of wind flow, and honesty and elegance of materiality are the elements that tie all my projects together,” shares architect Emmanuel “Manny” Miñana. We’re on the second-floor lanai of the expansive Mission-style home that he ...
 
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Founder of de Gournay, Claud Gurney spills the secrets to mixing and matching patterns at the home.
Claud Cecil Gurney doesn’t just make wallcoverings. Since 1986, his London-based design firm de Gournay—the original medieval spelling of his family name— has been creating extravagantly painted panels that transform the rooms they inhabit into works of art. From commission to conceptualization, ...
 
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Step into the tastemaker's soulful oasis and the bustling city center nearby will seem like a land far, far away.
The pursuit of perfection. These are big words, ambitious words, and despite being hopelessly unachievable, they still serve as words of inspiration and determination. They are not the words usually spoken, however, when discussing one’s own body of work, and they are certainly ...
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